Yulia and Juliet : a modern day take on Shakespeare’s tragic love story starring two teenage girls

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  Shakespeare was barely 30 years old and at the start of his career when he wrote Romeo and Juliet his great tragedy about the romance between two Italian youths from feuding families. During his lifetime it proved to Shakespeare’s most popular play …. along with Hamlet, and it is  still one of his most … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews EL HOUB (The Love) a tense queer melodrama within the Dutch-Moroccan community in Holland

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  El Houb (The Love) is a tense family melodrama set within the Dutch-Moroccan community in Holland. Successful young businessman Karim (Fahd Larhzaoui) and his Ghanian boyfriend Kofi (Emmanuel Boafo) are in a state of undress at Karim’s smart apartment when Karim’s father Abbas (Slimane Dazi), a postman, delivers a package and sees Karim in … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews EVERYTHING OF VALUE a queer disturbing Dutch drama that lets you choose the ending

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  Everything of Value (Alles van Waarde) is director Stanley Kolk’s originally constructed background story to a violent assault on two queer men one night in the shadow of a church in a small town in Holland. Kolk cleverly combines a fake documentary format, interviews and footage of the behind-the-scenes casting to recall this disturbing … Continue reading

The Conductor: the tale of a feminist whose best friend is a trans man

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  The real reason that Dutch filmmaker Maria Peters’ movie The Conductor came on Queerguru’s radar in the first place is that the secondary plot line centers on a trans man refreshingly played by the talented trans actor Scott Turner Schofield, This biopic is the heavily dramatized take on the true story of Antonia Brico … Continue reading

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