Media Arts Program
 


Friday, November 1, 1996

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance, and The University Union Activities Board (UUAB) of The University at Buffalo; NYS Council on The Arts; The John D. CaTherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The National Endowment for The Arts and The Experiemental Television Center which is supported by The New York State Council on The Arts.

WAYS IN BEING GAY

Presented at:
Hallwalls

WAYS IN BEING GAY
WAYS IN BEING GAY
WAYS IN BEING GAY
WAYS IN BEING GAY

GENDER OUTLAWS AND JODIE FOSTER: Film screening including Shinjuku Boys (Kim Longinotto and Jano Williams, Australia, 1995, 54min, 16mm); documentary about Transgender Activist Leslie Feinberg, OUTLAW (Alisa Lebow, USA, 1994, 26min, video); JODIE (Pratibha Parmar, UK, 1996, 26min, Video).  Shinjuku Boys is a portrait of three Japanese drag kings or 'onnabe' Gaish, Tatsu, and Kazuki who work as male hosts for women clients at the Club Marilyn in Tokyo. (exerpt taken from New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 1996). Jodie explores the iconic status of Jodie Foster through an examination of the different ways lesbians in the US and the UK have repeatedly claimed her as an idol. (Exerpt from Santa Barbara Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 1996).


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November, 1996 - 1996

 
 
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