Films / Programs

Showcases

Eight special films make up this year's Showcase screenings. From the impressive debut features by Jonah Markowitz (Shelter) and Pratibha Parmar (Nina's Heavenly Delights), to the World Premiere of Q. Allan Brocka's new television series Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World, this diverse collection of some of the best of today's LGBT cinema certainly holds something for everyone.

  • Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother

    Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother

    UK , 2007 , 70 min. Alexis Arquette may be the first gay actor to come out as a transgender person. This documentary is an intimate portrait of how she prepares for sex reassignment surgery in the glare of the celebrity spotlight.... Read more
  • Glue

    Glue

    Argentina , 2006 , 108 min. This sensuous, atmospheric portrait of three teenagers in rural Argentina renders a dreamlike portrait of youthful alienation, imagination and sexuality, in which friends rock out, trip out and make out with equal passion.... Read more
  • Nina's Heavenly Delights

    Nina's Heavenly Delights

    UK , 2006 , 96 min. Iron Chef meets lesbian love in this romantic comedy from 1993 Frameline Award recipient Pratibha Parmar. When closeted Nina returns to Glasgow for her father's funeral, the local curry cookoff becomes a recipe for romance.... Read more
  • Out at the Wedding

    Out at the Wedding

    USA , 2006 , 96 min. Lee Friedlander, the director of Girl Play, brings us this witty, farcical romp exploring the comically bumbling way in which we sometimes struggle to come out to the people we love-whether we're gay or straight.... Read more
  • Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World

    Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World

    USA , 2007 , 80 min. Welcome to West Lahunga Beach, the gayest of gay ghettoes where Rick and Steve make their fabulously decorated double-income-no-children home. The insults fly, nothing goes unspoken, and the ugly, bitter truth about domestic bliss never looked so cute.... Read more
  • Shelter

    Shelter

    USA , 2007 , 90 min. First love and surfing in Southern California form the foundation of this gritty, romantic film, produced by here! Networks, about a young man forced by responsibility to grow up fast.... Read more
  • Spider Lilies

    Spider Lilies

    Taiwan , 2007 , 94 min. A 2007 Berlin Film Festival Teddy Award winner for Best Queer Feature, Spider Lilies is a trippy hybrid of traditional queer Asian tragedy and medicated magical realism.... Read more
  • Starrbooty

    Starrbooty

    USA , 2007 , 83 min. RuPaul delivers the raunchiest performance of the year as a supermodel who goes undercover as a street hooker to rescue her kidnapped niece. Shows with bad boy Bruce LaBruce's first foray into lesbian film, Give Piece of Ass a Chance.... Read more

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