Bodies in Trouble

Marusya Bociurkiw

1990, 15:00 minutes, English


This video juxtaposes sexual passion with sexual fear, delineating lesbian eroticism in the context of a right-wing backlash. Physical repression; cutbacks; massacres; right-wing groups in action - the lesbian body is inscribed with danger, and described with defiance and courage.

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Critical Writing

Beyond Queer Alibis / Thoughts on The Fruit Machine and Little...
by Thomas Waugh. Parallelogramme, 1994, v. 20, no. 3.
The Making of "Monsters": Bodies In Trouble
by Patricia Seaman. Fuse, Winter 1992, v. 15, no. 3.
Bodies In Trouble: Die Feminale zeigt neue Lesbenfilme aus Europa...
by Patricia Seaman. Fuse, Summer 1991, v. 14, no. 5-6.
Beyond First Run:: Bodies in Trouble
by Cameron Bailey. NOW, June 20, 1991, v. 10, no. 41.
Bodies in Trouble: Excerpts from a new video by Maruisa Bociurkiwi
by Marusia Bociurkiwi. Matriart, Summer 1990, v. 1, no. 2.