A documentary about the man who brought us all out of the “Celluloid Closet”, Vito Russo changed the face of queer film theory forever. Now, director, Jeffrey Schwartz (I Am Divine) looks back at the man and the ways in which LGBTQ representation has changed over time. In the aftermath of Stonewall, a newly politicised Vito Russo found his voice as a gay activist and critic of LGBTQ representation in the media. This documentary is about his life as an activist, an academic and a cinephile.

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Runtime 93 Minutes
Release date 2013