Teddy Award 2006
FILM GALLERY (Page 3)
EL DIA QUE MORI
A girl, her brother and their best friend on a long, hot summer’s day in Chascomús in Argentinia. A love-triangle takes its course...
ESTRELLAS DE LA LINEA
Valeria, Vilma and Mercy are prostitutes living in Guatemala. The price for their services is two dollars. All three belong to a group of women who work in the vicinity of “La Linea”, the railway line that cuts straight across Guatemala City and runs to the Pacific Ocean. All of them dream of being treated with respect, and that the violence against them will end. In order to publicise their plight they decide to found a football team...
When Amanda is offered a ride in a car she has no idea that this will be the trip of her life. Her existence as a suburban housewife will never be the same again.
JANES´S BIRTHDAY TRIP
On her 42nd birthday, Jane, a lesbian from San Francisco, decides to pay a visit to her native town in Ohio, with her lover in tow. Family dynamics force her to face her internalised homophobia seething under her ‘out and proud’ façade...
Charlotte, who is 34, runs a flourishing beauty parlour. Dissatisfied with her relationship with Kristian, she decides to leave their flat and move into the first apartment she finds – much to Kristian’s amazement, for, as far as he is concerned, everything is honky dory between them. Veronica, 32, lives one floor below. Veronica is a man – a transsexual who lives with his dog, Miss Daisy...
FABULOUS ! THE STORY OF QUEER CINEMA
The pictorial depiction of gays and lesbians in American culture is a modern-day achievement – the result of gay and lesbian movements in the last third of the previous century. Up to that point, depictions of gay and lesbian life were considered taboo; and whenever they did appear, it was largely a question of stereotyping. Nowadays, queer images are to be found everywhere. Lisa Ades’ and Lesli Klainberg’s documentary describes how this change has come about...
GROUP OF SEVEN INCHES
The film is based on the condescending depiction of “romantic savages” to be found in the diaries of “American Indian” painters George Catlin (1796–1872) and Paul Kane (1810–1871). These artists are foiled with great relish by Miss Chief Testickle (Kent Monkman’s alter ego), who abuses naked white men as dressing up dolls. Having first made them drunk, she seduces them and...