Real Boy

Any documentary that makes a contribution to the continuing transgender dialogue is important, but when it is as poignant and compelling as ‘Real Boy’,  then it can play a significant role in nurturing more understanding and acceptance both within the community and society at large. Queer filmmaker Shaleece Haas subject is a disarmingly charming young teenage musician … Continue reading


When Chilean lawyer Paula (Mariana Loyola) divorces her husband Victor (Daniel Munoz), her new partner Lia (Agustina Muñoz) moves in to share her home in this small conservative town.  One day Paula is summed for a meeting with the school Principal after her 8 year old daughter Catalina (Emilia Ossandon) had made a drawing of … Continue reading

Reaching For The Moon

Elizabeth Bishop was something of a self-absorbed cold fish. When she finishes her tenure as US Poet Laureate in 1950, she was 40 years old, alone in N.Y., and suffering with ‘writers block’. At the suggestion of her friend and fellow poet Robert Lowell she decides to go to South America for a long vacation. … Continue reading

Rebels on Pointe

Rebels On Pointe is a very affectionate profile by Canadian award-winning documentarian Bobbi Jo Hart on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo an American all-male (and proudly openly gay) Ballet Company corps which parodies the conventions and clichés of romantic and classical ballet. Harte adopts a  cinema vérité approach with her very entertaining film that takes us … Continue reading

Reel in the Closet

Stu Maddox is a very determined gay activist and filmmaker whose passionate obsession with LGBT history has resulted in three excellent documentaries that deal with different aspects of gay communities in the past. This latest one ‘Reel in the Closet’ is a feature length movie that is comprised of a wealth of unseen footage  of … Continue reading

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