Vito Russo, gay rights activist pioneer and driven cinephile who wrote the gays-in-Hollywood classic The Celluloid Closet, gets his own Great Man Doc. At least, like Jobriath and United in Anger, it’s a fascinating tale: A man whose life force was such that even being diagnosed with HIV didn’t stop him from mobilizing his base and educating the masses on the veiled homosexuality in films as diverse as Laurel and Hardy shorts and Red River. (M.P.) B Sun., July 15, 9:15pm; Tues., July 17, 7:15pm, Ritz East, 125 S. Second St.
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