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Beyto : the coming-of-age story of a closeted gay immigrant stuck between two worlds

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  Films about closeted gay swimmers seem to be cropping up all over the place. and although BEYTO may not be the best of the bunch, it will certainly appeal to hardcore queer moviegoers.  It’s a contemporary melodrama that highlights the problems of young LGBTQ immigrants who find themselves stuck between the liberal culture of … Continue reading



Queerguru reviews ON THE FRINGE OF WILD a poignant tale of young queer love

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    On The Fringe of Wild, the feature film debut of director Emma Catalfamo and writer Sorelle Doucet  is a contemporary coming-out-tale set in the outbacks of Ontario where time and rampant homophobia have seemingly stood still.  It is a very sharp reminder that even in 2021 life is still made unbearable for LGBTQ … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THE PERFECT DAVID : a near perfect queer coming-of-age story

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  The Perfect David (El perfecto David) is a tense yet poetic modern-day coming of age story. It accurately reflects an 18-year old’s transition into manhood, trying to fit into his new adult world when life goals, sexuality, and relationships are usually still a bit vague and sometimes temporarily heading in the wrong direction.  Premiering … Continue reading



Everybody’s TalkIng About Jaime : an exuberant queer Brit musical that everybody will love to talk about

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  Everybody will really be talking about Jaime the moment they see this feel-good queer coming-of-age movie that is such an excellent adaption of the hit West End Musical. It’s an exuberant gay fairy tale of a 16-year-old teenager from a blue-collar northern British town who overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies, and steps out of … Continue reading



Queerguru @BFI Flare : SWEETHEART

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Throw aside any expectations that Marly Morrison’s Sweetheart will be an achingly Gen Z teen zeitgeist movie and embrace the fact that it belongs to the classic British genre of sexually awkward teen meets nightmare seaside family holiday. Go with it because that is what makes its humiliating inevitability so sweet. April Jane or AJ … Continue reading



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