Don't you know you can't do anything about people?

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Queen & Slim

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Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) and Queen's (Jodie Turner-Smith) first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence.


Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.

Queen & Slim, a film by Melina Matsoukas.

Want It

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An intruder breaks into a modern and luxurious home. He wants it. As he samples the lifestyle his senses are heightened. When the owner of the house returns unexpectedly, the tables are turned, and the intruder finds himself naked and powerless. A film about passion, longing and desire in all its forms.

Want It, a film directed by Lee Haven Jones.


The price for his intactness was incompleteness

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Luce

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This gripping psychological thriller marks Julius Onah as one of cinema’s most exciting emerging voices. Luce (Harrison Jr) is a former child soldier from a war-torn African country who now lives in the US as the son of white, liberal middle-class parents.


As his high school’s brightest hope, Luce seems destined to achieve great things, but after he delivers a politically-charged paper, his English teacher (Octavia Spencer) becomes suspicious that something darker may lurk beneath his highly-controlled exterior. BFI

Compromising with events time moves along

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Zebra Katz

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What U Want, new music from Zebra Katz. Get it.

"God, am I like the rest after all?" - So he used to think starting awake at night - "Am I like the rest?"

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Zebra Katz

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Fucking Beast, new music from Zebra Katz. Get it.

This isn’t just an epigram - life is much more successfully looked at from a single window, after all

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LIE NING

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Secret Island, new music from 22-year-old Berlin artist LIE NING. Get it.


P.S. His Instagram is well worth a visit too.

Happiness is only the first hour after the alleviation of some especially intense misery

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Remission

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Two young men and a boy roam the overgrown English countryside, seeking to escape a deadly virus. The two men are forced to take a horrific decision after the boy’s behaviour puts them in increasing danger – but is it too late to cheat death?

Remission, a short film written and directed by Christopher R. Brown. Watch it now.

Life is progressive, no matter what our intentions

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True To You

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"There is something I want tell you."

True To You, Jacob Charton's impressive new short dealing with love, coming out and religion. Watch it now.

I don't give a damn about you now, but it was a new experience for me and I felt a little dizzy for a while

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Elijah Blake

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To Be Loved, new music from Elijah Blake. Get it.


Any person with any imagination is bound to be afraid

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Just Mercy

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Michael B. Jordan stars in Just Mercy, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, and based on the memoir by Bryan Stevenson. The Toronto International Film Festival will see its world premiere on 6th September, with a full release on Christmas Day 2019.

Jordan also covers this month's Time magazine - be sure to read the interview.

He could transform the barest incident into a thing of curve and contour

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Alen Chicco

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This Is Where I End My Doubts, new music from Lithuania's Alen Chicco. Get it.


Nothing any good isn’t hard

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Judy

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Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love, and the sheer pizzazz of “the world’s greatest entertainer.”

Les amitiés particulières

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Les Amitiés Particulières, by Roger Peyrefitte, is the story of an affair between two boys in a Catholic boarding school, and the ensuing tragedy when their love is discovered by a priest. 

The was translated into English, and made into a 1964 film, This Special Friendship, directed by Jean Delannoy. In 1953, Flammarion published a deluxe two volume edition, with illustrations by Peyrefitte's favourite illustrator, Gaston Goor.

The afternoon had made them tranquil for a while, as if to give them a deep memory for the long parting the next day promised

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Keiynan Lonsdale

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"I realised I could eat some ass if I wanted to
I could smoke some grass if I wanted to
I could quit the Flash if i wanted to
Anything & everything is up to you"


Rainbow Dragon, new music from Keiynan Lonsdale. Get it.



We are all queer fish, queerer behind our faces and voices than we want any one to know or than we know ourselves

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Aaron Porter

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Sorry, new music from Aaron Porter. Get it.


They conducted themselves according to the rules of behavior associated with an amusement park

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Greyson Chance

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"I am sure many will take the main character as being shameful of who he is, but that is not the case at all. The character isn't shameful, but rather he is broken," Greyson Chance says of the video for White Roses. "I am portrayed by the boy in the trailer."

Believe me, I may be a bit blasé, but I can still get any man I want

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Saro

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Justify, new music from Saro.

Their eyes met and they stared together at each other, alone in space

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Your Aura

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The complex relationship between a black guy (Charles-Curtis Sanders) who can’t accept his sexual orientation, and a white guy (Landon Tavernier) who came out a long time ago, is the subject of Mikita Zhur's short film Your Aura. Watch now.

Miss Benny

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That's My Man, new music Miss Benny.

We ruined ourselves - I have never honestly thought that we ruined each other

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It's Consuming Me

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Kai Stänicke's It's Consuming Me portrays a young man who obsesses over his ex-lover as he takes us through a collage of memories, the highs and lows of their relationship and images of his ex-boyfriend’s new life with his new lover.

I found something! Courage - just that; courage as a rule of life and something to cling to always

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The Golden Glove

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From acclaimed filmmaker Fatih Akin (Head-On, The Edge of Heaven, In The Fade) comes a gruesome tale of notorious German serial killer Fritz Honka who haunted Hamburg’s red light district in the 1970s. Based on the novel of the same name, The Golden Glove follows Honka as he frequents his favorite bar, the “Golden Glove,” where schmaltzy German songs move the boozy bar hounds to tears and drinking is a reflex against pain and longing. There, Honka, a pitiful loser chasing after lonely women, keeps more than just secrets in the attic.

No more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart

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Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

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One of the world's most successful gay porn stars, Jonathan Agassi, provides a glimpse into his life. Splitting his time between Berlin and at home with his mother in Israel, Jonathan is followed closely as he comes to terms with the extreme life he is living.

From acclaimed documentary director Tomer Heymann (Who's Gonna Love Me Now) comes a blistering exposé of the highs and lows of gay porn life and celebrity.

Read the KAOS review here.


Man in his hunger for faith will feed his mind with the nearest and most convenient food

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All Male, All Nude: Johnsons

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Journey into the unique world of male stripping and a small gay strip club located in America’s Second Gayest City per capita, Wilton Manors, Florida - and the lifelong dream of Matt Colunga, a male entertainer who has been following his dream for 23 years in this follow up to the popular 2017 documentary All Male, All Nude.

I learned a little of beauty - enough to know that it had nothing to do with truth

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ELM

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Paris, new music from Dublin band ELM, inspired by the iconic (and legendary) 1990 doc Paris Is Burning.

I was perhaps an egotist in youth, but I soon found it made me morbid to think too much about myself

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Alxndr London

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Immerse yourself in Talking Drum, the stunning new visual from Alxndr London.

 
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