Queerguru’s TOP PICKS OF MUST SEE MOVIES @ Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney

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      In 1993, a group of queer Sydney filmmakers, students, and supporters approached Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to establish an independent organization whose focus would be queer film and screen culture. This organization was Queer Screen. (One of those pioneer filmmakers was Stephen Cummins who died in 1994, and now is … Continue reading

Three queer dramas are on the shortlist for the Academy Award Best International Film Award !

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  The American Academy of Motion Pictures released some Shortlists for 2023 Oscars including Best International Film and we are so delighted that it includes 3 excellent queer films. two of which were made in countries where being gay is still illegal.  Queerguru Contributing Editor Andrew Hebden was at Londons BFI London Film Festival in … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Maryam Touzani’s beautifully poetic drama THE BLUE CAFTAN

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  Le Bleu du Caftan (The Blue Caftan) is director Maryam Touzani’s (previous film Adam) beautifully poetic drama about the relationship between a closeted Moroccan tailor, Halim, (Saleh Bakri), his dying wife Mina (Lubna Azabal), and their gay male apprentice Youssef (Ayoub Missioui). Premiering at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Touzani takes her time in … Continue reading

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