Friday, December 30, 2016

the diary of a teenage girl phoebe gloeckner

alison takes up a kind of space in the work that is not defensive, that is expansive, that opens windows so that lots of people can see themselves through this specifically lesbian story. there's often those moments when you see sort of layers of time or layers of generation all in one frame and so you get this sense that something is beinghanded to you in this kind of digestible

nugget but also invited to kind of go quiteliterally deep into each individual frame. she managed to to examine her life, i think intellectually and her intellect gave voice to her heart in a sense. it's very powerful.

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