Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Studies:
A Bibliography of Reviews and Articles About Videos in the UC Berkeley Library


     






Absolutely Positive

Bolton, Ralph.
"Absolutely Positive." (movie reviews) American Anthropologist v94, n3 (Sept, 1992):762 (3 pages).

Goodman, Walter.
"P.O.V.: Absolutely Positive." (Living Arts Pages) New York Times v140 (Tue, June 18, 1991):B3(N), C16(L), col 1, 13 col in.

Pacheco, Patrick.
"On Coexisting with the Monster." ('Absolutely Positive'; Peter Adair's documentary on AIDS includes related article on other 'P.O.V.' television programs) New York Times v140, sec2 (Sun, June 16, 1991):H25(N), H25(L), col 1, 11 col in.

And the Band Played On

Burston, Paul.
"And the Band Played On." (movie reviews) Sight and Sound v4, n4 (April, 1994):34 (2 pages).

Citron, Alan.
"HBO's Strategy for Controversial AIDS Film." ('And the Band Played On') (Column) Los Angeles Times v112 (Fri, July 09, 1993):D4, col 3, 18 col in.

Cole, Lewis.
"And the Band Played On." (television program reviews) Nation v257, n13 (Oct 25, 1993):474 (3 pages).

Cook, Timothy E.
"And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic." (movie reviews) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law v19, n2 (Summer, 1994):449-451.

Fee, Elizabeth.
"And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic." (movie reviews) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law v19, n2 (Summer, 1994):461-463.

Hansell, David A.
"And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic." (movie reviews) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law v19, n2 (Summer, 1994):451-453.

Kraft, Ronald Mark.
"And the Band Played On, and On, and On...."(the film about AIDS 'And the Band Played On') Advocate, n630 (June 1, 1993):66 (4 pages).

Leonard, John.
"And the Band Played On." (television program reviews) New York v26, n35 (Sept 6, 1993):54.

Murray, Thomas H.
"And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic." (movie reviews) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law v19, n2 (Summer, 1994):458-461.

O'Conner, John J.
"And the Band Played On." (movie reviews) New York Times v142 (Fri, Sept 10, 1993):B1(N), col 3, 15 col in.

Piette, John D.
"And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic." (movie reviews) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law v19, n2 (Summer, 1994):453-455.

Rensberger, Boyce.
"Scientists say HBO Movie Distorts History of Fight Against AIDS." (HBO production of 'And the Band Played On') Washington Post v116 (Sun, Oct 3, 1993):A6, col 1, 57 col in.

Scott, Tony.
"And the Band Played On." (television program reviews) Variety v352, n4 (Sept 6, 1993):26.

Scully, Matthew.
"And the Band Played On." (television program reviews) National Review v45, n19 (Oct 4, 1993):63 (2 pages)

Sharkey, Betsy.
'As the Band Played On': Searching for Truth. (production and direction of television docudrama 'And the Band Played On') New York Times, sec2 (Sun, Sept 5, 1993):H1(N), pH1(L), col 1, 51 col in.

Treichler, Paula A.
"And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic." (movie reviews) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law v19, n2 (Summer, 1994):455-458.

Waters, Harry F.
"And The Band Played On." (television program reviews) Newsweek v122, n10 (Sept 6, 1993):55.

Weinraub, Bernard.
"Stars Flock to Appear in HBO Film About the Early Years of AIDS." (HBO movie 'And the Band Played On,' based on Randy Shilts's 1987 bestseller of same name) (Living Arts Pages) New York Times v142 (Mon, Jan 11, 1993):B1(N), C11(L), col 1, 26 col in.

Wolcott, James.
"And the Band Played On." (television program reviews) New Yorker v69, n29 (Sept 13, 1993):126.

Yarbrough, Jeff.
"And the Band Played On." (motion picture) (movie reviews) Advocate, n637 (Sept 7, 1993):71 (2 pages).

Zoglin, Richard.
"And the Band Played On." (television program reviews) Time v142, n11 (Sept 13, 1993):76 (2 pages).

