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
Movies about the AIDS pandemic are always a tough call as fifty-something-year-old Sam (Alan Cumming) a NY artist who is working on a documentary about his friend William (David Drake) who died at the peak of the crisis finds out. Unable to move on with his own life since then he has become somewhat obsessed … Continue reading
In this documentary that tells the story of the leading Argentinian LGBT activist Carlos Jáuregui, someone comments at one point ‘it’s important for our community to know where we have come from’ to which we would add, it is equally vital that we know who propelled us along the way too. Every LGBT community has a hero, … Continue reading
French-Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan’s latest impassioned cinematic outing, and his most mature to date, is a family drama that consists of a lot of very long wordy speeches, yet it is essential about what is not being said about the elephant in the room. 42 year old Louis (Gaspard Ulliel) has come back to his … Continue reading
When Cecilia Aldarondo’s mother was clearing her garage out in 2008 she called her daughter and asked if she would be interested in a box of decaying 8mm home movies and several hundred slides that she had just uncovered. Little did she know then when she agreed to take the box did she ever imagine the … Continue reading