Desiree Akhavan presents a confident, heartbreaking portrait of life inside a Christian conversion therapy camp.
On the life of a poverty-stricken Brazilian trans performance artist disco poet in remission from cancer.
By Chloe Smith
Is Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian the latest attempt to deny LGBT audiences tangible representation?
A teen fights for his soul in Brazilian character study Hard Paint, which screened at this year’s BFI Flare.
By Elena Lazic
What does it mean for a gay man to be ‘normal’? This coming-of-age comedy seeks to answer that question.
Robin Campillo’s stirring AIDS activist drama is a vital reminder of the power of protest.
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.
This tragicomic Joe Orton biopic offers a fascinating glimpse into London’s hidden homosexual community.
By Thomas Curry
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK with these great films.
Toshio Matsumoto’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece offers a vital perspective on gender, sexuality and identity.
Gary Oldman delivers a sensational turn in this biopic of the late playwright Joe Orton.
This icy Austrian relationship drama ponders how much of a battering love can take before it all falls apart.
By Amy Bowker
Francis Lee’s festival darling comes home to be a part of the UK’s oldest film festival.
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.
The Moonlight director discusses the value of film school and finding a personal voice.