Ballot Measure 9

Media Review Digest

Brasell, Bruce R.
"Bullets, Ballots and Bibles: Documenting the History of the Gay and Lesbian Struggle in America" ('Coming Out Under Fire,' 'Ballot Measure 9' and 'One Nation Under God') Cineaste v21, n4 (Fall, 1995):17.

Boxall, Bettina.
"Battle Lines Drawn Over Oregon's Anti-Gay Measure." (Measure 9 on ballot) Los Angeles Times v111 (Thu, Oct 22, 1992):A1, col 5, 46 col in.

Glaser, Garrett.
"Ballot Measure 9." (movie reviews) Advocate, n684 (June 27, 1995):60 (3 pages).

Holden, Stephen.
"Ballot Measure 9." (movie reviews) New York Times v144 (Fri, June 2, 1995):C14(L), col 6, 7 col in.

Kauffmann, Stanley.
"Ballot Measure 9." (movie reviews) New Republic v213, n2 (July 10, 1995):24 (2 pages).

Maslin, Janet.
"Ballot Measure 9." (movie reviews) New York Times v144 (Wed, June 21, 1995):B2(N), C15(L), col 5, 16 col in.

Mercer, Joye.
"Oregon Proposal Would Require Higher Education to Fight Homosexuality as 'Abnormal, Wrong, Perverse.'" (Ballot Measure 9) Chronicle of Higher Education v39, n4 (Sept 16, 1992):A27 (2 pages).

Quindlen, Anna.
"Putting Hatred to a Vote." (presidential candidates should decry Oregon's anti-homosexual Ballot Measure 9) (Column) New York Times v142 (Wed, Oct 28, 1992):A19(N), A21(L), col 1, 17 col in.

Sullivan, Robert.
"Revolution Number 9: Postcard from Oregon." (homophobic Measure 9 on the ballot in Oregon) New Yorker v68, n38 (Nov 9, 1992):67 (4 pages).

The Brandon Teena Story

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Anderson, Melissa
"The Brandon Teena Story and Boys Don't Cry." (movie review) Cineaste Spring 2000 v25 i2 p54 (2271 words)
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Eileraas, Karina
"The Brandon Teena Story: Rethinking the Body, Gender Identity, and Violence Against Women." Michigan Feminist Studies. 2002. p. 85 (33 pages)
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Ferber, Lawrence.
"The Brandon Teena Story." (movie reviews) Advocate, n769 (Sep 29, 1998):62.
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Halberstam, Judith
"Telling Tales: Brandon Teena, Billy Tipton, and Transgender Biography." In: Passing : identity and interpretation in sexuality, race, and religion / edited by Maria Carla Sanchez and Linda Schlossberg. New York : New York University Press, c2001. Sexual cultures.
Main Stack HM1068.P37 2001

Helvie, Sherri.
"Willa Cather and Brandon Teena: The Politics of Passing." Women and Language v20, n1 (Spring, 1997):35 (6 pages).

Holden, Stephen.
"The Brandon Teena Story." (movie reviews) New York Times v148 (Wed, Sep 23, 1998):B5(N), E5(L), col 1, 14 col in.

Kort, Michele.
"The Brandon Teena Story." (Review) The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine) July 20, 1999 p51 (389 words)
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Ouellette, Marc A.
"Now You're a Man." Canadian Literature. Autumn 2005. p. 171 (2 pages)
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Peirce, Kimberly
"Putting Teena Brandon's story on film." (Interview) The Gay & Lesbian Review Fall 2000 v7 i4 p39 (1798 words)
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Sloop, John M.
"Disciplining the transgendered: Brandon Teena, public representation, and normativity." Western Journal of Communication. Spring 2000. Vol. 64, Iss. 2; p. 165 (25 pages)
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Stratton, David.
"The Brandon Teena Story." (movie reviews) Variety v370, n3 (March 2, 1998):88.

The Celluloid Closet

Ansen, David.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Newsweek v127, n12 (March 18, 1996):71.

Crisp, Quentin.
'Show Girls,' 'Devil in a Blue Dress,' 'The Celluloid Closet,' and 'Seven.' (movies reviewed) Christopher Street, n230 (Oct, 1995):2 (2 pages).

Johnson, Brian D.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Maclean's v109, n16 (April 15, 1996):62.

