Documentaire: L’Étincelle, une histoire des luttes LGBT+
Entre tragédies et droits sociaux arrachés à coups de luttes, « L’Étincelle » permet de comprendre que transidentité, bisexualité et homosexualité ont toujours existé.
#MoreFilmsForFreedom: a LGBTIQ+ short-film celebration
The British Council Mauritius is sharing three LGBTIQ+ themed short films from More Films For Freedom, building on the success of #FiveFilmsForFreedom. More Films For Freedom is a celebration of LGBTIQ+ stories. These films were made by British, Syrian, Palestinian and South African filmmakers.
Bollywood: Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan (Extra careful of marriage) is a LGBT friendly Bollywood movie. It narrates about the road to achieving a happy ending which is a little too rough for two guys Kartik and Aman. While Aman’s family tries hard to battle his love for Kartik, Kartik isn’t prepared to step back until he marries Aman.
Rick Cosnett, Vampire Diaries actor makes his coming out
In a heartfelt post on Instagram, the American actor tells his followers: “Dramatic pause…. I’m gay. I just wanted everyone to know because I made a promise to myself to live my truth everyday.
PEO-PLE Queer Review
Our sassy eye for fashion and queer hot news makes a review of PEO-PLE and the latest hits or hurt! Starting 2019, the hall of fame: Rupaul, Madona and Mother Monster… The hall of shame: Jussie Mollett and Karl Legerfeld. Special pick: Trump! Thank you Kaushik!
Movie Pick: Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
Ek Ladki has the whims and muses of a classic Bollywood story about forbidden love – that happens to be between two women. The story unfolds by showing the failed attempts of family members and friends trying to find the perfect engagement match for their daughter Sweety Chaudhary, a closeted lesbian. The film further develops in Sweety attempts to come out to her religious and traditional Punjabi family and how a male author who fell madly in love with her becomes Sweety’s friend and confident.
Coups de Coeur du mois :- Les Engagés
Quoi de mieux que de commencer l’année avec une belle série explorant le combat que mène un groupe d’activistes pour le respecter des droits des personnes LGBT.
Aligarh : A poem about a man who loves another man
Aligarh: A poem about a man who loves another man. Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh (2016) begins with the screeching noise of a train as the camera focuses on the deserted, smoggy street of Aligarh lit by yellow street lights.
SLAM: The Lady from Afar (Dasha Kelly Hamilton)
The gradual slamming of words into hungry brains was soon translated into spoken words with meanings; each his or her own. The unlearnt listener was being taught the ways of Slam 101. A story was told and a dozen more unfolded. The listener was in awe as the words flew around him.
Young African Artists: Open Call for Submissions
The Mastercard Foundation invite young visual artists (ages 18–35) who live or do most of their work in Africa to submit examples of their art that reveals their perspective and captures their vision of living and working on the African continent experiencing massive change. Submission deadline: 15 November 2017