By Lisa Daniel, Claire Jackson
Spanning homosexual and lesbian filmmaking from 1914 via contemporary, The Bent Lens showcases 2300 titles from forty five nations, together with characteristic movies, documentaries and brief motion pictures. as well as a synopsis of every movie, different information incorporated are solid, author, director, style, yr of liberate, working time or even distributor touch information. All movies are indexed in an easy-to-read A-Z structure, yet every one movie can also be listed by way of nation, director and style. The Bent Lens: 2d version also comprises essays from specialists Judith Halberstam, Barbara Hammer, Helen Hok-Sze Leung and Daniel Mudie Cunningham exploring homosexual and lesbian movie traditions and the way homosexual id is considered in Western and non-Western cultures. and eventually, this extraordinary advisor features a whole directory of homosexual and lesbian movie gala's all over the world, making The Bent Lens a needs to for all movie and video aficionados.
Features greater than two hundred black-and-white photographs.
Lisa Daniel is director and Claire Jackson is president of the Melbourne Queer movie Festival.
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Across the Rubicon brilliantly portrays the humour and grace with which Uys makes his contribution to the fight against apartheid. com) Acting on Impulse (aka: Eyes of a Stranger) Irvin, Sam 1993; USA; 73 min; Comedy, Thriller P: David Peters; W: Mark Pittman, Alan Moskowitz; C: Dean Lent; E: Neil Grieve; M: Daniel Licht Cast: C. Thomas Howell, Linda Fiorentino, Nancy Allen, Dick Sargent 34 A tongue-in-cheek comic thriller, made for television by an openly gay director, about a B-grade horror film goddess who is accused of murder when her producer is found dead.
Colesberry; W: Joseph Minion; C: Michael Ballhaus; E: Thelma Schoonmaker; M: Howard Shore Cast: Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne, Tommy Chong, Verna Bloom An ordinary man experiences the most bizarre happenings. Mild-mannered computer programmer Griffin Dunne starts out on a date and things just go downhill: his date suicides before he can see her home, he gets mixed-up with some goofy thieves, an S/M freak—and that’s just the beginning. Along the way Dunne picks up a lonely homosexual, played by Robert Plunket.
Italian with English subtitles. Prod Comp: Cines Europa, Nova Films Dist/Sales: SACIS Acquiring a Taste for Raffaella a Lepore, Sandy 1996; Australia; 14 min; Drama The onset of menstruation leads to a curious mix of events when Raffaella shares the news with her traditional Italian Aunt. Together they make some special Italian love biscuits, ‘biscotti di amore’, with a secret ingredient intimately linked with Raffaella’s menarche. When the object of her affections tastes the love biscuits, surprisingly, he asks for the recipe.
The Bent Lens: 2nd Edition: A World Guide to Gay & Lesbian Film by Lisa Daniel, Claire Jackson