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 →

Film Review: Are You Proud? ★★★

Are you proud? It’s a simple question with a lot of long and complicated answers, as highlighted in Ashley Joiner’s fascinating but unfocused documentary on the state of the LGBTQ movement in the United Kingdom. The film begins with a personal look at the state of queer Britain in the mid 20th century. A former... Continue Reading →

BFI Flare 2019 Opens with Vita & Virginia

Following its world premiere at last year’s Toronto Film Festival, Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia will open the 2019 BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival on 21st March. Adapted from a play by Elieen Atkins, Elizabeth Debicki stars as Virginia Woolf opposite Gemma Arterton as the enigmatic aristocrat Vita Sackville-West. The film focuses on their passionate... Continue Reading →

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