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Kristin Wiig and Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins"

Kristen Wiig And Bill Hader Get Serious as 'The Skeleton Twins'

By Sean Au | Sep 12
Kristen Wiig & Bill Hader - familiar from SNL & numerous films - get serious as a troubled brother and sister in "The Skeleton Twins." EDGE spoke to Wigg & Hader, along with director Craig Johnson about the indie film.

Mark Jones on Kicking Open The South's Closet Door

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 6
We think we've come far in this era of a rapidly spreading marriage equality movement. Mark Jones' "Tennessee Queer," newly out on DVD, serves as a wake-up call which reminds us how far we still have to go.

Joan Rivers in a still from Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.

Looking Back :: Joan Rivers, 'the Anti-celebrity Celebrity'

By Robert Nesti | Sep 5
4 years ago the doc "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" offered a piercing, honest look behind-the-scenes of the show business dynamo, who died yesterday at 81. At the time EDGE interviewed the film's director Ricki Stern about the film. It is reposted here.

Laverne Cox and her twin brother, M. Lamar

Laverne Cox, Kate Bornstein in Weeklong GENDERFLUID Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Laverne Cox, Holly Woodlawn, Hedwig and Kate Bornstein will headline GENDERFLUID, a week-long festival of performance, film, and art by transgender and genderfluid artists, Sept. 9-14 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.

 Alfred Molina as George and John Lithgow as Ben in director Ira Sachs' 'Love is Strange'

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

By David Lamble | Aug 30
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.

Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

Nicole Bray wants to share her story

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

Filmmaker Caryn Hayes

Filmmaker Caryn Hayes Launches Online Distribution for "Clean Hands"

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 26
On August 22, award-winning writer/filmmaker Caryn Hayes joined a host of other indie directors taking a stab at online distribution. She has released her acclaimed narrative short entitled "Clean Hands" as a digital download.

China Cans Beijing Independent Film Fest

By Didi Tang | Aug 23
Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for critical voices.

This April 17, 2014 file photo shows plaintiff Michael Egan speaking during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Seeks Case Dismissal

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Aug 23
A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit - not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.