Films / Programs

Showcases

Showcases are gems that are handpicked by our programmers from the hundreds of outstanding films at this year's Festival. Transitions, voguing, singing, dance-offs, mistaken identities, and hookups are just part of the kaleidoscope of stories told in this year's Showcase films.

  • Becoming Chaz

    Becoming Chaz

    USA , 2011 , 88 min. Chaz Bono grew up as Sonny and Cher’s adorable golden-haired daughter and felt trapped in a female shell. Becoming Chaz is a bracingly intimate portrait of a person in transition and the relationships that must evolve with him.... Read more
  • Leave It On the Floor

    Leave It On the Floor

    USA , 2011 , 109 min. A sizzling mash-up of Paris Is Burning, Rent and Dreamgirls, Leave It On the Floor is a supersized musical featuring a family of fierce voguing performers coming together to snatch a trophy in the big ballroom competition.... Read more
  • Mangus!

    Mangus!

    USA , 2010 , 88 min. Mangus has spent his entire life preparing to be Jesus, until a freak accident threatens his dream. Join John Waters, Jennifer Coolidge, and Heather Matarazzo in this trashy, dark comedy from the writer/director of Fat Girls.... Read more
  • Spork

    Spork

    USA , 2010 , 90 min. Trapped in the harrowing hallways of middle school, Spork, a girl-identified 13 year old with an intersex condition, navigates friendships and torment. Spork pits our repressed memories of junior high against a booty-shaking soundtrack oozing with queer dance awesomeness.... Read more
  • Tomboy

    Tomboy

    France , 2011 , 84 min. Laure, a boyish ten year old, introduces herself to a new acquaintance as “Mikaël”. But as time passes, Laure’s relationship to Lisa becomes increasingly close, making the ambiguity of her situation ever more complicated.... Read more
  • Weekend

    Weekend

    UK , 2011 , 96 min. Russell and Glen hook up at a Friday night club, and their intimacy pulls the very different men closer. As these two unlikely companions spend the weekend talking, having sex and drinking, they discover something life altering.... Read more

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