Check out the tribute to Jean Genet, a festival at BAM (from May 14-22), which celebrates the films inspired by the notorious French writer, renegade, criminal and homosexual. Genet's own homoerotic 1950 prison film Un Chant D'Amour will screen, plus Todd Haynes's amazing 1999 award-winner Poison and Tony Richardson's 1966 Mademoiselle. And on Tuesday, May 15th, Rainer Werner Fassbinder's ultra-stylized, misunderstood, brilliant, final film Querelle (1982), starring Brad Davis as a gay French sailor and co-starring Jeanne Moreau, who in this clip from the film sings: "Each man kills the thing he loves..."

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