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    Four Films to Inspire Pride

    Four Films to Inspire Pride

    By Gary Kramer– It’s Pride, yeah! Or, yeah? With COVID-19 canceling the parade, and the unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death and the stirring activism that followed, what…

    The Cinematic Rainbow

    The Cinematic Rainbow

    By Jan Wahl– There are so many great movies about Pride! In earlier issues of our fine paper, I’ve written about these: 2014’s Pride is an under-seen movie about gay…

    Off the Wahl: Complicated, Free, and Proud

    Off the Wahl: Complicated, Free, and Proud

    By Jan Wahl– A few columns back, I raved about one of my favorite unseen movies: 2004’s Pride. Based on a true story, this is a movie perfect for this…

    Highlights from Frameline44 Pride Showcase

    Highlights from Frameline44 Pride Showcase

    By Gary Kramer– The Frameline Film Festival, normally held this month, will be having a virtual festival entitled Frameline44 Pride Showcase, June 25–28. There will be seven features, four documentaries,…

    Breaking Fast Is a Fun Rom-Com About Gay Arabs

    Breaking Fast Is a Fun Rom-Com About Gay Arabs

    By Gary M. Kramer– Also screening in the Frameline44 Pride Showcase is out gay writer/director Mike Mosallam’s fabulous rom-com, Breaking Fast. Mosallam’s wonderful feature debut—based on his 2015 short film…

    Siberia and Him Tracks a Gay Relationship in Russia

    Siberia and Him Tracks a Gay Relationship in Russia

    By Gary Kramer– Writer/director Viatcheslav Koptureskiy makes a promising feature debut with his gay drama Siberia and Him, out May 26 on DVD. The filmmaker stars as Sasha, a young…

    Bay Area Filmmaker’s The Half of It Is a Complete Delight

    Bay Area Filmmaker’s The Half of It Is a Complete Delight

    By Gary Kramer– The Half of It, available on Netflix, is only the second feature by out lesbian filmmaker Alice Wu—after 2004’s Saving Face—but it is worth the wait. This…

    Four Binge-Worthy Queer-Themed Series on Netflix

    Four Binge-Worthy Queer-Themed Series on Netflix

    By Gary Kramer– As we continue to quarantine, some folks are binging on TV series. But with all the options, what are the best series to stream? Well, for guilty…

    Out Filmmaker’s Feature Debut Almost Love Looks at Gay and Straight Relationships

    Out Filmmaker’s Feature Debut Almost Love Looks at Gay and Straight Relationships

    By Gary Kramer– Written and directed by actor-turned-filmmaker Mike Doyle, Almost Love, available on demand, is an affable romantic comedy-drama about a handful of neurotic New Yorkers. Adam (out actor…

    LGBT Films to Cuddle Up with at Home

    LGBT Films to Cuddle Up with at Home

    By Gary Kramer– Looking for something good to watch? There are some outstanding queer films now available on DVD and/or streaming that should not been missed. Here is a rundown…

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