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The Long Call : a new Brit crime drama with a queer love twist

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  We learned two significant facts in the first episode of the Long Call a new Brit TV crime mini-series (available worldwide via Brit-Box).  First, the title of this seaside drama is also the noise made by a herring gull …. but more importantly this was the first police drama where the male lead detective … Continue reading



Dear Tenant : when queer love does not conquer all

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  You’ll need to grab a whole box of tissues before you start watching this heartbreaking queer drama from Tawainese filmmaker Cheng Yu-Chieh.  This story of loss in itself is sad but set against a background where society still punishes a man for his sexuality, it’s almost impossible not to get angry as the story … Continue reading



Dreamgirls at the Drive In : One Night Only

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  We have just heard of the perfect excuse to jump in our car and drive to Atlanta Georgia this coming weekend.  OUT ON FILM  Atlanta’s queer Film Festival is taking over the Drive-In for a special screening of the 2008 Oscar-winning musical Dreamgirls. It’s the movie that introduced the extraordinary talented Jennifer Hudson to … Continue reading



Dream On

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The innocence of gay life in suburban Britain in the 1980’s before the AIDS epidemic changed the landscape forever is caught beautifully in this micro-budget drama that filmmaker Lloyd Eyre-Morgan has adapted from his own stage play.  It’s the story of shy introverted 16 year old Paul who is taken by Denise his divorced mother … Continue reading



More Than Friendship

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Twenty-something-year-olds Lukas, Mia and Jonas have been best friends since their childhood, but then three years ago this all changed. They fell in love with each other and became a very happy menage-a-trois. They decried society’s contempt for their unusual relationship and became totally committed to each other even though it meant making a break … Continue reading



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