Kauffman, Stanley.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) New Republic v214, n14 (April 1, 1996):26 (2 pages).

Klawans, Stuart.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Nation v262, n13 (April 1, 1996):36.

Levy, Emanuel.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Advocate, n704 (April 2, 1996):68 (3 pages).

Maslin, Janet.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) New York Times v145 (Fri, March 15, 1996):B4(N), C12(L), col 2, 13 col in.; (Sat, Oct 14, 1995):12(N), col 3, 14 col in.

Morgenstern, Joe.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Wall Street Journal (Fri, March 15, 1996):A9(W), A8(E), col 1, 7 col in.

Rayns, Tony.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Sight and Sound v6, n7 (July, 1996):40 (2 pages).

Rooney, David.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) Variety v360, n6 (Sept 11, 1995):106 (2 pages).

Rothenberg, Robert S.
"The Celluloid Closet." (movie reviews) USA Today (Magazine) v125, n2622 (March, 1997):97

Simpson, Janice C.
"Out of the Celluloid Closet: Gay Activists are on a Rampage Against Negative Stereotyping and Other Acts of Homophobia in Hollywood. Time v139, n14 (April 6, 1992):65.

Tanner, Louise.
"Eunuchs Under the Code."(The Celluloid Closet, documentary film) Films in Review v47, n5-6 (May-June, 1996):80 (2 pages).

Tomlin, Lily.
"Inside the Celluloid Closet." (gay filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman)(Cover Story) Advocate, n703 (March 19, 1996):44 (9 pages).

Coming Out Under Fire

Brasell, R. Bruce.
"Bullets, ballots and Bibles: Documenting the History of the Gay and Lesbian Struggle in America" ('Coming Out Under Fire,' 'Ballot Measure 9' and 'One Nation Under God') Cineaste v21, n4 (Fall, 1995):17 (5 pages).

Frascella, Lawrence.
"Coming Out Under Fire." (movie reviews) Advocate, n659 (July 12, 1994):74 (2 pages).

Holden, Stephen.
"Coming Out Under Fire." (movie reviews) New York Times v143 (Fri, July 8, 1994):B4(N), C8(L), col 4, 14 col in.

Levy, Emanuel.
"Coming Out Under Fire." (movie reviews) Variety v354, n1 (Feb 7, 1994):40.

Forbidden Love

Almvig, Chris.
"Forbidden Love." (movie reviews) Gerontologist v34, n2 (April, 1994):281.

Hankin, Kelly
""Wish We Didn't Have to Meet Secretly?": Negotiating Contemporary Space in the Lesbian-Bar Documentary." Camera Obscura - 45 (Volume 15, Number 3), 2000, pp. 34-69
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Maslin, Janet.
"Forbidden Love." (movie reviews) New York Times v142 (Wed, August 4, 1993):B2(N), C18(L), col 5, 12 col in.

Shales, Tom.
"Forbidden Love." (movie reviews) Washington Post v105 (Mon, Oct 18, 1982):C1, col 3, 10 col in.

Villarejo, Amy
"Forbidden Love: Pulp as Lesbian History." In: Out takes : essays on queer theory and film / edited by Ellis Hanson. pp: 316-45 Durham [N.C.]: Duke University Press, 1999. Series Q.
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Wexler, Alice.
"Forbidden Love." (movie reviews) American Historical Review v99, n4 (Oct, 1994):1270 (3 pages).

It's Elementary

Last Call At Maud's

Elley, Derek.
"Last Call at Maud's." (movie reviews) Variety v350, n7 (March 15, 1993):66.

Hankin, Kelly
""Wish We Didn't Have to Meet Secretly?": Negotiating Contemporary Space in the Lesbian-Bar Documentary." Camera Obscura - 45 (Volume 15, Number 3), 2000, pp. 34-69
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Holden, Stephen.
"Last Call at Maud's." (movie reviews) New York Times v142 (Fri, March 19, 1993):C6(L), col 5, 11 col in.

Seligman, Craig.
"Last call at Maud's." (movie reviews) Advocate, n640 (Oct 19, 1993):75.

