By Lisa Daniel, Claire Jackson

Spanning homosexual and lesbian filmmaking from 1914 via modern-day, The Bent Lens showcases 2300 titles from forty five nations, together with characteristic movies, documentaries and brief motion pictures. as well as a synopsis of every movie, different info incorporated are forged, author, director, style, yr of unencumber, working time or even distributor touch information. All movies are indexed in an easy-to-read A-Z structure, yet every one movie can be listed through kingdom, director and style. The Bent Lens: 2d variation also contains essays from specialists Judith Halberstam, Barbara Hammer, Helen Hok-Sze Leung and Daniel Mudie Cunningham exploring homosexual and lesbian movie traditions and the way homosexual id is seen in Western and non-Western cultures. and eventually, this outstanding consultant incorporates a entire directory of homosexual and lesbian movie fairs world wide, making The Bent Lens a needs to for all movie and video aficionados.

Features greater than 2 hundred black-and-white photographs.

Lisa Daniel is director and Claire Jackson is president of the Melbourne Queer movie Festival.

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Dist/Sales: Strand 301 - 302 Park, Chul-soo 1995; Korea; 100 min; Thriller P: Park Chul-soo; W: Lee Suh-goon Cast: Bang Eun-jin, Hwang Sin-hye Bang, who lives in apartment 301, is an amateur cook and spends her time making lavish meals. $30 ’68 Kovacs, Steven 1987; USA; 89 min; Drama P: Steven Kovacs, Dale Djerassi, Isabel Maxwell; W: Steven Kovacs; C: Daniel Lacambre; E: Cari Coughlin Cast: Eric Larson, Robert Locke, Neil Young, Sandor Tesci, Terra Candergaw A father who is an Hungarian immigrant and his two sons, one an activist, the other gay, collide head on when his old-world values conflict with the ideals and passions of the new generation of the late 1960s.

In the meantime, she plots to win the employee’s bike race. French with English subtitles. Prod Comp: Max Films, Sodec, Téléfilm Canada Dist/Sales: Cowboy, Wolfe, Millivres, ACMI 21st Century Nuns Stephan, Tom 1993; UK; 15 min; Documentary Since the establishment of the order of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in the late 1970s, the good sisters have been a highly visible and important part of gay communities across Europe, America and Australia. This British documentary follows the activities of Sister Brigid over Troubled Water, Sister Frigidity of the Nocturnal Emission, and Sister Belladonna.

Awards: Berlin Film Festival, 2002: Best Documentary Prod Comp: Exposed Film Prods, Zentropa Real ApS Dist/Sales: NorwegianFilm All about my Mother (aka: Todo sobre Mi madre) Almodóvar, Pedro 1999; Spain; 100 min; Comedy W: Pedro Almodóvar; C: Affonso Beato; E: José Salcedo; M: Alberto Iglesias Cast: Cecilia Roth, Penelope Cruz, Antonia San Juan, Marisa Paredes, Candela Pena Manuela is the perfect mother. A hardworking nurse, she’s built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son, an aspiring writer.

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