Living With Pride – Ruth Ellis @ 100

Living With Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100
 

Living with Pride – Ruth Ellis @ 100

 
Director & Producer: Yvonne Welbon
Camera & Sound: Catherine Crouch
1999
VHS, BETA 3/4
60 minutes

Synopsis:

Born July 23, 1899, in Springfield, Illinois, Ruth Ellis is the oldest “out” African American lesbian known. The film offers a rare opportunity to experience a century of our American history as lived by one inspiring woman.

Selected Awards:
Winner: 2001 GLAAD Media Awards
Outstanding Documentary Video
Official Selection: 2000 Biennial
The Whitney Museum of American Art
Winner: Best Documentary 1999 Frameline: San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Film Fest
Winner: Outstanding Documentary Video Outfest 1999 L.A. Gay & Lesbian Film Fest
Official Selection: 1999 Toronto International Film Festival
Principle Cast:

Ruth C. Ellis
Distribution:

The home video sells for $30 + $5 s/h
Institutional copies are $150 plus $15 s/h.
e: ywelbon@yahoo.com
w: www.sistersincinema.com

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