Free CeCe

With the sad news this week about the death of Alphonza Watson in Baltimore which brought the number of transgender women of color in the US killed in the first three months up to 8 now, the story of CeCe McDonald takes on an even greater significance.  A compelling new documentary from Jacqueline Gares doesn’t just … Continue reading

Fair Haven

19 year old James’s (Michael Grant) reward for his long stint at a gay conversion therapy course run by religious zealots is not good news.  On his return home he is greeted by his father (Tom Wopat)  who forced him to go there in the first place, and he immediately learns that all his college fund money has … Continue reading

Flatbush Luck

Swedish/American filmmaker Casper Andreas specializes in formulaic gay-lite comedies with cliched ridden plots and characters that usually rely on being easy on the eye as their main selling point.  This latest one about two attractive cousins who work as phone repairmen in Brooklyn and stumble on a get-rich-quick scheme is about the same as his previous efforts … Continue reading

Fairytale of Kathmandu

  Director Neass Ni Chianain first encountered legendary Irish Poet Cathal O Searcaigh as a student in awe of him. Years later, the two are now friends and the poet invites her to accompany him on his annual three month visit to Nepal, which he considers his spiritual home.   O Searcaigh, a middle aged openly gay man, … Continue reading

Fall

This is the story of Father Sam an aging Catholic Priest (brilliantly played by veteran actor Michael Murphy) who lives a quiet and somewhat boring life in a small Canadian town close to Niagara Falls.  He seems to just go through the motions of attending to his parishioners, and his lonely and solitary existence is … Continue reading

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