SXSW 2023 Film Review: The Dads ★★★1/2

Luchina Fisher's GLAAD-nominated 2020 feature documentary, Mama Gloria, was a captivating portrait of Chicago’s septuagenarian Black trans trailblazer and community leader, Gloria Allen, who sadly passed away in June 2022. With her latest documentary short, The Dads, which just received its world premiere at SXSW, the filmmaker turns her attention to the fathers of LGBTQ+... Continue Reading →

Mardi Gras Film Festival 2023 Review: Wandering Heart (Errante corazón) ★★★★★

Actor-turned-filmmaker Leonardo Brzezicki’s devastatingly impactful drama Wandering Heart (Errante corazón), is a stunning showcase for the talents of Leonardo Sbaraglia who fills every frame with a brokenness that transcends the screen. This is a fantastic performance that is worth the price of admission all on its own. Wandering Heart (Errante corazón). Courtesy of Queer Screen.... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Of An Age ★★★★★

Writer-director Goran Stolevski's achingly romantic Of An Age opened Sydney's 30th Mardi Gras Film Festival last night ahead of its US theatrical release on Friday, February 17th. Set in Melbourne's northern suburbs in the summer of 1999, the film quickly establishes a riveting, frenetic pace as high school senior Nikola “Kol” Denić (Elias Anton) receives... Continue Reading →

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