The veteran gay activist/author/playwright Larry Kramer was right. Again. After Louie is indeed a movie that had to be made. Filmmaker Vincent Gagliostro talks about his directing debut with this powerful and entertaining inter-generational drama about AIDS. Starring Alan Cumming and Zachary Booth the story tackles how we are all coping now the the AIDS pandemic is no longer the lethal threat to us all that it once was.
Gagliostro told queerguruthat After Louie is about getting that older generation to dare to dream again, and at the same time, getting the younger generation to just dream
Filmmaking duo Anthony & Alex talk to queerguru about Susanne Bartsch On Top : their definitive profile of N.Y’s Queen of the Night who has set the style and pace for Manhattan’s clubbers for the past three decades. They capture the essence of this legendary larger-than-life party promoter as they look back (and at the present) of how she took over the mantle of Andy Warhol when she conquered the city.
Writer/director Courtney Moorehead talks to queerguruabout her new drama Little Pink House that stars Catherine Keener and Jeanne Tripplehorn. Based on a very real story about one woman’s battle against the vast Pfizer Corporation who wanted to compulsory purchase her beautiful riverside home to build a bigger factory to make more Viagra. Her battle went all the way to the US Supreme Court where the controversial 5-4 decision outraged Americans across the political spectrum, and fueled reforms that helped curb eminent domain abuse.
Following his first highly successful documentary ‘How To Survive A Plague’ which deservedly won him an Oscar Nomination, filmmaker David France has now turned his attention to the mystery surrounding the death of legendary NY drag queen and activist Marsha P. Johnson for his sophomore movie. With the help of Victoria Cruz who was about to retire from the NY Anti-Violence Project, they try to get to the truth of what really happened to this stalwart of the Gay Liberation movement who was a central figure in the Stonewall riots.