Films / Programs

Showcases

This year's Showcase screenings include eight very special films, including the long-awaited premier of A Jihad for Love and the debut of The World Unseen. Impressive new features from returning directors include Ruby Blue by Jan Dunn, Derek by Isaac Julien & Tilda Swinton, Tru Loved by Stewart Wade and Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! by Todd Stephens. This diverse collection of some of the best of today's LGBT cinema certainly holds something for everyone.

  • Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!

    Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!

    USA , 2008 , 90 min. The horny heroes from Another Gay Movie get caught up in a contest to see who can have the most sex over spring break. Plus, the shocking story behind a homophobic rap video comes out in Over Da Rainbow.... Read more
  • Derek

    Derek

    UK , 2008 , 76 min. This loving documentary about pioneering gay filmmaker Derek Jarman, starring and produced by Tilda Swinton, pays tribute to him while also being a cri de coeur for a time when gay cinema insisted on being defiantly outside the mainstream.... Read more
  • A Jihad for Love

    A Jihad for Love

    USA , 2007 , 81 min. Muslim gay filmmaker Parvez Sharma travels the world to uncover the lives and struggles of his faith’s most unlikely storytellers: lesbian and gay Muslims, whose voices have never been heard—until now.... Read more
  • Ruby Blue

    Ruby Blue

    UK , 2008 , 112 min. Bob Hoskins and Josiane Balasko (French Twist) deliver commanding performances as a depressed English widower and a transplanted French transsexual living in a seaside town, whose gossiped-about friendship becomes a catalyst for personal and communal awakening.... Read more
  • Tru Loved

    Tru Loved

    USA , 2007 , 99 min. Surrounded by homophobic football players, Paris-and-Nicole wannabes and a doting but closeted English teacher, high school sophomore Tru co-founds a chapter of the Gay Straight Alliance in this examination of one adolescent’s courageous ability to counter small-town small-mindedness.... Read more
  • When I Knew

    When I Knew

    USA , 2008 , 35 min. LGBT people across the country share their memories of the moment they knew they were attracted to the same sex. Be a part of this innovative program by recording your own stories in the When I Knew Video Booth in the AT&T Festival Pavilion.... Read more
  • When I Knew: Stories From Frameline32 Patrons

    When I Knew: Stories From Frameline32 Patrons

    USA , 2008 , 30 min. LGBT people across the country share their memories of the moment they knew they were attracted to the same sex. Be a part of this innovative program by recording your own stories in the When I Knew Video Booth in the AT&T Festival Pavilion.... Read more
  • Word Is Out

    Word Is Out

    USA , 1977 , 124 min. In 1978, Word Is Out shattered stereotypes of the gay experience. Thirty years later, the power of this newly restored film lies not only in its disarming, beautifully woven interviews but in how they stand as a watershed of our history.... Read more
  • The World Unseen

    The World Unseen

    UK , 2007 , 94 min. In South Africa, apartheid clamps down on every human interaction. But opposites still attract. Living-out-loud Amina meets traditional wife and mother Miriam, and their deep desire leads to driving lessons and taking a risk to be free together.... Read more

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