Exclusive Interview: “we are queer creators pushing our way into a straight space” filmmakers Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman on their SXSW short Femme

Among the queer highlights at last month's SXSW Online 2021 was the short film Femme, by co-writers-directors Ng Choon Ping and Sam H. Freeman. The film stars I May Destroy You's Paapa Essiedu as Jordan, a femme queer man in London who leaves the safety of a night out clubbing with his friends and gets... Continue Reading →

TV Review: 4 Feet High ★★★★

4 Feet: Blind Date, which gave viewers the perspective of a teenage wheelchair user, won Best Narrative VR Film at SXSW 2019. It has since spawned 4 Feet High, a six-part Argentinian high school set made-for-television series and an accompanying four-part VR series, both of which world premiered at this year's Sundance, with the first... Continue Reading →

LGBTQ+ highlights at SXSW Online 2021

Ahead of tomorrow's SXSW Online 2021 launch, we take a look at some of the LGBTQ+ feature, short, episodic, VR, and panel discussion highlights at this year's virtual festival. SXSW Online 2021 runs Tuesday March 16th to Saturday March 20th. Explore the full festival lineup at Online.SXSW.com. SXSW Online 2021 LGBTQ+ Panels: Expanding Queer Cinema... Continue Reading →

SWSX 2020 Film Festival Collection Exclusive Interview: I’m Gonna Make You Love Me’s Karen Bernstein & Brian Belovitch “gender is a destination, but for some people like myself its also a journey’

Karen Bernstein’s I’m Gonna Make You Love Me is part of Amazon Prime Video and SXSW’s virtual film fest Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection which will play exclusively on Prime Video in the U.S. until May 6th. The film paints a fascinating, deeply personal portrait of Brian Belovitch. Assigned male at birth, in the 1980s he... Continue Reading →

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