By Chloe Smith
Ol Parker's story of a meet-cute between a bride and a florist shows that the LGBTQ+ community deserve their own rom-com canon.
This landmark film receives its UK premiere at Queer East Film Festival, but its journey has been a tumultuous one.
By Weiting Liu
Though never released in mainland china Stanley Kwan’s cult 2001 melodrama fully deserves its cult status.
Emma Seligman’s growing pains comedy ushers in a new era for bi characters who are not judged on their sexuality.
Céline Sciamma’s LGBTQ+ themed second feature found itself at the centre of a political storm in France.
There’s a touch of Gregg Araki about this formally ambitious LGBT+ drama about sex in the digital age.
A reclusive fossil collector has her quiet life interrupted in Francis Lee’s atmospheric coastal drama.
This vibrant biography explores much of what made the German filmmaker such a mercurial talent.
Jamie Patterson’s latest sees a young woman battling addiction find redemption through queer love.
By Sam Moore
In 1976’s Sebastiane and 1986’s Caravaggio, the director refuses to relegate homosexuality to the subtext.
Queer romance blossoms in this tactful tale of migrant identity from first-time director Faraz Shariat.
Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis star in Clea DuVall’s festive rom-com about going home and coming out.
By Logan Kenny
The film shows the everyday agonies of existing as queer and dealing with trauma in an apathetic world.
Public screenings can be a safe space for LGBT+ people. But the uncertain future many cinemas now face could rob us of that.
By Rahul Patel
Jennie Livingston’s seminal portrait of New York’s ballroom culture still resonates throughout the queer community.
Sam Feder’s latest documentary, on Hollywood’s harmful transgender stereotypes, is a great conversation starter – but we need to go further.
By Brian Quinn
Beyond its anti-war rhetoric, the Czech director’s version of the Broadway musical is a story of same-sex love.