Writer/director Djo Tunda Wa Munga is an exciting new talent from the Democratic Republic of Congo — his first film Viva Riva! is a critically-acclaimed thriller featuring two lesbian characters. Speaking from the Congo, Munga tells us how gays fare in his native country.
Actor Val Lauren has just been cast as Rebel Without a Cause star Sal Mineo in James Franco’s film biography of the cinema icon. Lauren recalls how he learned the news, the way he’s preparing for the role, and whether the film will accurately depict Mineo’s sexuality.