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VIFF 2018: Splinters

Coming out with same-sex attraction can be hard enough. But how do you handle coming out with different-sex attraction after that?

VIFF 2018: Colette

Keira Knightley has one of her best roles ever as the poor country girl who marries a rich Parisian dandy and discovers her own art.

VIFF 2018: Genesis

Note that Quebec’s Philippe Lesage retains the hypnagogic mood of his 2015 feature Les Démons without relying on that film’s overt horrors.

VIFF 2018: Carmen and Lola

Perhaps the most telling detail of Carmen and Lola, a competent, detailed portrait of adolescent awakening in the giant closet of a Spanish gitanos community, is how Lola and Carmen talk to each other.

VIFF 2018: M/M

What marks same-sex relationships apart from different-sex ones is the emphasis here, with shades of Narcissus recast within an austerely stylized, hypermodern urban environment.

I SAW YOU

Salt at Bon's

There were two of you at your table. I'd met eyes with one of you once or twice so I...

SAVAGE LOVE

Savage Love: Overcoming the “cringey” factor

"What can I do to get to a point where I can enjoy intercourse?"