The Bent Lens: 2nd Edition: A World Guide to Gay & Lesbian Film - A World Guide to Gay and Lesbian Film - Lisa Daniel; Claire Jackson (2003)
ISBN 9781555838065
Genre LGBT Studies, General Works
Subject Homosexuality in motion pictures; Motion pictures - Catalogs
Publisher Alyson Books
Publication Date 4/1/2003
Format Paperback (234 x 181 mm)
Language eng

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 president of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival.

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Product Details
LoC Classification PN1995.9.H55B45 2003
Dewey 791.43/653
Edition 2nd ed., 1st U.S. ed.
Cover Price $22.95
No. of Pages 424
Includes index.