Gay Men on Screen: “A Place for Us”

My project focuses on the various representations of gay men on screen (both silver and small).

A Place for Us

Includes clips from The Maltese Falcon (1941) all the way up to American Horror Story: Freakshow (2014), pausing on important LGBT representations (United States of Tara, In & Out, Will & Grace, The Birdcage, Glee, My Best Friend’s Wedding, etc.).

This first part is subtitled “Coming Out” and works to showcase the “I’m gay” trope, followed closely by the flamboyant, dancing queen figure before morphing into a showcase of various queer (or gay-coded) villains, from Xerxes in 300 to Norman Bates in Psycho.

A sneak peak at my process, from iMovie:

A Place for Us (iMovie 02)

A Place for Us (Handbrake)

A Place for Us (ClipConverter)

 

See the full, completed video below:

Gay Men on Screen: A Place for Us (Supercut) from Manuel Betancourt on Vimeo.

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