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Manila by Night - (A Queer Film Classic) by Joel David (Paperback)

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A Queer Film Classic on Ishmael Bernal's 1980 film that follows a dozen characters, all denizens of Manila's sordid yet exuberant underworld, as they pursue life, love, and pleasure. Upon completion, the film was banned in the Philippines by the Marcos regime, beginning an arduous journey through repression and censorship before finally being released by the government as proof of its more tolerant policies on the eve of the "People's Power" uprising of 1986. David's book explores the political, cultural, and historical ramifications of this important film.

Joel David is an Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Inha University, Korea.

Number of Pages: 204
Genre: Performing Arts, History
Series Title: A Queer Film Classic
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Joel David
Language: English
Street Date: January 16, 2018
TCIN: 53077744
UPC: 9781551527079
Item Number (DPCI): 248-61-2676
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