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Marco : the tale of a queer Syrian refugee

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  Acclaimed writer Saleem Haddad’s first foray into filmmaking  MARCO is a heartbreaking tale about the plight of a undocumented Syrian LGBTQ refugee in London who becomes a sex worker simply so he can afford to eat. After a long arduous journey by way of Turkey and the Refugee Camp in Calais to being a … Continue reading



Dominant Chord : a choice between being gay or being a star

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  One of the last few remaining bastions of homophobia appears to be country music.  The few brave souls that find the courage to stick their heads above the parapet take every possibility of just been shot out of the water as they watch their careers either subside or even totally disappear. Take the case … Continue reading



Hard-ish Bodies : a funny film by Mike Carreon

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  The wonderful TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL have joined the number of cultural institutions who are now  putting content up online …..  and in this case it’s FREE. This first short film is such a sheer delight and put a big grin on  the faces of all of the QUEERGURU TEAM self-isolating in different places. “Hard-ish … Continue reading



Dream House : a story of hope

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Gay, middle-aged, unemployed and living with his overbearing mother in a dilapidated house badly in need of repair, its no wonder Mark (Ryan Farley) is suicidal.   He spends his days pottering around the house being nagged by his mother ( Carol Lambert) into doing odd-jobs. At night he spends his time fixing the projector so … Continue reading



Parking : a compelling short LGBTQ film from Iran

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  Parking is a very rare breed as it is one of  the few Iranian LGBTQ movies ever made,  This 9 minute short directed by Ahmad Seyfipour is the tale of a burglary that goes wrong.  When a man is stealing from a garage he comes across two men having sex on the back seat … Continue reading



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