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Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews “How To Save A Dead Friend” about Marusya, 16, who has decided this will be her year to die.

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  How to Save a Dead Friend is Marusya Syroechkovskaya’s compelling documentary about young love for a lost generation in Putin’s grim Russia. Filmed by herself and her partner Kimi over a twelve-year period, we follow the couple as they deal with the severe challenges affecting them and their network of friends which include suicide, … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews JUICE an hysterical surrealist queer comedy TV series with RUSSELL TOVEY + MAWAAN RIZWAN

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  Queers and surrealism, for some reason, are not often bedfellows. I’m not sure why, as surrealism removes any boundaries to the imagination, perfect for the creative mind. Add in slapstick comedy, a queer love story and hunky Russell Tovey (Looking, The History Boys), and you have Juice, a unique hit BBC comedy series by … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews PLEASE BABY PLEASE a 1950s trip through gender and sexual politics.

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  Please Baby Please is director Amanda Kramer’s queer dreamy 1950s trip into the neon-tinted world of a New York biker gang and its effect on the sexuality of a young beatnik couple. Arthur (Harry Melling) and Suze (Andrea Riseborough) are walking home one night when they witness a biker gang, the ‘Young Gents’, murder … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Erica’s First Holy Shit a comedic psychosexual lesbian fantasia of adventure and discovery.

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Queer communities in cities around the world are under increasing threat from rapidly rising rents and landlords more often favoring corporate big business tenants over small owner-managed businesses. In Erica’s First Holy Shit, we see how this is affecting bohemian Austin, Texas. The city’s famous queer fitness guru, Erica Nix, contemplates the changing tides of Austin’s … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Top Picks of Must See Movies at BFI FLARE LONDON, Europe’s largest queer Film Fest

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    The  38th Edition of the annual BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival is just about to kick-off at Southbank.  It’s one of QUEERGURU’S favorite queer film fests …… not just because it is the biggest in Europe but also because it’s in one of QUEERGURU’s global home bases. BFI Flare is divided into three thematic programme … Continue reading



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