Church of Film

Our next program:

DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS: THE HOMOSEXUAL CENTURY

Wednesday, June 29th. 8pm. Radical experimental filmmaker and member of the French Homosexual Liberation Front, Lionel Soukaz's THE HOMOSEXUAL CENTURY is a four part essay on the emerging awareness of homosexuality in the late 19th century until the late 20th. From the photography of Baron von Gloeden, to the blossoming of gay culture in Weimar Germany and the work of sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld, to Soukaz's own experience as a gay man in the 60s, and finally to a recreation of an attempted pickup in a Paris bar, the series was banned throughout France until championed by Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes and Gilles Deleuze, among others.