Films: Film Programs

Centerpiece

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The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival welcomes back Irsaeli director Eytan Fox (Yossi and Jagger) for the Centerpiece presentation of his latest film The Bubble. Set amidst the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, this contemporary, queer Romeo And Juliet is the story of the love between two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, and the forces that conspire to driv... more

Closing Night

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The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival concludes it's 31st edition with Itty Bitty Titty Committee, the new film from director Jamie Babbit and producer Andrea Sperling. Sperling will be honored with the 2007 Frameline Award prior to the screening.
Babbit's award-winning romantic comedy is a rockin' love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an ... more

Documentary

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Documentary films have always played an important role in chronicling the our community and the LGBT rights movement, not to mention educating everyone else about who we are and why we are different (or not) from the rest of the world. This year's slate of documentary films is as diverse and entertaining as ever. From the worlds of roller derby and bear culture to lesbian comic Kate Clinton, the s... more

Family Film

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Kids of all ages and their friends are encouraged to attend Frameline’s Annual Kid’s Matinee screening of Pooh’s Heffalump Movie. Winnie the Pooh and all your favorite characters from the Hundred Acre Wood appear is this heartwarming tale of discovery. more

Opening Night

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The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival will launch its fourth decade of showcasing the best in LGBT cinema on Thursday, June 14th, with the North American Premiere of The Witnesses (Les Témoins), the latest masterpiece from director André Téchiné (Wild Reeds, 1994). Asking us to bear witness to the lives it portrays and paying tribute to friendship, courage and hop... more

Shorts

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Great things continue to come in small packages, and short films have always been a large part of the Festival. With online video viewing increasing by leaps and bounds, queer filmmakers are churning out more and more short-form productions. Frameline continues to bring what are often some of the best small films to the big screen with 155 shorts screening across twenty programs, from the perennia... more

Showcases

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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... more

U.S. Features

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From Alan Cumming's crazed obsession to the lesbian classic that inspired our Closing Night Film, this wide-ranging collection of contemporary LGBT cinema from our own shores (many debut features) reveal the talent and drive of young filmmakers across the country and in our own backyard. more

World Cinema

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A dozen different countries are represented in this year's World Cinema section. From Korea to Australia, the United Kingdom to Switzerland, these films demonstrate the creativity and diversity of queer story telling around the world. more

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