SCREEN: Wings announced as the winner of the Iris Prize Audience Award

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Wings sees LGBTQI legend Miriam Margolyes star in a love story that spans over six decades  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Wings, directed by Jamie Weston, has been confirmed the winner of the inaugural Co-op Audience Award at the 2020 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival. The heart-warming love story between two Land Army girls during World War [….]

SCREEN: 10 queer feel good films for lockdown 2.0

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Just what you need right now to put a smile on your face BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You’ve had a bad day. You’ve had a bad week. You’ve had a bad year (hello, 2020!). Sometimes you just need a film that will distract you from the world and pick you back up again.  Get rid of that lockdown [….]

SCREEN: Don’t miss Brave New (L) Word shorts at Fringe! Queer Film Fest 2020

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Brave New (L) Word screens exclusively Saturday 14 November, in partnership with DIVA BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest is back for 2020 with it’s 10th edition, and this time they’re going virtual. Running from 11 – 16 November, expect plenty of queer delights as well as virtual talks, panels and exclusives. With a [….]

SCREEN: Lesbian film production company launch crowdfunding campaign

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Jade Winters, the woman behind Wicked Winters Films, has launched a crowd-funder for new film One More Lie  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Wicked Winters Films, which specialises in quality lesbian and female-focussed films, is crowdfunding the production of its next feature film One More Lie on Indiegogo.  The company produces films written by the best-selling author [….]

SCREEN: DIVA Box Office screens Donut short movies

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Two brand new lesbian short dramas will air on DIVA Box Office this week BY DIVA BOX OFFICE Take Me Back and Dancing Alone, both written and directed by queer filmmaker Jane Marlow who also stars as the lead role in each film, will air on DIVA Box Office this week.  The two short films [….]

REVIEW: Kajillionaire is the quirky, queer film here to brighten 2020

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Miranda July’s third feature is profoundly moving and wildly original  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY MATT KENNEDY Sitting down to watch Kajillionaire, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew was that if it was anything like Miranda July’s previous films, I was in for something unique and surprising at every turn.  Kajillionaire [….]

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 [….]