Licensed To Kill

Blanchard, Bob.
"Inside out: Arthur Dong Gets to Know Gay-bashers." (director of film 'Licensed to Kill')(Interview) Progressive v61, n6 (June, 1997):32 (2 pages).

Huisman, Mark J.
"Licensed to Kill." (movie reviews) Advocate, n731 (April 15, 1997):42.

Klawans, Stuart.
"Licensed to Kill." (movie reviews) Nation v264, n16 (April 28, 1997):35 (2 pages).

Maslin, Janet.
"Licensed to Kill." (movie reviews) New York Times v146 (Thu, April 3, 1997):B6(N), C16(L), col 3, 12 col in.

Perry, Gerald.
"Kill Joy." The Boston Phoenix, May 8-15, 1997.

Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg

Frascella, Lawrence.
"The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg." (movie reviews) Advocate, n649 (Feb 22, 1994):76.

Hinson, Hal.
"The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg" (movie review). Washington Post, February 25, 1994.

"The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg." (movie reviews) Rolling Stone, n677 (March 10, 1994):60.

Maslin, Janet.
"The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg." (movie reviews) New York Times v143 (Fri, Feb 18, 1994):B3(N), C10(L), col 1, 13 col in.

Sterritt, David.
"The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg." (movie reviews) Christian Science Monitor v86, n60 (Fri, Feb 18, 1994):12, col 1, 3 col in.

Litany for Survival

Carrillo, Karen.
"A Litany for Survival." Cineaste 1996, 22:2, 37.

Live To Tell

Notaro, Gerald A.
"Live To Tell: The First Gay and Lesbian Prom in America." (video recording reviews) Library Journal v121, n12 (July, 1996):181 (2 pages).

Quintanilla, Michael.
"Live to Tell; Teen-agers From L.A. schools Pact First District-sanctioned Gay Prom." (Los Angeles School District) Los Angeles Times v113 (Sun, May 22, 1994):B1, col 2, 29 col in.

Roane, Kit.
"Two White Sport Coats, Two Pink Carnations: One Couple for a Prom." (in Los Angeles, California, the 'Live to Tell' prom for gay youth) New York Times v143, sec1 (Sun, May 22, 1994):12(N), 20(L), col 1, 15 col in.

Living Proof

Frascella, Lawrence.
"Living Proof: HIV and the Pursuit of Happiness." (movie reviews) Advocate, n648 (Feb 8, 1994):77 (2 pages).

Harrington, Richard.
"Living Proof." (television reviews) Washington Post v106 (Mon, March 7, 1983):C1, col 5, 16 col in.

Hinson, Hal.
"Living Proof: HIV and the Pursuit of Happiness." (movie reviews). Washington Post, July 02, 1994.

Maslin, Janet.
"Living Proof." (movie reviews) New York Times v143 (Fri, Jan 28, 1994):C8(L), col 5, 10 col in.

O'Connor, John J.
"Living Proof." (television reviews) New York Times v132 (Mon, March 7, 1983):16(N), C14(L), col 1, 9 col in.

Nitrate Kisses

Canby, Vincent
"Nitrate Kisses." (movie reviews) The New York Times April 9, 1993 v142 pC10(L) col 6 (7 col in)

Ehrenstein, David
"Kisses for Barbara Hammer." (lesbian film 'Nitrate Kisses'; producer of lesbian films) (Talking Pictures) (Column) The Advocate Nov 17, 1992 n616 p87(1)
"Lesbian films do not get as much attention as gay films due to their short format. Lesbian film producer Barbara Hammer's latest and best work, 'Nitrate Kisses,' is long enough to qualify for a feature and so gets attention and a positive review." [Expanded Academic Index]

One Nation Under God

Brasell, R. Bruce.
"Bullets, ballots and Bibles: Documenting the History of the Gay and Lesbian Struggle in America" ('Coming Out Under Fire,' 'Ballot Measure 9' and 'One Nation Under God') Cineaste v21, n4 (Fall, 1995):17 (5 pages).

Goodman, Walter.
"P.O.V.: One Nation Under God." (television program reviews) New York Times v143 (Mon, June 20, 1994):B3(N), B6(L), col 4, 8 col

Stockwell, Anne.
"One Nation Under God." (television program reviews) Advocate, n658 (June 28, 1994):99 (2 pages).

