French movie star ALAIN DELON celebrates his 80th Birthday today. Delon was one of most prominent actors and screen “heart throbs” in the 1960s. He achieved critical acclaim for roles in films such as Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Purple Noon (the original Talented Mr Ripley in 1960), L’Eclisse (1962), The Leopard (1963), Lost Command … Continue reading
There are many ways that we can help fight homophobia, and probably none is more important than empowering a new generation who dare to take a stand on their own. There is no more effective way of getting your message than using the sheer power of film, and that is exactly what a young French … Continue reading
Queer French photographer ROMAIN BERGER is QUEERGURU”S latest (and favorite) discovery …… although if the truth be told it was he who found us first! We immediately fell in love with his portfolio of extraordinarily wonderful work, especially his series of Tableau images: every picture tells a story. The 33-year-old lives in Rennes, the … Continue reading
The screenshot above is from a rather wonderful animated French AIDS Public Service Announcement that we have just discovered. Directed by Wilfrid Brimo, it chronicles a lifetime of gay sex, love and heartbreak, featuring a track from the 1970s by The Rubettes called “Sugar Baby Love”.
France is finally awarding the American-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy, and civil rights activist JOSEPHINE BAKER an honor she so deserves. She will be the first Black woman to be awarded a place in the Pantheon monument overlooking the Left Bank of Paris. the final resting place of France’s most revered … Continue reading