The Resource Bear nation

Bear nation

Label
Bear nation
Title
Bear nation
Contributor
Director
Interviewee
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While the LGBT community has long had to struggle with stereotyping by outsiders, gay men also have to deal with widely held perceptions from their peers that they're supposed to fit a certain image - men who are stylish, carefully groomed, trim and to a certain degree effeminate. But not all gay men fit this profile, and this has led in part to the rise of "Bears" - gay men who are stocky, hirsute, outwardly masculine and proud of it. As gay culture has moved closer to the mainstream, Bears have come out of the closet (or the woods) and become one of the more visible and active subcultures within the LGBT community. In Bear nation, filmmaker Malcolm Ingram (Small town gay Bar), takes you on a fascinating journey inside a fast growing segment of the gay community where what was once a perceived negative is now redefining the definition of what it looks like to be gay. This award winning documentary includes interviews with rock legend Bob Mould, filmmaker Kevin Smith (Red State), who has become a Bear icon despite being married and straight, and More! Awards official selection: Outfest 2010 official selection: Frameline 2010 centerpiece selection: Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2010 winner: Jury Award, Atlanta Film Festival 2011
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Kino Lorber Edu in 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1960
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ingram, Malcolm
  • Mould, Bob
  • Smith, Kevin
  • Kanopy
Runtime
38
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay men
  • Gay culture
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Bear nation
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 78 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1113765
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897772771
  • (OCoLC)897772771
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1113765
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Bear nation
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 78 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1113765
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897772771
  • (OCoLC)897772771
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1113765
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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