Monja Art’s Sapphic Love Story ‘Seventeen’, to be Released on DVD

In the contemporary climate of cinema, a growing number of films are diversifying their cast and themes to become more LGBTQ+ friendly, a welcome and long-overdue change. However, even with these developments, there is still a lean towards young, white male characters within the ‘coming of age’ genre. Films such as Call Me By Your Name (Luca Guadagnino, 2017) and Love, Simon (Greg Berlanti, 2018), have plots that are relatively formulaic, and tend to oversimplify. In comparison to the amount of films about young, homosexual men coming to terms with…

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