Tearing The Veil
1990, 10:00 minutes, colour, English
"What is a lesbian? If you think it's a woman with short, cropped hair, no make-up, wearing men's pants - probably boxer shorts at that - then I'm not a lesbian."
This upbeat documentary examines lesbian stereotypes. Four women, including the videomaker, reflect on myths associated with being a lesbian. This video is a celebration of being gay. The soundtrack is provided by Kwanzaa, a multicultural women's drumming group from Burlington, Vermont.
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