LGBTQ Tag Archive

Delia Simonetti Spotlights Milan’s Afro-Italian and Queer Community in Celebratory Motion Portrait Promo ‘Foreplay’

Music

22nd January, 2021

Delia Simonetti reveals how she gathered Milan's tightly-knit Afro-Italian community for a series of playful portraits in vibrant music video 'Foreplay'.

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High Culture Meets Subculture in Emilie Norenberg’s Contemporary Dance Film ‘Voguing With Beethoven’

Art & Fashion, Music

14th January, 2021

Emilie Norenberg shares the experience of modernising classical music for 'Voguing With Beethoven', her dance film commemorating the famous composer.

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Alfie Dale Tells the Spiritual Journey of a Trans Teen in Fairytale Drama ‘My Brother is a Mermaid’

Live Action, Premiere

13th January, 2021

Alfie Dale explains how he sought to re-understand embedded societal gender norms through his social-realist LGBTQ fairytale 'My Brother is a Mermaid'.

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Rally Ridberg Targets Conditioned Homophobia in Painfully Funny Satirical Short ‘Straight Faces’

Live Action, Premiere

4th January, 2021

DN talks to director Rally Ridberg about taking a swipe at conditioned homophobia in his powerfully provocative satirical short 'Straight Faces'.

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A Hookup Escalates Into a Harrowing Encounter in Andree Ljutica’s ‘How to Say I Love You at Night’

Live Action

19th November, 2020

Andree Ljutica delineates the loose rehearsal process and musical shooting rhythm of his sixteen minute one-take drama 'How To Say I Love You At Night'.

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A Teenager Reveals Illicit Feelings for Her Guardian in Alexandre Richard’s LGBTQ Music Video ‘Ellipse’

Music

10th November, 2020

Complicated power dynamics and repressed emotions are confronted in Alexandre Richard's heartfelt and dreamlike music video for Felixe's anthemic 'Ellipse'.

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New Romance Causes Emotional Confusion for Lifelong Friends in Chloe Sarbib’s Coming of Age Short ‘Girl Friend’

Live Action, Premiere

20th October, 2020

Chloe Sarbib discusses exploring the emotional confusion caused by the shifting dynamics of a lifelong friendship in coming of age short 'Girl Friend'.

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A Father Hides a Life-Changing Secret From His Wayward Son in ŁUkasz RucińSki & Michał WłOdarczyk’s ‘Transparent’

Music

13th October, 2020

A clash of cultures lies at the heart of 'Transparent' — an empathetically told portrait of LGBTQ life from Łukasz Ruciński and Michał Włodarczyk.

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Matthew Puccini Exposes the True Colours of Queer Intimacy in Sex-Positive Coming of Age Drama ‘Dirty’

Live Action

7th October, 2020

Matthew Puccini talks to DN about exposing the reality of queer sex in his authentic and sex-positive coming-of-age drama ‘Dirty’.

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How James Kicklighter Captured Trans Opera Singer Lucia Lucas’ Historic Tulsa Performance in ‘The Sound of Identity’

Documentary, Music

7th September, 2020

We speak to James Kicklighter about documenting the boundary breaking performance of transgender opera singer Lucia Lucas in 'The Sound of Identity'.

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Rival Gang Members Come Together for a High-Stakes Game of Basketball in Adam Palmer’s Formally Striking ‘Judas’

Live Action, Premiere

8th July, 2020

A basketball game between rival gang members is caught in deeply expressive wide-screen in Adam Palmer's 'Judas'. We talked to him about his unique vision!

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Tyler Rabinowitz Captures the Beauty of Gay Intimacy in his Bittersweet Romance Short ‘See You Soon’

Live Action

2nd July, 2020

The perfect weekend is laced with melancholy in Tyler Rabinowitz's bittersweet drama 'See You Soon' - an aching look at the complexity of gay romance.

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