Critical Writing Index

Montreal Image & Nation

by Elana Wright and Aileen McBride

Montreal Image & Nation, Nov. 11, 1993

An article about the popularity and success of the 6th Annual Montreal Image & Nation Gay and Lesbian film festival during November 1993. The festival featured programs with international moving image media exploring critical issues of identity, gay and lesbian youth, homophobia, safer sex, and the contingencies of AIDS and cancer on queer communities. Among the highlighted premieres are Derek Jarman's Wittgenstein, Christine Parker's Peach, and Ching Sin-Tung and Raymond Lee's The East is Red. Wright and McBride state that activism and involvement in Divers/Cite Pride Parade has produced a queer-positive environment for the hosting of the festival.

ITEM 1993.143 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

WittgensteinDerek Jarman

PeachChristine Parker

The East Is RedChing Sin-Tung

The East Is RedRaymond Lee

ExitsRamona S. Diaz

Pool DaysBrian Sloan

Beneath the SurfaceJennifer Jones

The Potluck and the PassionCheryl Dunye

The Prince in HellMichael Stock

Silverlake Life: The View From HereTim Joslin

Silverlake Life: The View From HerePeter Friedman