LFF 2020 LGBTQ+ Short Film Reviews

This year's London Film Festival has a larger-than-usual array of short films, all free to watch online in the UK until Sunday October 18th via BFI Player. Here are some favourites so far. Dungarees. Courtesy of LFF. Dungarees, written and directed by Abel Rubinstein, is a 5-minute 3-hander (now there's a phrase to conjure with)... Continue Reading →

64th BFI London Film Festival LGBTQ+ highlights

The 64th BFI London Film Festival (LFF) runs from October 7th-18th, and like many other festivals, Covid-19 restrictions mean that it's taking a different form this year. Given current circumstances the 2020 programme offers a reduced number of feature films, just 58, plus collections of short films and experimenta, but with an expanded reach across... Continue Reading →

LFF 2019 Film Review: Tremors (Temblores) ★★★★

Jayro Bustamante’s Tremors (Temblores) tells the story of handsome, successful, wealthy Pablo (Juan Pablo Olyslager), who falls in love with Francisco (Mauricio Armas Zebadúa), and the terrible repercussions that this wreaks. Pablo, a member of a religious and socially conservative family of European heritage in Guatemala, is married to Isa, with whom he has two young children.... Continue Reading →

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