queer cinema

Culture

50 queer films that defined the 2010s

From 20th century-set lesbian love stories to transgender sex workers seeking revenge in modern day Hollywood, these are the 50 LGBTQ+ movies that shaped a decade of cinema.
Douglas Greenwood
12.10.19
Culture

inside sicily’s queer film festival and its riotous after-party

Photographer Valerio Spada curates a selection of images from Partynudo, the party that unfolded after this year’s Sicilia Queer, as we speak to its grand jury prize winning artist, Mykki Blanco.
Mahoro Seward
6.24.19
Film

'splendor' is gregg araki's forgotten ode to polyamory

The film is deeply radical in its own quiet way – a salute to the fun and unpredictability of sexual fluidity, alternative lifestyles, and existing on the fringes.
Adam White
1.24.19
Culture

finally, a queer film with sex in it and why that’s important

120 BPM is an AIDS drama with scenes of an HIV+ sexual nature.
Colin Crummy
4.5.18
Culture

a celebration of queer cinema

From Moonlight winning Best Picture at the Oscars, to Netflix releasing important documentaries such as The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson, queerness in film has never been better represented than right now. We spoke with three curators of LGBTQ...
Ben Reardon
7.11.17
Film

5 queer youth films that go beyond coming out

Exploring a new generation of LGBTQ+ global cinema, from Brooklyn beaches to remote South African villages, Yorkshire farms to Russian bedrooms.
Emily Manning
6.27.17
Film

seventeen is the coming-of-age story treating lesbian love beautifully

Young director Monja Arts has made a compelling film that mediates on unrequited love and gay relationships. Here, she tells i-D why the film is not a coming out story.
Catherina Kaiser
4.25.17
Film

the hidden gems at the bfi's lgbt film festival

As BFI Flare rolls into town, here's our pick of the most prescient, compelling films on show in the next two weeks.
Amrou Al-Kadhi
3.17.17
Culture

what lgbt cinema will look like in 2016

New Queer Visions at London's Short Film Festival offered cinematic insights into queer lives around the world, from the US to the UK, Indonesia to Mexico.
Edward Siddons
1.15.16
Film

oscars: where are all the queer films?

Following yesterday’s Oscar nominations, we explore why awards season really matters for the future of LGBT films.
Emily Manning
1.15.16
News

subversive, queer european cinema plans a one night stand in east london

Daddies, dancers and some of the quietest pornography ever filmed will screen at the Zurich sex film festival on tour.
Colin Crummy
8.13.15