Ahead of the Curve

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Film Info
Program Category:GenreQueer
Documentary Festival Favorites
Release Year:2020
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Jen Rainin
Producer:Rivkah Beth Medow
Cinematographer:Svetlana Cvetko
Clare Major
Editor:Jessica Congdon


This entertaining and informative documentary tells the history of Curve, the best-selling lesbian lifestyle magazine ever published. Following the pioneering exploits of its founder, Franco Stevens, Ahead of the Curve charts the groundbreaking cultural impact that Curve had on lesbian politics and visibility. Curve broke new ground in centering the diversity of the lesbian experience, drawing attention to problems that persist to this day. Featuring appearances by lesbian royalty Melissa Etheridge and Lea DeLaria.

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