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    Historic Documentary Before Stonewall Gets a Re-Release

    Historic Documentary Before Stonewall Gets a Re-Release

    By Gary Kramer– The newly restored 1984 documentary Before Stonewall will screen at the Roxie Theater on July 18, 19 and 22. The film—directed by Greta Schiller, co-directed by Robert…

    Hits and Misses from the Final Days of Frameline43

    Hits and Misses from the Final Days of Frameline43

    By Gary Kramer– The Frameline Film Festival ends Sunday, but there are still plenty of films to catch before it’s over. Here is a rundown of nine titles still to…

    Inspiring Documentary Chronicles the SF AIDS Ward 5B

    Inspiring Documentary Chronicles the SF AIDS Ward 5B

    By Gary Kramer– The compassionate documentary 5B is named for the first AIDS ward that opened on July 25, 1983, at San Francisco General Hospital. This film, which opened at…

    Fifteen Highlights and Lowlights from Frameline43

    Fifteen Highlights and Lowlights from Frameline43

    By Gary Kramer– The 43rd edition of Frameline will unspool on area screens June 20–30. The LGBT film festival opens with Vita & Virginia and closes ten days later with…

    Halston Is the Subject of Gay Filmmaker’s Latest Fashion Doc

    Halston Is the Subject of Gay Filmmaker’s Latest Fashion Doc

    By Gary Kramer– Out gay filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng’s latest film, Halston, opening June 14 in the Bay Area, is a documentary about the American designer told through film clips, archival…

    Lesbian Love and Life Featured in Swedish Sci-Fi Space Flick

    Lesbian Love and Life Featured in Swedish Sci-Fi Space Flick

    By Gary M. Kramer– The imaginative Swedish sci-fi film Aniara opens with what looks like an end credits crawl as images of disasters unspool behind them. “Say goodbye to Earth,”…

    French Drama Sauvage/Wild Is Mesmerizing

    French Drama Sauvage/Wild Is Mesmerizing

    By Gary Kramer– Writer/director Camille Vidal-Naquet’s raw, blistering drama, Sauvage/Wild, opening May 3 in the Bay Area, concentrates almost all of its energy on the body of Léo (Féliz Maritaud),…

    Emily Dickinson and JT Leroy on Screen This Month

    Emily Dickinson and JT Leroy on Screen This Month

    Two films with queer characters and literary themes open in the Bay Area this month. Wild Nights with Emily, opening April 19 at the Landmark Embarcadero, is out writer/director Madeleine…

    Queer Films and More at This Year’s San Francisco International Film Festival

    Queer Films and More at This Year’s San Francisco International Film Festival

    By Gary Kramer– The San Francisco International Film Festival opens April 10 with a screening of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City and closes April 21 with Gavin Hood’s Official Secrets.…

    Out Actor Nicolas Maury Steals Every Scene in Gay Thriller Knife+Heart

    Out Actor Nicolas Maury Steals Every Scene in Gay Thriller Knife+Heart

    Out gay actor Nicolas Maury steals his every scene in director Yann Gonzalez’s audacious thriller Knife+Heart, set in the gay adult film industry in Paris, 1979. When various actors who…

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