Culture & Arts

Trans themed ‘The Right Girls’ Documentary Streaming Now

Trans themed ‘The Right Girls’ Documentary Streaming Now

The Right Girls Documentary On Streaming Services Now This award-winning film from Timothy Wolfer highlights the journey of transgender immigrants along the Migrant Caravan. Come along on a perilous journey as three young, transgender migrants seek out freedom in the documentary, The Right Girls. Winner of “Best Documentary” at the New York City Independent Film […]

US: LGBTQ History Project launches Podcast

US: LGBTQ History Project launches Podcast

August Bernadicou is a 26-year-old gay historian, who has conducted hundreds of interviews with famous and not-so-famous LGBTQ activists, since he was 14. With his newly formed nonprofit, the LGBTQ History Project, he is archiving their important stories, and sharing them with the world.

Drag Race & Gay Icons Bob The Drag Queen and Manila Luzon LIVE on #WordsAndMusic!

Drag Race & Gay Icons Bob The Drag Queen and Manila Luzon LIVE on #WordsAndMusic!

LAMC Productions & LA Comedy Live have been allies of the LGBTQ+ community, supporting and promoting artists, musicians, comedians and drag queens, and upholding advocacies on raising awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of the community. With no live events due to the pandemic, they’ve established an online celebrity chat show, Words & Music – to inspire people by the music, experiences, and […]

Scotland: Comedians could fall foul of hate crimes proposal, lawyers warn

Scotland: Comedians could fall foul of hate crimes proposal, lawyers warn

Comedians at the world-famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe could end up in court, if they make jokes about LGBT+ people that fall foul of a proposed hate crimes law in Scotland, lawyers have warned. Under the new law being considered by the Scottish parliament, existing hate crime legislation that covers race would be extended to LGBT+ […]

Openly gay Ritchie Torres declares victory in NY primary

Openly gay Ritchie Torres declares victory in NY primary

(Reuters) – US Representative Carolyn Maloney, who has represented a New York City district in Congress since 1993, declared victory in a hard-fought Democratic primary on Tuesday, defeating progressive challenger Suraj Patel. Maloney announced the win in New York’s 12th congressional district after the New York State Board of Elections certified the results from the […]

Cork City: Design Pop 28-30 Aug. Full Programme Announced

Cork City: Design Pop 28-30 Aug. Full Programme Announced

Cork’s food and design festival returns for its second year – AUGUST 28-30, 2020, Cork City 3 pop-up pavilions, an Irish Design Shop, exhibitions, furniture showcase, and discussions from special guests, MASER, WhyDesign Founder, Kim Mackenzie-Doyle, + over 16 free events! Design Pop, Cork’s new food and design festival, is truly a celebration of innovation and creativity. It […]

Nigeria: First lesbian love story goes online to beat censors

Nigeria: First lesbian love story goes online to beat censors

Two women lie in bed, stroking each other’s hair, and talking about coming out to their parents in Nigeria, where they could be jailed for 14 years for having a lesbian relationship. The trailer for Nigeria’s first lesbian feature film, ‘Ife’ – which means love in the Yoruba language – has been watched thousands of […]

Film Review & Trailer: Summerland

Film Review & Trailer: Summerland

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Jessica Swale – Starring: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Siân Phillips, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay The title of this movie might sound cheery, but Summerland in fact refers to a pagan ‘heaven’. However, the characters are far from living in any sort of heaven, given that […]

Film Review: Unhinged

Film Review: Unhinged

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Derrick Borte –  Starring: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Gabriel Bateman, Jimmi Simpson, Austin P. McKenzie Many movies are still choosing to release online rather than in cinemas at the moment, as the industry struggles to find its feet working within the current social distancing restrictions. However there are still […]

Family film ‘Pinocchio’ and thriller ‘Spree’ – Irish cinemas August

Family film ‘Pinocchio’ and thriller ‘Spree’ – Irish cinemas August

  Wildcard Distribution and Vertigo Releasing are delighted to announce the Irish theatrical release for two titles in August – Matteo Garrone’s award-winning fantasy-film PINOCCHIO and the thriller SPREE starring Stranger Things actor Joe Keery.    Both films will open in Irish cinemas on Friday 14 August.  PINOCCHIO tells the tale of an old woodcarver named Gepetto […]