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PHILIPPINE QUEER CINEMA

by Archie Del Mundo
Gay films, or LGBT/Queer Cinema has been thriving since the comedic portrayals in the early 1950s [Mar Torres’ Jack and Jill, 1955] and the most honest, yet pioneering gay reflections in Lino Brocka’s Tubog Sa Ginto in 1971. Since then, gay films have made a remarkable following in the Philippine cinema, may it be comedic or dramatic, or plain exploitative. Read more


Gay films, or LGBT/Queer Cinema has been thriving since the comedic portrayals in the early 1950s [Mar Torres’ Jack and Jill, 1955] and the most honest, yet pioneering gay reflections in Lino Brocka’s Tubog Sa Ginto in 1971.



Since then, gay films have made a remarkable following in the Philippine cinema, may it be comedic or dramatic, or plain exploitative.


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