Paris Is Burning

Bick, Ilsa J.
"To Be Real: Shame, Envy, and the Reflections of Self in Masquerade." Discourse. 15(2):80-93. 1992-1993 Winter

Butler, Judith.
"Gender Is Burning: Questions of Appropriation and Subversion." In: In: Feminist film theory : a reader / edited by Sue Thornham. pp: 336-49. New York : New York University Press, 1999.
Grad Svcs PN1995.9.W6.F465 1999
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Also in: Dangerous liaisons : gender, nation, and postcolonial perspectives / Anne McClintock, Aamir Mufti, and Ella Shohat, editors ... Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1997. Cultural politics (Minneapolis, Minn.) ; v. 11.
Main Stack JC312.D36 1997
Compar Ethn JC312.D36 1997

Canby, Vincent.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) (Living Arts Pages) New York Times v140 (Wed, March 13, 1991):B3(N), C13(N), col 1

Corliss, Richard.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Time v137, n19 (May 13, 1991):70.

Crisp, Quentin.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) New York Times v140, sec2 (Sun, April 7, 1991):H20(N), H20(L), col 1

Davis, Kimberly Chabot.
"White Filmmakers and Minority Subjects: Cinema Verite and the Politics of Irony in Hoop Dreams and Paris Is Burning." South Atlantic Review. 64(1):26-47. 1999 Winter

Dean, Tim
"Transsexual identification, gender performance theory, and the politics of the real." Literature and psychology Winter 1993 v39 n4 p1(27)
"Portrayals of female impersonators fit Jacques Lacan's psychoanalytic concept of the real. Lacan holds that the real is constructed by the imagination, and that symbolic language is an effect of the real. In contrast, theorists of gender performance see the real as a product of symbolic language. Gender theorists tend to reject Lacan's theory as apolitical, but it can be given a political context. For example, it explains the documentary movie about a black drag queen, 'Paris Is Burning.'" [Expanded academic Index]

Dekle, Nick.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Dance Magazine v65, n4 (April, 1991):36.

Farber, Jim.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Mother Jones v16, n2 (March-April, 1991):75.

Flannery, Denis
"Cinematic Siblings: Paris is Burning." In: On sibling love, queer attachment and American writing Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007.
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Fuchs, Cynthia.
"'Hard to Believe': Reality Anxieties in Without You I'm Nothing, Paris Is Burning, and 'Dunyementaries'." In: Between the sheets, in the streets: queer, lesbian, and gay documentary / Chris Holmlund and Cynthia Fuchs, editors. pp: 190-206. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1997. Visible evidence; v. 1
Main StackP96.D622.U63 1997

Flannery, Denis.
"Brothers and Sisters: Sibling Loves in Paris Is Burning." Irish Journal of American Studies. 6:171-86. 1997

Flinn, Caryl.
"Containing Fire: Performance in Paris Is Burning." In: Documenting the documentary: close readings of documentary film and video / edited by Barry Keith Grant and Jeannette Sloniowski. pp: 429-45. Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c1998. Contemporary film and television series.
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Fuchs, Cynthia.
"'Hard to Believe': Reality Anxieties in Without You I'm Nothing, Paris Is Burning, and 'Dunyementaries'." In: Between the Sheets, in the Streets: Queer, Lesbian, Gay Documentary. Chris Holmlund and Cynthia Fuchs, editors. pp: 190-206. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1997.
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Goldsby, Jackie.
"Queens of Language: Paris Is Burning." In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video / editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson. pp: 108-15. 355-67. New York: Routledge, 1993.
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Gomez, Gabriel.
"Homocolonialism: Looking for Latinos in 'Apartment Zero' and 'Paris is Burning.'" Post Script, Volume 14, Number 1-2 Spring 1995
Discusses the portrayal of homo-eroticism and sexuality among Latin Americians in "Apartment Zero" and "Paris is Burning".

Gray, Louise.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Sight and Sound v3, n4 (April, 1993):54 (2 pages).

Gregory, Christian A.
"Performative Transformation of the Public Queer in Paris is Burning." Film Criticism v23, n1 (Fall, 1998):18.

