Out Takes – Queer Film Podcast

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Exploring queer film against a broader cultural, political and cinematic backdrop

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Happy 6th anniversary to US!  For the last six years, over more than 250 episodes, we’ve brought the filmic landscape on the other side of the rainbow to JOY. So for this very special Out Takes, we looked back at…

This week on Out Takes, we continued our celebration of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival by diving head first into this year’s exciting new program of films. We reviewed a number of hotly anticipated new queer films that are premiering…

This year, cinemas have been pretty much closed in Melbourne and film festivals either were put on hold or went completely online. While we all appreciated the effort that went into getting these films online and on to our small…

We’re no stranger to a bit of controversy on Out Takes so this week we’re taking on one of the biggest controversies in the global film industry: casting. Since its early days, Hollywood has been plagued by casting controversies: whitewashing,…

Here on Out Takes, we enjoy discussing films and television each week but we also love a good story. Jacqueline Bublitz is the author of ‘Before You Knew My Name’, her debut novel that came out in May of this…

This week on Out Takes, we looked at PRAY AWAY, the new documentary from producer Ryan Murphy and Director Kristine Stolakis about faith based conversion ‘therapy’ practices in the US and the incredible damage that they cause. We also looked at…

This week on Out Takes, we celebrated the much anticipated release of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, the heartfelt new coming of age musical from director Jonathan Butterell. Based on the eponymous stage musical, EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE tells the story…

Since 2013, the Queer Screen Film Fest has become a major event that delivers the latest LGBTIQ movies to Sydney’s screens in the month of September. This year’s Queer Screen Film Fest has extended their reach with a fully virtual…

This week on Out Takes, we celebrated the return of the Queer Screen Film Fest, which commenced from September 16 online for 10 days. Our guests were festival director Lisa Rose, and Alex Liu, whose new documentary A SEXPLANATION screens…

This week on Out Takes, we celebrated the release of CINDERELLA on Amazon Prime. From director Kay Cannon, CINDERELLA is a new juke box musical starring Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel and Billy Porter. It’s also the latest film in a…

This week on Out Takes, we spoke with two Australian content creators, Julie Kalceff & Oliver Ross. Both Julie and Oliver have recently had stories featured in Screen Australia’s Authentic... LEARN MORE The post One for the Content Creators appeared…

In this episode of Out Takes, we looked back at the Melbourne International Film Festival. The Festival had initially planned to take viewers back into cinemas, but last minute lockdown... LEARN MORE The post Out Takes MIFF 2021 In Review…

This week we spoke with two Australian content creators who are taking the traditional model of making films and turning it on its head, making it more inclusive and accessible... LEARN MORE The post The Future of Feature Film Making…

We continued our coverage of the Melbourne International Film Festival on Out Takes this week by speaking with the Festival’s Artistic Director, Al Cossar. Catch up on the program and... LEARN MORE The post Melbourne International Film Festival 2021 –…

This week on Out Takes, we dive in and take a look at one of our favourite film festivals and some of the many LGBTIQA+ films they have on offer... LEARN MORE The post Melbourne International Film Festival 2021: LGBTIQA+…

We maybe in lockdown but we’ve still managed to find some great new documentaries for you to stream from the comfort and safety of your home. We took a look... LEARN MORE The post Queer Documentaries: Steelers and Yes I…

This week on Out Takes, we recognised the tenth anniversary of WE WERE HERE. From director David Weissman, WE WERE HERE recalls the early years of the HIV/AIDS crisis in... LEARN MORE The post We Were Here with Director David…

‘Dating Amber’ is the second feature film from the very talented London-based Irish writer / director David Freyne. With the film now hitting cinema screens in Australia and available to... LEARN MORE The post Out Takes Extra: Dating Amber writer…

This week on Out Takes, we turned our attention to the small screen and the rapidly changing world of short form storytelling. In particular, we looked at some of the... LEARN MORE The post Homegrown LGBTQ Web series and local…

Before Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda brought the story of Usnavi & Washington Heights (a.k.a ‘In The Heights’) to Broadway in 2008 and now it’s on the big screen as a... LEARN MORE The post In The Heights appeared first on…

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