Category Archives: LGBT Arts for all

A short film with a deep drama at GFEST 2014


Helton Vilar In 12 minutes, The Last Farewell (2013) features a delicate story of a gay man who decides to review his own life, reflecting about his successes and failures, unveiling a path to comprehension and forgiveness. In this quick … Continue reading

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GFEST 2014 Films list and dates


GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2014 Sensational films line-up. Enjoy the diverse films on big screen.   Check for more and please help spread the word. GFEST 2014 Films at Rich Mix, 15 to 18 November 2014 35 – 47 Bethnal … Continue reading

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Where are the gays in history?


Helton Vilar That’s a good question, which Director Richard Mansfield tries to respond. He tells us about The Secret Path, a drama set in the 1810s, telling the story of two British gay marines who flew persecution to embark into … Continue reading

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@GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2014 Brochure


GFEST – Gaywise FESTival from 10 to 22 November venues : films & cabaret at Rich Mix (15 to 18 Nov), Dance at RADA Studio (20 Nov), Art exhibition at Menier Gallery (10 to 22 Nov), Bar Titania (a new … Continue reading

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The male body, more than a gay obsession at GFEST 2014


Helton Vilar Three London artists who will show their work at GFEST – Gaywise FESTival this year, offer their opinions on why the male nude figure is so present in art today, claiming other meanings beyond stereotype. The male body … Continue reading

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STAND – Film shot in Ukraine portrays a homophobic Russia


Helton Vilar Based on real events, Stand (2013) tells the story of a couple in search of evidences to unravel a homophobic crime in Russia. This production is directed by French Jonathan Taieb, and starred by Renat Shuteev (Anton) and … Continue reading

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Rare Dance Exchanges: The Multicultural Body in a Mythical Garb


By Helton Vilar Dance is the territory of multiculturalism. This thesis is proved to its extremes with both dancers invited to the 2014 GFEST – Gaywise FESTival performances in LONDON. From one side, Kali Chandrasegaram presents “S(He)-dom: Freedom versus He-or-She-dom”, … Continue reading

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