Media Coverage in 2015

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Media Coverage in 2015

The Queer Media Database Canada-Québec has just completed our fifth launch event in 2015 – “Matraques” at the Image + Nation Film Festival – and we are thrilled to have shown over 50 films and videos in five cities across the country. We would like to thank the various media outlets who have covered our events over the last 6 months, including The Globe and Mail, the Montreal Gazette, Daily Xtra, Fugues, The Uniter, The Edmonton JournalVUE Weekly, Indiewire’s /bent blog, as well as radio stations CKUT (Montreal) and CKUW (Winnipeg). Check out these informative articles and posts for more insight into our work:


“Online database of gay Canadian movies launching at Toronto Pride” by Laura Beeston, in The Globe & Mail, June 23, 2015


“A Queer Online Film Database Is Launching at Toronto Pride Today” by Peter Knegt, in /bent, June 24, 2015

“Out on Screen and in Vancouver” in Daily Xtra July 30, 2015


“QUEERER THAN NETFLIX: MediaQueer’s online database curates and preserves film” by Rachel Narvey, in Uniter, Oct. 15, 2015.


“Thirty years of Reel Pride in Winnipeg,” in Daily Xtra, Oct. 13, 2015.


“Zombies, heartbreak and gay porn at Rainbow Visions,” in Daily Xtra, Oct. 6, 2015.


“Edmonton LGBTQ film fest launches with Rainbow Visions” by Fish Griwkowsky, in Edmonton Journal, Oct. 13, 2015.


“Full Spectrum: Rainbow Visions brings a diverse spread of LGBT films to Edmonton” by Bruce Cinnamon, in VUE Weekly, Oct. 15-21, 2015.


“Matraques I et II : Des courts pour commémorer Sex Garage” by Julie Vaillancourt, in Fugues, Nov. 17, 2015.


“Off the hour / Nov. 27, 5-6PM / Nightsticks I & II : 50 years of queers & cops in Canada and Québec: Talk with Jordan Arsenault,” in CKUT, Nov. 27, 2015.ébec-talk-jordan


“Pop Tart: Image+Nation screens docs about Montreal police raids on TRUXX and Sex Garage” by Richard Burnett, in Montreal Gazette, Nov. 25, 2015.


"Bums in Seats: Queer Media Database of Canada/Quebec" by Nikola Stepic in amplab Dec. 17, 2015