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 [….]

VIEWS: The one with the lesbian wedding

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Danielle Mustarde on what TV sitcom Friends got right for lez/bi women BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE This year, American mega-sitcom Friends celebrated its 25th anniversary. Like many western millennials, I grew up watching the series, both as it happened, as well as the constant re-runs over (and over) again. Even now, I can still recall the lines to an [….]

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 [….]

SCREEN: Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

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Danielle Mustarde meets the stars of this gorgeous new French flick ahead of its UK cinema release BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Speaking at a BAFTA Screenwriter’s Lecture at the end of 2019, French screenwriter Céline Sciamma (Water Lilies, Tomboy, Girlhood) explains of her writing process: “I do have my way of doing it, I guess at [….]

NEWS: Bisexual actor Javicia Leslie replaces Ruby Rose as the new Batwoman

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Javicia Leslie will make history as the first ever Black Batwoman BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM After shocking Batwoman fans all over the world when she quit after just one season in May, Ruby Rose has now been replaced for the superhero series’ upcoming seasons.  Stepping into the role will be bisexual actor Javicia [….]

SCREEN: Trashy queer TV

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Why Roxy Bourdillon wants lez/bi cast members on her favourite reality TV shows BY ROXY BOURDILLON Imagine a Love Island for ladies only. A Wonder Woman’s Island, if you will. Sue Perkins would host. She’d slow-mo sashay her way into the villa in a no-nonsense power suit defying the sweltering Mediterranean sun, then make hilarious [….]