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Lady Buds : the compelling story of 6 women who were pioneers in growing cannabis

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    Lady Buds is a compelling award-winning documentary from queer filmmaker Chris J Russo that is a must-see for anyone who takes their cannabis ‘serious’.  Her story follows six courageous women transitioning from the illicit market to the newly regulated market in the California cannabis industry. But the new legislation, with regulations that favor … Continue reading



Queerguru reviews MY OLD SCHOOL an outrageous true story that has to be seen to be believed

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  Film themes are somehow like London buses.  There is no sign of one at all for ages, and then suddenly several arrive together.  In this case, it’s the imposter syndrome which like cat-fishing, is hardly new, but has recently surfaced as the fascinating subject of new movies.   So hot on the heels of Netflix’s … Continue reading



The Extraordinary Life of April Ashley

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  This very affectionate profile on the actress/model April Ashley is long overdue as is evident in how her star quality simply shines through so bright on the screen.. April’s complicated roller-coaster life would have defeated any lesser person but since she somehow survived being born into a poor working-class Catholic family in 1935 in … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Janet Prolman reviews MAMA BEARS : journeys of trans kids fighting for acceptance

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  If you have ever teared up at the PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) contingent at a Pride march, bring out the handkerchiefs for this film. The Mama Bears are moms from a background of fundamentalist, conservative Christianity who face the dilemma of reconciling their profoundly anti-LGBT belief systems and communities with … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews “Freedom: 50 years of Pride’

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  There couldn’t be better timing for this documentary. Not because it’s being released over Pride weekend in London but because it reminds everyone, as Channel 4 TV  faces privatization, that powerful, passionate work is driven by purpose, not profit. If that sounds a bit whole grain for your gluten-free palate don’t worry, it’s also … Continue reading



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