- 1h 1min
- Directed by: Megan Rossman
The Archivettes is a documentary film by Megan Rossman about the Lesbian Herstory Archives.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Our history was disappearing as quickly as we were making it. With that realisation, Deborah Edel and Joan Nestle co-founded the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the worlds largest collection of materials by and about lesbians. Through many of the major milestones in LGBTQ+ history, the all-volunteer organization has literally rescued history from the trash, but even after more than 40 years of work, and with the co-founders in their mid-70s, the group still faces fresh challenges. The Archivettes is a documentary film that explores how this group came together to combat lesbian invisibility and create a place that says yes.
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