LGBT History Month Daily Icons “Arthur Dong”

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“If I can encourage adjustments or a wider sphere of thoughts or questioning, then I will feel that I’ve done something.”


October is LGBT History Month and B.P will Highlight Icons all Month long, today’s featured LGBT Icon ~ Arthur Dong

0001Arthur Dong is an Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker best known for chronicling Asian-American history and LGBT life. He earned an Oscar nomination in 1984 for “Sewing Woman,” about his mother’s immigration to America from China, which he produced as film student at San Francisco State University. As a result of the film’s success, he founded DeepFocus Productions to produce, direct and write projects close to his heart.

7cdab21c“Stories from the War on Homosexuality” (2005), Dong’s first DVD collection, features a trilogy of films focused on gay issues, including “Coming Out Under Fire” (1994), his Peabody Award-winning documentary about World War II policies impacting gay and lesbian service members; “Licensed…

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