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Women Directors Week: The Roundup

Women Directors Week The Roundup

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‘Concussion’: When Queer Marriage in the Suburbs Isn’t Enough

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The queer women we see in sexual situations in ‘Concussion’ are not cut from the same Playboy-ready cloth as the two women in ‘Blue’: one client is fat, another is an obvious real-life survivor of breast cancer and some of her clients, like Eleanor herself, are nowhere near their 20s anymore.

Sex Positivity: The Roundup

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‘Concussion’: When Queer Marriage in The Suburbs Isn’t Enough

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This film about a queer woman is, unlike the same year’s ‘Blue Is The Warmest Color’, directed and written by a queer woman (Stacie Passon who was nominated for “Best First Feature” in the Independent Spirit Awards and will be will direct an episode of ‘Transparent’ this coming season), and in many aspects is the answer to those who dismissed ‘Blue’ as a product of the male gaze.

Representations of Sex Workers: The Roundup

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Check out all of the posts for Representations of Sex Workers Theme Week here.