AGLIFF Review: Une Nouvelle Amie

Une Nouvelle Amie (The New Girlfriend) is a film by French director François Ozon. It is utterly sweet and charming throughout. The film is at once very distinctly French and also approachable enough that I believe even viewers completely unacustomed to French film will be able to enjoy and appreciate it without any trouble. I […]

Austin’s Ground Floor Theatre

You might be familiar with Austin local Lisa Scheps from “Off the Stage and On the Air,” a radio show she hosts each Wednesday on KOOP 91.7. Her latest brainchild is Ground Floor Theatre, a new theatrical venue in East Austin, at the corner of Airport and Springdale. The goal of Ground Floor Theatre is to foster “an environment […]

Liberation vs Equality: The Way Forward for the Queer Movement

On Friday, in a landmark ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that all 50 states must recognize and perform same-sex marriage ceremonies, citing the 14th Amendment. Before the vote, there were 13 states in which same-sex marriage was illegal. For many LGBTQ individuals, the ruling represents a major milestone in the road toward equality, and […]