We sit down with the director Jonnie Leahy, producer Rosie Lourde and actor/writer Monica Zanetti of SKIN DEEP to talk about their film, queer cinema and the challenges of shooting a film in Newtown.
Shauna MacDonald’s TRU LOVE doesn’t aim to be anything more than a mostly pleasant exploration of sexuality, and it essentially achieves that.
Angelina Jolie’s English-language feature debut underwhelms, though it features some fantastic central performances from Jack O’Connell and the rest of the cast.
Whilst Matthew Warchus’ film PRIDE might at times feel a little too easily contructed, its consistent humour and respect for its subjects allows it to stand out amongst modern queer cinema.
We caught up with Queer Screen Film Festival’s festival director, Paul Struthers, to talk about the aims of the fest and some of his top picks for this years program.
A surprisingly restrained film from Dolan, who has crafted an impressive adaptation of a tense piece of theatre.
Ukraine Is Not a Brothel by Australian filmmaker Kitty Green is an intimate portrayal of Ukrainian feminist activist group Femen, famous for their topless protesting against the sex trafficking. Green’s film follows these women closely, as well as the man who turns out to be behind their formation.
An impressive and emotionally charged feature, Dolan’s latest doesn’t entirely succeed. Filled with the promise of greatness, it leaves us wondering what could have been.
Desiree Akhavan’s thesis film for her Masters of Fine Arts from the Tisch School of the Arts, is a remarkable directorial debut. Made on a tiny budget, with filming only lasting 18 days, it is as surprising as it is impressive.