LGBTQ Tag Archive

Ellie Rogers Explores the Importance of Unexpected Female Friendships in ‘Outlines’

Film Festival, Live Action

24th March, 2018

An initially awkward encounter between a young girl and her Dad's hired escort evolves into an unexpected friendship in Ellie Rogers' 'Outlines'.

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Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

23rd March, 2018

The British Council and BFI Flare Festival continue their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom.

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BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2018: Stand Up

Film Festival

20th March, 2018

DN looks forward to another programme of the best in LGBTQ+ cinema from around the world at the BFI Flare London Film Festival 2018.

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Sam Ashby Reflects on the 1960s Fight for Gay Equality in Documentary/Drama Hybrid ‘The Colour of His Hair’

Documentary, Live Action

7th March, 2018

Sam Ashby discusses blending documentary, drama and a forgotten unrealised script for his impressionistic meditation on queer life in 1960s Britain.

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DN357: James Erskine Documents the Awe-Inspiring Artistic, Athletic & Societal Struggle of ‘The Ice King’

Documentary, Podcasts

23rd February, 2018

James Erskine shares how he crafted a documentary about the artistic, athletic and societal struggle of John Curry, the world's greatest ice skater.

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Harry Lighton Discusses Subverting Audience Expectations in BAFTA Nominated Short Wren Boys

Live Action

16th February, 2018

DN caught up with Harry Lighton to discuss shooting summer-for-winter on 16mm and subverting audience expectations in BAFTA nominated short 'Wren Boys'.

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Eliza Hittman Explores the Tension Between the Hyper-Masculine & the Homoerotic in Sophomore Feature ‘Beach Rats’

Live Action

6th February, 2018

New York director Eliza Hittman tells DN how a picture from Facebook became the inspiration for her late-night cruising feature 'Beach Rats'.

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Eyal Resh Talks Choreographing Young Actors & Exploring Adolescence in Sexual Awakening Short ‘Boys’

Live Action

20th December, 2017

Eyal Resh tells DN how his own experience of burgeoning adolescent desire led to the creation of his sexual awakening short 'Boys'.

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Spend a Week in a Fast Food Joint with a Heartbroken Woman in Tamar Glezerman’s ‘Fill Your Heart with...

Live Action

18th December, 2017

Tamar Glezerman joins us to discuss the effects of non-stop digital communication, creating a fast food brand and the highs and lows of YouTube comments.

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A Listless Art Graduate Tests Her Personal & Relationship Boundaries in Sam Icklow’s ‘Untitled, L.A.’

Live Action

6th December, 2017

DN speaks to Director Sam Icklow about creating a lesbian relationship drama which was both relatable and authentic to LA’s queer art scene.

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A Young Gay Man Flees His Painful Past in Anne Fontaine’s Coming Out, Coming of Age Feature ‘Reinventing Marvin’

Film Festival, Live Action

25th October, 2017

Anne Fontaine discusses her latest feature and tells DN why women's cinema defined by filmmaker gender is a undesirable road towards segregation.

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Jake Dypka Challenges the Binary Nature of Societal Gender Stereotypes in Experiential 3D Short ‘Pink or Blue’

Art & Fashion

19th September, 2017

Director Jake Dypka & spoken word artist Hollie McNish explore the confines of gender in modern society through 3D experiential short 'Pink or Blue'.

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