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Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews COALESCE a realistic look at contemporary life for the young in today’s Cambodia

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  Cambodia is a very fast developing country in total mutation. After the devastating civil war in the 1970s, Cambodia – located between Thailand and Vietnam – has now experienced rapid and sustained economic growth for 20 years (more than 7% pa on average since 2000). This growth mainly benefits urban areas, causing an exodus … Continue reading



At The End Of Evin (all that glitters ……) an Iranian thriller reviewed by Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

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Amen, (Mehri Kazemi) is an Iranian transgender teenager, who has moved to Tehran from a small town, and is looking to transition to a woman. Amen is introduced to Naser, (the very handsome Madhi Pakdel), a wealthy man, who offers to pay for Amen’s gender reassignment surgery. He needs one simple favor in return. Since … Continue reading



Boys On Film Shorts Vol.22 : LOVE TO LOVE YOU

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    Peccadillo Pictures have just released the 22nd volume of its highly popular Boys On Film short films collection. This critically acclaimed series – now established as a leading showcase for new and emerging queer filmmaking talent from around the world – features a fresh and exciting selection of the very best contemporary gay short … Continue reading



CURED : the story of the LGBTQ activists who fought back against American Psychiatry : reviewed by Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

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“Cured” is a must-see. An award-winning documentary that takes viewers inside the campaign that led to a pivotal yet largely unknown moment in the struggle for LGBTQ+ equality: the very influential American Psychiatric Association’s 1973 decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses.  Early US gay rights activist groups – such as the … Continue reading



Jussie Smollett has delivered a heartfelt comedy-drama full of ridiculously good-looking people writes Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

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    B Boy Blues is an impressive directorial debut by Jussie Smollett. His film version of James Earl Hardy’s iconic 1994 novel is about the romance between a couple of black men in New York. Class and culture clash when a college-educated magazine journalist from Brooklyn and a homeboy bike messenger from Harlem fall … Continue reading



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