Queerguru reviews THE BEST FAMILIES a comedy of errors by Javier Fuentes-León (Undertow)

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  Its been 12 years since Peruvian writer/director Javier Fuentes-León’s award-winning queer fantasy/romance  UNDERTOW grabbed all our attention. Not just because an LGBTQ film from his country is still a rarity but because it was such a remarkable and wonderful ghost story.  This tale of a married fisherman who struggles to reconcile his devotion to … Continue reading

Song Without A Name : a stunning Peruvian tale of baby trafficking

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  In this exceptionally wonderful feature film debut from Peruvian writer/director Melina León the stunningly grim setting is a bleak as the story line itself.  The film is set in 1988 when Peru is in totally turmoil and  as the economy spirals out of control, poverty gets even worse, and there is little hope for … Continue reading


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It’s impossible to be openly gay in Sebastian’s small remote hometown in Peru so his homophobic mother, who as the town’s attorney is a person of some importance,  gives him money to go and live far away in the US.  Now years later having established a new life as a chef in L.A. complete with a … Continue reading

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