Monograph on Coming Out

Kyle Frackman (Univ. of British Columbia) has just published a volume on Heiner Carow’s 1989 DEFA film Coming Out, in the Camden House German Film Classics series. 


In the book, Frackman examines the creation, context and the national and international significance of the first and only East German feature film about homosexuality. The volume contains 35 color illustrations and is available in both paperback and Open Access formats. 


The film Coming Out is available on a newly-released DVD, curated by Kyle Frackman and the DEFA Film Library, and on the educational streaming platform Kanopy. You can also find a free downloadable Teaching Guide for the film on our website.


PDF icon Teaching Guide for Coming Out.pdf

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