Exclusive Interview: Lithuanian LGBTQ+ activist & filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas on The Lawyer “people speak about diversity as if it’s something additional, but it’s not, it’s just reality”

US RELEASE UPDATE: The Lawyer is available now on DVD via TLA Releasing and to stream via Dekkoo. UK RELEASE UPDATE: The Lawyer is now available on UK iTunes/Apple TV. For the last decade Lithuanian filmmaker and LGBTQ+ activist Romas Zabarauskas has been making provocative, genre-bending films underpinned by queer characters. His debut short Porno... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Cubby ★★1/2

Mark Blane's semi-autobiographical New York fantasia Cubby toured film festivals this summer, playing at events like OutFest in LA, Frameline in San Francisco, New York's NewFest and Reeling Film Festival in Chicago, among others. It's a film that seems tailor-made for festivals -- quirky, strange, shot on 16mm film, a bit clunky, with subject matter that was never... 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 →

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