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  This feature film debut from Brazilian filmmaker Mauro Carvalho is an utterly charming tale of young love that failed to run its course once real life got in its way.  It is told to us by one half of the couple Diego (Thiago Cazado) some years later as he reflects back on what life was like before … Continue reading

Absent aka Ausente

16 year old Martin Blanco claims to have something in his eye, so Sebastian his High School Swimming Coach whisks him out of Class and takes him to the Eye Hospital Emergency Room.  The doctors give him the all clear, so the teacher offers to drive him home. School is over for the day, and Martin realises … Continue reading

Absolute Wilson

As part of my continuing process of brushing up on American Cultural Icons I viewed Katherina Otto-Bernstein’s 2006 documentary on ROBERT WILSON, who is arguably the pre-eminent avant-garde theater director/artist in the world.  I shouldn’t have been quite so ignorant of Mr. Wilson as although he is American, most of his work has been in Europe where there is … Continue reading

Abu : Father

In 2012 when his father passed newbie filmmaker Arshad Khan was working on putting together his first fiction feature, but having gone through a wealth of archival home videos in preparing for the memorial service, Khan slowly came to realize that he wanted, and needed instead to tell his own story of growing up gay … Continue reading

AFTER 82 : The Untold Story of the AIDS Crisis in the UK

This remarkable and well-measured documentary re-counts the tragedy of the AIDS pandemic as it spread throughout the UK.  It’s the story of how the British handled the crisis of what was initially perceived as ‘the American disease in a very characteristically British manner.   It is certainly not intended to be a comparison with how the … Continue reading

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