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Andrea Ngeleka and Tiffany Patterson Talk On Film “Sigourney Weaver”

Andrea Ngeleka and Tiffany Patterson Talk On Film “Sigourney Weaver”

“I just wanted to create a world where queer black characters main issue or problems isn’t that they are queer or black,” said Ngeleka. “There are silly things that they go through that’s dramatic and a little funny, and there’s some truth to it, but essentially it’s normalizing the fact that their issues don’t derive from the fact that they are queer and black.”

Review: Wild Nights With Emily

Review: Wild Nights With Emily

By Laura Leger My entire life I have been fed information – what I now know has been a lie – that Emily Dickinson was a stoic shut-in obsessed with death and all things depressing. I never knew I needed a movie with Molly Shannon as a super gay Emily Dickinson living her best, secret…

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“Room to Grow” Beautifully Documents Growing Up Queer

“Room to Grow” Beautifully Documents Growing Up Queer

By Camille Elston I’m not religious, but even I have to admit that sometimes the universe works in mysterious ways. I hadn’t planned on seeing “Room to Grow,” but I’m immensely happy that I got the chance. “Room to Grow” is a beautiful REVRY original film by directors Matt Alber & Jon Garcia documenting the triumphs,…

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Review: “A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years”

Review: “A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years”

A Long Road To Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years is a moving documentary directed by William Clift that gives the audience firsthand accounts and never-before-seen archival footage and imagery of watershed moments in LGBTQ history. The film covers everything from the Black Cat Riots, Stonewall, the disco sexual revolution, the AIDS crisis, marriage equality, and…

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A Review: “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

A Review: “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

By Laura Leger Director Desiree Akhavan’s film “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” is a touching coming of age film based on the 2012 novel by Emily Danforth. Set in the early 90’s, the movie centers around teenager Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moretz) who is sent to a Christian gay conversion therapy camp after being caught…

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