Cinema has lent itself as a medium for minorities and the dispossessed to challenge their marginality through storytelling.
Cinema has lent itself as a medium for minorities and the dispossessed to challenge their marginality through storytelling.

In May, we explore the landmark films of queer cinema that came out of the celluloid closet, from the ground-breaking, long banned, Un Chant D’Amour, to the debut film by the Wachowski sisters, Bound.

And in the second part of this series this June, we take a journey through the Middle East and Africa and engage with women’s stories, from Julie Dash’s ground-breaking Daughters of the Dust and Michel Khleifi’s debut feature, Fertile Memory, about Palestinian women living under occupation.