Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews “Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field” the iconic New York stylist, costumier, and fashion designer

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Iconic New York stylist, costumier, and fashion designer Patricia Field has been breaking fashion rules for over 50 years. Directed by Michael Selditch, Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field, celebrates her life’s work. One of New York’s original downtown club kids, Field opened her first fashion store in 1966. The store, in various locations, … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews APOLONIA APOLONIA a documentary by Lea Glob at the London Film Festival

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  At times this documentary, filmed over a 13-year period by Lea Glob, seems suspiciously perfect. Centered on Apolonia Sokol, an enigmatic and beautiful artist, with a life full of bohemian tragedy, who the camera lovingly captures with her asymmetric haircut and perpetually half-smoked cigarette. It’s almost too curated, like a film rather than a … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews A BIG GAY HAIRY HIT : WHERE THE BEARS ARE Documentary

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    Calling all bears, admirers, and allies. Cult web series Where The Bears Are is celebrated in Eduardo Aquino’s fabulous new documentary A Big Gay Hairy Hit – Where the Bears Are. This funny, heartfelt documentary tells the story of how three Hollywood film industry bears, tired of the lack of visibility of burly … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THIS IS NOT ME the story of the journey of two Iranian trans people

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  “I don’t want to be free of you. I want you to be free.” cries Shervin Ramezan’s sympathetic father as the family discusses the possibility of 16-year-old Shervin moving abroad to transition to a man in a more hospitable environment than Iran. Saeed Gholipour’s moving documentary, This Is Not Me, follows Shervin and fellow … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews ‘ELDORADO Everything the Nazis hate’ on Netflix

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    Berlin has long been a queer mecca. As far back as the 1920’s Berlin had about 80 queer nightlife venues, including the glittering belle of the ball – the fabulous cabaret club, Eldorado. The club was awash with lust, sequins, cocktails, drag queens, and regular performers such as Marlene Dietrich and Josephine Baker. … Continue reading

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