fbpx

Rafiki : the defiant tale of two African girls in love

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , , Leave a comment on Rafiki : the defiant tale of two African girls in love

  African queer films are very much a rarity essentially because so much of that Continent have laws that criminalise homsosexuality and also so much of the population traditionally cannot morally accept it. In fact this charming tale of first love between two teenage Kenyan girls that has been critically acclaimed globally is still banned … Continue reading



Sister Aimee : The Disappearance of the US’s most famous religious charlatan.

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , Leave a comment on Sister Aimee : The Disappearance of the US’s most famous religious charlatan.

Sister  Aimee is a bonky film about an even bonkier character Aimee Semple McPherson whose story is too ridiculous to be real. In fact filmmakers Samantha Buck and Marie Schlingmann make a point of telling us that only 5.5% of their film is true and the rest is pure (and slightly warped) imagination. They focus … Continue reading



Booksmart : the lesbian high school comedy that everyone is talking about

Posted on Categories queermatterLabels , , Leave a comment on Booksmart : the lesbian high school comedy that everyone is talking about

  One of the most successful premieres at SXSW Film Festival this year was a lesbian high school comedy that has been the subject of an enormous amount of buzz.  This is the story of lesbian Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) who has spent the whole of her last year studying like mad to get straight ‘A’s.  … Continue reading



Gentleman Jack : HBO’s new scorching lesbian period drama

Posted on Categories queermatterLabels , , , Leave a comment on Gentleman Jack : HBO’s new scorching lesbian period drama

  Hot on the heels of The Favourite comes another scorching lesbian drama that judging by the trailer alone, looks like it is going to be another enormous hit.  HBO’s drama GENTLEMAN JACK is based on the true story of British aristocrat Anne Lister who can lay claim to having the UK’s first ever lesbian … Continue reading



Second Star on the Right : a story of friendships

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , Leave a comment on Second Star on the Right : a story of friendships

  This is one of two lesbian dramas that Spanish filmmaker Ruth Caudeli has playing on the film festival circuit and they both share the two of the leading ladies Alejandra Lara,  and Silvia Varón. Second Star on the Right is the story of four 30-something-year-old women who have been friends since schooldays.  Now grown … Continue reading



Follow queerguru

Search This Blog


View queertiques By:

Categories

Topics

Newsletter