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Documentary About Anxiety Taps a World-Class Athlete

Documentary About Anxiety Taps a World-Class Athlete

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 14
A new documentary about anxiety argues that everyone to some extent suffers from stress, nerves and social fear. And, to make their point, the filmmakers have enlisted as Exhibit A the most decorated Olympian in history.

Haynes + Vachon, Moviemaking Duo

Haynes + Vachon, Moviemaking Duo

By Sura Wood | Oct 14
In 1991, following the release of their first collaboration "Poison," producer Christine Vachon and director Todd Haynes found themselves on the leading edge of what has since been dubbed New Queer Cinema.

Anthony Rapp Boards 'Star Trek: Discovery'

Anthony Rapp Boards 'Star Trek: Discovery'

By Joel Martens | Oct 8
LGBT representation has been slow to arrive on the bridges of any "Star Trek" franchise, but finally "RENT" star Anthony Rapp and fellow RENT alum Wilson Cruz play a 23rd Century gay male couple on "Discovery." Rapp shares his insights.

'The Battle of the Sexes' :: Billie Jean King and Emma Stone Winning the Game

'The Battle of the Sexes' :: Billie Jean King and Emma Stone Winning the Game

By Joel Martens | Oct 7
See this film, learn something about how we got to where we are now. There is still work to be done, yes, but because of this moment and many others, we have come so very far.

SF Film Series Links Gay Generations

SF Film Series Links Gay Generations

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 30
Seeking to bridge the gap between generations of gay men, filmmaker David Weissman is coming to San Francisco to screen episodes of his new series, "Conversations with Gay Elders."

Q&A: 'American Made' Director on Hustlers and Tom Cruise

Q&A: 'American Made' Director on Hustlers and Tom Cruise

By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 27
Director Doug Liman loves spy stories and antiheroes, but he didn't anticipate having such a personal connection to the little-known story of Barry Seal, who became a central figure in the Reagan Administration's Iran-Contra scandal.

Gender Showdown on the Tennis Court

Gender Showdown on the Tennis Court

By David Lamble | Sep 23
For LGBTQ movie-lovers, "The Battle of the Sexes" scores with a worthy ensemble. Co-directors Valerie Feris and Jonathan Dayton serve up their thoughts.

Hollywood's Bisexual Closet: Film Historian Boze Hadleigh Tells Stories of Bisexual Stars

Hollywood's Bisexual Closet: Film Historian Boze Hadleigh Tells Stories of Bisexual Stars

By David Elijah-Nahmod | Sep 21
While homosexuality in Hollywood has long been a topic of discussion, the topic of bisexuality has often been kept quiet.

Montana Must Rewrite Transgender Bathroom Ballot Language

Montana Must Rewrite Transgender Bathroom Ballot Language

Sep 20
The Montana Supreme Court has ordered the attorney general to rewrite ballot language for an initiative that would require people to use public restrooms designated for their gender at birth.

Saudi Filmmakers Turn to Tech to Build Audiences Without Cinemas

Saudi Filmmakers Turn to Tech to Build Audiences Without Cinemas

By Aya Batrawy | Sep 10
With daring filmmakers, untold stories and entertainment-starved young people, Saudi Arabia has all the makings of a local movie industry - except for theaters.

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