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Fire (Queer Film Classics)

Fire (Queer Film Classics)

Current price: $14.95
Publication Date: November 30th, 2010
Publisher:
Arsenal Pulp Press
ISBN:
9781551523637
Pages:
172
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Description

A Queer Film Classic: the 1996 film by Indian-born director Deepa Mehta about the burgeoning relationship between the wives of two brothers who have abandoned them emotionally. The film's unprecedented lesbian themes led to riots outside cinemas in India and necessitated police protection for the director for over a year.

About the Author

Shohini Ghosh: Shohini Ghosh is Professor at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, a university in New Delhi. Tales of the Night Fairies, her documentary on the sex workers rights movement, made a strong intervention in debates on sex work. She writes on contemporary media practices and sexuality.