queergurutalks to Everett Arthur one of the participants of the new HBO Documentary SUITED the remarkable uplifting story of Bindle and Keep a small tailoring company in New York who are part of whole new growing breed of clothiers who cater specifically for the transgender community.
For 42 years Jewel Thais-Williams ran Catch One the first African-American female-owned disco in Los Angeles which provided an inclusive, exuberant and one-of-a-kind environment for gays of color to party in. It became so much more that as Jewel sought to offer a welcoming alternative, a place for expression and celebration that was a refuge from daily discrimination. This fiercely independent woman battled through years of harassment to survive and prosper and even when it became the place-to-go for stars like Madonna she still focused on looking after the local community.
This remarkable and large-than-life pioneer and her club is the subject of a brand new documentary that is having its World Premiere at The Provincetown International Film Festival and to mark the occasion queerguru sat down to talk to the film’s director C. Fitz. for PTV. Here is just a teaser trailer of our conversation ….. more to come later.
queerguru review’s Ira SachsLittle Men : a wonderful un-showy drama that so beautifully captures some of the effects of the reality of gentrification and how they impact us all and not just the grown-ups at the core.
queerguru reviews ‘The Innocents’ Anne Fontaine’s compelling drama based on a true story set in Poland after WW2 has just ended. This harrowing tale is about how no-one can escape the inequities of war ….even innocent nuns.