North Sea Texas Promises A Sweet Coming-Of-Age Comedy Drama

As a huge fan of Peccadillo Pictures (the studio responsible for releasing Tomboy and Weekend in the U.K.), it was only natural for me to preview their latest film, North Sea Texas, on Centrefolds & Empty Screens.

Marking the directorial debut of Belgian filmmaker Bavo Defurne, North Sea Texas, co-written by Derfune and producer Yves Verbraeken, centers on a teenage boy’s (Jelle Florizoone) search for his identity and sexuality as he becomes obsessed with the boy next door (Mathias Vergels).

It may sound like a plot that’s been attempted over and over again, but Continue reading “North Sea Texas Promises A Sweet Coming-Of-Age Comedy Drama”

26th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Programme Announced

The folks over at the British Film Institute have released the official programme for the 26th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. As you can see upon exploring the online programme, the festival offers a wide variety of films, special events, shorts, archive classics, experimental and erotic works.

Kicking the proceedings off on Friday, March 23 is Cloudburst, a touching comedy drama starring Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker. Directed by Thom Fitzgerald, Cloudburst centers on a lesbian couple who escape their nursing Continue reading “26th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Programme Announced”