With Vancouver's 24th annual Queer Film Festival
ready to run Aug 16 to 26, Xtra
presents a collection of video previews and interviews with some of the films' directors and actors.
Filmmaker Elle Flanders interviews Jim Hubbard, the director of United in Anger: A History of ACT UP.
Matt Thomas interviews some of the cast and creative forces behind the drag ball drama Leave It on the Floor.
And Travis Mathews, the director of I Want Your Love, is interviewed by Peter Knegt, who also has a bit part in this steamy portrayal of San Francisco 20-somethings.