Exclusive Interview: Fellow Travelers stars Noah J. Ricketts & Jelani Alladin “this miniseries is a revolution”

Ron Nyswaner's exquisitely crafted work of queer historical fiction, Fellow Travelers, is a compelling and deeply moving epic miniseries that takes in the Lavender Scare of the 1950s and follows its repercussions in the lives of those directly affected through the following decades, taking in the post-Stonewall period of liberation in the 70s up to... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Fellow Travelers ★★★★★

Created by Oscar-nominated Philadelphia screenwriter Ron Nyswaner, based on the novel by Thomas Mallon, the eight-episode Showtime miniseries Fellow Travelers is an exquisitely crafted work of queer historical fiction. With a nuanced gay love story at its centre, it is a captivating, sweeping, and deeply moving epic that takes in the Lavender Scare of the... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: trailblazing trans fa’afafine Sāmoan footballer Jaiyah Saelua on inspiring Taika Waititi’s Next Goal Wins

FIFA legend Jaiyah Saelua caught the world's attention as one of the subjects of Mike Brett and Steve Jamison's 2014 feature documentary Next Goal Wins which celebrated the resilience and passion of American Samoa's national football team. Best known for their spectacular 31-0 loss to Australia in 2001 during a World Cup qualifying match, a... Continue Reading →

Masc film series curated by Jenni Olson & Caden Mark Gardner runs at Brooklyn’s BAM Nov 17 – 21st

Spotlighting trans men, butch lesbians, and gender-nonconforming heroes on film, Masc—curated by writer-archivist-filmmaker Jenni Olson and critic Caden Mark Gardner for the Criterion Channel—comes to Brooklyn's BAM November 17th - 21st. The film series journeys through nearly four decades of cinema history in search of authentic, complex representations of masculine identity as it exists outside... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Frybread Face & Me filmmaker Billy Luther “when it comes down to it, this is my story”

One of the standouts at the 48th Toronto International Film Festival, Billy Luther’s richly evocative 1990-set narrative feature debut Frybread Face and Me, was recently acquired by Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing and will open in select theaters and launch on Netflix on Friday, November 24th. The comedy drama follows 11-year-old Benny (Keir Tallman) as he... Continue Reading →

LGBTQ+ highlights at 14th annual DOC NYC fest

DOC NYC—the nation's largest documentary festival—returns for its 14th edition this month, running in-person from November 8th until 16th at Manhattan's IFC Center, SVA Theatre, and Village East by Angelika. The fest continues online US-wide until November 26th, with most films available digitally to US viewers. Ahead of opening night, we take a look at the... Continue Reading →

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