Flashback Friday: The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros

This week we watched both The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros, a Filipino film from 2005, and also Mysterious Skin, but I’m going to talk about that one next week when we don’t have class, because there’s a lot to say about both and I need to sit on that one for a bit. This week’s film is about a gay preteen in the Philippines and would never, ever have been made in the US for a number of reasons.


Maxi and Victor – source

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