- Skin Gang
"Skin Gang", directed by Canadian filmmaker
Bruce LaBruce, follows the various sexual and violent escapades of several skinheads. The film raised a great amount of controversywhen it premiered 2000, as many viewers were disturbed by its violent and sexual content, and many critics within the gay communitycriticized it for perpetuating negative stereotypesabout homosexuals, as well as glorifying violence.
As is typical of films directed by LaBruce, Skin Gang contains a great deal of sexually explicit content, which generally causes it to be categorized as adult or pornographic material. A strong theme in the film is
sado-masochism. One infamous scene involves a character masturbatingand ejaculating onto a copy of " Mein Kampf" by Adolf Hitler. Another scene, in which a gangof skin heads break into the apartment of an interracialcouple and rapeand torture them, caused walk-outs at film festivals.
The film was produced and shot in the U.S.,
Englandand Germany. It was co-produced with Cazzo Film, a German gay porn company that produced a similar video, Sex Skins, in 2000. Skin Gang is available in a softcorere-edited version entitled Skin Flick.
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