Disobedience : a tale of forbidden love

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  For his English language feature debut, the Argentian-Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio (The Fantastic Woman) has directed Disobedience which he adapted with Rebecca Lenkiewicz from the book by Naomi Alderman. Its a tale of a woman who returns to the English tight-knit Jewish Community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend who is now married to the Rabbi. Once … Continue reading

God’s Own Country : a sneak preview

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God’s Own Country a breakout hit at both Sundance and Berlinale Film Festivals (where it was nominated for a Teddy for Best Queer Feature) is a remarkable debut from openly gay Brit writer/director Frances Lee, and unquestionably one of best queer love stories for a very long time.  Set in the wilds of Yorkshire (hence … Continue reading

Love Simon one of the most highly anticipated LGBT movies of 2018

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  20th Century Fox has just released the first official trailer of one of the most highly anticipated LGBT movies of 2018.  Love Simon is a wonderful heartwarming coming-of-age tale about 17-year-old Simon Spier who has yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen … Continue reading

What’s queer about Miami Film Festival?

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There has always been an eclectic approach to the programming of the prestigious Miami Film Festival to account for the very diverse community that now calls the city home these days.  As well being a major showcase for important new Latino movies, it has also been a welcome home for innovative queer cinema.   This year (The Festival’s … Continue reading

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