One of the hottest movies to do the LGBTQ Film Festival circuit last year and that received unanimous rave reviews was STRAIGHT UP. It was the feature film directing debut of JAMES SWEENEY a young queer filmmaker from LA who also wrote and produced and took the starring role. His story of Todd a man … Continue reading
In 1988 Margaret Thatcher introduced a hate-filled anti-LGBTQ Law called CLAUSE 28 which was to effectively ban the promotion of homosexuality. Even now some 30 years later it’s left a bitter memory within the LGBTQ Community for its sheer pernisciousness. Brit filmmaker Joseph Wilson‘ talks to QUEERGURU about his short dystopian film that follows a group of unapologetically queer warriors forced to flee the UK at that time.
Queer Latinx filmmaker Flavio Alves feature film directing debut is The Garden Left Behind a completely mesmerising movie that makes such a crucial contribution to the continuing dialogue on the transgender community. After wowing audiences and critics at SXSW, the movie is headed to Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival. En route he took time to talk to QUEERGURU about how he involved over 50 trans mens and women to make the film so authentic
The interview conducted by Roger Walker-Dackvia Facetime, and you can read our full review of The Garden Left Behind HERE