film

Film and TV

Leo Adef Drapes Queer Punks in Saint Laurent for ‘The Other Side’

There’s something exhilarating about finding yourself in a new city alone. You’re out of your element, disoriented, and swept into…
Film and TV

Taraji P. Henson to Star in Gender-Flipped Remake of What Women Want

Taraji P. Henson has been confirmed for the Mel Gibson role in a new, gender-flipped version of Nancy Meyers’s What Women…
Film and TV

Muriel’s Wedding is a feminist masterpiece and more relevant than ever

How would you classify Muriel’s Wedding? The “romantic comedy” genre is one I love and respect, but it’s a little…
Film and TV

‘Dream Boat’ Documents Cruising on the High Seas

“Dream Boat,” Tristan Ferland Milewski’s documentary about a weeklong European cruise for gay men, quickly gets its audience into a vacation…
Film and TV

Queers’ Starry Untold Stories

The love that dare not speak its name finds voice multiple times in Queers, a new star-studded short-film series curated by Sherlock co-creator Mark…
Film and TV

‘Erin’s Guide to Kissing Girls’ Leaves the Tragic Coming Out Narrative Behind

Erin Hallard is fearlessly herself and, in middle school, that character trait doesn’t come easily. What’s usually a period of…
Film and TV

Academy Award-winning playwright shares experiences as black, queer artist

One day after watching Thursday’s premiere of the Northwestern student production “In the Red and Brown Water,” Academy Award-winning playwright…
Film and TV

A Moment in the Reeds: A shared youth

The open-mindedness that characterises Finnish society is often envied by other societies around the globe. This is evidenced by its…
Film and TV

Yance Ford, Trans Black Filmmaker, Calls For Justice

Director Yance Ford is largely stoic when narrating and appearing in his new film, Strong Island, making the rare moments…
Film and TV

The Year Four Landmarks Brought Gay Life to the Big Screen

The future of queer cinema was mapped out in 1992. That was the year of four surprising breakthroughs: The Crying Game represented…