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Queer Capital, Queer Culture: Gay and Lesbian Film Festivals in the 1990s

International Film Festivals : Contemporary Cultures and History Beyond Venice and Cannes

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...The first gay and lesbian film festivals were ad hoc affairs but, by the late 1980s, many of these small festivals had incorporated as legitimate, nonprofit organizations. Most festivals still relied on ticket sales to fund their programs...

Queer Cinema

Thai Cinema : The Complete Guide

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...In June 2015 the first-ever Thai Gay and Lesbian Film Festival was held over a ten-day period in Bangkok. Commentators praised the festival as a symbolic coming-of-age for local GLBT/LGBT communities but also expressed some surprise...

Parting Glances

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...According to John Pierson, prior to Parting Glances, overtly gay films could largely be reduced to three distinct types: bitchy banter (The Boys in the Band, 1970); broad physical farce (La Cage aux folles, 1978...
...Homage-Frottage To write about the film musical as an objet de queer is, in short, redundant.The title for my essay and its theoretical impulses derive from Samuel Weber’s book, Benjamin’s-abilities (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University...

Lonesome Cowboys

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...One of the major artists of the twentieth century, Warhol had a strong commitment to cinema, devoting equal time to his Factory Studio and to his conceptual art between 1963 and 1968. Warhol had been weaned on classic Hollywood and gay porn...

The Living End

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Having taught a course titled ‘Independent-Guerilla-Underground-American New Wave Neo-realist Cinema’ at UC Santa Barbara, Araki put his teaching experience to good use when he went on to direct two micro-budget features. Unconventional...

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Road Movies : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...A bitchy, liberating and ultimately poignant road movie, Stephan Elliot’s The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is also a camp and thrillingly enjoyable ode to alternative lifestyles, camaraderie and the music of Abba.1960s...

Paris Is Burning

Barry Keith Grant

Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University, Canada. He is author of Film Genre (2007) and Voyages of Discovery (1992) and co-author of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001) and 100 Documentary Films (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Documentary Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Filmed over a two-year period between 1987 and 1989, Paris Is Burning chronicles the ball culture and street life of the black and Latino gay male and transgendered subculture in New York City. The Paris of the title refers to the world...

The Leather Boys

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Road Movies : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Based on Gillian Freeman’s novel, Sidney J. Furie’s The Leather Boys is perhaps most notable for offering one of the earliest sympathetic depictions of a gay working-class man. Upon its release, the book’s publicity promised a ‘strange...

Lonesome Cowboys

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...After its showing at the San Francisco Film Festival in 1968, FBI agents opened a file on Lonesome Cowboys which read, in part:All the males in the cast displayed homosexual tendencies and conducted themselves toward one another...