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Yukon Queer Film Alliance

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Issue: 2017-04-05, PHOTO: courtesy of OUT North

The OUT North Queer Film Festival brings film lovers an American documentary with a local twist on April 9. Southwest of Salem tells the true story of four young lesbian women accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls and using them in... more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM Movies and TV

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Issue: 2016-04-14, PHOTO: Courtesy of YQFA

It’s 1929, Virginia Woolf publishes her famous extended feminist essay, called “A Room of One’s Own,” exploring the gender disparity between women and men. Fast forward to 2016 and discussion around gender politics has widened to include people... more

Apr 14, 2016 12:00 AM Movies and TV

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Issue: 2016-04-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Mongrel Media

The New Girlfriend (Une Nouvelle Amie), a French drama from acclaimed director and screenwriter François Ozon, had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014. It has received several international award nominations and... more

Apr 7, 2016 12:00 AM Movies and TV

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: courtesy of YQFA

At some point, perhaps, acting credentials and not gender identity, will dictate who gets what role. Until then, high profile films like The Danish Girl and Dallas Buyers Club will continue to raise hackles in the transgender community for having... more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM Movies and TV

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Issue: 2016-03-24, PHOTO: The Weinstein Company

“Carol is a declaration of love for another film era, but from a thoroughly modern perspective.” Of the near unanimously admiring reviews for Todd Hayne’s gorgeous period drama, this one from Spanish movie blogger Alberto Abuin, perfectly sums the... more

Mar 24, 2016 12:00 AM Photography - Film

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: courtesy of YQFA

Freeheld Throughout Freeheld we are reminded of how people are so often a combination of the ordinary and the extraordinary. A fictional account of the Oscar-winning 2007 documentary short of the same name, Freeheld is the true story of police... more

Mar 17, 2016 12:00 AM Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-04-16 PHOTO: courtesy of Wolfe Releasing

Contemplating what to write about this weekend’s OUT North Film Festival, which runs from April 17 to 19 at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, my brain landed on the word “age”, and stubbornly refused to budge. more

Apr 16, 2015 12:00 AM Photography - Film

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Issue: 2014-03-13, PHOTO: courtesy of Out North

The Yukon Queer Film Alliance are hosting the third annual film festival OUT North this weekend at The Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse. The eclectic festival delivers a variety of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender-related films. more

Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM Photography - Film