Kit Williamson and John Halbach the devilishly handsome and talented married couple were in Miami at OUTshine Film Festival to collect yet another Award (The Vanguard) to add to their vast collection for their critically acclaimed hit #LGBT web series EastSiders. So we seized the opportunity to chat with the charming duo whilst they were in town.
WWE star wrestler Fred Rosser caused quite a stir when he came out as gay in 2013, since then he has continued wrestling and also has become an activist, rolemodel and advocate non-profit BURN THE HATE for which he was given Miami’s OUTshine Film Festival VANGUARD AWARD and also the Keys To The City. He talked to QUEERGURU about all this …..and his live and hopes.
The 11th Edition of OUTShine Fort Lauderdale (the offspring of OUTShine Miami) kicks of its 10 day Festival on 10/10 with an eclectic & diverse program of films that cover most of the LGBTQ spectrum. The QUEERGURU team have been glued to the screen seeing almost all of the movies and here is our list of 10 MOVIES THAT YOU MUSN’T MISS
When Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante‘s went to cast his sophomore film a drama about a married man who comes out as gay he was shocked to discover that over 80% of the actors at the casting would not play ‘gay’ . He needn’t have worried though as he chose the extremely talented actor JUAN PABLO OLYSLAGER whose finely nuanced performance as the lead character makes this very disturbing drama so utterly watchable.
In what is the 2nd Guatemalan movie to every have an LGBT story line, Olyslager Pablo who is forced by his Church & family to give up on his chance of real happiness.
The 23rd Edition of OUTshine Film Festival has its Opening Night Gala Screening of our fav. feel-good queer movie Stage Mother The Movie at a Drive In Theater and the rest of its 10 Day Festival wiil be VIRTUAL and available to stream online.