Title

Perception of the LGBTQ+ Films From the Perspective of College Student

Lead Author Major

Media X

Lead Author Status

Junior

Format

Oral Presentation

Faculty Mentor Name

Qingwen Dong

Faculty Mentor Department

Communications

Abstract/Artist Statement

The movement towards inclusion of the film industry when it comes to minorities is quite evident nowadays in comparison to in the past. One of the key group of minorities that is increasingly featured are LGBTQ+ Community. The major challenges that those films that features LGBTQ+ community tends to face is the normalization of sexuality and stigma between self-identification and oppression. To further investigate this phenomenon of film industry focusing on LGbTQ+ community, this research investigates the audience's reaction and their take on 3 different scenes from 3 different films that features LGBTQ+ community. Participants was asked to complete a survey which asks their interpretation of the scene as well as if they would like to watch the whole sequence based on the video clip.

Location

Yosemite Learning Lab, William Knox Holt Memorial Library and Learning Center

Start Date

30-4-2022 3:00 PM

End Date

30-4-2022 3:19 PM

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Perception of the LGBTQ+ Films From the Perspective of College Student

Yosemite Learning Lab, William Knox Holt Memorial Library and Learning Center

The movement towards inclusion of the film industry when it comes to minorities is quite evident nowadays in comparison to in the past. One of the key group of minorities that is increasingly featured are LGBTQ+ Community. The major challenges that those films that features LGBTQ+ community tends to face is the normalization of sexuality and stigma between self-identification and oppression. To further investigate this phenomenon of film industry focusing on LGbTQ+ community, this research investigates the audience's reaction and their take on 3 different scenes from 3 different films that features LGBTQ+ community. Participants was asked to complete a survey which asks their interpretation of the scene as well as if they would like to watch the whole sequence based on the video clip.