We are constantly surprised at the sheer beauty of the videos made by edgy queer filmmaker Joseph Wilson. An East End boy and an habitué of Sink The Pink because ‘drag is my ecstasy’ even when Wilson undertakes commercial projects like this promotional video for Welcome Eyewear, he still blows our minds away. Check out the rest of his work at http://www.josephwilsonfilms.co.uk/ and … Continue reading
Queer filmmaker YEN TAN’s latest exceptional drama takes place in the early stages of the AIDS pandemic when so many gay men who had yet to come out to their families about their sexuality, were now faced with dealing with their HIV diagnosis alone. 1985 is one such story where a young Texan man goes home to visit with his family probably for the last time and then is destined to take his secret to the grave with him.
1985 was selected as the Closing Night Gala film at OUTshine, Miami’s LGBTQ Film Festival where it played to a sold-out crowd. Whilst Tan was in town, he talked with Roger Walker-Dack about the film, and why it is important that movies about AIDS are still made.
One of the interesting facts about queer cinema is that it provides a perfect platform for so many different gay men and women from all walks of life to tell their stories to add to the rich tapestry of how our community is still evolving. It enables us to mold our own history and also … Continue reading
Andrew Haigh is one the most inspired out-gay award-winning filmmakers of his generation, although back in 2009 his career got off to a shaky start with his first movie “Greek Pete”. This documentary of a scrawny looking British rent boy who had the most uninteresting of lives was as about as erotic as a Sunday … Continue reading