Director Kelly Walker explains how she came up with a novel solution to a creative problem.
Levan Akin’s And Then We Danced has put LGBT+ rights centre-stage in the conservative, Orthodox country.
Céline Sciamma’s 18th-century romance beautifully portrays the hiddenness of same-sex relationships.
Let It Snow and Season of Love bring female queer romance to the fore.
By Thomas Hobbs
Mark Patton opens up about his experiences as the first ever male scream queen.
By Ronan Doyle
This year’s Iris Prize Film Festival in Cardiff showcased emerging trends across the spectrum of queer cinema.
By Dilara Elbir
Is there an argument to drop the cover-all term “queer” in favour of something that’s more specific to the subject of a piece of art?
By Ciara Pitts
From Gentleman Jack to Portrait of a Lady on Fire, TV and film are finding new ways to reflect on lesbian history.
By Sam Mauro
As a horror obsessive and trans woman, I found a filthy acceptance in this sleazy Child’s Play sequel.
This year’s festival brought a diverse mix of LGBT-themed stories – as well as some star names.
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.
In Carmen and Lola, a young couple challenge the patriarchal and heteronormative attitudes of society.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Boy Erased find different ways to confront this harmful practice.
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.
James Ivory and Ismail Merchant’s stunning 1987 love story prizes sensuality over intellectualism.