Green, Jesse
"Paris has burned; death is unraveling the world of drag balls depicted in the acclaimed film 'Paris Is Burning'." The New York Times April 18, 1993 v142 s9 pV1(L) col 5 (48 col in)

Gregory, Christian A.
"Performative Transformation of the Public Queer in Paris is Burning." Film Criticism v23, n1 (Fall, 1998):18.
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Harper P. B.
"The Subversive Edge - 'Paris Is Burning', Social Critique, and the Limits Of Subjective Agency" (Queer And Gay Cultural Studies In Livingston,Jennie Film) Diacritics-A Review Of Contemporary Criticism, 1994 Summer-Fall, V24 N2-3:90-103.

Harrison, Lori B.
"Bodies Are Burning: AIDS-Related Art, Gender Bending, and the Postmodern Condition." The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, 10/31/1995 V.2; N.4 p. 13

Henderson, Lisa.
"Paris is Burning and Academic Conservatism. (Symposium: Communication Scholarship and Political Correctness) Journal of Communication v42, n2 (Spring, 1992):113 (10 pages).
"The success of the independently produced documentary 'Paris is Burning' is significant because of the subject it covers: gays and lesbians in voguing balls. An analogy is established between academic conservatives and their stand against political correctness and the characters and issues taken up by the film. Cultural and political progressives in the academe are encouraged to expose the agenda of academic conservatism in a manner similar to the exposure of social oppression by the characters in 'Paris is Burning.'" [Expanded Academic Index]

Hentzi, Gary.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Film Quarterly v45, n2 (Winter, 1991):35 (3 pages).

Hluchy, Patricia.
"The World of Voguing." (dance form of homosexual men in Paris is Burning directed by Jennie Livingston) Maclean's v104, n19 (May 13, 1991):49.

Kasindorf, Jeanie Russell.
"The Drag Queen had a Mummy in her Closet." (body found in the closet of 'Paris is Burning' star Dorian Corey) (Cover Story) New York v27, n18 (May 2, 1994):50 (7 pages).

Kauffmann, Stanley.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) New Republic v204, n16 (April 22, 1991):30 (2 pages).

Klawans, Stuart.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Nation v252, n15 (April 22, 1991):535 (2 pages).

Larner, Jeremy
"The natural, the real & the significant." (naturalism in films) Dissent, Spring 1992 v39 n2 p268(5)
"Naturalism is the dominant theme in four socially oriented Afro-American films. 'Straight Out of Brooklyn,' 'Boyz N the Hood,' 'Jungle Fever' and 'Paris is Burning' portray black experience in America with such unerring detail that viewers are given a lifelike view of Afro-American culture. The all-too-common features of ghetto life such as street gangs, drugs and violence also serve as a backdrop for human frailties and passions." [Expanded Academic Index]

McRuer, Robert
"A visitation of difference: Randall Kenan and black queer theory." (Critical Essays: Gay and Lesbian Writers in Color) Journal of Homosexuality, August-Sept 1993 v26 n2-3 p221(12)
"Author's Abstract: COPYRIGHT 1993 Haworth Press, Inc. This essay is a consideration of the position of 'region' in queer theory, particularly black queer theory. Although only minimal analysis has been directed at black gay cultural production, most attention given to black gay cultural production has focussed predominantly on urban areas/communities re-presented in films such as Tongues Untied and Paris Is Burning. This paper employs Randall Kenan's novel A Visitation of Spirits, which focusses on a black gay youth growing up in the rural African-American community of Tims Creek, North Carolina, to consider what cultural work is done when queer desire turns up in such an apparently unlikely and inhospitable place. Examining how region plays a role in the construction of centers and margins, this article argues against always shuffling queer desire 'safely' off to the big city, and considers what transformative cultural work can be done on the 'margins' of the queer world." [Expanded Academic Index]

Meyer, Moe
"Rethinking Paris Is Burning: Performing Social Geography in Harlem Drag Balls." Theatre Annual: A Journal of Performance Studies. 50: 40-71. 1997 Fall.

