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Openly gay Argentinian filmmaker Marco Berger’s movies are always such a joy to watch and this new one that he premiered at the Berlinale early this year is no exception.  As usual the story is steeped in sexual awakenings of his young characters, but for once the central couple are actually heterosexual, although there is … Continue reading

Carlos Jáuregui : The Unforgettable Fag

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In this documentary that tells the story of the leading Argentinian LGBT activist Carlos Jáuregui, someone comments at one point ‘it’s important for our community to know where we have come from’  to which we would add, it is equally vital that we know who propelled us along the way too.  Every LGBT community has a hero, … Continue reading

Death in Buenos Aires : a quirky queer Argentinian thriller

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  Death in Buenos Aires is an unexpected delight  : a queer thriller with a rather odd plot and quirky nature but one has a total charm that entertains you to the final credits. Set in Argentina in 1989 its the story of shabbily dressed tough guy Police Inspector Chávez (Demián Bichir) who whilst investigating … Continue reading

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