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A Skeleton In The Closet

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  For his third feature film 30 year old queer Argentinian filmmaker Nicolás Teté revisits the theme of ‘coming out’.  It’s obviously a subject  that weighs very seriously with him which may be a reflection of his own personal journey.  This the story of Manual (Facundo Gambandé) an architecture student in Buenos Aires.  We first … Continue reading



Farewell Amor

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  Ekwa Msangi’s insightful and delicate tale of reconciliation starts at JFK airport where Walter (Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine) waits for his wife and daughter that he hasn’t seen for 17 years.  It’s taken this amount of time for him to be able to legally get them to immigrate from his Angolan homeland.   Msangi shows … Continue reading



The Father : with an award-winning performance from Anthony Hopkins

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  It seems that Europeans have the edge when it comes to telling such elegant tales on the sensitive subject of dementia.  Hard to forget the image of Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva  as the devoted elderly couple in Micheal Hanke’s  Amour in 2012.  They stole all our hearts and won every award imaginable in … Continue reading



Gossamer Folds : the tale of an unlikely friendship

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  Queer filmmaker Lisa Donato who is known for her short films got her first feature film directing job  from actress Yeardley Smith.  Smith who was both producing and starring in Gossamer Fold, has a reputation as a good ally of the LGBTQ community.  She chose well as Donato’s debut turned to be one of … Continue reading



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