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‘The Third Wife’ is gentle and beautiful storytelling

‘The Third Wife’ is gentle and beautiful storytelling

New independent film The Third Wife is the directorial debut of Ash Mayfair. The film is based around a story from the director’s own family. In the mid nineteenth century, May, a 14 year old girl, is wed to a wealthy landowner. She is his third wife, and must take her place alongside his first two […]

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See ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ at Luna Leederville

See ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ at Luna Leederville

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is filmed live at the Apollo Theatre in London, especially to be shown in cinemas. The feel-good musical is based on the true story of a 16 year old boy who was the subject of the 2011 BBC documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. The film 164 minute film (there is […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival is here!

Revelation Perth International Film Festival is here!

Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns for its 21st year with a program bursting with unique feature films and documentaries from at home and beyond. This year, OUTinPerth are proud to present Queerama (as seen on our cover) from director Daisy Asquith. The work is a pastiche of feature film footage, news reports, investigative TV, […]

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It’s Not Just Me: Local trans men feature in new documentary

It’s Not Just Me: Local trans men feature in new documentary

A documentary exploring the lives of four Perth based trans men will be making its debut at this year’s Revelation Film Festival. Director Jonathan Messer, who is currently completing his PhD at WAAPA, followed the lives of four very different young men who were willing to share their lives and stories with the world for […]

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May Film Reviews | Love takes many forms at the cinema this month

May Film Reviews | Love takes many forms at the cinema this month

Love is Love (★★★★), directed by Logan Mucha and Daniel Von Czarnecki, records the lives of four LGBTI families in Australia. It is a unique journey to become a queer parent and in this short film and the filmmakers interview people who have formed family bonds with those they love, trust and identify with. The […]

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‘Moonlight’ scores eight Oscar nominations

‘Moonlight’ scores eight Oscar nominations

Gay drama Moonlight has scored eight Oscar nominations. The film is up for Best Picture completing alongside Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Fences, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, Lion and Manchester by Sea. Barry Jenkins has also been nominated for his work as the film’s director and for the screenplay. Mahershala Ali is nominated for […]

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Off to the Movies: The Handmaiden, Equity and more

Planning a trip to the movies? Lezly Herbert’s checked out four great films that are heading to the cinemas this month. The Handmaiden (R) ★★★★★ Directed by Park Chan-wook Sarah Waters’ Victorian tale of lesbian love Fingersmith has been transported to 1930s Korea when it was under Japanese colonial rule. Retaining all the Gothic horror […]

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Watch the new film Freeheld at Pride WA’s fundraiser

Watch the new film Freeheld at Pride WA’s fundraiser

Review: Freeheld (M) Directed by Peter Sollett The powerful story of a lesbian couple from New Jersey who were forced to fight for equality when one was dying from cancer won an Oscar for Best Short Documentary in 2008. To reach a wider audience, screenwriter Ron Nyswaner (Philadelphia) has written this story of activism as a […]

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Five Almodovar Films to Check Out

Come See Almodovar’s New Film OUTinPerth and Connections Nightclub presents the Perth gala premiere of Almodovar’s ‘I’m So Excited’. Legendary Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar (‘All About My Mother’, ‘Volver’, ‘Talk To Her’) is back with a kitsch, camp and outrageously funny comedy set mostly on a plane, featuring the Pointer Sister’s hit song and sky-high […]

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