2016 was a particularly golden year for the number of LGBTQ documentaries that found their way onto our screens. From movies that looked back at our history and iconic cultural figures in our past, to the ones that focused on the everyday struggles of queer youth coming to terms with their identity and fitting in within our community, to others who discovered larger-than-life activists that are making such a difference. For every one of the excellent films that made our list, we had to leave dozens out that so deserved both our attention and acknowledgement. Queer cinema has never been stronger.
Here then our TOP TEN PICKS of the BEST LGBTQ DOCUMENTARIES of 2016 (and all but No 10 are available on streaming platforms everywhere) filmed for P.T.V.
This is one of those hard-to-believe it’s true stories that never really grabbed the attention of the media so when you come to it in ignorance and it unfolds on the screen and you hear the horrifying incredulous details, you cannot fail to be stunned into a combination of shock and anger. The latter particularly if you identify as LGBT as this outrageous case of mis-justice is deeply rooted in intransigent homophobia.
If she finally pops the question this Valentines Day, then we know the most perfect place for you to tie the knot this summer. And you will not be alone. Bride Pride in Provincetown that LGBTQ mecca on the very tip of Cape Cod, is back. From its very highly successful beginning last October when … Continue reading