Notes from the queerest TIFF ever

Compiling a list of LGBTQ+ highlights ahead of the 47th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by the sheer number of queer films that had been selected, a powerful enough statement from the festival's programmers in itself. But actually being there at TIFF in-person—for the first time in three years—to catch... Continue Reading →

Colman Domingo to receive 2022 Out on Film Icon Award at Atlanta’s LGBTQ+ film festival – full lineup announced

The lineup for Atlanta's LGBTQ+ film festival, Out on Film, has been revealed. Running September 22nd until October 2nd, the 2022 edition will kick off with Nicholas Stoller’s Bros co-written by and starring Billy Eichner, fresh from its world premiere at TIFF, while Todd Flaherty’s Chrissy Judy will close out this year's event. Opening night... Continue Reading →

Outfest LA 2022 Closing Night Film Review: They/Them ★★★★

Oscar-nominated veteran screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) makes his directing debut with his own skillfully-crafted screenplay for the gripping and bloody terrifying slasher, They/Them (pronounced They-slash-Them), which received its world premiere tonight as it closed the 40th anniversary Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Carrie Preston as Cora Whistler, Anna Chlumsky as... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Anything’s Possible star Abubakr Ali “a big question for me, both in my life & in my work, is how do I mobilize my privilege to uplift those around me?”

Abubakr Ali, who graduated the Yale School of Drama alongside Jeremy O. Harris in 2019, made entertainment industry headlines last September when he was cast as the first Arab Muslim man to play a lead role in a screen comic book adaptation. Following TV guest spots on shows like The Walking Dead: World Beyond, Katy... Continue Reading →

Outfest LA 2022 Film Review: ALL MAN The International Male Story ★★★★

Following its world premiere at Tribeca last month, directors Bryan Darling and Jesse Finley Reed's delectable ALL MAN: The International Male Story plays the 40th Anniversary Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival on Saturday, July 16th. The feature documentary chronicles the history of the alluring men's fashion catalogue, International Male, with insights from the insiders... Continue Reading →

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