Tag: MQFF 2017

MQFF review: Kiki

Strike a pose, there’s plenty to Kiki. Brings the fabulous to firebrand activism. Referenced in the Scissor Sisters’ swansong track Let’s Have a Kiki, New York’s voguing ballroom scene is still going strong almost thirty […]


First time writer/director Lorenzo Vigas hits the ground running with Desde Allá (From Afar) the story of an affluent middle-aged man in Caracas and his consuming desire for a local teen delinquent. Quiet, 50-ish Armando (Alfredo […]

MQFF review: Being 17

Stalwart André Téchiné and rising star Céline Sciamma deliver confused teenage love with emotional heft. Beautiful.  The meeting of venerable Wild Reeds writer/director André Téchiné and one of France’s brightest and smartest young talents in Girlhood and Tomboy writer/director Céline Sciamma, here […]