Backlash to the Future: Screening Transsexuality as Fundamentalism

@article{Salah2011BacklashTT,
  title={Backlash to the Future: Screening Transsexuality as Fundamentalism},
  author={Trish Salah},
  journal={Topia: The Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={212-222}
}
  • Trish Salah
  • Published 2011
  • Art
  • Topia: The Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
Two recent films offer troubling representations of transsexuality and insight into the curiously familiar status of transsexual representation within contemporary queer and feminist media: Catherine Crouch’s The Gendercator, a science-fiction short by a well-known lesbian filmmaker, and Iranian-American filmmaker Tanaz Eshaghian’s feature documentary, Be Like Others. Eshaghian’s film was critically acclaimed at the 2008 Sundance and Berlin International film festivals, while The Gendercator… Expand
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