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Documentary filmmaker Malcolm Ingram, whose work has focused on issues facing the gay community, tells the historical story of the notorious 1970s New York City bathhouse that transcended sexuality in "Contintental." The film charts the pivotal role the Continental Bathhouse played in social tolerance and the creation of a safe haven for gay men at the time, as well as being a hub for the discovery of several legendary musicians. What it's about: "Continental" is the story of the infamous bathhouse in New York City that came to prominence in the 1970s that's known today mostly as the place where Bette Midler was discovered. It's is a stylish examination of a hedonistic clubhouse that opened pre-Stonewall and helped usher in a new age of sexual freedoms, social tolerance and creative energy. What else do you want audiences to know about your film? I would like audiences to realize, like I did while shooting this project, »

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