MQFF Samantha Mugatsia as Kena and Sheila Munyiva as Ziki in Rafiki

Film Review: Rafiki

Power-pop-electro anthems follow exuberant schoolgirl Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) as she skateboards through the busy streets of Nairobi in the 2018 Kenyan-drama film Rafiki. The tempo of the music beating at the same speed...
MQFF19 Papi Chulo APN

Film Review: Papi Chulo

Immigration and a gay slur are some of a few English words known by Spanish labourer Ernesto (Alejandro Patiño), who comes into a position of employment for Los Angeles weatherman Sean (Matt Bomer) in the 2018 comedy-dra...
AF19 Knife+Heart

Film Review: Knife+Heart

Films involving the production of porn have varied in taste in the twenty two years since the release of Paul Thomas Anderson’s drama-comedy, Boogie Nights. Where focus has been on exploring the history of abuse experien...
AF19 Bertrand Mandico The Wild Boys

Film Review: The Wild Boys

There is a deceptive oddness to Bertrand Mandico’s 2018 Queer Fantasy film The Wild Boys (Les Garcons Sauvages). On the one hand, we have a cautionary novella that explores the relationship between masculinity and violen...