Natalia Sharandak, available on video from Frameline. Revealing interviews with six Russian lesbians who convey the hardships and joys of being a lesbian in Russia. While Tatjana speaks hesitantly about her sexuality, believing it to be a private matter, Muchabat charmingly flirts with the filmmaker, "We'll make the movie after we have sex, okay? Under Article which criminalizes homosexuality--lesbians and gay men in Kiev face the threat of imprisonment, blackmail, government harassment, and family rejection. Poselski worked as a documentary filmmaker for Moscow TV, but he did this video underground. Clearly what he did was go to Kevin Gardner and ask him what he should make a film about.
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Movies With English Subtitles - Forum
For so long, good queer cinema was virtually non-existent or played into tired, tokenizing tropes. Even with that in mind, most mainstream cinema has centered on heteronormative storylines for decades. Sure, the scarcity still has you scavenging through some painful storylines from time to time, but with all that digging eventually comes gold. Watch Now. Directed by Alice Wu and starring an Asian-American lead, the film displays some much-needed representation in young adult-oriented queer cinema. This heartwarming Bollywood romantic comedy-drama tells the story of Sweety, a young Punjabi woman and closeted lesbian, on her quest for acceptance from her family.
On top of the already heavy-handed queer innuendo laced throughout this spectacle is a roster of special guests chockablock with gay icons: Charo, Joan Rivers, K. The aptly named performer, Holiday Heart, takes in a crack-addicted woman and her daughter in an attempt to help get them back on their feet. Disclaimer: We cannot vouch for the caliber of acting in this made-for-TV movie. Gay icon Judy Garland stars in this unforgettable movie musical directed by Vincente Minelli. It was on the set of this film that the two met —- resulting in the creation of the incomparable Liza!
By Anna Marie de la Fuente. Why has it taken you this long to make one? What themes did you explore in your earlier films?