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. [….]

EXCLUSIVE: Don’t miss the trailer premiere of Two Of Us

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This moving LGBTQI drama is set for theatrical and digital release 13 November  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We love seeing our favourite lez/bi actors taking to the screen to tell fresh LGBTQI stories, but it’s about time there was a queer film that represented the older generation. In the real world, coming out stories exist beyond [….]

SCREEN: Saoirse Ronan reveals she consulted with queer friends before filming Ammonite

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DIVA are here for you if you need more advice, Saoirse  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’re sure you’re already very familiar with the upcoming release of Ammonite, one of the most hotly anticipated LGBTQI films of 2020. Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan as women who form a romantic bond in 1840s England, their performances have [….]

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 [….]