Video

Amherst

James MacSwain

1984, 09:00 minutes, English

TAPECODE 9927

Amherst describes the coming-of age of a gay man as he looks back upon growing up in a small town in Nova Scotia. The video illustrates the town's conservatism without judging an era's beliefs or leaving the viewer with a bitter taste.

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Critical Writing

The Oxide Mandate: Queer Media in Halifax
by James MacSwain. Queer Looking/ Queer Acting, 1997. Mount St. Vincent: Mount St. Vincent University Press, 1997.
Video News
by Kim Tomczak. Fuse, Nov. 1988, v. 12, no. 3.
In Flagrante: Canadian Video Caught in the Act
by Sara Diamond and Gary Kibbins. 1988 American Film Institute Video Festival, Fall 1988.