The Coming of Age Film, THE WAY HE LOOKS, is in line with the Next Wave of Gay Cinema that Focuses Less on Sexual Orientation, than with a Solid Storyline By Steve V. Rodriguez

From Brazil comes this sweet film that looks at three angst ridden teens in high school, who are all trying to fit in. What makes it different is director, Daniel Ribeiro’s approach to not have his actors over act, or fall into a campier method of writing a la ‘Glee’ or ‘G.B.F.’. The latter really […] Click to read more »

Tranny or Drag, and Gay Male Porn by a Woman: Just a Day in the Lives of Two of SF’s “Local Legends” by Kevin M. Thomas

   What happens when you sit down with two local legends in the hopes to learn more about them and their short films in the Frameline’s 38th Annual LGBT Film Festival? Well a lot of laughs and then a whole bunch of information. Their shorts are part of a collection called “Local Legends” and screens […] Click to read more »

The Standout Doc: SF’s Frameline LGBT Film Fest Offers Insightful and Powerful Documentaries by Kevin M. Thomas

In addition to an array of great narrative features, the documentaries at Frameline 38, the annual LGBT Film Festival in San Francisco, offers some powerful and historic documentaries in the festival that runs through June 29. While a lot of the documentary films were not available to prescreen, here are some standouts – in order […] Click to read more »

The Outfest Legacy Awards at the Orpheum Theater in L.A. on Thursday, November 21st will Help to Preserve LGBT Film

The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project, a partnership with the UCLA Film & Television Archive, is the only program in the world dedicated to saving and protecting LGBT moving images. It is the largest publicly accessible and comprehensive collection of LGBT moving images in the world with more than 30,000 items and growing. The 9th annual […] Click to read more »


“Blood” writer/actor opens up about his emotional play by Kevin M. Thomas

The Bay Area’s quadruple talent threat now adds playwrite to his resume. Some may remember him as the musical Charlie Brown. Others might recall his great work as director of the Bay Area premiere of the musical “9 to 5.” But now Eric Inman is back as writer (and co-star) in “Bound by Blood,” opening Saturday, Oct. 6 […] Click to read more »

Magic and blood seem to be mixing well at the Willows Theatre By Kevin M. Thomas

The blood comes from its upcoming “Evil Dead” musical which will have its own blood splatter zone in which blood shoots out into the audience. And the magic is in the form of show director and Willows Artistic Director Eric Inman and his business and life partner David Faustina who together have brought the Willows […] Click to read more »

San Francisco’s Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is Just Around the Corner by Kevin M. Thomas

Frameline, the world’s largest resource for LGBT media and film, is proud to announce the 35th anniversary of the internationally renowned San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. Tickets go on sale now. This year’s legendary showcase for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cinema runs June 16-26, with San Francisco screenings at the landmark Castro Theatre […] Click to read more »

A Closer Look: SF’s and L.A.’s GLBT film festivals heat up with Latin spice by Kevin M. Thomas

San Francisco’s GLBT film festival has a definite Latin flavor this year – with a lot of quality entries from South America. Two of these films will also be featured at L.A.’s OUTFEST from July 8th – 18th. One standout is “Elvis & Madona,” screening June 19 at the Castro in SF at 4pm. After […] Click to read more »

“The Legendary Project” is El Museo Del Barrio’s First Ever Gay Pride Celebration in NYC!

El Museo del Barrio presents its first-ever NYC Gay Pride celebration event, The Legendary Project, a staged modern dance performance by contemporary choreographer and director, Ferdinand De Jesus, based on the spoken word/music collaborations of Nuyorican poet, Emanuel Xavier and producer El David. Through dance and movement, The Legendary Project celebrates our very own Latino […] Click to read more »