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The Rise of Queer Cinema

The Rise of Queer Cinema

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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In the last few years, it seems like there has been an increase in the number of films both by and about queer people.

‘Wonderstruck’ Induces Wonder

‘Wonderstruck’ Induces Wonder

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Todd Haynes' newest film "Wonderstruck" tells the story of a young boy who lost both his mother and his hearing.

‘Carol’ powerfully depicts lesbian couple in the ’50s

‘Carol’ powerfully depicts lesbian couple in the ’50s

By Sherrilyn Ling, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Director Todd Haynes said he crafted "Carol," a lesbian romance taking place in the 1950s, to be a love story first. Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchette star in this exquisitely produced film.