How to Be a Homosexual Part II

Rental Format(s): 16mm film

In this last film, completed two years before his death, Jacoby becomes more introspective. The film imparts a poignant, bitter-sweet sensuality as he turns the camera on himself. Filled with difficult and graphic imagery, the film explores themes of narcissism, purging, and healing. The film is painfully personal, exploring metaphors of illness and isolation in his struggles as a homosexual.

These companion films are Jacoby's mind and body dialectic, demonstrating that the mind takes wild flights of fancy in service of the human spirit, but that we are grounded by the body, which requires love, tending and care ....

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16mm film $60.00  

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