Writer/director BENJAMIN HOWARD talks about his beautiful coming-of-age film RILEY

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RILEY is a beautiful coming-of-age tale set in contemporary, suburban Southern California. Based on writer/director BENJAMIN HOWARD‘s own experiences as a high-school athlete who’s not out yet, he has been able to draw on all those angst-ridden situations we face as closeted teenagers. This is writer/director’s debut feature and he talked with Queerguru on the eve of the movie’s screening at Miami’s OUTshine Film Festival

P.S.  You can check out Queerguru’s full review of RILEY  ….HERE

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden raves about ‘ UNSPOKEN’ a unique coming of age film that he declares ‘you MUST see for yourself

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    Sometimes a movie comes along that is surprising, and delightful because of it. Unspoken, written and directed by Jeremy Borison, is one of those. A coming of age and coming out story, a holocaust themed movie, a romance and mystery all rolled into one. And maybe none of them as well. Which is … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews YOUNG HEARTS a tender story of young queer love that premiered at Berlinale

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FIRST LOVE LIGHTS THE FIRE IN YOUR HEART, SWEET LIKE HONEY, SENDS YOU SPINNING AROUND… This fictional story begins with a man singing those lyrics, and they introduce us to the young hearts of the protagonists. Fourteen-year-old Eli as (Lou Goossens) is growing up in a nice European family and has the loving care of … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews NORWEGIAN DREAM a multi-layered, tough yet tender, coming-of-age story

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  Norwegian Dream is a dark, atmospheric drama that takes a deep dive into how our social and economic living conditions affect our ability to live our truest lives. Robert (the chiseled, super handsome Hubert Milkowski) is a 19-year-old Polish migrant-worker, living in a remote coastal area of Norway and working in a salmon processing … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews ELEPHANT a Polish intimate story about choosing freedom above family obligations.

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  Polish landscape and rural life are beautifully shot in this fictional drama that portrays families living rooted in tradition and discomfort,  no doubt the effects of the last strong Soviet influence on Poland still project its shadow in the lives of the older ones in the small village. We are introduced to young Bartek … Continue reading

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