Tag Archives: Queer Screen Film Festival

Queer Screen Film Fest Review: Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four (USA, 2016)

It’s frightening to think that the events that are depicted in the documentary film, Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four happened at all, never mind as recently as in the 1990s. The film is a damning look at the trial and convictions of the San Antonio Four, a group of low-income homosexual Latina women who were accused of gang rape. The story is ultimately an important one about homophobia, prejudice and a miscarriage of justice.... Continue Reading

Queer Screen Film Fest Review: The First Girl I Loved (USA, 2016)

The First Girl I Loved – set to screen as part of the Queer Screen Film Fest in Sydney – follow seventeen year old Anna (Dylan Gelula from Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), a young, smart yet quiet photographic student.  Anna notices Sasha, played by Brianna Hildebrand (Deadpool), playing sport and instantly Anna, who until now thought she was into boys, begins to have strong feelings towards this girl she barely knows.... Continue Reading