Moscow Does Not Believe in Queers

John Greyson

1986, 27:00 minutes, colour, English


The tape serves as a diaristic account of representing a gay organization at the Moscow Youth Festival in August, 1985, while addressing the problems of linking sexual politics to a critique of Soviet socialism.

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