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Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD

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December 2017

BCMCR Research Seminar: Queer Cinema and Cultural Translation

December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Parkside – P424, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD
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Free registration at this link Jose Arroyo (University of Warwick) Queer Cinema and Cultural Translation: Almodóvar’s The Law of Desire (1987) Law of Desire is a gay triangle in the melodramatic mode but shot through with camp so as to be both distancing and emotionally involving, eliciting laughter AND tears. It is a landmark film in the lgbtq cannon, eschewing any reference to the AIDS pandemic which blighted so many lives in the 80s and 90s, but embodying fluid and inclusive representations of…

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