Tom Kalin Characteristics
Tom Kalin's work focuses on the portrayal of gay sexuality both in the age of AIDS and historically as in his highly acclaimed feature film Swoon . Informed by his work with two AIDS activist collectives, ACT UP and Gran Fury, Kalin's tapes are characterized by beautiful murky images drawn from a variety of film and video sources. Kalin is currently working on a feature based on the book Savage Grace , and a half-hour film adaptation of two stories by Jane Bowles. Kalin also served as a producer on the feature films Go Fish (by Rose Torche) and I Shot Andy Warhol (by Mary Harron).
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