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French and Spanish Queer Film: Audiences, Communities and Cultural Exchange

Chris Perriam and Darren Waldron


This book advances the current state of film audience research and of our knowledge of sexuality in transnational contexts, by analysing how French LGBTQ films are seen in Spain and Spanish ones in France, as well as how these films are seen in the UK. It studies films from various genres and examines their reception across four languages (Spanish, French, Catalan, English) and engages with participants across a range of digital and physical audience locations. A focus on LGBTQ festivals and on issues relating to LGBTQ experience in both countries allows for the consideration of issues such as ... More

Keywords: audiences, LGBTQ film, France, Spain, film festivals, cultural exchange, communities, queer cultures, audience research methodology, reception

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780748699193
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699193.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Perriam, author
University of Manchester

Darren Waldron, author
The School of Arts, Languages and Culture, the University of Manchester