Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews “100 Years of  Men in Love: the Accidental Collection “

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  The Nini -Treadwell collection is a love letter to the world. The approx. 60 min documentary shows a selection of vintage photographs of the accidental collection that are included in the coffee table book published by  5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2019.  The book has been properly reviewed by Queerguru  here.  The collection of photographs … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews FINLANDIA an authentic story of the Muxes untethered by gender binary

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  ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FROM OAXACA TO FINLANDIA…   The movie opens with the image of a boy listening to a conch shell that reminded me of the portrait of  Edouard Boubat and also Nina Ricci´s Farouche perfume from 1973. After the boy´s poetic image we see a sequence of tragedies … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews NOT KNOWING a queer Turkish drama now streaming online

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    Writer and director Leyla Yilmaz in her second film Not Knowing  (“Bilmemek”) gives a glance of Turkish society in general, and in particular, the portrait of a family of three, living in pre-pandemic Istambul.  Sinan (Yurdaer Okur),  the father, works with containers at the port for a big sea transportation corporation that has … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews ‘PAT ROCCO DARED’ the story of the legendary queer filmmaker and activist

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WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR, YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE… Canadian filmmaker Charlie David has been exploring the LBBTQI2S experience and reveals to us Pat Rocco (1934-2018) who lived in those days when police made raids against the ‘notorious’ members of the queer community in the United States of America and when the act of … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews QUEENS OF THE REVOLUTION the story of a Cuban LGBTQ center that made such a difference

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  Queens of the Revolution is the filmmaker Rebecca Heidenberg‘s first feature film. It begins with the ritual of Ms. Cinthya dressing up for her performance at El Mejunje, a cultural center in Santa Clara, the capital of the Central Cuban province of Villa Clara. The city of Santa Clara, also known as Liberal City, … Continue reading

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