Sharmane is a freelance film journalist based in Singapore. They specialize in queer and lesbian media. Contact: email@example.com
In the history of affection but also just existence, lesbian identity is frequently made invisible. This piece resets the record with a look at Isabel Coixet’s monochrome treasure Elisa y Marcela.
Slovenia’s first LGBTQ-themed film, Consequences, is an arresting portrayal of what happens when institutional and judicial structures fail young gay men.
Set in 1855 Snowdonia, Gwen (2018) is a brooding Welsh gothic drama on the brutalities of poverty, the patriarchy, and capitalism.
'Gentleman Jack' is groundbreaking for how it celebrates the heterogeneity of the lesbian existence.
Netflix’s 'Tales of the City' enriches the possibilities of LGBTQ representation, and shows us that progress is possible, but only if we actually learnt to confront our privileges.
While Big Little Lies has executed one of the most empathetic and nuanced portrayals of sexual trauma, its poor grasp on racial dynamics leaves much to be desired.
“Love Means Worries” – Reconciling Chinese Culture and Gay Acceptance in Hao Wu’s ‘All in My Family’
Director Hao Wu’s autobiographical Netflix documentary All in My Family paints a moving portrait of what it means to experience sexuality in all the richness of culture, tradition, and familial love.
‘Mrs Fletcher’ is really about the terrible mundanity and loneliness of learning how to be a person again.
With Ying Liang's latest semi-autobiographical film, there is a very real sense that there is nothing left for art left to say.