CELEB: Sarah Paulson teases Carol prequel and we’ve never wanted anything more

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If this is just a joke, we’re not laughing  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM As queermas is fast approaching, the only thing we can think about is when is it acceptable to watch Carol for the first time this year. Of course, we’ve all been tempted to re-watch during lockdown. But we all know [….]

SCREEN: Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2020 announces full programme

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Running online for the first time, the sixth annual SQIFF hosts its biggest programme yet with features, shorts, workshops and parties BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The Scottish International Queer Film Festival (SQIFF) is going digital for 2020 and we must say, the full programme for their sixth year is looking pretty epic.  There’s loads of great [….]

SCREEN: Her & Her is the queer lockdown love story you cannot miss

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A short film by Grace Savage and Jade Anouka, created entirely during lockdown  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Whilst the majority of us have been busy perfecting our baking skills and binge watching everything on Netflix, real life partners Grace Savage and Jade Anouka have been busy creating a short film called Her & Her.  Commissioned by [….]

NEWS: FilmPride 2020 will deliver its programme online for free

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Brighton & Hove Pride’s official LGBTQI Film Festival will go ahead digitally in August 2020  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS FilmPride, Brighton & Hove Pride’s official LGBTQI film festival, was set to take place at The Latest Music Bar in late July, to coincide with Pride week. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival has had [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Battle Of The Sexes

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Carrie Lyell meets tennis legend Billie Jean King BY CARRIE LYELL I’m sitting in a dark screening room in Soho, and there are tears streaming down my face. As the credits for Battle Of The Sexes roll and the journalists around me collects their bags and jackets and head for the door, I’m thinking about [….]

SCREEN: Ponyboi is the first narrative intersex film

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 To celebrate Pride, the intersex movie that made history is available for free online  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Ponyboi is the world’s first narrative film to be created by and starring an out intersex artist in cinema history.  The 20 minute film follows Ponyboi, an intersex sex worker, looking for love and a way out of his seedy [….]