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LGBTQ films

Secret Garden

Secret Garden

The Garden Left Behind by Hope Madden Newcomer Charlie Guevara charms in Flavio Alves’s drama The Garden Left Behind with a bittersweet performance as Tina, an undocumented Mexican trans woman…read more →

Speaking Softly

Speaking Softly

Lingua Franca by Hope Madden Lingua franca is literally a language used between two people who don’t share a native tongue. But what goes unsaid in Lingua Franca carries far…read more →

A Time to Act Up

A Time to Act Up

HomoSayWhat: Who’s Pushing Hate? by Matt Weiner For a documentary with the subtitle “Who’s Pushing Hate?,” you would think that HomoSayWhat, Craig Bettendorf’s brief survey of homophobia in America from…read more →

New Coat of Paint

New Coat of Paint

Portrait of a Lady on Fire by Hope Madden Celine Sciamma follows up the vitally of-the-moment indie Girlhood with this breathy, painterly period romance only to clarify that she is…read more →

Devil in Disguise

Devil in Disguise

El Angel by Hope Madden Everyone loves a good bad guy. Why is that? That’s a question that drives Luis Orgeta’s El Angel, a fantastically stylish period piece and provocative…read more →