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Word is Out: A Queer Film Classic

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A Queer Film Classic on the groundbreaking 1977 documentary that profiles the lives of gay men and lesbians of different ages, races, and backgrounds, and played a role in the then-nascent struggle for gay rights (being released at the same time as Anita Bryant waged her anti-gay campaign in Florida). Greg Youmans is a scholar, maker, and programmer of queer film and vide

Paperback, 189 pages
Published December 6th 2011 by Arsenal Pulp Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Emily Cait
I really enjoyed how Youmans' work put different aspects of the film into context. Initially watching the film, I didn't really enjoy it. However reading Youmans' praises and criticisms has motivated me to re-watch the film.
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