Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden gets blown away with BFI Flare’s Opening Night Film ‘THE STROLL’

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The Stroll, the opening documentary of the British Film Institute Flare Festival just blew the bloody doors off. Some things in LGBTQ+ film festivals are good, some things are important. They don’t always coincide. With this authentic yet deeply authoritative work by Kristen Lovell and Zackary Drucker they have achieved both. A threading of black … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Janet Prolman reviews MAMA BEARS : journeys of trans kids fighting for acceptance

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  If you have ever teared up at the PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) contingent at a Pride march, bring out the handkerchiefs for this film. The Mama Bears are moms from a background of fundamentalist, conservative Christianity who face the dilemma of reconciling their profoundly anti-LGBT belief systems and communities with … 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

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews DONNA a heart-warming documentary that follows trans activist, performer, and former Cockette, Donna Personna,

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  Donna is a heart-warming documentary that follows trans activist, performer, and former Cockette, Donna Personna, as she learns, later in life, to live her most authentic trans life and to reconnect with her family as a woman. “This is who I want to be and who I want to show the world” Donna was … Continue reading

Quick Change

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In the back streets of Manila amidst a vibrant transsexual community Dorina who is known as the ‘Doc’, is the purveyor of quick fix beauty enhancements.   In a culture obsessed with looks and glamour this ex-entertainer provides the necessary collagen implants so that the ‘lady-birds’ can be transformed into a replica of their favorite female … Continue reading

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