ELSKA : the fab. queer photo-zine celebrates its 8th Birthday looking back over some its fav. issues

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      This month Elska marks its eight-year anniversary. During this time the project has published forty-three beautiful print ‘bookazines’, each made in a different city and focused on sharing the bodies and voices of diverse men from LGBTQ communities around the world. The goal of Elska is two-fold. One is to transport readers to … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews GOLDEN DELICIOUS a delightful queer coming-of-age tale from filmmaker Jason Karman

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  The title of Jason Karman’s debut feature film is also the name of the family restaurant in the movie but it could almost pass as a critique too on this charming coming-of-age story. Set in an anglo-Asiian community in East Vancouver where the Wong family all seem to have their own identity crisis caused … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews Welby Ings debut feature film PUNCH a compelling coming-of-age drama from New Zealand

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    The feature film debut from writer/director Welby Ings, an Academy Award Nominee for his short film Boy,  is this very compelling coming-of-age story that packs a real punch.  Set in rural New Zealand and starring Brit import Tim Roth it’s a tale of how small-town homophobia which combined with racism can have explosive … Continue reading

Rialto : an exploration of masculinity

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    Rialto, the sophomore feature film  from Scottish filmmaker Philip Mackie Burns was written by queer Irish playwright Mark O’Halloran who adapted from his own award-winning stage play ‘Trade’. Incidentally O’Halloran also wrote the script of the stunning film Viva which in 2015 was Ireland’s Official Submission for Best Foreign Film at the Academy … Continue reading

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