Fritz, Jan
June 1980
Humanity & Society;Jun80, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p194
Academic Journal
The article presents information on two films on the portrayal of homosexuality, a feature film "Cruising," by William Friedkin and the documentary film "Word is Out." The first film "Cruising," is from United Artists and has been the subject of protests and boycotts by many gays. The second film "Word is Out," is made by the San Francisco based Mariposa Film Group and is of 130 minutes duration. A book by the same name is also available describing the lives of some 200 homosexuals interviewed.


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