Are you ready for a Tales Of The City teaser?

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Netflix drops an official Tales Of The City teaser – and it looks 💯 BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Inspired by the books of Armistead Maupin, Netflix’s brand spankin’ Tales Of The City begins after the initial series of books leaves off. And now we have an official teaser (and it looks totes emosh) It all begins when central [….]

Fancy attending the Opening Night Gala of BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival?

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WIN! A pair of ticket’s to see Vita & Virginia at BFI Flare’s opening night DIVA have teamed up with BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival to offer the chance to win tickets to the UK premiere of Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia at BFI Southbank tomorrow! The screening, at 18:15, is the Opening Night [….]

Girl Talk: DIVA meet the fierce femmes behind Sour Peach Films

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“In the future, we want to see more queer cinema. Not just LGBT+ but queer filmmaking as a celebrated form and style” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS US-based filmmakers Erica Rose and Chelsea Moore are the two women behind brilliant lez/bi short, Girl Talk. The film, starring Hannah Hodson, Kea Trevett, Alia Guidry, Erica Pappas and Diane [….]

Want the lowdown on this year’s BFI Flare Film Festival?

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London’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival launches their 2019 programme – centering bisexuality, asexuality and intersex identities BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS BFI Flare, London’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival, has revealed its full programme for 2019 – and it’s bloody brilliant. Jam-packed full of lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex representation – and bookended by two films centering queer women’s stories – the [….]

Vita & Virginia to open this year’s BFI Flare Film Festival

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True story of the relationship between Virginia Woolf and enigmatic aristocrat, Vita Sackville-West, kicks off LGBTQ+ Film Fest BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia, which opens this year’s BFI Flare LGBTQ+ Film Festival – the UK’s longest running LGBTQ+ film event – tells the story of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West’s intoxicating encounters. “We’re [….]

Olga Chajdas on realising her dream film project, Nina

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“Growing up in Poland you missed out on the culture of LGBT+ films” BY ANGELA NEEDHAM I meet Olga Chajdas at a bar on a late afternoon in London. It’s January, it’s dark and it’s due to snow. Wrapped in my thickest scarf and puffiest coat, I felt like a character in Chajdas’ debut film, [….]

Intersex representation on TV: Did Call The Midwife get it right?

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DIVA columnist Valentino Vecchietti responds to episode five of the BBC drama BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI A ripple of panic went through the intersex community when we heard that there was going to be an intersex character featured in tonight’s (10 February 2019) episode of Call The Midwife.   Internationally, intersex people messaged back and forth [….]