The Archivettes

2019

The Archivettes

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"Our history was disappearing as quickly as we were making it." With that realization, Deborah Edel and Joan Nestle co-founded the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the world's largest collection of materials by and about lesbians.

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  • A warm tribute to second-wave feminism and a quietly urgent rallying cry for continued activism.

    Jul 23, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Memories fade and people die. The Archive's mandate was to collect and safeguard these materials which made up the story of the lesbian community. Future generations need to know what came before them. if they are to figure out where they are going.

    Aug 6, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Itself an important contribution to lesbian history, the film uses photographs and snippets of archive material to bring viewers closer to the human stories that came close to being lost.

    Jul 23, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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