If you find yourself with nothing to do this Fourth of July weekend, you should definitely go see ‘Mala Mala’. Directed by Antonio Santini + Dan Sickles, this feature documentary explores the ups + downs of the transgender + transsexual communities in Puerto Rico. Highlighting LGBTQ activists, sex workers, + drag performers, including April Carrión from ‘RuPaul’s Drag […]
After much hype, here’s the trailer for ‘Amy’, the documentary on the genius that was Amy Winehouse. Sure to make you get goose bumps, jerk a tear or two or both, this film follows Amy’s short life + career. Tracing back to her childhood, her international rise to fame, her troubled yet all-consuming relationship with Blake […]
Making its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, celebrating the power of anonymity, is ‘The Artist Is Absent: A Short Film On Martin Margiela’, an eleven-minute documentary film on whom Suzy Menkes calls the ‘Greta Garbo of fashion’ (even though he did give his approval to the making of it). With no public photographs in […]
Secretly, I’ve always wanted to be a DJ + or producer. Some of you might think that one doesn’t have to do with the other, but, the latter is simply an organic progression, if you’re any good. Now, why didn’t I pursue that dream, you ask? Simply, money. To be the best I needed a […]
Every time I see a new + improved android, I am speechless as to how much closer man + machine will become indistinguishable from one another. So imagine my reaction when I saw Shan-san (or Geminoid F, the ‘F’ being for ‘Female’) above, a high-tech Japanese humanoid that appears to breathe, blink, + talk about what […]
WAKE UP! to The Flexican + Sef’s ‘Mother’s Day’ music video, which will have you working your kitchen floor like a runway, as you ready your morning coffee. Directed by Yue Wu, you get to experience a taste of the underground French voguing scene, which is still alive + thriving in today’s France. An homage to the […]
Here’s a documentary on H. R. Giger, providing a glimpse into his life + work. Enjoy!
A New York Flex on Nowness.com Wake up to some serious dance moves in film ‘Flex Is Kings’. Featuring dancers Bones the Machine + DJ Aaron, the kings of Brooklyn’s bone-popping street dance, co-director Michael Beach Nichols tells NOWNESS how the storytelling is dancing, adding ‘You’re not watching different dancers doing the same moves. Each performer summons his background […]