By Angela Jones
This anthology is a symposium on queer area and queer utopias. throughout the presentation of empirical paintings via modern queer theorists this booklet goals to create a severe discussion concerning the emergence of queer areas and the ways that they target to additional queer futurity.
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Courtesy of Strand Releasing. T HE P L AY WIT HIN T HE F IL M 37 The Bubble’s characters are represented as living under similar circumstances as characters in Bent, with whom they identify. This parallel is made explicit in a discussion between Noam and Ashraf regarding the scene in which Horst tells Max, “It’s my secret. And I have a signal. No one knows it. When I rub my left eyebrow at you, like this . . ”54 Ashraf adopts this gesture in the Tel Aviv battlefield, embodying the citation of the Holocaust as prescribed by Bent.
Discomforted but intrigued, Noam invites Ashraf upstairs to the rooftop where the Israeli roommates earlier celebrated the soldier’s return. Above the city, in a fit of nerves, Noam tells Ashraf that the Europeans who designed Tel Aviv in the 1920s blocked off the beach breeze by constructing tall buildings on the shore. As the men reflect on the stifled air, Noam sweats anxiously, and Ashraf kisses him. “Passing” Through Arab-Israeli tensions are not absent in the utopic promise held by the two men’s kiss, only closeted therein.
64 Still, as suggested by the scene included in the film, and as articulated T HE P L AY WIT HIN T HE F IL M 39 most notably by scholar Judith Halberstam in The Queer Art of Failure, “Under certain circumstances failing . . ”65 In this light, theatrical failure to depict the Real becomes a useful tool in promoting critique of the Real. In the case of The Bubble, the failure of representational inaccuarcy alerts Ashraf to his own reality. The audience member’s alternative reading is thus validated by theatrical abstraction.