The Bent Lens

A World Guide to Gay & Lesbian Film

Author: Lisa Daniel
Secondary Author: Claire Jackson
ISBN: 9781555838065

Spanning gay and lesbian filmmaking from 1914 through present day, "The Bent Lens" showcases 2300 titles from 45 countries, including feature films, documentaries and short films. In addition to a synopsis of each film, other details included are cast, writer, director, genre, year of release, running time and even distributor contact details. All films are listed in an easy-to-read A-Z format, but each film is also indexed by country, director and genre. "The Bent Lens: 2nd Edition "also includes essays from experts Judith Halberstam, Barbara Hammer, Helen Hok-Sze Leung and Daniel Mudie Cunningham exploring gay and lesbian film traditions and how gay identity is viewed in Western and non-Western cultures. And finally, this remarkable guide includes a complete listing of gay and lesbian film festivals around the world, making "The Bent Lens" a must for all film and video aficionados. Features more than 200 black-and-white photographs.Lisa Daniel is director and Claire Jackson is presid

Publisher: Alyson Books
Publish Date: 2003

Subjects: Performing Arts / Film & Video / General, Social Science / Gay Studies

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