BlackmanVision’s choice for the BFI London Film Festival so far….
BlackmanVision Film 100 power list – inclusive and diverse, well more than the Guardian’s anyway.
Are Black women actresses afraid of playing lesbian roles?
Stud Life a feature length film on queer street life in London is casting.
Lena Horne singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. 1917-2010
Haiti’s rich arts, culture and history
You got funding for your film after submitting your precious script or treatment to a funding body. Someone liked it! In fact someone out there loved it so much they want to invest their money in you and in your film. Celebrate! Go out with your friends. Feel the love because the next months are [...]
Stealing Beauty was a panel discussion chaired by Diva magazine Editor Jane Czyzselska. I was on the panel with Artist, DJ and performer Sadie Lee and fashion historian and cultural critic Elizabeth Wilson. The event explored how LGBT culture plunders dominant straight culture and uses it to create something new and vibrant. In my presentation [...]
People are saying butches are invisible in mainstream films. They have always been there, but we may have not liked what we saw like June ‘George’ Buckridge in The Killing of Sister George or Rosa Klebb, a butch Russian lesbian who has a dangerous shoe in the James Bond film from Russia with Love. I [...]
From 2 July – 18 October 2009 the National Portrait Gallery has an exhibition Gay Icons and related events all celebrating the notion of gay iconic. Sandi Toksvig explains in a Guardian article she hopes the exhibition will “..give courage to those people who still struggle with their sexuality. It might make people feel better [...]