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Matthew Hays

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Matthew Hays in Montréal, Canada at Never Apart

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 cinema at Marianopolis College in Westmount.[2] He has reviewed films for the Montreal Mirror. His writing has also been published in The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Xtra!, The Walrus, Vice and The Advocate, and he has been a programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival. He was nominated for a 2008 National Magazine Award.[3]

Hays is openly gay.[4]

Hays earned an MA in Media Studies from Concordia University in Montreal in 2008.[5]


  1. ^ Lambda Literary Awards Announce Winners Archived 2008-09-26 at the Wayback Machine. Lambda Literary Foundation, May 29, 2008.
  2. ^ "Faculty and staff - Marianopolis". www.marianopolis.edu. Retrieved 2024-01-17.
  3. ^ [1][permanent dead link] 2008 National Magazine Award nominations, Walrus Magazine.
  4. ^ Matthew Hays, "Chuck and Larry say it best" Archived 2012-03-20 at the Wayback Machine. Xtra! West, August 15, 2007.
  5. ^ "Faculty". www.concordia.ca. Retrieved 2017-11-28.