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Weimar Germany was a homosexual Eden in the 1920s: gay and lesbian nightclubs and magazines flourished, the first homosexual-rights movement was born... and then the Nazis came to power.


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Festivals & Screenings

Partial List...

United States

Documentary Jury Award for Directing
Sundance Film Festival

Jury Award: Best Documentary
Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Three Dollar Bill Cinema Award for Excellence
Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

Audience Award: Best Documentary
San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival


South America


Audience Award: Best Film
Film MiX Brasil Festival of Sexual Diversity

Europe

FIPRESCI Award (International Film Critics Association):
Best Film, Panorama Section
Teddy Award: Best Documentary of Festival

Berlin International Film Festival

Jury Prize and Audience Award: Best Documentary
Turin International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Jury Prize: Best Documentary
Milan Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Audience Award
Pink Apple Film Festival (Switzerland)

Audience Award: Best Feature Film
Madrid Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Audience Award: Best Feature
Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Exhibition

Audience Award: Best Documentary
identities Queer Film Festival (Austria)

Audience Award, Best Documentary
Mezipatra - Czech GLBT Film Festival


Reviews

“The filmmakers have again brought their sound judgment, well-balanced intelligence and smooth professional skills to a historic subject of continuing importance.... A devastating, deeply felt film that never once yields to sensationalism.”
—Stuart Klawans, The Nation

“Heart-stopping ... stirring ... imbued with humanity and unexpected humor.”
—Jan Stuart, New York Newsday

“Exquisitely lyrical.”
—Dennis Harvey, Variety

Credits

Produced and Directed by
Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman

Narrated by
Rupert Everett

Director of Research /Associate Producer
Klaus Müller


Producers
Michael Ehrenzweig
Janet Cole

Co-Producer
Howard Rosenman

Director of Photography
Bernd Meiners


Editor
Dawn Logsdon

Writer
Sharon Wood

Music
Tibor Szemzö