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8 Ratings


Directed by William E. Jones
United States, 2007
Documentary, Avant-Garde


Tearoom consists of footage shot by the police in the course of a crackdown on public sex in the American Midwest. In the summer of 1962, the Mansfield, Ohio Police Department photographed men in a restroom under the main square of the city.

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Tearoom Directed by William E. Jones

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Tearoom

    What to do with History and its peculiarities? Work through it to, represent it, create a new approach from its achievements or, as in this case, expose it, according to an idiosyncratic look. What initially was carried out as a surveillance of "transgressors", becomes a witness of the recent past errors, according to a perspective not impassive. An example of work about documents.

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