Released over the course of seven years, The Terence Davies Trilogy centres on the troubled life of a closeted homosexual. Starring Robin Hooper and Valerie Lilley, the motion picture is divided into three different parts: Children (1976), Madonna and Child (1980) and Death and Transfiguration (1983) and was directed and written by Terence Davies.
This 1972 crime film follows the life of drag queen Divine and her adventures as a criminal living in Maryland. Starring Babs Johnson and Mary Vivian Pearce, Pink Flamingos the American black comedy was written and directed by John Waters. The latter is also the motion picture’s producer, cinematographer, editor and narrator.
This 1991 British film is based on Christopher Marlowe’s play, Edward II, and focuses on the passionate love Edward II of England had for a nobleman of Gascon origin. Directed by Derek Jarman, the historical tragedy stars Steven Waddington and Andrew Tiernan and features Tilda Swinton, Dudley Sutton and John Lynch.
This Canadian drama film was directed by Rodrigue Jean and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Released in 2014, Love In The Time Of Civil War (L’Amour au temps de la guerre civile) follows the life and struggles of a young addict who works on the streets of Montreal. The motion picture stars Alexandre Landry and Jean-Simon Leduc.
A touching drama from director and editor Michelle Clay, Better Half is the story of two gay men, Tony and Leo, who are happily in love and preparing for marriage. However, when an infant is abandoned at the hospital where Tony works, they begin to embrace the notion of family. Released in 2015 the motion picture stars Jaimie Fauth, Grant Landry and Avie Weber.
There are many icons of haute couture, but only one that can leave such a piercing mark on your psyche and wittingly convince you that you have intimately witnessed the work of a master. Valentino: The Last Emperor is not a hyperbolic, overrated or tacky documentary of passing trends like many others, but rather a unique, abiding and eye-opening glance at the boisterous life of a legendary fashion designer who vehemently seeks pleasure only to be disappointed by its fleeting and faulty nature.
Over a decade in the making, Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel is the long gestating follow-up to 2004’s Surge of Power: The Stuff of Heroes, which made headlines as the world’s first openly gay superhero adventure. Released in 2016 the motion picture is directed by Antonio Lexerot and Vincent J. Roth.