Search results for "Rob Epstein"


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And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, And the Oscar Goes To... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Annette Bening  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Cher

Lovelace (2013) RT 53% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Hank Azaria  •  Adam Brody

The Battle of Amfar (2013) RT Audience 83%

When AIDS struck in the early 1980s, a scientist and a movie star did not have to respond - but they did. Dr. Mathilde Krim and Elizabeth Taylor joined forces to create amfAR, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mathilde Krim

Paragraph 175 (2000) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Rupert Everett

The Celluloid Closet (1996) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

What "That's Entertainment" did for movie musicals, "The Celluloid Closet" does for Hollywood homosexuality, as this exuberant, eye-opening movie serves up a dazzling ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Armistead Maupin  •  Arthur Laurents  •  Susie Bright

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989) RT Audience 95%

DVD release: Jun 2004

In the late 1970’s, a mysterious new disease began infecting and killing gay men. Common Threads tells the powerful story of the first decade of the AIDS epidemic, as told ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
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The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein
CAST:  Harvey Milk

Vito (2011)

The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Vito Russo  •  Larry Kramer  •  Bruce Vilanch  •  Armistead Maupin

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