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Maisie : Britain’s Oldest Performing Drag Artiste

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  Brit filmmaker Lee Cooper’s debut feature documentary is an unbridled ode to one of Britain’s lesser-known camp legends: (that’s unless you are an English gay man of a certain age).  David Raven aka Maisie Trollette is the oldest drag queen still performing in the UK …..(but don’t call her that she much prefers drag … Continue reading



Marry Me However : when closeted religious Jews try to play ‘straight’

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  The sheer joy (if joy is the correct description) of excellent queer documentaries like “Marry Me However” is that it helps bring a greater understanding how of the struggles of accepting one’s sexuality in some parts of the world causes such unimaginable problems.  In this case Israeli director  (Rabbi) Mordechai Vardi’s intriguing film outlines … Continue reading



Queerguru reviews ON BROADWAY a new documentary from Oren Jacoby

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  The Oscar-nominated filmmaker Oren Jacoby’s new documentary On Broadway is a fascinating and well-balanced profile on NY’s Theater District which makes for such compelling viewing. His detailed research plots all the major ups and downs over the 50+ years and he very carefully steers clear of ever referring back to the good (or bad) … Continue reading



Queerguru’s David Lagachu reviews CARNIVAL the latest movie from Argentinian queer auteur Marco Berger

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  There’s a metaphysical connection among all the films of Marco Berger. His latest offering The Carnival plays out like a semi-documentary version of his previous works. There’s a bit of Taekwondo (2016) in it with semi-naked bodies of hunky men on generous display. Actor Gaston Re who starred in Berger’s previous films The Blonde … Continue reading



Leo Adef’s SAFE : a stunning short doc on Berlin’s queer Ballroom scene

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  As a queer journalist sometimes you kick yourself when quite by chance you discover something truly wonderful that you really should have known about and celebrated before.  In this case it’s not a ‘thing but a person. Leo Adef is an Argentinean filmmaker and photographer based in Barcelona.  On a visit to Berlin to … Continue reading



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