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The aggressives

Author: Daniel Peddle; Jeanny Tsai; Secret Gallery (Firm); Seventh Art Releasing (Firm)
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Seventh Art Releasing ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2006].
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features intimate interviews with 6 lesbians (5 African American, 1 Asian) living in New York City who define themselves as "aggressives." They exhibit masculine appearances and behaviors, but do not aspire to be men. Shows their daily lives and their participation in the underground lesbian "ball" scene, where cross-dressers compete for trophies.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Peddle; Jeanny Tsai; Secret Gallery (Firm); Seventh Art Releasing (Firm)
OCLC Number: 62315185
Notes: "Original uncensored director's cut."--Container.
Originally produced in 2005; copyright held by The Secret Gallery.
Special features: director's biography & fimography; Variety review; CD-ROM access to press kit.
Credits: Photographed by Jeanny Tsai, Daniel Peddle ; editor, Yvette Wojciechowski ; original music, LU...RREALS, Ryan Donowho.
Performer(s): Marquise, Kisha, Flo, Rjai, Octavia, Tiffany.
Description: 1 videodisc (72 min., 45 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1 ; NTSC.
Responsibility: directed and produced by Daniel Peddle ; co-producer, Jeanny Tsai.

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Features intimate interviews with 6 lesbians (5 African American, 1 Asian) living in New York City who define themselves as "aggressives." They exhibit masculine appearances and behaviors, but do not aspire to be men. Shows their daily lives and their participation in the underground lesbian "ball" scene, where cross-dressers compete for trophies.

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(EMRO user published 2007-01-09 ) Very Good Permalink
The Aggressives is a documentary that attempts to explain who “Aggressives” are by following several women - Aggressives - for a period of about five years. From the beginning, this film is about gender, somewhat about sexuality and all about race. Interestingly, race is not given much uptake...
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