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New Queer Cinema

Filmmaker Todd Verow On Dirty Movies, Queer-Sploitation and Dive Bars

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 09.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Alexander Hess

Above: Tim Swain and Gil Bar-Sela in BETWEEN SOMETHING & NOTHING a film by Todd Verow. Photo by Todd Verow I read Dennis Cooper's transgressive, da...

Why We Need to Keep the Activism of New Queer Cinema Alive

Matthew Wade | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Wade

Yes, these contemporary films may be brilliant and present a diverse range of multi-layered gay characters, but they often focus on the monogamous, family-oriented love stories we typically see in mainstream heterosexual narratives. The queercore, rebellious spirit of New Queer Cinema films has slowly become overshadowed by the "ideal" of domesticity and conformity.

A Lesbian Landmark: Stacie Passon's Concussion

Noah Tsika | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Noah Tsika

Nearly 20 years after her groundbreaking queer film Go Fish first galvanized audiences at the Sundance Film Festival, Rose Troche has produced the powerfully erotic Concussion, the debut feature of Stacie Passon, who both wrote and directed it.

WATCH: A Montage of 30 Nominees For The World's Leading LGBT Short FIlm Festival

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Iris Prize Festival, an international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender short film festival based out of the United Kingdom, has released a f...

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EXCLUSIVE: Cherly Dunye, Queer Black Filmmaker, Talks New Project, "Orange Is The New Black" And More

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cheryl Dunye is an award-winning filmmaker and native of Liberia whose work as a queer black cinema artist attempts to provide visibility to disenfran...

The New New Queer Cinema

Kathy Wolfe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kathy Wolfe

Wolfe has been working behind the scenes on an initiative to secure an "LGBT" category heading as part of all digital distribution platforms. This undertaking is just the latest highlight in Wolfe's ongoing mission to facilitate the broadest possible access to our rich cinematic heritage.