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Fifty Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made
     

Fifty Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made

by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince
 

Out, outrageous, provocative, and proud, this comprehensive anthology and library resource reviews 500 of the best of Hollywood's output of gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgendered, and queer questioning films, with a special emphasis on how gays changed the movies we know and love. Conceived as a working guide to what viewers should stock within their DVD queues, it

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Out, outrageous, provocative, and proud, this comprehensive anthology and library resource reviews 500 of the best of Hollywood's output of gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgendered, and queer questioning films, with a special emphasis on how gays changed the movies we know and love. Conceived as a working guide to what viewers should stock within their DVD queues, it reviews everything from blockbusters to indie sleepers, with about a dozen special features discussing the ironies, betrayals, subterfuge, and gossip of who, what, and how it happened when the film world's closet doors slowly creaked open beginning in 1960.

This award-winning book has received the following accolades:

Honorable Mention (First Runner-up) from the 2010 Los Angeles Book Festival
Honorable Mention (First Runner-up) from the 2010 New England Book Festival
Nominated for Best GLBT Nonfiction Book of the year by the IBPA's Ben Franklin Awards
Nominated as Foreword Review's 2010 Book of the Year in the category of Drama and the Performing Arts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936003099
Publisher:
Blood Moon Productions
Publication date:
05/16/2010
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,337,134
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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