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  This very dark melodrama is the feature film writing/directing debut of French Canadian actor Yan England and is a chilling tale of the possible consequences of unchecked schoolyard homophobia. Sixteen-year-old Tim (Antoine Olivier Pilon) used to be a star athlete on his school track team, but after his mother died he lost all interest in … Continue reading


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British filmmaker Ricki Beadle Blair’s movies are never ever subtle, but this one made in 2010, insists on literally screaming about the cacophony of issues he crams into a rather manic 110 minutes. It tackles homophobia, hate crimes, racism, class, poverty, prison brutality, sexual identity, redemption plus there is the white star’s hangup for not being … Continue reading

Broken Heart Land : a story about a culture of prejudice and bigotry which led to hope

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  This week sees the online screening of Broken Heart Land  a powerful documentary essentially about LGBTQ Rights but is also very much about a culture of prejudice, bigotry  and sheer hatred  that still prevails in so many parts of our country. It is a portrait of a town divided along the right/left fault-line that … Continue reading

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