Cherrie: Me and HIV: an activist’s heartwarming journey

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  We first became aware of Northern Ireland actor Matthew Cavan whose alter-ego Cherrie OnTop when BECOMING  CHERRIE a documentary on his life caused a sensation at the Iris Prize Festival .  As well as being a very charismatic performer, Cavan who was diagnosed HIV+  10 years ago,   is also an  outspoken activist determined to … Continue reading

PBS finally gets to screen Broadway: Beyond The Golden Age

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  After being in development for the past two decades since the release of the original documentary, PBS has finally screened Broadway: Beyond The Golden Age.  Written, directed, and produced by late filmmaker Rick McKay, it is a sequel to McKay’s 2003 documentary Broadway: The Golden Age—By the Legends Who Were There. Beyond the Golden Age  … Continue reading

When We Rise really soars

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  Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black’s docudrama series When We Rise based on the activist Cleve Jones memoir of the same name that premiered in ABC TV in the US yesterday, is one of the most important LGBTQ  TV programs for years. This powerful recount of our community’s history that starts from 1969 and the Stonewall riots chronicles … Continue reading

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