French queer filmmaker Olivier Lallart’s 35 min film is one of the most powerful dramas which homophobia we have seen for a long time Shot in 2019 in the Oise, the film starts from a love story between two young boys to describe the mechanism of homophobia fueled by rumor. After playing the … Continue reading
Aurelian and Nicolas are a disarmingly charming French gay couple knew they were meant for each other the very first time they met . They also knew that they wanted their own family.. However with the Government, the Church, French culture + society’s homophobia against this, they knew that the odds were hardly stacked in their favor. But they were passionate and determined about having children even if it meant breaking French law.
This journey, spread over several years was filmed by Jonathon Narducci and now on the eve of the documentary, GHOSTS OF THE REPUBLIQUE, being released in the US, QUEERGURU tracked down Aurelien & Nicolas in Paris to find out if their story really has a happy ever after ending
For his sophomore documentary filmmaker Jonathon Narducci is back looking at unusual family relations. His debut movie ‘Love Me’ was about old American men handing over thousands of dollars in the hope of being able to persuade young Russian girls to be their future brides We’ll confess that we ended up laughing at the … Continue reading
We finally managed to cross off another film that has been on the Queerguru must-see film since 2012 when it won a César for Best Documentary Film (Meilleur film documentaire). Les Invisibles by queer French filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz a two-time Teddy Award Winner is a tender look at a group of French seniors who … Continue reading
There is an awful lot of wandering about in the 1 hour and 15 mins of this Claude Chamis film and ultimately it leads nowhere. However Chamis almost manages to get away with it by a softly teasing appreciation of beauty that pulls the viewer in further and longer than a less discerning perspective … Continue reading