I’m a little embarrassed to admit I am late to the work of gay Mexican filmmaker Julian Hernandez. Over the last decade, Hernandez wrote and directed the widely acclaimed Broken Sky
, A Thousand Clouds of Peace
and Raging Sun, Raging Sky
. The latter two both won the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy Award for best queer-themed feature, making Hernandez the only filmmaker to date to win the award twice. He has also helmed a large number of short films.Alas, I haven’t seen any of his previous movies, which makes his new I Am Happiness on Earth
(opening today ...