Australian qenderqueer filmmaker JORDAN BYRON spent 5 years in the Middle East documenting the lives of local queer people whose sexuality was causing both them and their families to be shunned and physically harmed. Their powerful & thought provoking film is having its US Premiere at Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival very soon .
We called Jordan in Kabul, Afghanistan via Skype to film this interview to talk about the film and how all the films subjects were fairing
P.S, You can read Queerguru’s review of the film HERE
Queer Brit filmmaker Matt Timmiss is just doing the post-production of his first documentary CITY OF QUEENS a very affectionate look at the very talented UK drag queens who get their highs by entertaining their local communities. He gave us a preview of some of his clips before we filmed this interview with him via Facetime
Queer Latinx filmmaker Flavio Alves feature film directing debut is The Garden Left Behind a completely mesmerising movie that makes such a crucial contribution to the continuing dialogue on the transgender community. After wowing audiences and critics at SXSW, the movie is headed to Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival. En route he took time to talk to QUEERGURU about how he involved over 50 trans mens and women to make the film so authentic
The interview conducted by Roger Walker-Dackvia Facetime, and you can read our full review of The Garden Left Behind HERE