Tag Archives: documentary

Helsinki Will Be Beyond Gay Very Soon!

Every year since Beyond Gay was released there is a little rush of enquiries about screenings during Pride season, and this year there’s been more than in a long time, and they’re very exciting. Earlier this week our producer Charlie David presented the film in South Africa, and tonight I’ll host the first of a [...]

Gayfest 2013, Reel Queer Cinema and more.

It’s been interesting watching the changing attitudes towards LGBT rights in recent years. We’ve had many successes, and then been disappointed with half measures and violent attacks. The Boy Scouts of America lifted their ban on gay youth, but failed to do the same with their employment practices that still explicitly exclude “avowed homosexuals.” The [...]

Hot Docs 2012

For the last 10 days Toronto has been bustling with doc filmmakers for the annual Hot Docs Film Festival.  With over 180 films, meetings, seminars, and the forum, there is a lot to take in. The highlights for me were the charming Italy РLove it or Leave it and the heart wrenching Call Me [...]