25th Anniversary of San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (also available Online)

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    In a year when over 100 anti-trans bills have been introduced in US State legislatures, it’s probably even more important to celebrate the trans community.  No better place to do it this weekend than at the 25th Anniversary of the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival the oldest such event in the country. Although … Continue reading

Caer (Caught) is an extraordinary hybrid film about the plight of trans-Latina sex workers

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  Caer (Caught) is an extraordinary film that takes an unusual approach to highlight a very serious problem.  Australian-based filmmaker Nicola Mai’s remarkable hybrid documentary is about drawing our attention to the problematic situation facing trans-Latina sex workers in Queens NY. Mai chooses to do this by merging fiction and documentary, and this way he … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews ‘HOW TO TELL A SECRET’ how millennials deal with HIV in a contemporary Ireland

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  Over the past few years, QUEERGURU has sat through and reviewed 40 feature films that touch on HIV and/or AIDS.  The pandemic of the 1980s and 1990s totally devastated the LGBTQ+ community and became the single largest factor in reshaping our future.  As a queer media that prides itself in its mission to ensure … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews MY OLD SCHOOL an outrageous true story that has to be seen to be believed

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  Film themes are somehow like London buses.  There is no sign of one at all for ages, and then suddenly several arrive together.  In this case, it’s the imposter syndrome which like cat-fishing, is hardly new, but has recently surfaced as the fascinating subject of new movies.   So hot on the heels of Netflix’s … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews DESIRE LINES ‘an inclusive celebration of gay trans men and gay trans-masculine lives’

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    “Can a vagina be masculine?” This, and many more thought-provoking questions, are posed by interviewer/director Jules Rosskam, in his innovative new documentary Desire Lines, which examines the lives of trans men who also became gay men after transitioning. Rosskam’s film, which premiered this week at Sundance, combines drama with documentary. Iranian-American trans man … Continue reading

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