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Genders and sexualities in Indonesian cinema : constructing gay, lesbi and waria identities on screen / Ben Murtagh
Bib ID 6381495
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Murtagh, Ben, author
 
Description London ; New York : Routledge, 2013 
©2013 
xiii, 199 pages : illustrations, 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780415536318
Invalid ISBN 9780203796993
Series

Media, culture and social change in Asia ; 33

Media, culture, and social change in Asia series ; 33.

Summary

"Indonesia has a long and rich tradition of transgender cultures, with many festivals and local rites involving members of transgender communities. This book examines how transgendered individuals and transgendered communities are represented in Indonesian film, both gay, lesbian and wari (male-to-female transgender) film and more general film"--

Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction
  • 2.Wadam, waria and the story of a man who became a woman: non-normative genders in the 1970s
  • 3.The first Indonesian gay movie: gay men in the cinema of the 1980s
  • 4.Lesbi in the metropolis: stories of sex and salvation in Indonesian cinema of the 1990s
  • 5.Modern gay men and fear of the queer unwanted: positive images from the Reform Era
  • 6.Old concerns in a new era? Images of lesbi in the new millennium
  • 7.A proliferation of storylines: alternative masculinities in mainstream cinema.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-185) and index.

Filmography: pages [186]-188.

Subjects Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Indonesia.  |  Gays in motion pictures.  |  Lesbians in motion pictures.  |  Transsexuals in motion pictures.

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