Queer Cornwall : the stories of three LGBTQIA+ trailblazer artists who made their home in this tiny fishing village

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  Lamorna is a small fishing village on the Cornish coast, in the far southwest of England. The expansive skies and landscapes of the area have long been a draw for artists, most famously painters associated with the Newlyn school such as Laura Knight, Alfred Munnings, and Lamorna Birch.  It’s relatively unknown even though it is just a mere 13 … Continue reading

Time For Ilhan

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  Norah Shapiro’s exhilarating documentary about the remarkable Somali/American woman who single-handedly is changing the face of politics in Minnesota for good, is one of those uplifting stories that restores one’s faith in humanity.  Not an easy thing to do in this present debased and dangerous political climate. 37 year old Ilhan Omar immigrated to … Continue reading

Restless Creature : Wendy Whelan

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The sheer power of documentary is nowhere more apparent than in this excellent affectionate profile of the end of the remarkable career of Wendy Whelan on the eve of her retirement from the NY City Ballet after an unprecedented 30 years with the Company. For non-balletomanes and non-Americans whose education never included the opportunity to … Continue reading

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