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Summer of 85 : Ozon’s bittersweet queer teen romance

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  The queer French auteur François Ozon turns to a very English novel for the source of his latest bittersweet romance.  Evidently, he read Aidan Chambers’s 1982 novel Dance on My Grave. when he was a teenager and this story of teen angst must have really resounded deeply with him that almost four decades later … Continue reading



FAG – Short film about homophobia

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  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



Aurelien and Nicolas Want To Be Daddies

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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

https://www.ghostsoftherepublique.com/ available streaming on November 17th from Amazon Prime, Itunes, GooglePlay , Microsoft & other major streaming platforms.

 

Check out www.querguru.com to read our full review of the film 

 



Ghosts of the République : the journey of a French gay couple to become parents

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  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



Les Invisibles : French gay seniors tell their stories

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  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



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