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HOLD ON : a stark choice between Faith and Sexuality

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Queerguru talks with young American/Chinese queer filmmaker Haiyang Yu about his new short film HOLD ON which had us in tears.

It is the story of a devout Catholic mother who is the caregiver for her disabled gay son and has to choose between her faith and her son’s happiness

To find out where the film is screening next check out  https://yuhaiyangfilm.wixsite.com/film




queerguru reviews Jackie

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It’s quite extraordinary that acclaimed Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín known mainly for his generally aggressive dramas interspersed with violence about his own country,  should choose such a quintessential American story as Jackie for his first English speaking movie.  The fact that he succeeds so well with his version of the accounts in the week that immediately followed the tragic assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 as seen through the eyes of his grieving widow is due mainly to Natalie Portman’s powerhouse performance as one of this country’s most iconic First Ladies.

queerguru reviews Jackie for P.T.V. as it opens at the Waters Edge Cinema in Provincetown.

 



The Princess, the patient, and the handshake that changed the face of AIDS

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Bren Gosling‘s play MOMENT OF GRACE captures a very significant moment that created such a seachange when Diana, Princess of Wales shook the hands of an AIDS patient in a London Hospice back in 1987.   Bren Gosling talks about his play…. now at The Hope Theatre in London …. with QUEERGURU and how this one single act of kindness gave us both hope and love when our community needed it most

 

https://www.brengosling.com/
https://www.thehopetheatre.com/

 



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