Six LGBT Movies The Oscars Ignored This Year But Shouldn't Have (Queerty): The 84th Annual Academy Awards are coming up this Sunday, February 26 and naturally we're excited about one of the biggest nights in Hollywood! It's been an extraordinary year for queer cinema -- check out Queerty's list of six films that deserved Oscar nods but never got them. We sure do recognize a lot of films on that list -- Weekend (Frameline35) directed by Andrew Haigh, Pariah (Frameline31) directed by Dee Rees, Sons of Tennessee Williams (Frameline34) directed by Tim Wolff, and Rashaad Ernesto Green's Gun Hill Road (Frameline35) all have strong ties to our Festival. Read on to learn more! Lesbian Filmmaker Barbara Hammer Takes Over The Tate Modern (Huffington Post): "The Tate Modern is currently presenting a major survey of the filmmaker's work this month, which will include rare screenings of Super-8 films and special performances, in addition to a showing of Hammer's new film, Maya Deren’s Sink (2011). This new short film is a tribute to Maya Deren (nee Eleanora Derenkowsky), the Russian avant-garde filmmaker who heavily influenced Hammer's work." Maya Deren's Sink screened at Frameline35. Berlinale Teddy Awards Announced (Berlinale): Curious to know the next big names in queer cinema? Check out the Teddy Awards, which were selected by a jury at the 62nd Berlinale last week. Best Documentary went to Frameline Completion Fund recipient Call Me Kuchu!
Actress Harmony Santana in Rashaad Ernesto Green's Gun Hill Road