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A Bit of Scarlet

"A Bit of Scarlet" by Owen Levy, MOVING PICTURES BERLINALE

"A Bit of Scarlet" by Wally Hammond, TIME OUT LONDON, June 18-25 1997

"A Bit of Scarlet," THE BIG ISSUE WEEKLY, June 16-22, 1997, No. 237, p.80

"Lighthouse Gala Benefit," THE GUARDIAN: THE GUIDE, June 14-20

"A Bit of Scarlet," EVENING STANDARD HOT TICKETS, June 19, 1997

"Previews 'It's the Way They Hold Their Fags'," THUD, June 20, 1997, No. 133

"A Bit of Scarlet" by Lestyn George, NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS, June 28, 1997

"A Bit of Scarlet," by G.P., THE SUNDAY TIMES CULTURE, June 22, 1997

"A Bit of Scarlet," THE EYE, June 21-27, 1997

" Also Showing: A Bit of Scarlet," by Ryan Gilbey, THE INDEPENDENT, June 19, 1997


Before Stonewall

Before Stonewall & Gay USA by Melissa Anderson, 4Columns, June 21, 2019

Greta Schiller: Before Stonewall 0 by Marci McCaulay and Robin Bartlett, DIRECTED BY WOMEN, June 21, 2019

What I learned from Greta Schiller’s beautiful film 'Before Stonewall' by E. Nina Rothe, THRIVE GLOBAL, June 21, 2019

Before Stonewall Tells the Story of an Underground Queer Movement by Leo Allanach, ADVOCATE, June 21, 2019

Review: Before Stonewall by MaitlandMcDonagh, AWFJ, June 20, 2019

Guest Post: What I Learned From Revisiting My 1984 Documentary “Before Stonewall” by Greta Schiller, WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD, June 19, 2019

Film: "Before Stonewall" Explores LGBTQ Pain and Resilience by John-Manuel Andriote, PSYCHOLOGY TODAY, June 14, 2019

Before Stonewall by Alison Stewart, ALL OF IT, WNYC, June 14, 2019

The Ms. Q&A: What Greta Schiller Learned Making “Before Stonewall” by Carmen Rios, MS., June 11, 2019

Q&A: GRETA SCHILLER, DIRECTOR by Kate Walter, SENIOR PANET, June 3, 2019

Greta Schiller Tells The Story Of The LGBTQ Community Before The Stonewall Uprising by Mikhal Weiner, GOMAG, May 9, 2019

'Stonewall' a Moving Study of Gays" by Jay Carr, THE BOSTON GLOBE

"'Stonewall' a Moving Look at Gay History" by Carrie Rickey, BOSTON HERALD

"At the Root of the Gay Life" THE GUARDIAN, January 22,1986

"Before Stonewall - A Personal Journey" by Jewelle Gomez, PRIDE GUIDE, 1984, pp. 28-30

"Before Stonewall - Sensitive and Comprehensive Survey of Gay History" by Stephen Ahlbom, SEATTLE GAY NEWS, May 17, 1985

"Before Stonewall - History Helps Build Community" by George S. Buse, WINDY CITY TIMES, August 18, 1988

"Before Stonewall" by David Arthur-Simons, THE STAR OBSERVER (AUS), February 21,1986

"Before Stonewall" by Georg Lacher-Remy, ZITTY, November 14,1987

"Before Stonewall" by Mark Finch, GAY TIMES, 1985, pp. 45-46

"Documentary on Gays Prove to be Emotional Challenge for Makers" by Joe Leydon, HOUSTON POST, April 20,1985

"Film-Documentary on Homosexuals" by John Corry, NEW YORK TIMES

"Before Stonewall" by George De Stefano, THE NATIONAL, July 6-13, 1985

"Gay Old Times" by Kathleen Hulser, AMERICAN FILM MAGAZINE

"Horrors Stories From the Days in the Closet" by Jan Stuart, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, September 14,1984

