Limited Partnership

As the dust settles down on the historic decision of SCOTUS to pave the way for same-sex marriage to be legalised for all Americans in every State some commentators still consider we achieved so much in a short time. That is probably because what is in their mind as the starting point was when the … Continue reading

Lingua Franca : the tale of an undocumented Filipino trans caregiver

  NY based Filipino trans filmmaker Isobel Sandoval’s heart-wrenching third feature film is sadly one of those tales of the moment that seem like they can never end well. Its the story of Olivia (played by Sandoval) who is an undocumented Filipino caregiver who looks after Olga an elderly Russian Jewish women (Lynn Cohen) in … Continue reading

Listen : the first breakup always seems like the end of the world

  Struggling with the breakup of a relationship is tough at any age, but it seems like the end of the world  when it’s your first love. This touching short film from writer/director Stewart Hannah is the story of Tom and Adam who cannot move on two months after they decided to part ways after … Continue reading

Little Gay Boy

With his last short film completed French theater/actor turned filmmaker Antony Hickling brings his wonderful surreal triptych to the screen. In the nearest thing there is to a plot in this bizarre kaleidoscope of images and art, it is essentially the story of a young gay boy, from his birth to his teenage years, in which he … Continue reading

Little Girl : a 7 year old trans girl living her truth : reviewed by Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

  Little Girl is the touching French documentary portrait of seven-year-old Sasha, who questions her gender, and in doing so, evokes the sometimes disturbing reactions of a society that is still largely invested in a traditional boy-girl way of thinking. Acclaimed documentary maker Sebastian Lifshitz was motivated to create this sympathetic, intimate documentary whilst making … Continue reading

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