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Game Girls : a lesbian couple making a life together of sorts on Skid Row

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  Game Girls the sophomore documentary from  Alina Skrzeszewska filmed in cinema-verite mode is a highly emotional view of the rocky relationship of two African/American young lesbians living in LA’s notorious Skid Row which seems like the end of the world. When the film starts Terim who is coping with mental illness, is going to … Continue reading



Before Stonewall : a look back at early LGBTQ roots

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  The Emmy Award Winning Documentary ‘Before Stonewall; made in 1984 has been restored and is about to enjoy a theatrical run in June as part of the celebrations to mark the Anniversary of the Stonewall riots considered the pivotal turning point for the LGBTQ community. Directed by Greta Schiller and Robert Rosenberg,  this look … Continue reading



Pasolini : on his last days

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  After premiering at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals back in 2014 Abel Ferrara’s movie ‘Pasolini’ has for some unknown reason has been stuck on a shelf somewhere until now.  However now Kino Lorber the distributor of  indie and art house movies has released the film to select US movie theaters. It’s the story … Continue reading



Tucked : Drag Queens’s Bucket List is short and very sweet 

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  If you only had 6 weeks to live, what would you do? If you don’t know, aren’t sure, or aren’t ready, this charmer is a terrific place to start.  Jack or Jackie (Derren Nesbitt) is a 75 year old pub drag queen of the most traditional foul mouthed and boozie kind.  Married for 54 years his wife’s death came … Continue reading



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