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PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda Will Open aGLIFF 2018
Local director headlines roster of new and returning films
"...Call Her Ganda, the new documentary by Austin director PJ..."

July 11, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda and the Murder of Beauty
aGLIFF film explores the intersection of transphobia, imperialism, and poverty
"...Jennifer Laude is not simply a story of murder. Call Her Ganda, the latest documentary by award-winning local director..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Sarah Marloff

Jodie Foster, Katie Couric, Malcolm Gladwell Join SXSW 2019 Speaker Lineup
Local PJ Raval will deliver Film keynote address
"...One of Hollywood’s most subversive icons has just been..."

Feb. 27, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Documentary Gets Distribution Deal
PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda to receive Oscar push
"...Good news for Call Her Ganda, the new documentary from Austin's PJ Raval...."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AGLIFF Closing With Mapplethorpe
Festival adds major bio-pic, plus complete line-up
"...the story of one of the 20th century's great photographers and chronicler of queer culture...."

July 26, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Name but Same Mission for aGLIFF
The All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival embraces the diversity of queer culture
"...Jim Brunzell III is not one to sit still. There are many hats he wears: a writer for various..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

AFCA Announces Local Film Short List
Five Austin films in contention for the annual award
"...reunion drama (read our interiew with director Yen Tan here)...."

Dec. 11, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Ultimate Queer Guide to SXSW 2019
Often imitated, never duplicated, we’re here to keep it real kweer
"...It’s here, it’s queer, it’s back again for another year. That’s..."

March 1, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity: LGBTQ and the Search for a Wide Enough Umbrella
Plus, OUTsider Fest is here to queer up your weekend
"...it would be like to live in a world where trans kids were just kids – equally deserving of..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners
Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers
"...a community of color. AFS Head of Film Holly Herrick said, “Texas continues to turn out some of the..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Qmmunity
Like community, but queerer
"...bigger and brighter space for Austin queers. While she called it "Gay Place," in ode to Billy Lee Brammer's..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Reading Group Welcomes Trans Qmmunity Knowledge
Lived experience meets theory at Transgender Feminisms Reading Group
"...“The community members show up enthusiastically with their real-world experiences and struggles. They see themselves..."

Sept. 24, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Charlie Neddo

ATX Film News
Acquisitions, awards, and a big gaming rumor
"...Film Festival in May, the Austin director's new film Call Her Ganda has won best documentary at Toronto's Inside..."

July 6, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

ATX Film News
Austinites on HBO and Netflix, plus big casting news
"...added to HBO as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. A deeply moving drama exploring the complicated experiences..."

May 25, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Critics Release 2018 Awards Nominee Lists
Roster includes new stunt and mo-cap categories
"...Oakland gentrification dramedy Blindspotting and horror remake Suspiria. Plus there are two films by former AFCA best picture winners..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Austin Chronicle Top 10 Films of 2018
Our favorite films from our least favorite year
"...If 2018 will be looked back on for anything cinematically (not that historians will lack material from this year),..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Uncovering the Next Generation
Austin Youth Film Festival puts the focus on young movie minds
"...at a $1,000 "Best of Fest" grand prize and other awards such as a free badge to the Austin..."

May 18, 2018 Screens Feature by Tinu Thomas

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