LGBTQ

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Pink Narcissus

Seeing Yourself (On Screen): The Daring Fantasy of ‘Pink Narcissus’

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Can you blame us for getting lost in this hazy, high-camp fantasy?

Happy Together Cheung

How Leslie Cheung Changed Queer Hong Kong Cinema

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If you were waiting for a sign to rewatch ‘Happy Together’ this is it.

The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Subversion of German Expressionism in ‘The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant’

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The 1971 masterpiece explores the complicated history of German cinema.

Water Queer Cinema

Bodies of Water: Swimming and Hydrophilia in Queer Cinema

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Here’s a video essay about the metaphorical bond between water and Queer Cinema, from their shared sense of liberation to their mutability.

Star Wars The Force Awakens Queer Coding

The Difference Between Queer Coding and Queerbaiting

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Here’s a video essay about the difference between queer coding and queerbaiting and what that difference can teach us about the history censorship and queer representation in Hollywood.

Aviva Glowing

Boaz Yakin’s ‘Aviva’ is a Genderfluid Story Told Through Bodily Expression

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Love is sex is dance is gender. We explore what Boaz Yakin is saying in the bodily expression, choreography, cinematography, and editing of ‘Aviva.’

Screenshot At Pm

The Real LGBT Stars of Old Hollywood

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Read about the LGBT members of Hollywood that shaped the industry, even if their personal lives weren’t always out in the open.

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

How Current Cinema is Decoding Lesbian Stereotypes Forged by the Hays Code

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Celine Sciamma’s lesbian love story made by a lesbian filmmaker is more historic than you may realize.

Lgbtq Movies

14 LGBTQ+ Movies to Watch For in 2020

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From Pablo Larrain’s ‘Ema’ to Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Prom’ to Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Benedetta,’ 2020 is shaping up to be a wonderful year for LGBTQ cinema.