Released at the San Francisco International Film Festival, Rag Tag is a British-Nigerian motion picture that follows the lives of two childhood friends who are coercively separated by Social Services. The drama film premiered in 2006, was written and directed by Adaora Nwandu and stars Adedamola Adelaja and Daniel Parsons.
Released in 2009 and directed by Marco Berger, Plan B is about a plan for revenge as a man who has been dumped runs into doubts about his own sexuality. The film was nominated for a Golden Marc’Aurelio award at the Rome Film Fest. Shot in Buenos Aires, the film features actors Manuel Vignau, Lucas Ferraro and Mercedes Quinteros.
Life is a puzzle that’s not meant to be solved, just experienced. The same is true of Hunter Lee Hughes’ ingenious feature film, Guys Reading Poems – a majestic, all-embracing account of how a vulnerable young boy learns to glibly mold his childhood suffering into art, tenderness and creative literature.
Written by Penelope Gilliatt, Sunday, Bloody Sunday was released in 1971 and portrays the threefold relationship between a divorced woman, a Jewish doctor and a talented sculptor. Starring Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson and Murray Head, the British drama film was directed by John Schlesinger and also features Peggy Ashcroft and Bessie Love.
This 1970 American comedy is based on Gore Vidal’s satirical novel, Myra Breckinridge. The motion picture depicts the story of a transgendered woman who travels to Europe in order to get a sex-change procedure. Starring Raquel Welch as the leading character, the film was directed by Michael Sarne and also features Mae West, Rex Reed and John Huston.
Released in 1982, Victor Victoria starred Julie Andrews, Robert Preston and James Garner. Although set in Paris, the film was shot at Pinewood Studios in England U.K. Directed by Julie Andrew’s husband Blake Edwards, the film was nominated for and won a number of awards including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.