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Queen of Lapa : the story of Brazilian Trans Activist Luana Muniz

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  The Brazilian transgender activist Luana Muniz was considered such a fascinating character that her life has been the subject of no less that three documentaries.   This latest one by Theodore Collatos, and Carolina Monnerat was completed just before Muniz died og a heart attack in 2017 aged 59. She was larger than life figure who … Continue reading



Pain & Glory : tormented filmmaker must deal with his demons

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  The latest film from queer auteur Pedro Almodovar,  Spain’s most influential award-winning filmmaker,   sees him reunited with actor Antonio Banderas yet again, but  also a very welcome return to a homoerotic theme that were so prevalent in his early work. This is the story of a successful but tormented filmmaker Salvador Mallo (played by … Continue reading



SEATTLE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL: The Next Five Days

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  The 24th Edition of the SEATTLE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL kicked off on October 10th  at Three Dollar Bill Cinema BUT panic not as the next coming 5 days they have an excellent program of some impeccablae and diverse LGBTQ movies . The QUEERGURU team have seen most of them, and so here are the … Continue reading



Unsound : a journey of self acceptance

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  This feature debut from Australian TV director  Ian Watson tackles the sensitive subject of self acceptance with great sincerity  and full of well-meaning intentions which sadly falls flat on the screen.   It’s the story of Noah (Reece Noi) a  young Brit/Australian gay musician who is feeling so unsettled that he quits the Tour of … Continue reading



Everybody Changes : when father wants to transition

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  Panama’s Official Submission for Best Foreign Picture Oscar is Arturo Montenegro’s ‘Everybody Changes’ about how a middle -class family survives after the father decides to transition into a woman. Federico (Arantxa de Juan) is a happily married businessman with a wife and three sons living in a very small Panamanian town.   His wife Carol … Continue reading



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