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QDoc moview (P)reviews – ‘Le Tigre: On Tour’

Le Tigre live at a filled stadium

Originally titled with the much preferred Le Tigre: Who Took the Bomp, the video diary for the last Le Tigre tour is a bit of self-indulgent nostalgic fluff. But it’s good nostalgic fluff. And you should all know how much I adore both of those things.

Beginning with a random home rocket kit test flight Le Tigre: On Tour takes an irreverent […]

QDoc Movie (P)reviews – ‘8: The Mormon Proposition’

Film still

8: The Mormon Proposition. Directed by Reed Cowen. Screening 7pm tomorrow as part of QDOC.

I consider the passage of Proposition 8 in California to be the biggest setback to the gay marriage movement. Activists, allies, and the hundreds of couples that were newly married were all taken completely by surprise. Everything had seemed to be going our way. The California Supreme Court ruled in favor of […]

QDoc 2010 spreads queer documentary love all weekend long

Portand’s QDoc is the only queer documentary film festival in the US (and one of two in the world) held annually at the intimate Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton). That’s pretty special. But not surprising for our hometown.

It’s also a great kick-off to Pride season to reflect on our LGBT roots before we start the party. Several qPDXers got the chance to screen some of these films […]