Effleurements - Josef's Touch

1989, 17:00 minutes, colour, French & English & Polish


Josef Robakowski relates three separate experiences which lead him to confront his homosexuality. The thrill of casual encounters is compared with daily life of a North American gay couple. The video brings out a dialectic between Eastern block censorship and Western liberality.

Le vidéaste polonais Josef Robakowski raconte trois expériences qui l'ont confronté à l'homosexualité. Il établit un parallèle entre ces passades de jeunesse et la quotidienneté d'un couple gay nord américain. Le traitement des images rend évidente l'opposition entre les interdits des pays de l'est et la libéralité de l'Amérique.

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