TIFF 2019: Festival to honour Meryl Streep, Joaquin Phoenix, Mati Diop and more at inaugural Tribute Gala

TIFF have announced that three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep (Kramer vs. Kramer, Sophie’s Choice, The Iron Lady) and three-time Academy Award–nominee Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator, The Master, Walk the Line) will both be honoured with TIFF Tribute Actor Awards at this year’s inaugural Tribute Gala on Monday 9th September during the 44th Toronto International Film... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: LGBTQ+ Preview

With the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening on Thursday 5th September, The Queer Review takes a look at some of this year's LGBTQ+ related highlights taking in feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation. Recent years at TIFF have delivered award winning LGBTQ+ gems including BPM (Beats Per Minute), Disobedience, A Fantastic Woman, Call Me By... Continue Reading →

Frameline Opens Tonight with Vita & Virginia

The San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, Frameline, opens tonight 20th June 2019 with lesbian period drama Vita & Virginia. As Pam Grady notes in the festival's programme, the film features "sensational star turns by Elizabeth Debicki (Widows) as Virginia Woolf and Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace) as Vita Sackville-West" and brings "to dazzling life one... Continue Reading →

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