Tag: documentary

A father’s love

‘An Act of Love’ documents a minister defrocked for sanctifying his gay son’s wedding When Tim...

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Lupe Valdez makes HBO’s ‘Out List’

Just in time for National Pride Month, HBO will soon be airing a new documentary called The Out List, and among the gay movers and shakers profiled is Dallas’ own lesbian sheriff, Lupe Valdez

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Five queer alternatives to the Super Bowl

Yes, Yes… I know… plenty of gay men enjoy football, are fans even, and there are lots of LBT fans as well, but if you’re like me you greet all the hoopla over the Super Bowl with a resounding “meh.”...

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SMU marks World AIDS Day with film screening

Dec. 1 isn’t just World AIDS Day — it’s also the 22nd annual Day With(out) Art, a movement launched in 1989 by the group Visual AIDS to mark the effect of the AIDS crisis on the arts community. In observance of the...

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We Were Here, AIDS documentary at 14 Pews

We Were Here, the award winning documentary of the early days of the AIDS crisis, premiers at 14 Pews theater (800 Aurora) Saturday, November 20, at 4:30 pm. The film, from director David Weissman, will be proceeded by a panel...

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More gay stuff at the Asian Film Festival

The Asian Film Festival continues throughout the week, and there’s even more gay content now that I’ve had a chance to review more of the films. Each of the shorts blocks — 1, which plays Monday at 4:05 p.m.; 2,...

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‘Becoming Chaz’ airs Tuesday night on OWN

Chaz Bono I first heard about Becoming Chaz, the documentary about Chastity Bono’s transition to Chaz Bono, back in March, and I decided then and there I would be watching the doc when it aired on the new Oprah Winfrey...

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OWN and ‘Becoming Chaz’

When I first heard that Oprah Winfrey was starting her own network — aptly called the Oprah Winfrey Network or OWN — I was expecting something like Lifetime or even The Hallmark Channel. Who knew we’d end up with a cross...

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Marlon Riggs Film Festival continues this weekend

Back in black Filmmaker Marlon Riggs changed the face of black gay America with his monumental film Tongues Untied. The 1989 documentary was controversial, but his legacy endured. Two decades later, the Fahari Arts Institute...

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Movie Monday: ‘Catfish’ plays in limited release

‘Catfish,’ a documentary about online relationships, is a gripping true mystery The story starts out innocently enough. Schulman’s adorably cute (and distractingly hairy) brother Nev has begun an online friendship with Abby, an...

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