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Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Nina Menkes’ ‘Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power’ which investigates the politics of cinematic shot design

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      Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power is filmmaker Nina Menkes’ thought-provoking analysis of the sexual politics in (heterosexual, I should add) cinematic shot design. Part documentary, part student lecture, and using scenes from dozens of our favorite movies as examples, Menkes successfully argues that shot design perpetuates sexism and other ills across the world.  Movies such … Continue reading



Truth or Dare : a new doc on Berlin’s Sex Postive Culture

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If sex positivity is an important issue for you then here’s a chance to for your first good deed for the new year and you can help crowd-fund a new documentary on the subject.  Maja Classen’s ongoing 30-minute experimental film “Truth or Dare” explores stories of intimacy, desire, and diversity in sex-positive spaces and she … Continue reading



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