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.
Dorothy Arzner gave Golden Age female stars like Katharine Hepburn and Rosalind Russell intelligent, complex roles.
By James Palmer
Themes of bisexuality and polygamy are subtly veiled in 1940’s My Favorite Wife.
By Sam Moore
Gregg Araki’s mid-’90s triptych explores the hope and hopelessness of being young and openly gay.
A pair of conscripts find love amid the chaos of Apartheid in Oliver Hermanus’ queer war drama.
By Katie Goh
Ron Peck’s Nighthawks survives as much more than a historical document of gay life in a bygone era.
Director Kelly Walker explains how she came up with a novel solution to a creative problem.
By Jack King
The director of And Then We Danced discusses his film’s impact on the LGBT+ community in Georgia and beyond.
Rivalry and romance bloom in Swedish-Georgian director Levan Akin’s captivating coming-of-age drama.
Levan Akin’s And Then We Danced has put LGBT+ rights centre-stage in the conservative, Orthodox country.
By Jack King
David France’s vital documentary interrogates the ongoing queer genocide in the Russian republic.