Film Review: Hamilton ★★★★★

To contextualise the release of Hamilton at a time when people can't gather for live performances, and many consider what it means to be an American this Independence Day, there's a brief introduction. We hear from the director of the original stage production, and this filmed version, Thomas Kail, along with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the originator... Continue Reading →

Love In Transition: six romantic interviews set to Elvis Presley’s Can’t Help Falling In Love

Legacy Recordings and digital studio Cut.com have partnered to release Love In Transition, a touching video interview montage celebrating the beauty of love set to Elvis Presley’s classic Can’t Help Falling In Love. https://youtu.be/NgVHr5jf5t4 Falling in Love with My Trans Partner Love In Transition shares the stories of six couples who describe falling in love while a trans... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Welcome to Chechnya ★★★★

Oscar-nominated filmmaker and journalist David France follows his searing AIDS activism documentary, How to Survive a Plague, and the poignant The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, with a deeply unsettling look at Chechnya’s anti-LGBTQ purge. Inspired by Masha Gessen's The New Yorker article Forbidden Letters: The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya’s Purge, Welcome... Continue Reading →

Film Review: John Lewis: Good Trouble ★★★★

Dawn Porter’s feature length documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble is both an up close and personal biographical study of the activist and longstanding public servant, as well as a compelling examination of the history of the Civil Rights movement, through Lewis’ vital role in it. What results is a fascinating and inspiring chronicle of an extraordinary life... Continue Reading →

NAQFA: North American Queer Festival Alliance’s inaugural event celebrates Sam Feder’s Disclosure

Last week it was announced that four leading North American LGBTQ film festivals, San Francisco's Frameline, Toronto's Inside Out, New York's NewFest, and Los Angeles' Outfest had joined forces to form NAQFA: the North American Queer Festival Alliance. NAQFA's first collaborative event, taking place tonight Wednesday June 24th 6pm PST/9pm EST, is a live-streamed celebration... Continue Reading →

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