MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Pornodelic Pleasures Jess Franco Cinema
Published by Glitter Books
184p, color, softcover, 7"x10"
"An illustrated document of the films of Jess Franco, the European cult director best known for his lurid depictions of sex, obsession, and horror. His most notorious films include Exorcism, Female Vampire, Vampyros Lesbos, and Succubus, and feature many of Europe's leading sex stars, most notably Soledad Miranda, Lina Romay, and Alice Arno. With over 400 promotional photographs and posters, Including: more than 150 full-colour pages; an introductory essay on Franco's career and work; and a complete illustrated filmography listing around 200 films. In the continued absence of a comprehensive critical evaluation of Franco, "Pornodelic Pleasures" will hopefully serve as a brief but stimulating introduction to the bizarre world of one of cinema's most enduring and original visionaries."" will hopefully serve as a brief but stimulating introduction to the bizarre world of one of cinema's most enduring and original visionaries."