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Simon Longmore in a screenshot from his comedy short Not Your Average Bear. (IMDB)

Simon Longmore’s Not Your Average Bear continues to make an impression

Continuing to make an impression with multiple awards from film festivals around North America, Vancouver-based actor, writer, producer, and director Simon Longmore's Not Your...
A scene from Alaska is a Drag, which plays as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Alaska Is A Drag drags

Director and writer Shaz Bennett has expanded a short film into the 90 minute feature Alaska Is A Drag, securing some ‘name’ talent, including Margarte Cho...
A scene from Tinta Bruta, which plays as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Tinta Bruta is a fascinating look into the world of online sex

In Tinta Bruta (Hard Paint), Pedro (Shico Menegat) is a socially awkward young man facing criminal charges for beating up a tormentor. Alone in his...
A scene from Saturday Church which plays as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Saturday Church is gritty but sensitive

In Saturday Church, Ulysses is a 14-year-old boy whose family has bee devastated by the death of his father in combat.  He is also...
A scene from Sook-Yin Lee's Octavio Is Dead! playing as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Octavio is Dead is emotionally satisfying

Octavio is Dead is a pyscho-sexual ghost story that is both fascinating and at times provoking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4udQaOJI6fI It’s been almost ten years since writer-director Sook-Yin Lee’s...
Alexander Tsypilev as Tom in a scene from Tor Iben's The Year I Lost my Mind.

Film review: The Year I Lost my Mind is creepy but compelling

From Germany, comes the stylish and sexy psychological drama, The Year I Lost My Mind. Playing as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival, The...
A Moment in the Reeds

Film review: A Moment in the Reeds lacks tension

Playing as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival, A Moment in the Reeds is the story of a young man who returns home...

Film review: Deep Inside Clint Star is dynamic and revealing

Playing as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival, in Deep Inside Clint Star, filmmaker Clint Alberta travels across Canada to produce a...

Film review: Every Act of Life is a brilliant documentary about a talented artist

Screening as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival, the life of Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Terrence McNally gets the documentary treatment...
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (above) is one of three gala films at this year's Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Vancouver Queer Film Festival turns 30

Vancouver’s silver screens turn a shade of pink once again this August, as the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) presents more than 70 films...
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