The International Studies Program Presents the International Film Festival 2020: Insider/Outsider. The Fruit Machine, Canada, 2018. The documentary focuses on the first-person accounts of some of the thousands directly affected by the purge of gays and lesbians from the Canadian public service and armed forces in the period 1954-1989. From suspicion to surveillance to interrogation and release from employment for no other reason than sexual orientation, thousands of careers and lives were destroyed. Introduction presented by Dr. Rebecca Mancuso, Department of History.
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