Queerguru reviews HOLDING MOSES the profoundly moving of a queer single mother bonding with her severely disabled son

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  Together queer filmmakers Jen Ranin and Rivkah Beth Medow founded Frankly Speaking Films in 2020 to produce media that centers strong LGBTQ+ women and non-binary people to increase visibility and spark change.  The first documentary that they co-directed was the award-winning Ahead of The Curve on Ranin’s wife Frances Steven who founded Curve Magazine, the … Continue reading

Madame : a charming tale of love and acceptance between two generations

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  Madame is one of those intimate autobiographical movies that draws you in at the very first scene.  In this case because we see the elegant elderly Caroline Della Beffa who is the grandmother of the filmmaker and the story of their relationship is the main crux of this delightful and enchanting documentary. Stephane Riethauser  … Continue reading

HOLD ON : a stark choice between Faith and Sexuality

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Queerguru talks with young American/Chinese queer filmmaker Haiyang Yu about his new short film HOLD ON which had us in tears.

It is the story of a devout Catholic mother who is the caregiver for her disabled gay son and has to choose between her faith and her son’s happiness

To find out where the film is screening next check out  https://yuhaiyangfilm.wixsite.com/film

All in My Family : how one traditional Chinese family accepted their gay son’s children

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  It was only as recent as 2013 that the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party finally announced the decision to relax the one-child policy.  Up to this time families were only permitted by law to have one child so it’s surprising that Hao Wu the filmmaker helming this short documentary actually has a … Continue reading

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