Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews newly restored THE WOUNDED MAN  (L´homme blessé) the 1983 film by Patrice Chéreau

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  Henri  (Jean-Hugues Anglade) is a  young man from a working family of four in an unnamed French city,  his sister is going to Paris and they all go to the train station to say goodbye.  The train station is also a house of glances where men search for action, a cruising place where a … Continue reading

Equation to an Unknown : a 1980 masterpiece of French queer porn lovingly restored

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  Queer US film distributor ALTERED INNOCENCE was founded in 2015 and is dedicated to releasing LGBTQ & Coming-of-Age films with an artistic edge.  With increasing censorship brought about by powerfully biased homophobic Social Media, there are less opportunities for alternative filmmakers to get their art in front of the audiences they so deserve. One … Continue reading

The Queen : the 1968 classic Drag film lovingly restored

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  This wonderful sllce of LGBTQ from 1968 perfectly captures the world on NY Drag when the height of their existence was simply winning a Beauty Pageant. Thankfully this debut documentary by filmmaker Frank Simon has been lovingly restored this year as part of the Stonewall 50 Celebrations.  It is  a piece of cinema verite … Continue reading

The Queen has had a Facelift and is coming Back

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In 1968, way before Paris is Burning and the ubiquitous Drag Race, filmmaker Frank Simon shot his debut documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant.  This glorious piece of cinema verite that captured a group of drag queens vying to be the winner has been lovingly restored in 4K, and thanks to the … Continue reading

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