A documentary about the life of Vito Russo is currently airing on HBO.
Vito Russo (July 11, 1946 – November 7, 1990) was an American LGBT activist, film historian and author who is best remembered as the author of the book The Celluloid Closet (1981, revised edition 1987).
This is must see film chronicling the early days of the modern civil rights movement, with great archival footage. It also heavily details Russo's work in creating The Celluloid Closet, which examines hidden and overt LGBT images in Hollywood films.
Read a recent newspaper article about Vito and the doc HERE
Click on the following link to visit the documentary page at HBO...