For the LGBT curious, a fascinating list of films about that diverse community, an eclectic list that runs the gamut, from realism to sensationalism with some pretty eye-catching stops in between.
At the Little Cinema Nov. 27-30. A documentary that uses simple family footage to tell the story of Ravi which has become a hilarious and heartbreaking film that captures how simple love between two people can become a family affair.
Ren Jender (Bitch Flicks) shares her reviews and comments on Laurie Anderson’s film and finds it is mostly a meditation on grief and death with the focus on her dog, a rat terrier named Lolabelle. What it isn’t about, at least not directly, is Lou Reed, though he has a cameo in the film.
At Images Nov. 13-19, this film about the discoveries of social scientist Stanley Milgem reminds us of the artificiality of the powers that govern our lives, and their power over us. “Experimenter” is not your traditional documentary, it is a revelation.
Abigail Disney writes about what motivated her to make her stunning film The Armor of Light. It follows an Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim who ask, is it possible to be both pro-gun and pro-life?
Three boys sacrifice a normal high school experience for the sake of ambition and a love of dance. This documentary follows them for four critical years in their development.
Dress as your favorite Twin Peaks character and join other David Lynch fans for a truly strange Halloween’s eve at Mass MoCA on October 30 with previously hidden footage of the TV series, and some haunting music, too.