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Nowhere : a queer Colombian/American ill-fated love story

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  Kleenex alert for this queer Colombian/American touching movie of young love that gets tested to breaking point by the US Immigration authorities. This is story of two young gay Colombians,  Adrian (Miguel González) and Sebastian (Juan Pablo Castiblanco) who landed themselves their first jobs after college in NY.  The film starts with showing us … Continue reading




Fairytale : a delightful Italian queer absurdist comedy

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This delightfully eccentric queer Italian comedy is from married couple  writer Sebastiano Mauri making his directing debut and starring his husband and co-writer Filippo TImi.   Fairytale is adapted from a theatrical production of the same name which Timi also wrote and starred in and which premièred in 2011 to great acclaim. This last point is … Continue reading



God’s Own Country

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God’s Own Country a breakout hit at both Sundance and Berlinale Festivals (where it was nominated for a Teddy for Best Queer Feature) is a remarkable debut from openly gay Brit writer/director Frances Lee, and unquestionably one of best queer love stories for a very long time.  Set in the wilds of Yorkshire (hence the … Continue reading



Great Freedom : one man’s story about being imprisoned in Germany for decades for being gay

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    Germany’s pernicious Paragraph 1675, was part of the German Criminal Code from 15 May 1871 to 10 March 1994. It made homosexual acts between males a crime, and in early revisions, the provision also criminalized bestiality as well as forms of prostitution and underage sexual abuse. All in all, around 140,000 men were convicted under the … Continue reading



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