COMING SOON: Soon-to-be-released lez/bi content for your lockdown watchlist

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If Tiger King and eternal The L Word re-runs aren’t your bag…  BY SOPHIE PERRY. ABOVE: A SECRET LOVE/NETFLIX By this point in #Queerantine, you’ve more than likely already burned through the best part of Netflix, Amazon Prime, On Demand and Disney+. In a time when the screen in front of us is more than [….]

WATCH: Iris Prize release three, free female-led films

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Each of the films released by the LGBT+ Film Festival has a focus on female filmmakers BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA IRIS PRIZE Organisers of the Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have today confirmed they are making three short films from the Iris archive available for free on their YouTube channel. That’s right folks, three short [….]

Ever wondered what Netflix shows lead to the most “chill”?

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Netflix has revealed the shows which are sure to go from streaming to steaming BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM With millions of people working from home right now, there’s plenty of time for Netflix, and more importantly, plenty of time for chilling.   Netflix is seeing its highest level of usage during the current [….]

10 LGBTQI films where no one dies

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We take a look at the film world where the leading lez/bi ladies actually survive BY LOUISE HEATH At the moment it seems like hardly a day goes by without a queer female character being killed off or having a happy ending snatched away.   SPOILERS AHEAD! Alongside the demise of Rose from Jane The Virgin and [….]

Here’s what’s coming to BFI Flare 2020 🎥

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The full programme for London’s LGBTQI film festival has been revealed  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS ***UPDATE 16 MARCH 2020: The 2020 edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival (18-29 March 2020) has been cancelled. Read more here. BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival is back for another round of the best queer films with a globe-spanning programme. It’s [….]

FILM: Femspectives reveals full 2020 programme

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A line-up of films all by female directors? Yes please! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE STILL FROM THE ARCHIVETTES The Oscars might have snubbed every female director under the sun this year, but Femspectives – Glasgow Feminist Film Festival, is continuing to champion films directed by womxn for the second year running.  The full programme has [….]

FILM: Marvel tease a queer storyline in new trailer

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The New Mutants is rumoured to feature the second same-sex relationship in the Marvel Cinematic Universe BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is set to star in the upcoming superhero horror, The New Mutants, as a character called Wolfsbane. Described as a mutant “struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power [….]