Queer City

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This totally fascinating documentary from Filmmaker Draper Shreeve follows a highly diverse group of individual queer men and women living in New York as it seeks out to uncover many aspects of contemporary urban LGBTQ life and culture.  His selection of disparate stories does not seek to cover every side of our community,  but does … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Top Picks of Must See Movies at BFI FLARE : London’s Queer Film Fest

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  The  37th Edition of the annual BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival is just about to kick-off at Southbank.  Its 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 … Continue reading

Rebels on Pointe

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Rebels On Pointe is a very affectionate profile by Canadian award-winning documentarian Bobbi Jo Hart on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo an American all-male (and proudly openly gay) Ballet Company corps which parodies the conventions and clichés of romantic and classical ballet. Harte adopts a  cinema vérité approach with her very entertaining film that takes us … Continue reading

Romeu & Romeu

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  A very young set of Brazilian filmmakers have very loosely adapted Shakespeare’s classic love-story Romeo & Juliet and made it a contemporary queer romantic drama.  This web series was also set in the fictional Italian city of Verona, and is now where the Campelos and Monteiros families have vehemently hated each other for generations after … Continue reading

Santa and Andrés : a heart-breaking queer Cuban tale

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Cuban filmmaker Carlos Lechuga’s second feature film Santa and Andrés is a heart-breaking compelling tale set in a remote part of Cuba at the beginning of the 1980’s.  Andrés (Eduardo Martinez) is an openly-gay subversive writer who has been exiled to his hillside hovel of a shack and forbidden to write anything more against the governing … Continue reading

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