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Common Threads & The Celluloid Closet (R2) in May

Drakes Avenue Pictures have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of two documentary films from directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman on 4th May 2009. Priced at £17.99 RRP each are...

Common Threads – Stories from the Quilt - Oscar winning documentary on the first decade of the AIDS epidemic, at told through the lives of five very diverse individuals who shared a common fate.

Features include:

  • 4:3, English DD2.0
  • Vito Russo Speech (8:57mins)
  • Short Film “Then and Now 1981-2004” (43:28mins)

The Celluloid Closet - Narrated by Lily Tomlin and based on Vito Russo’s book, this film charts the cinematic journey of lesbian and gay stereotypes through the first century of movies.

Features include:
  • 4:3, English DD2.0
  • Rescued from the Closet 21 Additional Scenes (56:04mins)
  • Vito Russo Interview (4:19mins)


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