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Dragtime : looking back in time

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  A great wee find on YouTube (so its free) is this thoroughly entertaining HBO documentary by then newbie director Patti Kaplan about some of our favorite Drag Queens.  The year is 1997  and Jeff Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman is so young he is totally unrecognizable in men’s attire : Lady Bunny had more … Continue reading



PRIDE : Photography of Stonewall & Beyond by Fred W. Darrah

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  Fred W. McDarrah was a staff photographer for The Village Voice and an author who  became famous for documenting the cultural phenomenon known as the Beat Generation from its inception in the 1950s.  His other claim to fame was his whole body of work photographing New York’s’ LGBTQ scene before and after the Stonewall … Continue reading



GENE FEDORKO talks about CONVERSATIONS WITH GAY ELDERS a story telling project by David Weissman

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Emmy Award nominated filmmaker David Weissman has been shooting a gay storytelling project called CONVERSATIONS WITH GAY ELDERS a series of films with different gay men aged 72 – 86 ,and all edited by young gay men between 20 & 30 years old.

Debbie Nadolney the Curator of AMP: Art Market Provincetown hosted a screening on the edition filmed with Eugene N. Fedorko (known as Gene) a larger-than-life character who is a medical professional, caregiver, art collector, curator, activist, sexual outlaw, and cultural flâneur …. and a resident of #Ptown back in the hippy 1970’s.

Gene Fedorko and Conversations with Gay Ekders

After the screening he sat down to talk with QUEERGURU

P.S For details of future screenings contact https://davidweissmanfilms.com/new-project/

 



Gay USA  (restored) : Does old become classic? 

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  There has been enough time gone by for this re-released documentary, largely shot at the San Francisco 1977 Gay Pride march, to evolve from out of date to classic. Let’s see if it does. Its format is terribly predictable. Back to back short testimonials showing the kaleidoscope of the real people on the march, … Continue reading



Are you Proud? Watch this before saying yes

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  Have you ever been in a heated conversation about the factions in our community? A conversation that has questioned why another letter has or has not been added to the LGBTQI+ acronym? This documentary directed by  Ashley Joiner is an ambitious attempt to connect the dots, differences and intersections we live and love with. … Continue reading



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