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History Lessons

  • Release Date: Oct 26, 2001
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 5 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Synopsis

A pioneering lesbian filmmaker, Barbara Hammer has made more than 70 shorts and features over the course of her career. History Lessons, her documentary about lesbianism throughout the 20th century, combines radical sexual politics with a healthy dose of tongue-in-cheek humor. Using archival footage that goes back as far as the dawn of cinema, Hammer covers such diverse media as newsreels, "naturalist" nudies, classroom sex ed films, The Children's Hour, and actual lesbian bar police busts. She combines...more

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