For the RJ, relate the “coming out” genre of Show Me Love (Fucking Amal) to one of the other films in the course, and practice using film terms to describe the visual spaces in the film. Bring to class: outline with sources and biblio for final paper. Use the extra time this week to see one of your director’s other films.
OPTIONAL READING ON Fucking Amal fucking amal
Decide on public film presentation: Heartbeats (2010) or Totally Fucked Up (1993) or Boys Don’t Cry (1999)
– FOR 4/14 (see assignment in the “Assignments” tab, and choose one of the following to watch and present on, with a classmate.)
WATCH: Water Lilies (France, dir. Celine Sciamma, 2007, 85 min.), Head On (Greece, dir. Fatih Akin, 2004, 121 min), Fucking Amal (Sweden, dir. Lukas Moodysson, 1998, 89 min), My Beautiful Launderette (UK, dir. Stephen Frears, 1985, 97 min), Keep Not Silent (Israel, dir. Ilil Alexander, 2004, 52 min), Beautiful Thing (UK, dir. Hettie Macdonald, 1996, 90 min), Strawberries and Chocolate (Cuba, dir. Tomas Gutierrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabio, 1994, 108 min), Fire (India, dir. Deepa Mehta, 1996, 108 min), Paper Dolls (Israel, dir Tomer Heymann, 2006, 80 min), Heavenly Creatures (New Zealand, Peter Jackson, 1994, 99 min), Savage Nights, France, Cyril Collard, 1992.) Others, TBD.