This year's collection of BAFTA shorts include a visit to outer space, an other worldly imagination of prison and a tough look at your own reality and feature a whole host of stars including Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Mackenzie Crook, Bronagh Gallagher, Maxine Peake and Tom Cullen.
The 28th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival will open on 20th March with the European premiere of LILTING, Hong Khaou’s poetic drama of love and loss, starring Ben Whishaw, Cheng Pei Pei (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon), Andrew Leung, and Peter Bowles, which opened the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
The hotly anticipated debut feature film from director Travis Mathews (INTERIOR. LEATHER BAR) is a bold and unflinching look at gay relationships among a group of San Francisco friends including scenes of real sex, striking controversy amongst global film censors, including Australia, where the film was banned.
The ninth in their series of collected short films is a fantastic example of why queer cinema is moving out of the closet and into the public eye – without exception, all the shorts featured on BOYS ON FILM 9 stay true to the spirit and purpose of the queer cinema movement, but without alienating heterosexual audiences. This is not only cinema for a minority, but also manages to be cinema that can educate the majority on what it means to be gay.
Late last year, we brought you an interview with director Simon Savory about his upcoming debut feature, BRUNO & EARLENE GO TO VEGAS. The film now finds itself in the editing process, and we are really excited to bring a special interview to you guys, with the lead actor, Miles Szanto, who plays intersex teenager, Bruno.
Here at Front Row Reviews, we have had a rolling coverage of Bavo Defurne's North Sea Texas, the latest DVD release by London based distribution studio, Peccadillo Pictures. When we find our main character, ... Read More...