Gay Directors Gay Films

Author: Emanuel Levy
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231526539
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Through intimate encounters with the life and work of five contemporary gay male directors, this book develops a framework for interpreting what it means to make a gay film or adopt a gay point of view.

The Lavender Screen

Author: Boze Hadleigh
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806521992
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A fascinating glimpse into the beginning and development of gay- and lesbian-themed films, from Maedchen in Uniform in 1931 to such current films as Philadelphia and Wilde, provides reviews and evaluations, and details the director's ...

Cinema Of Outsiders

Author: Emanuel Levy
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814752896
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The development of new channels for exhibiting and distributing specialized films
has had a major impact. In 1991, Strand was so confident of the gay market that it
began producing gay features, such as Araki's Totally Fu***d Up, the AIDS
comedy-drama Grief, and the more risqué and experimental Frisk. • The gay ...
The British director Derek Jarman (Edward II) and the American Gus Van Sant (
Mala Noche, My Own Private Idaho) have served as role models for young gay

A Companion To Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Author: Brigitte Peucker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444354051
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Their films established the medial foundation for a gay counter‐public, thus also
fostering a new generation of emancipated filmmakers including Daniel Schmid,
Ulrike Ottinger, Frank Ripploh, Lothar Lambert, Monika Treut, and Wieland Speck
. All of these ... Many critics pass his sexual orientation over in silence, while
other critics use his homosexuality as a key to understanding everything about
his films: gay directors, it seems, are exposed to a sort of all‐or‐nothing approach

Now You See It

Author: Richard Dyer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136407375
Size: 48.65 MB
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There has been a huge growth in lesbian and gay film studies since New You
See It was published, to which Anneke Smelik and Alexander Dory provide
overviews; mosr of this work has not addressed the kind of film focused on here
but, rather, ... Also still absent -— entirely or virtually * is address to those
directors who were publicly gay and making openly gay films in the 19705, such
as Chantal Akerman, Lizzie Borden, Lino Brocka, Youssef Chahine, Michele
Citron, Jaime ...

Immortal Invisible

Author: Tamsin Wilton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134842627
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Her ground-breaking films of sexual exploration have, according to Gay Times,
consistently challenged 'not only society's perceptions of lesbians and gay men
but also our images of ourselves' (Gay Times, 23 March 1993). Her work has
certainly attracted an enthusiastic following and excited discussion wherever it
has been shown, and in recognition of her contribution to lesbian and gay film
Treut was chosen as the winner of the 1993 Gay Times Jack Babuscio Award.
Such an ...

Genders And Sexualities In Indonesian Cinema

Author: Ben Murtagh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135097585
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This book examines how representations of gay, lesbian and transgender individuals and communities have developed in Indonesian cinema during this period.

Encyclopedia Of Gay And Lesbian Popular Culture

Author: Luca Prono
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313335990
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For example, directors such as George Cukor inscribed a coded gay sensibility in
films like Sylvia Scarlett (1935), The Women (1939), and Rich and Famous (1983
). such works appealed to queers and, at the same time, reached a large
audience who was unaware of their gay subtexts. Yet, it is undeniable that the
power of the closet to destroy personal lives is well-documented. Popular culture
figures that have stepped outside the closet have contributed to give
homosexuality more ...

Jet Li Chinese Masculinity And Transnational Film Stardom

Author: Sabrina Qiong Yu
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748689559
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In Yang ± Yin, Kwan criticises Tsui's films for always ending by reaffirming
heterosexual norms, though most of them touch on the theme of gender
confusion. He asks Tsui ... Tsui then goes on to claim that 'some gay films are
touching not because they are gay, but because of their humanity'. Yet, at the ...
Kong directors to a homosexual reading of their wuxia/action films, my intention is
to provide a critical and industrial context from which Swordsman II was produced
and received.

A Companion To Contemporary French Cinema

Author: Alistair Fox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118585429
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... universalism by non-normative sexual relations, identities, and practices.11
Again, the turn to contemporary film reveals resistance to the very notion of a
specifically “gay” or “queer” cinema culture on the part of directors and producers
– more so than on the part of audiences, festival organizers, or queer cultural
intermediaries themselves.12 The gay cinema label, though strategically
deployed internationally to market films by directors recognized as such to a
global audience (films ...