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Madame : a charming tale of love and acceptance between two generations

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  Madame is one of those intimate autobiographical movies that draws you in at the very first scene.  In this case because we see the elegant elderly Caroline Della Beffa who is the grandmother of the filmmaker and the story of their relationship is the main crux of this delightful and enchanting documentary. Stephane Riethauser  … Continue reading



HAM : A Musical Memoir : Sam Harris’s life story so far

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  The singer and Tony nominated Broadway actor Sam Harris wrote a memoir, which he parlayed into a one man stage show picking  up Ovation Awards in LA, and now its a full blooded film.   Most people know of Harris from when he won TV’s first ever talent show Star Search back in 1987 but … Continue reading



The Ice King : the story of the iconic gay champion ice skater John Curry

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  This long overdue profile on John Curry the gay Olympic and World Champion who single-handedly changed the sport of ice skating into an extraordinary art form, celebrates the man but also shows how racked he always was with both doubts and depressions through his entire life. Born in 1949 into a conservative middle-class family … Continue reading



McKellen: Playing The Part

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  The great veteran British actor and passionate LGBTQ activist Sir Ian McKellen has yet to write an autobiography about his very full and successful life, but maybe he won’t have to now after this intimate and affectionate documentary of his life.  For the film, made by Joe Stephenson, McKellen evidently sat in a comfortable … Continue reading



Every Act of Life

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  The celebrated 78-year-old playwright Terrence McNally has enjoyed such a packed life with his roller-coaster career and a love life that itself could be the stuff that dramas are made off, so it was a tough challenge for filmmaker Jeff Kaufman to squeeze it all into 90 so minutes the length of his new profile.  The end result is … Continue reading



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