By Katie Goh
Dykes, Camera, Action! features first-hand accounts from Barbara Hammer and Desiree Akhavan.
Sam Abbas hopes his debut feature The Wedding will usher in a new era of queer cinema in the region.
By Anton Bitel
Tilman Singer’s intense psychodrama was among the highlights of the inaugural genre showcase.
In Carmen and Lola, a young couple challenge the patriarchal and heteronormative attitudes of society.
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.