LGBTQ Tag Archive

Erica Rose Aims to Change the Perception of Female Sexuality on Screen in Potent Drama Short ‘Girl Talk’

Live Action

5th September, 2019

'Girl Talk' director Erica Rose on how she worked with her actors towards creating a safe environment for intimate scenarios and intense emotional scenes.

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Daniel Antebi Compiles the Fragments of a Lost Relationship Through Memories & Dance in ‘Unfold’

Live Action

30th August, 2019

DN speaks with Daniel Antebi about choreography, developing relationship history, and the narratological structure of memories for romance short 'Unfold'.

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A Lesbian Couple Ride the Intoxicating Roller Coaster of Romance in Kevork Aslanyan’s ‘Tell Me’

Music

14th August, 2019

Director Kevork Aslanyan & Producer Luzius Fischer share how they amalgamated their favourite Bulgarian & Swiss talent for music video Tell Me.

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Contact

Animation, Asides

26th July, 2019

An accidental phone call sends a woman into a warm reverie about a past summer of love in Léa Bancelin’s beautifully animated EMCA grad short 'Contact'.

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Mari Walker Dives into a Formative Personal Memory in Drama Short ‘Swim’

Live Action

13th June, 2019

Mari Walker tells DN how revealing personal memories to her cast informed aspects of their performance & understanding of the trans experience.

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Tanmay Chowdhary Explores the Relationship Between Two Young Women in Hybrid Narrative-Doc ‘Color of November’

Documentary, Live Action, Premiere

28th May, 2019

Tanmay Chowdhary discusses the unconventional approach of hybrid narrative-doc 'Color of November', a portrait of the relationship between two young women

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An Insecure Man Embraces His Desire to Become a Power Bottom in Kevin Rios’ Comedy ‘THE SHIT! An Opera’

Live Action, Premiere

4th April, 2019

DN speaks to Kevin Rios about power bottoms, self-induced panic and a wisdom-spouting stop-motion piece of crap in his comedy short 'THE SHIT! An Opera'.

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A Heated Argument Leads to Relationship Transgression in Rhianon Jones’ ‘Parker’

Film Festival, Live Action

4th April, 2019

Rhianon Jones tells DN how the transgression of arguments and a short story inspired 'Parker' a film about a couple arguing in a car after a social event

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Lukas Revzin Examines Gay Dating Culture in his One Night Stand Short ‘Fun Only’

Film Festival, Live Action

3rd April, 2019

Director Lukas Revzin joins DN to discuss gay dating culture, developing close relations between actors and shooting his short 'Fun Only' in iPhone ratio.

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Join Three Teenagers on an Evening They’ll Never Forget in Amelia Hashemi’s Short Drama ‘Night Out’

Film Festival, Live Action

2nd April, 2019

DN speaks with Amelia Hashemi at BFI Flare about the shooting logistics of a nightclub, difficulties with the casting process, and clever camera tricks.

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Ali Kurr Channels the Aesthetic of Andrea Arnold in Her Relationship Drama ‘Sparrow’

Film Festival, Live Action

1st April, 2019

DN spoke to music video director Ali Kurr at the BFI Flare festival about her new short film 'Sparrow' and transition into narrative work.

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A Roundup of BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019

Film Festival

1st April, 2019

DN rounds up another year of BFI Flare London, offering highlights from the shorts and features that were screened at this year's festival.

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