Olson, Jenni
"Tongues Untied and Paris Is Burning." August 1991: film historian and producer Jenni Olson remembers two landmark documentaries on the black gay experience." (Telling our stories). The Advocate Nov 12, 2002 p100(1) (144 words)
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Phelan, Peggy.
"Crisscrossing Cultures." In: Crossing the stage : controversies on cross-dressing / edited by Lesley Ferris. pp: 155-70 London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Phelan, Peggy.
"The Golden Apple: Jenni Livingston's Paris is Burning." In: Unmarked : the politics of performance / Peggy Phelan. Phelan, Peggy. London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Rafferty, Terrence.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) New Yorker v67, n5 (March 25, 1991):72 (3 pages).

Ragnerstam, Petra
"Between Objective Fiction and Subjective Fact: Self and Other in Paris Is Burning, Truth or Dare and Tongues Untied." In: After consensus : critical challenge and social change in America / edited by Hans Lofgren and Alan Shima. pp: 189-204 Goteborg, Sweden : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 1998. Gothenburg studies in English ; 72
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Romney, Jonathan
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) . New Statesman & Society April 9, 1993 v6 n247 p51(1)

Salamon, Julie.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Wall Street Journal (Thu, August 22, 1991):A12(W), A10(E)

Schacht, Steven P.
"Paris is Burning: How Society's Stratification Systems Make Drag Queens of Us All." Race, Gender & Class 1/31/2000 V.7; N.1
"Abstract: Recognizing the importance of taking a multicultural approach in one's teaching, this article explores using the movie Paris is Burning in one's classes to illuminate the performative, relational, and situational basis of social statuses. Students' responses to viewing and discussing the movie are examined in terms how each of them performs inequality - race, class, gender and sexual orientation. The author ends the piece with some personal considerations about envisioning and realizing a non-oppressive future." [Gender Watch]

Sonbert, Warren.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Tikkun v5, n5 (Sept-Oct, 1990):88 (4 pages).

Talvacchia, Kathleen.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Christianity and Crisis v51, n10-11 (July 15, 1991):232 (3 pages).

Travers, Peter.
"Paris Is Burning." (movie reviews) Rolling Stone, n601 (April 4, 1991):60.

Question of Equality

Glaser, Garrett.
"The Question of Equality."(television program reviews) Advocate, n691 (Oct 3, 1995):61 (2 pages).

Goodman, Walter.
"The Question of Equality."(television program reviews) New York Times v145 (Sat, Nov 4, 1995):13(N), 52(L), col 1, 17 col in.

Scott, Tony.
"The Question of Equality."(television program reviews) Variety v360, n9 (Oct 2, 1995):88.

Van Buskirk, James E.
"The Question of Equality: From Rage to Respect; The Gay and Lesbian Struggle Since Stonewall, 4 vols." (video recording reviews) Library Journal v121, n20 (Dec, 1996):165 (2 pages).

Rock Hudson's Home Movies

Review at PopcornQ

Maslin, Janet.
"Rock Hudson's Home Movies." (movie reviews) New York Times v142 (Fri, April 2, 1993):B10(N), C20(L), col 4, 12 col in.

Rappaport, Mark.
"Mark Rappaport's Notes on 'Rock Hudson's Home Movies.'" Film Quarterly v49, n4 (Summer, 1996):16 (7 pages).

White, A.
"Rock Hudson's Home Movies." Film Comment, 1992 Jul-Aug, V28 N4:25-25.

Sex Is...

Ehrenstein, David.
"Sex Is...." (movie reviews) Advocate, n630 (June 1, 1993):72 (2 pages).

Feinstein, Howard.
"Sex Is...." (movie reviews) Variety v350, n7 (March 15, 1993):66.

Holden, Stephen.
"Sex Is...." (movie reviews) New York Times v142 (Sat, Sept 11, 1993):12(N), col 4

Silverlake Life: The View From Here

Ehrenstein, David.
"Life and death in 'Silverlake.'" (movie 'Silverlake Life: The View From Here') Advocate, n624 (March 9, 1993):65.

Goodman, Walter.
"P.O.V.; Silverlake Life: The View From Here." (television program reviews) New York Times v142 (Tue, June 15, 1993):B3(N), C13(L), col 1, 14 col in.

