A teen fights for his soul in Brazilian character study Hard Paint, which screened at this year’s BFI Flare.
James Ivory and Ismail Merchant’s stunning 1987 love story prizes sensuality over intellectualism.
By Barry Levitt
These inspiring LGBT-themed dramas are not to be missed.
By Jake Hall
The success of recent crowd-funded projects such as Roommate points to a growing awareness of LGBTQ+ issues.
Fans of André Aciman’s 2007 novel reflect on what makes it so special.
By Sean L Malin
The queer film icon reflects on her pioneering career ahead of a new retrospective of her work.
Findings from a rare public screening of John Dexter’s I Want What I Want.
Exploring how director Francis Lee constructs the central relationship in his powerful gay drama.
By Thomas Curry
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK with these great films.
Emma Stone’s new film serves to highlight the lack of queer icons on screen.
Toshio Matsumoto’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece offers a vital perspective on gender, sexuality and identity.
By Ruby Tandoh
In this extract from her new zine ‘Do What You Want’, Ruby Tandoh looks at how mentally ill and LGBTQ people are represented on screen.
Bold expressions of queer passion were on offer at the 31st edition of London’s premier LGBT film festival.
By Henry Bevan
The Beauty and the Beast remake is being hailed as progressive, but the studio’s animation vault is filled with queer subtext.
Watching Gus Van Sant’s 1991 film was like an emotional awakening – a guiding light through sexual fog.
By Josh Lee
By not showing physical intimacy, Barry Jenkins allows sexuality to surface in his film in other ways.
By Tom Williams
Kelly Mantle makes Oscars history in victory for the trans community.