The Celluloid Closet ★★★★

“i get so angry about what hollywood will do with an original story or script to get rid of the lesbian element, that i feel like standing up in the theater and just shouting: these characters are dykes and this movie isn’t saying so”

representation is one of the most important aspects of art, otherwise we’d just be going around in circles. i’m suddenly so relieved to be living in the time i do, even for a moment, compared to the scarce, grim and repressed films of the past. i almost feel spoiled