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Derek Jarman

How Derek Jarman’s films queer the narrative of history

By Sam Moore

In 1976’s Sebastiane and 1986’s Caravaggio, the director refuses to relegate homosexuality to the subtext.

Beginnings: Derek Jarman’s Bankside

By Adam Scovell

Visiting the site near Southwark Bridge in London where the late artist’s filmmaking career began.

A crowdfunding effort has saved Derek Jarman’s seaside cottage

By Charles Bramesco

The late filmmaker and queer activist called Dungeness in Kent home during the latter years of his life.

Why the politics of Derek Jarman’s late films are so important

By Sam Moore

In a time of political uncertainty, his bold representations of queerness remain as vital and relevant as ever.

In praise of Blue – Derek Jarman’s haunting reflection on HIV

By Max Ramsay

The pioneering British filmmaker’s final work remains a profoundly personal and poetic work.

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