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Acting Straight

Country: The Netherlands, Language: Dutch, 26 mins

  • Director: Tofik Dibi; Willem Timmers
  • Writer: Willem Timmers

CGiii Comment

A point-and-shoot film...with no evidence of artistry.


Watch...in Dutch...

The(ir) Blurb...

In the short doc Acting Straight filmmakers Willem Timmers en Tofik Dibi examine masculinity in the gay scene. They discover a world full of stifling ideas about the ultimate gay man. He is hypermasculine, muscular and without any trace of feminine traits. Why are so many gay men obsessed with masculinity? And what does this mean for those who dont fit in?