Milkwater: a tale of how tough life can sometimes be when you are a single girl in NY

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  MILKWATER : this debut feature film from queer filmmaker Morgan Ingari tracks a storyline that initially strikes one as too inconceivable, but gradually really draws you in. Single 20-something-year-old- New Yorker Milo (Molly Bernard) who even at this tender age feels that she is at a crossroads in her life and is begrudgingly watching … Continue reading

All in My Family : how one traditional Chinese family accepted their gay son’s children

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  It was only as recent as 2013 that the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party finally announced the decision to relax the one-child policy.  Up to this time families were only permitted by law to have one child so it’s surprising that Hao Wu the filmmaker helming this short documentary actually has a … Continue reading

Dear Tenant : when queer love does not conquer all

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  You’ll need to grab a whole box of tissues before you start watching this heartbreaking queer drama from Tawainese filmmaker Cheng Yu-Chieh.  This story of loss in itself is sad but set against a background where society still punishes a man for his sexuality, it’s almost impossible not to get angry as the story … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Circus Boy a thought-provoking documentary about how a family bonds

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  In today’s world, what is family? This question is explored in award-winning director Lester Alfonso’s new thought-provoking documentary, Circus Boy. The film is about a Canadian married couple of men in Ontario named Thomas and Michael who ‘adopt’ a teenage boy called Ethan whom Thomas is training at his circus school. Thomas is an avid … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THE MATTACHINE FAMILY a heart-touching story about queer parenthood

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  Handsome couple Thomas (Juan Pablo Di Pace) and Oscar (Nico Tortorella) are living a good life in LA. They are in love, busy, and happy foster parents to a young kid Arthur (Matthew Jacob Ocampo). When it’s time for Arthur to return to his birth mother, however, his loss affects the couple deeply and … Continue reading

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