CELEB: Indya Moore speaks candidly about their journey to fame

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“To be Black in America is to be gaslit everyday of your life” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS At just 25-years-old, Pose star, Indya Moore has already lived an incredibly full life. From their breakout role as Angel Evangelista, to being named one of the most 100 influential people in the world last year by Time magazine, [….]

SCREEN: Drop everything, there’s a new Ammonite trailer

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The brand-new trailer for the hotly anticipated film is here  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS I think it’s safe to say that Ammonite is one of the most talked about LGBTQI love stories this year. Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, the period drama follows the life of British palaeontologist Mary Anning and her relationship with geologist Charlotte Murchison [….]

SCREEN: Your exclusive chance to catch They Them Us

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They Them Us is screening digitally at the LA Femme International Film Festival, followed by a Q&A BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS All you queer film fans out there, there’s a chance to see a screening of the fabulous They Them Us on Friday evening, 16 October – virtually of course, as part of the LA Femme [….]

EXCLUSIVE: Your first look at Cocoon

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The queer film on everyone’s radar, hot off the heels of it’s Iris Prize success  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Opening the generation section of the Berlinale 2020 where it had its World Premiere, Cocoon is the impressive second feature from Berlin-based writer and director Leonie Krippendorff.  It’s a tender story of first times during a heated summer. [….]

SCREEN: Mentors revealed for 2020 BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew support programme for emerging talent

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Seven emerging LGBTQI British filmmakers to receive mentoring from industry professionals such as Luca Gaudagnino and Kate Herron  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) and BFI have today announced the six industry mentors who will provide a year-long mentorship to the BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew 2020 mentees. Now [….]

NEWS: Iris Prize LGBT+ Festival announces 2020 winners

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Short Calf Muscle from the Netherlands wins the prestigious Iris Prize 2020  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Short Calf Muscle, directed by Victoria Warmerdam, has been announced the winner of the Iris Prize 2020, Cardiff’s International LGBT+ Short Film Prize, supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation. This was the first time in the festival’s 14 year history [….]

EVE: A heart-warming short film about a badly timed sexual awakening

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National Coming Out Day is the perfect day to watch Eve – a sharp comedy with a twist BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you had to name a bad day to come out, the day of your wedding is probably up there at the top of the list. It’s definitely not ideal. But that’s what Eve, [….]