A Distant Place : a finely nuanced Korean queer family drama

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  A Distant Place, the debut feature film from Korean filmmaker Kuo-Young Park, and  is a remarkable finely nuanced tale that evolved into such an exquisite film as beautiful as the stunning rural setting.  It is the first Korean queer film that I have ever seen and I have to confess although I was unsure … Continue reading

Make Me Famous : the story of the charismatic queer East Village artist Ed Brezinski

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  Brian Vincent’s fascinating, albeit somewhat chaotic, documentary on the queer East Village painter Ed Brezinski, is a great addition to other profiles of some of his peers that were released recently.  Firstly there was  Chris McKim’s incisive documentary of the exceptionally talented artist David Wojanarowicz who died of AIDS in  1992 just 37 years old.  Then … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews I’LL SHOW YOU MINE : a two-hander family confrontational drama

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  This fictional film is split into 10 chapters titled: Discovery, Observation, Assessment,  Negotiation, Presumption, Revelation, Persistence, Misdirection, Culmination, and Coalescence. A talky film with animations illustrating the dialogue the two protagonists have.  Priya Sura (Poorna Jagannathan) invites Nick (Casey Thomas Brown), to work together as partners in the (illustrated?)  book she is going to … Continue reading


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  32 years ago, a NYC-based queer film movement was born. Founded in 1988 in direct response to the AIDS crisis,  NEWFEST the New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival has been a tentpole of NYC’s queer cultural scene. In the subsequent years, it has expanded into a film and media organization with year-long programs to serve … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Picks of MUST SEE MOVIES at NY’s NEWFEST

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      The 34th Edition of NewFest,  New York’s largest presenter of LGBTQ+ film & media and the largest convener of LGBTQ+ audiences in the city kicked off yesterday with the World Premiere of Mama’s Boy A Story of Our Americas.  This film, an adaption of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black’s best selling memoir … Continue reading

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