"Inside Yesteryear's Closets" by Archer Winsten, THE NEW YORK POST, June 27, 1985

"March Past" by Paul Burston, TIMEOUT NEW YORK, June 9-16,1993

"Out of the Closet and on the Screen" by Mary McNamara, MS. MAGAZINE, October 1985

"Rare Documentary Opens Closet to History of Gay Life" by John Hartl, THE SEATTLE TIMES/SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, 1984

"Screening America's Hidden Gay History" by Allan Ulrich, SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, April 13,1985

"This Week's Movies," by Judith Crist, TV GUIDE, December 16,1986

"Stonewall' Documents Gay Liberation" by Patricia O'Haire, THE DAILY NEWS, June 27, 1985

"Stonewall' Documents the Gay Lib Movement" by Kevin Thomas, LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 23, 1985

"Stonewall' Shows Midwife of Gay Movement's Birth" by Rick Kogan, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, February 7, 1986

"The Past, Present, and Future of 'Before Stonewall,'" by Joe Bittmann, THE WASHINGTON BLADE, June 21, 1988

"Greta Schiller and Andrea Weiss-The Women Behind "Before Stonewall" by Cathy Cockrell, BRIDGES, December 1984, pp.15-18

"London Film Festival Before Stonewall," STAGE AND SCREEN, December 1985, No.12

"Stonewall & Judy 'Before Stonewall'," BR, 23RD LONDON GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL/BFI, March 25 - April 8, 2009, p. 25


Bones Of Contention

"10 Best Documentaries of 2017," by Alonso Duralde, THE WRAP, December 13, 2017

"El nuevo documental de Andrea Weiss," by Isabel Franc, LA INDEPENDENT, April 5, 2018

"La Justicia de las cosas en su sitio," by Javier Ocaña, EL PAíS, March 2, 2018

"'Pero que todos sepan que no he muerto': vergüenza de ser español," by Iván Reguera, CUARTO PODER, March 2, 2018.

"'Pero que todos sepan que no he muerto": Verdad, justicia, reparación," by Alfredo Manteca, VIDEO DROMO, February 28, 2018.

"Pero que todos sepan que no he muerto: Desenterrando la impunidad," by Raquel Loredo, MUNDO CRITICA, March 3, 2018.

"Bones of Contention: Berlin Review," by David D'Arcy, SCREEN DAILY, February 20, 2017

"The LGBTIQ Community Under Franco in Spain: Bones of Contention," by Sydney Levine, SydneysBuzz, March 30, 2017.

"Review: Bones of Contention," by Victor Fraga, DMOVIES.ORG, February 19, 2017

"Federico García Lorca: LGBT Hero 117 Years After his Birth," by Arturo Conde, NBCNEWS.COM, June 5, 2015


Escape to Life

"Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story" by Eddie Cockrell, DAILY VARIETY

"Loving - and Leaving Your Country" by Seth J. Bookey, LESBIAN AND GAY NEW YORK, January 17, 2008

"Escape to Life" by Charles R. Timberlake, LIBRARY JOURNAL, March 1, 2002

Out of the Shadows of a Famous Man," The Friday Review, THE INDEPENDENT, March 30, 2001

"Exiles: The Story of Erika and Klaus Mann" by Steve Gallagher, FILMMAKER MAGAZINE

"In Mann's Shadow" by David Noh, NEW YORK BLADE, January 18, 2002


International Sweethearts of Rhythm

"The Sweethearts of Rhythm" by Nat Hentoff, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, January 11, 1985

"Sweethearts of Swing- The Rise and Fall of An All-Girl Band," by Marcia Froelke Coburn, THE READER, September 12, 1986

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm: America's Hottest All Girl Band," by Vincent Novara, EDUCATIONAL MEDIA REVIEWS, February 18, 2011

"Sweet Sounds," by Steve Schneider, THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1987

