publication . Article . 2019

Precursor of Pride: The Pleasures and Aesthetics of Framed Youth

Ieuan Franklin;
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  • Published: 01 May 2019 Journal: Open Library of Humanities (issn: Open Library of Humanities; Vol 5, No 1 (2019); 34, eissn: Open Library of Humanities; Vol 5, No 1 (2019); 34, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article explores the causal links between the 1983 Channel 4 documentary 'Framed Youth: Revenge of the Teenage Perverts' and the feature film 'Pride' (2014), via 'All Out: Dancing in Dulais' (1986). It will be argued that 'Pride' — the story of miners’ support group Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) — would never have been made if it had not been for its precursors, with several members of LGSM having previously ‘cut their teeth’ in queer video activism, including documenting the activities of LGSM on videotape. A case will be made for 'Framed Youth' and 'Pride' as examples of media texts that are radical and educational, but which also have popul...
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free text keywords: Media History, Sociology and Political Science, General Arts and Humanities, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999, Sociology, Queer, Appeal, Pleasure, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Pride, Aesthetics, Feature film, Politics, Exhibition, Support group, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, lcsh:History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, lcsh:AZ20-999
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