Queerguru reviews FIONA CLARK : UNAFRAID an affectionate profile of an unlikely queer icon @Wicked Queer

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      Fiona Clark Unafarid is an affectional profile of a rather eccentric photographer who is something of a queer icon in her native Aotearoa’s (New Zealand) that the rest of the world …….. particularly the LGBTQ+ one … should know about. Back in the 1970’s  Clark captured images of the fringes of the … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews Welby Ings debut feature film PUNCH a compelling coming-of-age drama from New Zealand

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    The feature film debut from writer/director Welby Ings, an Academy Award Nominee for his short film Boy,  is this very compelling coming-of-age story that packs a real punch.  Set in rural New Zealand and starring Brit import Tim Roth it’s a tale of how small-town homophobia which combined with racism can have explosive … Continue reading

A Welcome Sight to Art Lovers: Third Sex Takeover at the New Zealand pavilion at this Year’s Venice Biennale

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  > The New Zealand pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale, running now through November at Arsenale, recreates a sun-drenched, lazy beach island setting to present Yuki Kihara’s Paradise Camp, introducing visitors to the Fa’afafine, Samoa’s “third gender” community. The Fa’afafine are people in Samoa who forages identify themselves as non-binary, a gender that is … Continue reading

Flunk : a lesbian teen love story web series from Down Under

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  The latest big queer news from Down Under is not from Australia for a  change but it’s smaller near neighbor New Zealand.  They have just made an Independent LGBT web series FLUNK: The Exchange which has gone viral literally overnight ……clocking up over 1 million views in its very first month. After getting her … Continue reading

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