Japanese queer/gay cinema
china_crisis at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 20 07:14:03 EDT 2010
If documentaries fall within the scope of your student's research, then I'd recommend the new film Pyuupiru 2001-2008:
It had its premiere at Nippon Connection last week and is now starting to do the rounds of film festivals.
> Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 22:49:57 +0200
> From: dick.stegewerns at xs4all.nl
> To: KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
> Subject: Japanese queer/gay cinema
> Dear colleagues,
> I have a graduate student who wants to write on Japanese films dealing
> with homo- or trans-sexuality but who is not terribly successful in
> finding films and sources. I am afraid my mind is blank and I cannot
> think of more than a handful of films (not pink or porn) in which
> homosexuality is a major theme and cannot recollect having read one book
> or article on the subject.
> Film titles and reading suggestions (both English and Japanese) most
> Dick Stegewerns
> Oslo University
> On 13.04.2010 04:51, Alex Bates wrote:
>> How was the film? I'm looking forward to seeing it.
>> There is a great resource at the Japan Foundation for finding translations:
>> A search there showed translations in German, Spanish, Polish, Italian,
>> Hungarian and Czech, as well as English.
>> Here is the citation for the English version:
>> "Villon's Wife" translated by Donald Keene, in New Directions 15, 1955.
>> pages: 176-195
>> Alex Bates
>> East Asian Studies
>> Dickinson College
>> Carlisle, PA 17013
>> On Apr 12, 2010, at 10:19 PM, Michael Kerpan wrote:
>>> Just enjoyed seeing Negishi's new adaptation of Dazai's Villon's Wife
>>> -- and wonder if there is an English translation of the source story?
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