Search results for "Rob Epstein"


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

DVD release: May 2001

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the ...  (more)

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

The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

A true twentieth-century trailblazer, Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein
CAST:  Harvey Milk  •  Harvey Fierstein  •  Anne Kronenberg  •  Tory Hartmann

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 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

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

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

DVD release: Jun 2004

In the late 1970s, 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)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman

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

End Game (2018)

Filmed and edited in intimate vérité style, this movie follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death and are dedicated to ...  (more)

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

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

Uncommon Law (2015)

After years of bailing each other out of bad dates by pretending to be married, best friends and longtime roommates Brendan & Melissa receive a court notice that they are now ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Brian Work
CAST:  Mick Taylor  •  Christie Vozniak  •  Myles Grier  •  Jules Nobles




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