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By Jim Provenzano | June 8, 2020

Three rarely screened 'bent' film classics will stream June 12 on the Roxie's website. 'Victor and Victoria,' 'M├Ądchen in Uniform' and 'Michael' show decidedly queer portrayals in the 1930s.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | June 2, 2020

In his new book 'Sub-Lebrity: The Queer Life of a Show-Biz Footnote,' actor and former San Franciscan Leon Acord, now a resident of Hollywood, chronicles his life as an openly gay theater actor and a performer in low budget independent film.


By Jim Provenzano | June 2, 2020

In honor of Pride Month, Rotten Tomatoes, the film and TV review website, focuses on several historic LGBT publications' coverage of historic films, including the Bay Area Reporter.

By Gregg Shapiro | May 26, 2020

Fans of slow-paced tension will probably find something to like about 'Clementine,' a new lesbian-themed indie film by writer-director Lara Jean Gallagher.


By Jim Provenzano | May 25, 2020

Dekkoo, the premiere subscription-based streaming service dedicated to gay men, announced its jury-selected winner and audience favorite short films as part of its 'Love & Distance' short film competition.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 12, 2020

'Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution' co-directed by Nicole Newnham and James LeBrecht, has been released on Netflix and should be on your must-view quarantine list.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | May 12, 2020

There's little left out of William J. Mann's superb biography of Marlon Brando. In The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando, Mann gets into the psyche of the late screen icon and lets readers know what made Brando tick.

By Jim Provenzano | May 12, 2020

In another smart move to counter theater closures during the pandemic, Frameline, the producers of the SF International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, announced a four-day virtual mini-festival of film screenings scheduled for June 25 to 28.


By Jim Provenzano | May 5, 2020

Dekkoo, the streaming website for independent LGBT films, is launching a one-week short film challenge, with up to $10,000.00 in prizes.

By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.


By Jim Provenzano | April 29, 2020

Amid the pandemic crisis, Frameline wraps up its fundraiser, screens films and documentaries, and announced the hiring of its new Director of Distribution and Educational Programming.

By Gregg Shapiro | April 28, 2020

While the new comedy 'Extra Ordinary' is completely irreverent (some of the jokes flirt with tastelessness), the references (including a few to The 'Exorcist' and 'The Conjuring') are thoroughly reverent.


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