While not without aesthetic merit, Colette Bothof’s latest fails in its attempts to depict a wholly satisfying image of young love, amidst a backdrop of intolerance and violence.
The feature-length directorial debut of Hillevi Loven is a touching and confronting tale of a man coming to grips with his gender identity and sexuality, and their place in the church.
The pain and fear that emerges and consumes the documentary by its conclusion occurs by no volition of the director, but instead reveals the stark reality that sits at the core of the tale of unrequited love.
Anita’s Last Cha Cha captures the excruciating, exhilarating quality of a first love without sacrificing any detail in its female-focused portraits of intimacy and community in the rural Philippines.
Louise Wadley’s ALL ABOUT E is a refreshingly good Australian film that offers a thought-provoking insight into rural, migrant and queer communities.