Tom Kalin

Tom Kalin's works traverse diverse genres and forms, from independent feature films to video poems. A prominent figure in the New Queer Cinema, he was a founding member of the AIDS activist collective Gran Fury. Swoon (1992), his first feature film, typifies his mix of narrative, cultural theory and social awareness. His resonant video works, which merge text, music, and poetic images, fuse the personal with the political.   full biography

Titles

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1989, 12:56 min, b&w and color, sound
 
1990, 40 sec each, color, sound
 
1991-99, 37:37 min, b&w and color, sound
 
finally destroy us
1991, 3:58 min, b&w and color, sound
 
Nation
1992, 60 sec, color, sound
 
Nomads
1993, 4:46 min, b&w and color, sound
 
Darling Child
1993, 1:42 min, b&w and color, sound
 
Confirmed Bachelor
1994, 2:37 min, b&w and color, sound
 
Information Gladly Given but Safety Requires Unnecessary Conversation
1995, 1:03 min, color, sound
 
I hung back, held fire, danced and lied
1995, 4:50 min, b&w and color, sound
 
Dark Cave
1998, 2:58 min, color, sound
 
Give Me Your Future
1999, 8:50 min, color, sound
 
1992, 60 sec, color, sound
 
1996, 2 min, b&w and color, sound
 
2002, 2:45 min, color, sound
 
2002, 2:45 min, color, sound
 
2003, 2:57 min, color, sound
 
2005, 7 min, color, sound