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The Kids Are Alright

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Kids Are All Right

The Kids Are All Right is a comedy-drama film which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010. Written by Stuart Blumberg and Lisa Cholodenko and directed by the latter, the American motion picture follows the life of a same-sex couple and the ups and downs of their long-term relationship. The film stars Julianne Moore and Annette Bening.

The Hours

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Hours

This British-American motion picture is based on Michael Cunningham’s novel of the same title and follows the life of renowned writer Virginia Woolf. Starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore, The Hours was released in 2003 in the United Kingdom. The drama film was directed by Stephen Daldry and its screenplay was created by David Hare.

Far From Heaven

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Far From Heaven

Released in 2002, Far From Heaven was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. The film won a number of awards including the Black Reel Awards, Bodil Awards and Boston Society of Film Critics. Written and directed by Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven stars Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid and Dennis Haysbert. The film was mainly shot in New Jersey and also in New York.

A Single Man

Gay Essential Films To Watch, A Single Man

Released in 2009 and directed by Tom Ford, A Single Man is the story of an English professor struggling to cope with his boyfriend’s recent death. The film won the Movie of the Year at the 2010 AFI Awards and Best Leading Actor at the 2010 BAFTA Awards. Shot in Los Angeles and its outlying communities, the film features actors Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, and Nicholas Hoult.

Essential Films Festivals, Reeling 2015: The 33rd Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

One of the oldest and most celebrated LGBTQ International Film Festivals in the world, Reeling Chicago returns this September for it’s 33rd year. This eight-day festival delivers an incredible catalogue of gay themed documentaries, shorts, and feature films, including the festival centrepiece film, Stonewall, starring Jeremy Irvine and directed by Roland Emmerich.

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