Exclusive Interview: Peter Macdissi on his Uncle Frank role “a Muslim from Saudi Arabia who was able to reconcile his religion with being gay, I thought that was refreshing to see”

Ahead of the release of Oscar-winner Alan Ball's latest feature film as writer and director, Uncle Frank, which lands on Amazon Prime Video this Wednesday November 25th, The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann spoke exclusively with the movie's cast including Peter Macdissi. Peter plays Wally, the longterm partner of Paul Bettany's NYU professor character Frank... Continue Reading →

Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Fest 2020 winners announced

The winners at this year's LGBT+ Iris Prize film festival were announced at a special awards ceremony on Saturday October 10th night including performances by Casi Wyn and Heather Small. Victoria Warmerdam's Short Calf Muscle (Kote Kuitspier) is the winner of the Iris Prize 2020, Cardiff’s International LGBT+ Short Film Prize, supported by The Michael... Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence

"How many Black people have to die before anti-Black violence is taken seriously? Our thoughts are with George Floyd’s loved ones for their untenable loss. And we support the ongoing protests underway in Minneapolis and St. Paul demanding that the four officers who were involved in this fatality be arrested and charged with murder. Today, Hennepin... Continue Reading →

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