CODED

This documentary short explores the legacy of gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker: the grandfather of modern advertisements, whose 20th century campaigns were coded with LGBTQ+ imagery that acknowledged a community forced to live in the closet.

28 min | Short | SILVER SHORTS | English | USA

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This documentary short explores the legacy of gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker: the grandfather of modern advertisements, whose 20th century campaigns were coded with LGBTQ+ imagery that acknowledged a community forced to live in the closet.

Plays in: SILVER SHORTS

Director : Ryan White

Producer : Christopher Leggett, Marc Gilbar, Jessica Hargrave, Conor Fetting-Smith, Rafael Marmor

Executive Producer : Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes, Kimberly Doebereiner, Brent Miller, Marc Pritchard, Zoë Morrison