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Title Queer looks : perspectives on lesbian and gay film and video / editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson
Published New York : Routledge, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 413 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: On a Queer Day You Can See Forever / Martha Gever, John Greyson and Pratibha Parmar -- That Moment of Emergence / Pratibha Parmar -- Working Round the L-Word / Yvonne Rainer -- On the Make: Activist Video Collectives / Catherine Saalfield -- Eso, me esta pasando / Ray Navarro -- "Filling the lack in everybody is quite hard work, really ..." A roundtable discussion / Joy Chamberlain, Isaac Julien, Stuart Marshall and Pratibha Parmar -- The Cost of Love / Richard Kwietniowski -- The Politics of Abstraction / Barbara Hammer -- George Kuchar: Half the Story / Mark Finch -- An Unrequited Desire for the Sublime: Looking at Lesbian Representation Across the Works of Abigail Child, Cecilia Dougherty, and Su Friedrich / Liz Kotz
Summary Queer Looks is a collection of writing by video artists, filmmakers, and critics which explores the recent explosion of lesbian and gay independent media culture. A compelling compilation of artists' statements and critical theory, producer interviews and image-text works, this anthology demonstrates the vitality of queer artists under attack and fighting back. Each maker and writer deploys a surprising array of techniques and tactics, negotiating the difficult terrain between street pragmatism and theoretical inquiry, finding voices rich in chutzpah and subtlety. From gueril
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Homosexuality in motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
Author Gever, Martha, 1947-
Greyson, John, 1960-
Parmar, Pratibha.
ISBN 1136648186