"Jamming with the Gals," Laurie Stone, MS. MAGAZINE, December 1986

"Singing and Swinging at the Brattle" by Jay Carr, THE BOSTON GLOBE, February 14, 1989

"Sing, Sing, Swing" by Jan Hoffman, THE VILLAGE VOICE, December 2, 1986

"America's Hottest All-Girl Band' Opens Film Series" by Eve Sicular, JUST OUT, October 1986, Vol. 3, No. 12

"Swing Time," by Janet Maslin, THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1986

"Visions of Our Lives" by Vito Russo, THE ADVOCATE, August 18, 1987. Issue 479

"Film review: International Sweethearts of Rhythm" by Martha Maas, NATIONAL WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATION PERSPECTIVES, Spring-Summer 1987, p. 57

"Film Fest Report" by Gillian G. Gaar, ARTS FOCUS, June1987

"Strong Topics are Popular Fare: 12th Seattle International Film Festival" by John Harti, THE SEATTLE TIMES, May 16, 1987

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm," CRETEIL, 1987

"Women's History Month Celebrated," by Jennifer Dunning, THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1988

"Sweethearts-All-Girl Band Jazzed Up Swing" by Debra A. Schwartz, LINCOLN-BELMOMT BOOSTER, December 3, 1986

"This Week in Television" by Heidi L. Kriz, THE VILLAGE VOICE, March 24, 1987

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm Film at Benefit" by Jorjet Harper, WINDY CITY TIMES, December 4, 1986

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm," PEOPLE'S DAILY WORLD, May 13, 1987

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm" by John Hiett, WASHINGTON FILM FEST CATALOGUE/LIBRARY JOURNAL, 1996

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm-America's Hottest All-girl Band," GAZETTE, September 1986

"Ladies Sing the Blues" by Ralph Umard, TIP (DE), 1989, p. 58

"Sweet, Sweet Rhythms-Women in Jazz Subject of Films at Landmark," by Brian G. Bourke, SYRACUSE HERALD AMERICAN

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm" by THE AMERICAN FILM AND VIDEO ASSOCIATION EVALUATIONS

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm," by S.E.B., BOOKLIST

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm-America's Hottest All-Girl Band," by Phyllis Petcoff, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (IL)

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm-America's Hottest All-Girl Band" by John Hiett, IOWA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY JOURNAL

"Lesbian Film Makers Shun Typecasting," by Barbara Delatiner, THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1991

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm - An interview with Greta Schiller and Andrea Weiss," by Rob Edelman, INDEPENDENTS CINEASTE, 1987, Vol. 15, No. 4, pps. 32-33


The Marion Lake Story: Defeating the Mighty Phragmite

"The Marion Lake Story: Defeating the Mighty Phragmite" by Richard Lord, Jr., THE AMERICAN BIOLOGY TEACHER, April 2015, pg. 305.

"Review: Marion Lake Story- Defeating the Mighty Phragmite" by F. Gardner, VIDEO LIBRARIAN, April 2015. 

"The Marion Lake Story: Defeating the Mighty Phragmite" by Cliff Glaviano, EDUCATIONAL MEDIA REVIEWS ONLINE, April 2015.


Maxine Sullivan: Love to Be in Love

"Intriguing Story of Jazz Great," by Anne Markowski, NEW DIRECTIONS FOR WOMEN, November-December,1991

"Remembering Jazz's Maxine Sullivan" by Harper Barnes, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 13,1992

"Maxine Sullivan: Love to Be in Love," BOOKLIST, October 1, 1991


No Dinosaurs in Heaven

"The Science Scene: No Dinosaurs in Heaven" by Ann Marie, SCIENCE FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2011

"No Dinosaurs in Heaven" by George Allen Wistreich, SCIENCE BOOKS & FILMS, January 2012

"Science Odyssey: No Dinosaurs in Heaven?" by Clay Farris Naff, STAR CITY BLOG, October 29, 2011

