Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Mexican queer filmmaker Gian Cassini search for the troubled truth in COMALA

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  Mexican director Gian Cassini’s COMALA is an intimate true-crime odyssey. It follows Cassini as he attempts to uncover the truths of his father’s violent past as a small-time hitman and drug trafficker in Tijuana. Through his queer lens, Cassini unpacks the deeply-rooted networks of machismo and toxic masculinity that informed his own life and perpetuated his family’s … Continue reading

Sergio Tovar Velarde talks Cuatro Lunas … and love and life ….

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Last summer we got to preview a movie that was so wonderfully refreshing that it blew our socks off and we felt the need to share the news even before it was released.  31-year-old Mexican writer /director Sergio Tovar Velarde’s remarkable film Cuatro Lunas aka Four Moons chronicled four stories about love, heartbreak and self-acceptance. What … Continue reading

Who Killed Sara? (And do you really care?)

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  Rather than write a full review of the Netflix Mexican mystery thriller streaming series Who Killed Sara, we thought we would simply show you why it was such a smash hit within the queer community. The series follows Álex Guzmán (Manola Cardona) who, after spending 18 years in prison for a crime he did … Continue reading

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