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High and Low : John Galliano …. an unflinching look at the roller coaster life of one of greatest designers of his generation

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      John Galliano, unquestionably one of the greatest designers of his generation, is the subject of a new highly anticipated documentary from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Kevin McDonald.  It’s titled High and Low because as well as the heady heights the legendary innovator achieved ….. 4-time winner of UK Fashion Designer of The Year … Continue reading



Merchant Ivory : a compelling doc about the genius filmmaking couple who were also life partners

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    Director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant were one of the most successful filmmaker partnerships ever. Together they made 44 movies since 1985 and their incredible resume includes such masterpieces as Shakespeare Wallah, A Room With A View, Howards End, The Remains Of A Day. They were also life partners and privately lived openly … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THE HOLY CLOSET a compelling doc which follows seven different religious queer Jewish households

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  Queer lives and religion are not always happy bed-fellows and we don’t often hear about religious queer people. A new seven-part documentary web series, The Holy Closet, seeks to address that. Director Moran Nakar follows seven different religious queer Jewish households, examining their loves, lives, hopes and dreams as they navigate a path through … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews BEYOND THE AGGRESSIVES : 25 YEARS LATER revisiting aspirations of a group of six fabulous aggressives, masculine presenting/identifying queer people of colour

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    Conversations around gender and sexual identities are hot topics these days. In the heat of the moment, however, it’s useful to look back at how such conversations were framed in previous eras, and how our thoughts have evolved over time. Daniel Peddle’s ground-breaking 2005 documentary, The Aggressives, documented the beliefs, lives, and aspirations … Continue reading



THE DADS. this excellent ‘must see’ Netflix doc is about Six fathers of LGBTQ children who bond during a fishing trip in rural Oklahoma.

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  Filmmaker Luchina Fisher’s couldn’t have timed the release of her excellent new Netflix documentary “The Dads” any better.  Currently, with such rabid anti-trans rhetoric from right-wing conservatives getting such dangerous traction in the media, it’s refreshing to get this view from some heartfelt acceptance of transgender youth. Fisher’s film is of five fathers of … Continue reading



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