Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the Moving Image

Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the Moving Image

Tamsin Wilton


Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the relocating Image is the 1st assortment to compile major film-makers, lecturers and activists to debate movies through, for and approximately lesbians and queer ladies. The members debate the perform of lesbian and queer film-making, from the queer cinema of Monika Treut to the paintings of lesbian film-makers </EM>Andrea Weiss and Greta Schiller. They discover the pleasures and difficulties of lesbian spectatorship, either in mainstream Hollywood movies together with <EM>Aliens and Red Sonja, and in autonomous cinema from She has to be Seeing Things to Salmonberries and Desert Hearts. The authors take on tough questions: can a movie akin to Strictly Ballroom be either pleasurably camp and heterosexist? Is it alright to drool over dyke icons like Sigourney Weaver and kd lang? What makes a movie lesbian, or queer, or maybe post-queer? What approximately exhibiting intercourse on display? And why do lesbian display romances not often have satisfied endings? Immortal, Invisible is wonderfully illustrated with a range of pictures from movie and tv texts.

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