Matthew Hays

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Matthew Hays is a Canadian film critic, writer, film festival programmer and academic. He won a Lambda Literary Award for his 2007 book The View from Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers.[1]

Hays teaches film studies, journalism and communication studies at Concordia University in Montreal, and has reviewed films for the Montreal Mirror. His writing has also been published in The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Xtra! and The Advocate, and he has been a programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival. He was nominated for a 2008 National Magazine Award.[2]

Hays is openly gay.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lambda Literary Awards Announce Winners. Lambda Literary Foundation, May 29, 2008.
  2. ^ [1] 2008 National Magazine Award nominations, Walrus Magazine.
  3. ^ Matthew Hays, "Chuck and Larry say it best". Xtra! West, August 15, 2007.