"No Dinosaurs in Heaven" by Carol Holzberg, BOOKLIST, October 5, 2011

"No Dinosaurs in Heaven Explores Shifting Debate Over Evolution" by Kimberly Winston, HUFFINGTON POST, December 11, 2011

"Film Explores Shifting Debate Over Evolution, USA TODAY, October 11, 2011


Paris was a Woman

"A Beautiful Memory of Women of the Left Bank" by Bob Boone, GAY PEOPLE'S CHRONICLE, January 24, 1997

"City of Lesbian Light," by Mark J. Huisman, THE ADVOCATE, November 25, 1996

"Dones de Paris," by Esteve Riambau, AVUI, October 21, 1996

"Gertrude and friends- Locating the Left Bank's Legendary Women," by Mark Huisman, VILLAGE VOICE, November 6-12, 1996

"Magnifique 'Woman' is Paree At Its Gayest," by Larry Worth, NEW YORK POST, November 8, 1996

"'Paris Was a Woman'- and a Haven" by Kevin Thomas, LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 9, 1997

"Paris Was a Woman" by Chris Chang, CINEMANIA ONLINE, 1996

"Racconto le donne del Mondernismo," by Mary B. Tolusso, ILPICCOLO, July 21, 2009

"Paris Was A Woman" by Rob Edelman, Radio Review Transcript, November 1996

"Smart, Free and Female in Paris" by Lawrence Van Gelder, NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1996

"Paris Was a Woman" Trieste, Italy Film Festival 2009

"Paris Was a Woman" by Ernest Hardy, LA Weekly, January 16, 1997

"Paris Was A Woman" The New Yorker_November 25, 1996

"Paris Between Wars, With Feminine Aspect" by Harper Barnes, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

"Paris Was a Woman," ASPEN FILM FESTIVAL, 1996

"Paris' Shines City of Lights on Women" by Lawrence Van Gelder, THE PLAIN DEALER, January 31, 1997

"La Femme Paris" by Claire Dederer, SEATTLE WEEKLY, November 20, 1996

"Real Life on the Big Screen" by Carrie Gorringe, SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

"Open City Film" by Tonia Steed, THE STRANGER, November 21, 1996

"Divergent Films Have a French Connection" by William Arnold, SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, November 22, 1996

"Paris Was a Woman' Returns" by John Hartl, THE SEATTLE TIMES, November 22, 1996

"They Loved Paris, And Each Other" by Bob Campbell, STAR LEDGER, November 17, 1996

"Expatriate Games" by B.Ruby Rich, OUT, Dec-Jan1997

"Triomphe élégant 'Paris Was a Woman'," by Odlie Tremblay, Le Devoir, January 23, 1998

"Paris Was a Woman" by Cathay Che, HX FOR HER - LESBO BOX OFFICE, November 20, 1996, p. 19

"Woman to Woman" by Matt Zoller Seitz, NEW YORK PRESS, November 6-12, 1996

"Paris Was a Woman" by Kristan Schiller, TIME OUT NEW YORK, November 7,1996

"Paris Was a Woman" by John Paul Chapple, FESTIVAL FILMS SERVER, October 1996

"Paris Was a Woman" by Geoff Brown, THE TIMES (UK), June 13, 1996

"They Did More Than A-muse" by Robert Dominguez, DAILY NEWS, November 8, 1996

"Paris Was a Woman" by A.B. TROUW, December 19, 1996

"Paris Was a Woman," De Film krant (DE), December 1996

"Paris Was a Woman" by Derek Elley, VARIETY, December 18, 1995

"Paris in the 20's: the feminine side" by Tim Appelo, THE OREGONIAN, February 17, 1997

"This Was Their Movable Feast Where Creativity Thrived for These Rebellious Women" by Jerry Talmer, THE RECORD, November 8, 1996


Seeds of Sarah

Fast Scans: Foreign & Indie Films" by Jeff T. Dick, LIBRARY JOURNAL, March 15, 2001


