Love Gilda

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  This affectionate tribute of the late great comic genius Gilda Radnor from filmmaker Lisa D’Apolito has the remarkable benefit of a surfeit of archival footage and also access to Radnor’s very moving journey.  There are times when D’Apolito overwhelms us with some rapid montages from the past, but she can get away with it most … Continue reading



306 Hollywood

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  Visual artist siblings Elan and Jonathan Bogarin describe their very personal documentary about their maternal grandmother as ‘magical-realist’.  After she dies the pair persuade their mother to delay selling grandmother’s New Jersey house so they can conduct an ‘archaeological dig’ that will serve as an excavation into her life. Anette Ontel the matriarch of their … Continue reading



Transmilitary

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  In Transmilitary, first time feature documentary makers Gabe Silverman and Fiona Dawson’s excellent rational approach to the subject of transmen and women serving in US Armed Forces focuses on the one thing that transphobic politicians like to ignore i.e. facts. They started filming Transmilitary back in November 2014 and chose to focus on four … Continue reading



Conversations With Gay Elders: Kerby Lauderdale

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  Having directed/produced two major queer documentaries in the past : The Cockettes (2002) and We Were Here (2011),  Emmy Award nominated filmmaker David Weissman has now created a documentary storytelling project focused on older gay men.  In  each of his ‘Conversations With Gay Elders’ Weissman conducts interviews with gay men in their 70’s as they … Continue reading




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