Défense de fumer

Défense de fumer by Bruce LaBruce DÉFENSE DE FUMER est une Carte Blanche réalisée par Bruce LaBruce dans le cadre du 43e Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal en 2014. Hunky-Hairy Men Smoking Cigars in NO SMOKING a Carte Blanche conducted by Bruce LaBruce as part of the 43rd International Festival of New Cinema in… Read more »

Jean Cocteau anniversary

Video: Jean Cocteau – Le Sang d’un Poete Audio: Massive Attack – Paradise Circus remixed by Gui Boratto From the desk of ELP 2012 Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, novelist,dramatist, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and… Read more »

Siciliaqueerfilmfest2014

[embed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elYYjpK1blA[/embed Just Married – Paul Vecchiali for Sicilia Queer filmfest 2014 Il trailer della quarta edizione del Sicilia Queer filmfest || festival internazionale di cinema glbt e nuove visioni (Palermo, 5 — 11 giugno 2014) realizzato da Paul Vecchiali e interpretato da Astrid Adverbe e Pascal Cervo. Festival Internazionale di Cinema GLBT e Nuove… Read more »

Felice chi è diverso/Happy to be different

il disegno del manifesto è di Jean Cocteau per gentile concessione del COMITE´ JEAN COCTEAU Happy to be different a film documentary by GIANNI AMELIO “Happy being different if one is different. But woe betide being different if one is ordinary”! This poem by Sandro Penna guides us in a secret Italy that has never before been unveiled by a film camera that wants to investigate reality and not fiction. It’s Italy’s homosexual world as  lived  in the 20th  century, from the start to the 1980s, when, following  certain American movements, the first attempts of  “liberation” started spreading. In the documentary we hear the stories of those who directly experienced the burden of being  different,  almost  invariably  obstructed  by  their  own  family,  mocked  at school, excluded by “normal” society. These people, who are now getting on in years, remember how they lived this situation under Fascism and then in the Second World War, when a veil of silence was drawn over the topic, and people lived in fear and repression. Stories  gathered  in  various  parts  of  Italy, … Read more »

Redefinition of queer: Venezia 70

UPDATE  Philomena by Stephen Frears is the Queer Lion Award winner for 2013! Watch the trailer here Philomena set off to America on a journey that would not only reveal the extraordinary story of her son (who had become a great lawyer, frontman for the Republican Party under Reagan’s and Bush Sr.’s administrations; but who… Read more »

Born this way

Born This Way Directed By: Shaun Kadlec,Deb Tullmann Suspenseful and riveting, BORN THIS WAY had its premiere at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival More people are imprisoned each year for homosexuality in Cameroon than any other country in the world. With intimate access to the lives of two young gay Cameroonians, Born This Way… Read more »

Bye Bye Mariangela Melato

Mariangela Melato (September 18, 1941 – January 11, 2013) was an Italian cinema and theater actress. Early yearsMelato was born in Milan and studied at the Milan Theatre Academy. A striking, blonde actress, she began her stage career in the early 1960s and rose to fame after delivering powerful performances for a number of notable… Read more »

Fourplay

FOURPLAY is a feature film anthology of short tales of sexual intimacy set in four American cities. Executive produced by Jim McKay and Michael Stipe. More info @ http://www.fourplayfilm.com/ Tips help bring FOURPLAY to a theater near you in 2013!!!  http://vimeo.com/channels/fourplay

Call Me Kuchu

In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato – Uganda’s first openly gay man – and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combating vicious persecution in their daily lives. But no one, not even the filmmakers, is prepared for the brutal murder that… Read more »

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BYE BYE BLONDIE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va25xRM0QbQ&w=700&h=525 Bye Bye Blondie (2012) Directed by Virginie Despentes. With Emmanuelle Béart, Béatrice Dalle, Soko, Clara Ponsot.

Divergenti festival internazionale di cinema trans

Dal 4 al 6 maggio a Bologna la quinta edizione del festival di cinema transessuale Divergenti!! Organizzato dal MIT con la direzione artistica di Luki Massa.From May 4 to 6 in the fifth edition of the Bologna transsexual film festival Divergenti ! Organized by the MIT with the artistic direction of Massa Luki. http://www.mit-italia.it/ Facebook… Read more »

Da Sodoma a Hollywood – Torino GLBT Film Festival 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cz7TBudoxA La 27* edizione del Torino GLBT Film Festival si svolgerà dal 19 al 25 aprile 2012 / Il Festival del cinema GLBT di Torino “Da Sodoma a Hollywood” è il più antico festival GLBT in Europa. Nato nel 1986 come piccola e coraggiosa manifestazione “a tematica omosessuale”, nel 2010 ha compiuto 25 anni. Dal… Read more »