Re: Autobiographical Films -- AIDS

Oksana Dykyj (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 11:28:02 +0000 (HELP)


One that has won numerous awards is SILVERLAKE: THE VIEW FROM HERE (1993)
available on laserdisc. It's a video diary of living with aids.

>A doctoral student here is writing a dissertation on autobiographical
>films. She recently emailed me for some suggestions for the section on
>AIDS. I thought I would work on it and forward it to the list at the same
>time. I've include a portion of her message below so you know what she's
>found already. Any suggestions?
>"I am now working on an AIDS chapter. I have seen Jarman's Blue, Riggs's
>documentaries, and Gregg Bordowitz's Fast Trip, Long Drop. Do you know of
>any other outstanding examples of autobiographical AIDS narratives?"
>Kristine Brancolini
>Indiana University Libraries
Oksana Dykyj Tel: 514-848-3443
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