LGBTQ Tag Archive

Emmanuelle Soffé’s ‘Neo Gender’ Explodes the Gender Binary Through a Stylish Reframing of Classical Art

Art & Fashion

29th March, 2021

Emmanuelle Soffé explains how and why she subverted the roots of gender in Christian-influenced art in the wonderfully inclusive and powerful 'Neo Gender'.

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Molly Gillis Explores a Woman’s Yearning to Overcome Her Current Fragility in Graceful Short ‘Plaisir’

Film Festival, Live Action

21st March, 2021

Molly Gillis takes DN inside the creation of ‘Plaisir’, a sun-soaked autobiographical tale of self-discovery & unrequited love in the South of France.

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Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman Capture the Threat of Heterosexual Spaces in Intense Late-Night Thriller ‘Femme’

Film Festival, Live Action

18th March, 2021

Co-Directors Ng Choon Ping & Sam H. Freeman discuss the importance of rehearsal when crafting the visceral tension of their jaw-dropping thriller 'Femme'.

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A Forgotten Hawaiian Legend Rises Like a Phoenix in Vibrant Oscar Shortlisted Animation ‘Kapaemahu’

Animation

3rd March, 2021

Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu explains the extreme care taken to authentically tell a treasured Hawaiian story of old about ancient power forgotten in 'Kapaemahu'.

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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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