Jude Dry. Over the course of the last four years, there has been at least one queer film in the Oscar race each year. Oscars or not, there is still so much to celebrate in queer cinema. Smaller, independent films are garnering interest on the worldwide stage as streaming sites make content more accessible. Each year brings more varied and inspiring queer films, one just has to know where to look. There are only four characters in the film, all women: A painter, her elusive subject, her mother, and their maid.
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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.
The controversy threw fuel on an already simmering debate: Should non-LGBTQ actors still be cast in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer roles? But increasingly, LGBTQ actors are getting tapped to play these roles, and many of them feel only they have the authenticity and experience to bring these characters to life. Before actor Wilson Cruz starred as the openly gay Dr. Film studios, they said, tend to rely on smaller, less diverse teams of writers and have fewer LGBTQ people involved in the creative process.