83: Winter Kept Us Warm (1965) with Nate Wilson
This week, Becky and Cam are joined by young, up and coming filmmaker Nate Wilson for some seminal queer cinema 1965's Winter kept us warm. The first English language Canadian film to make it to Cannes, this simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking film is a must-see for any lover of quiet relationship movies. We discuss the value of films that display the more subtle side of human relationships, the intuitive aspects of filmmaking, and how nice it is to watch male queer movies that aren't nasty to the female characters. Want to see a groundbreaking work that presents sexuality as a spectrum in 1965? Check out Winter kept us Warm, available on Youtube.
On this week's show
Nate Wilson is a filmmaker, born and residing in Toronto. He has written and directed several short films including “Sibling Power” for the TIFF Next Wave Battle of the Scores competition, and “Fuck Buddies” which premiered at Fantastic Fest in 2015. Nate was a part of the programming team for the Insomniac Film Festival in its second and third years, curating and showcasing the short work of young Toronto filmmakers.