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Out of the Past

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In 1995, Kelli Peterson started a gay and straight club at her Salt Lake City high school. The story of her ensuing battle with school authorities in interspersed with looks back at the diary of Michael Wigglesworth, a 17th-century Puritan cleric, at the 30-year love affair of Sarah Orne Jewett and Annie Adams Fields, at Henry Gerber's attempt after World War I to establish a gay-rights organization, at Bayard Rustin's role in the civil rights movement, and at Barbara Gittings' taking on of the American Psychiatric Association's position that homosexuality is illness. One person comments, "To create a place for ourselves in the present, we have to find ourselves in the past."

Directed by: Jeff Dupre

Who Stars in Out of the Past

Stephen Spinella
Michael Wigglesworth

Stephen Spinella

Gwyneth Paltrow
Sarah Orne Jewett (voice)

Gwyneth Paltrow

Cherry Jones
Annie Adams Fields

Cherry Jones

Edward Norton
Henry Gerber

Edward Norton

Linda Hunt
Narrator

Linda Hunt


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Status
Released

Release Date
1998-07-31

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 37 mins

Revenue
$ 8.00 (USA)

Homepage
http://www.videodetective.com/movies/out-of-the-past/90187

Genres
Documentary


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