The Man Who Drove With Mandela

"The Man Who Drove With Mandela" by Albert Williams, THE READER, November 5, 1999

"Driving with Mr. Mandela" by Richard Tate, THE ADVOCATE, November 9, 1999, p.83

"Film Celebrates Gay Hero Who Drove With Mandela," by Louis Jury, THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY, May 16, 1999, p. 7

"I Too Drove With 'Mandela'," by Gavin Hayward, EXIT, October 1998

"Fag-hags, Porn Stars and the Gay Mandela Drove" by Barry Ronge,  SOUTH AFRICAN SUNDAY TIMES, November 1,1998

"A Different Spin on Apartheid Story" by John Hartl, THE SEATTLE TIMES, August 26, 1999, p.35

"Screening Room" by Kevin Thomas, LOS ANGELES TIMES * WEEKEND, February 24, 2000

"An End to Great White Hype?" by Mark Harris & Ken Eisner, THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, July 1-8, 1999

"The Man Who Drove With Mandela" by Robert Schultz, BLACKLINES, November 1999, p.22

"Film bites-'The Man Who Drove with Mandela" by Luke Y. Thompson, NEW TIMES, March 2, 2000

"The Man Who Drove With Mandela" by Kimyette Finley, CLEVELAND LIFE, September 8, 1999

"Mandela's Driver Was Red, Gay and Full of Fun" by Robert Greig, THE SUNDAY INDEPENDENT, November 1, 1998

"Not Quite Driving Miss Daisy" by Deleen Wilson, SUNDAY LIFE, November 1, 1998

"Driving Nelson" by Robert Greig, THE STAR, November 6, 1998, p. 14

"The Hit List", SEATTLE WEEKLY, August 26, 1999

"Schiller's Mandela Strikes an Idealist Balance" by Katherine Monk, THE VANCOUVER SUN, July 2, 1999

"The Man Who Risked His Life for Nelson Mandela" by Sally Franes, THE EXPRESS, May 29, 1999, p. 39

"That Nelson Mandela Had Me in the Back of His Cab Once" by Philip French, THE OBSERVER REVIEW, May 30, 1999, p. 7

"Wilde About Oscar" by John Highfield, THE STAR, October 22, 1998

"Mandela as Contraband," FILM COMPETITION, November 25-December 3, 1998

"The Man Who Drove With Mandela" by Derek Elley, VARIETY, September 21-27, 1998


Tiny & Ruby Hell Divin' Woman

"Tiny and Ruby They Document Our Living History" by Steve Warren, BAY AREA REPORTER, September 8,1988

"Tiny & Ruby Hell Divin' Woman and International Sweethearts of Rhythm" by Steve Warren, BAY GUARDIAN, September 7-13, 1988

"Reel Life- Tiny and Ruby and How They Played" by Florence Hamlish-Levinsohn, CHICAGO READER, October 7, 1988

"'Tiny and Ruby' Relives Era of Hot Jazz and Fast Living" by Patricia Smith, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, October 2, 1988

"Cinema Independents" by Rose Collis, CITY LIMITS, February 23-March 2,1989

"Jazz Jivin' and Hell Divin' Women," SPARE RIB, October 1988

"Tiny and Ruby" by S.E.B. AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION BOOKLIST, January 1, 1989, Vol. 85, No. 9

"Tiny and Ruby-Hell Divin' Women" Review

"Tiny & Ruby, Hell Divin' Women," by K.M., 39TH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESPIELE BERLIN JOURNAL, February 16,1989

"Hell Divin' Women," by Catriona Macaulay, GAY SCOTLAND, December 1988

"All-Girl Band Jazzed up Swing," PULITZER-LERNER COMMUNITY, December 3, 1986

"Cronache e Confessioni di Amori" by Fabio Bo, IL MESSAGGERO, June 2, 1989