Leonard, John.
"Silverlake Life: the View From Here." (movie reviews) New York v26, n25 (June 21, 1993):64.

Levy, Emanuel.
"Silverlake Life: the View From Here." (movie reviews) Variety v350, n1 (Feb 1, 1993):99.

Phelan, Peggy.
"Dying Man with a Movie Camera: Silverlake Life: The View from Here." GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 2 no. 4. 1995. PAGES: 379-98.

Schmalz. Jeffrey.
"Two Documentaries, Two Different Takes on AIDS." ('Silverlake Life' and 'The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter' chronicle the disease and decline of three AIDS patients) New York Times v142, sec2 (Sun, June 13, 1993):H30(N), H30(L), col 1, 50 col in.

Sluhovsky, Moshe.
"Silverlake Life: the View From Here." (movie reviews) American Historical Review v99, n4 (Oct, 1994):1266 (5 pages).

Van Buskirk, James E.
"Silverlake Life: the View From Here." (movie reviews) Library Journal v118, n14 (Sept 1, 1993):236.

Zoglin, Richard.
"Silverlake Life: the View From Here." (television program reviews) Time v141, n24 (June 14, 1993):73 (2 pages).

Trembling Before G-d

Blechner, Mark J.
"Selective Inattention and Bigotry: A Discussion of the Film Trembling Before G-d." Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 2008, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p195-204, 10p

DuBowski, Sandi Simcha; Walker, Lucy; Monserrate, Carey.
"Trembling Playground: Two Young Directors Discuss Film, Faith, and the Challenges of Documenting Religion." Cross Currents; Spring2004, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p84-95, 12p
UC users only

Ellenzweig, Allen.
"The Irreconcilables.(Trembling Before G-d)." The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide 9.1 (Jan-Feb 2002): 44(2).
UC users only

Greenberg, Steve
"Gay Orthodoxy Revisited: The Constrained Halakhic Solutions." Tikkun; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p61-65, 5p
UC users only

Grossman, Andrew.
"Trembling before G-d; or, Die Volkschmiere." Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 41, pp. (no pagination), August 2003.

Hoffman, Adina.
"You don't have to be Jewish. (The Critics Film).(review of Sandi Simcha DuBowski's documentary "Trembling Before God")(Critical Essay)." The American Prospect 12.21 (Dec 3, 2001): 34(2).
UC users only

Jays, David.
"Trembling before G-d." Sight & Sound, Jun2003, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p58-59, 2p

McKilligan, Bree
"Documentaries: Bombay Eunuch and Trembling Before G-d." Senses of Cinema, vol. 20, pp. (no pagination), May 2002.

Rissover, Frederic.
"Being Gay and Godly: Trembling Before G-d." Film Journal, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. [no pagination], 2002.

Yahr, Harriette.
"Gay Orthodox Jews in the Movies. (Film Review).('Trembling Before G-d')." Tikkun 17.1 (Jan-Feb 2002): 75(2).
UC users only

Yaakov Ariel.
"Gay, Orthodox, and Trembling: The Rise of Jewish Orthodox Gay Consciousness, 1970s-2000s." Journal of Homosexuality. 2007. Vol. 52, Iss. 3/4; p. 91

Wigstock

"Fashion Folderol." (Wigstock femme-fatale drag dressing, Greenwich Village, New York City) (Illustration) New York Times v143 (Sun, Sept 11, 1994):18(N), col 2, 9 col in.

James, Caryn.
"Wigstock: The Movie." (movie reviews) New York Times v144 (Fri, June 9, 1995):B3(N), C5(L), col 1, 15 col in.

Levy, Emanuel.
"Wigstock: The Movie." (movie reviews) Variety v358, n2 (Feb 13, 1995):50 (2 pages)

McAuley, J.V.
"Wigstock: The Movie." (movie reviews) Advocate, n684 (June 27, 1995):59 (2 pages).

Steinhauer, Jennifer.
"If There's a Place for Big Hair, it's Wigstock." (in New York City) (Living Arts Pages) New York Times v143 (Mon, Sept 5, 1994):10(N), 21(L), col 4, 14 col in.

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