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  • 24 Hitchhikers

    24 Hitchhikers

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. The roadside pickups of a closeted government official in the late ’60s and early ’70s are artfully and erotically reimagined through period-perfect black-and-white photography in this poetic short by Paul Detwiler, equal parts meditative memory piece and bearded-beefcake bonanza.... Read more
  • The Abominable Crime

    The Abominable Crime

    USA , 2013 , 66 min. A moving documentary that explores the homophobic culture of Jamaica by following a lesbian mom and a gay human rights activist, both of whom are forced to choose between homeland and survival.... Read more
  • After Hours

    After Hours

    USA , 2013 , 19 min. Despite her boyfriend’s indifference, Annie is determined to make her relationship work, but her best friend may help her see that it just isn’t the right fit.... Read more
  • Alaska Is a Drag

    Alaska Is a Drag

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. Leo’s dreams of being an international superstar are hard-fought working in a fish cannery in Alaska.... Read more
  • The Altered Lives of LaVonne Salleé

    The Altered Lives of LaVonne Salleé

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. A documentary profiling Bay Area, altered Barbie artist, LaVonne Salleé, including interviews with her fans, collectors, and a trip to her Vallejo gallery. Salleé shares her life, inspiration, and many of her pieces in this short, which is sure to inspire the Barbie fan, or conspirator, in all of us.... Read more
  • The Battle of amfAR

    The Battle of amfAR

    USA , 2013 , 40 min. Academy Award–winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (HOWL, The Celluloid Closet, Paragraph 175) return with yet another stellar documentary, this time focusing on Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor and research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim, who founded amfAR in 1985.... Read more
  • Beyoutiful

    Beyoutiful

    USA , 2012 , 4 min. Beyoutiful is a stunning Taiwanese animated short that explores the necessity of conventional gender identity.... Read more
  • Big Gay Love

    Big Gay Love

    USA , 2013 , 85 min. Jonathan Lisecki (Gayby, Frameline36) stars in this unconventional take on the standard Hollywood rom-com formula, as an awkward gay guy in the stock Meg Ryan/Kate Hudson role and a cult TV heartthrob who is cast as his potential soul mate—as they enter the path to find their Big Gay Love.... Read more
  • Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

    Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

    USA , 2012 , 83 min. The great gay Renaissance man—poet, filmmaker, sexual liberator—of SF counterculture, who believed in “ecstasy for everyone,” is celebrated in this doc that traces his artistic explorations and romantic romps.... Read more
  • Big Words

    Big Words

    USA , 2012 , 94 min. Three members of a New York hip-hop group from the ’90s—one of whom is gay and estranged from the other two—unwittingly reunite on the eve of President Obama’s election in 2008.... Read more
  • Blood in the Grass

    Blood in the Grass

    USA , 2012 , 17 min. In an alternate American future, family members of murder victims are granted the right to personally execute their loved ones’ killers.... Read more
  • Born This Way

    Born This Way

    USA , 2012 , 85 min. In Cameroon, where homosexuality is punishable by up to five years in prison, there are signs of hope and change in an underground community where gays and lesbians can find a safe haven from the hostile society that surrounds them.... Read more
  • Born to Dance this Way

    Born to Dance this Way

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. JOO Si, a fierce, fabulous, and curvalicious back-up dancing diva, auditions for the opportunity of a lifetime to gyrate behind the sexy female pop singing sensation, THE 4PLAY LADIES.... Read more
  • Breaking the Girls

    Breaking the Girls

    USA , 2012 , 85 min. A sexy, twist-filled thriller in which a barely-getting-by law student gets entangled with a wild, wealthy lesbian, only to find out that her benefactor expects generosity to be repaid with a carefully-orchestrated murder.... Read more
  • Brown

    Brown

    USA , 2012 , 2 min. Filmmaker Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler (Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen, Frameline33) returns with this beautiful short meditation on crying.... Read more
  • Bumming Cigarettes

    Bumming Cigarettes

    USA , 2012 , 24 min. Coming off of the devastation of a bad break-up with a girlfriend, Vee musters up the courage to go and take an HIV test. At the local clinic, she has a surprising encounter with a stranger named Jimmy as she awaits her test results.... Read more
  • The Buried

    The Buried

    USA , 2012 , 13 min. Based on a true story that took place in rural Alabama, a young gay man is brutally murdered by his friend.... Read more
  • Burning Blue

    Burning Blue

    USA , 2013 , 96 min. Filmmaker David Greer, a former Naval Aviator, infuses this tragic love story with real world details, going behind the curtain to capture the emotional fallout of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.”... Read more
  • But I'm A Cheerleader

    But I'm A Cheerleader

    USA , 1999 , 85 min. Natasha Lyonne shines in this John Waters influenced, 1999 cult classic romantic comedy that brilliantly blends hilarity with romance as a high school girl finds the courage to be herself while she is forced to attend an extremely campy ex-gay program.... Read more
  • But I'm a Genderqueer

    But I'm a Genderqueer

    USA , 2011 , 12 min. This playful short is the story of one person’s journey through the scary (but magical) world of gender identity, where queer-self-love triumphs over all other obstacles.... Read more
  • BY the Way

    BY the Way

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. Love. Fear. Hope. Doubt. In the blink of an eye a relationship can change. BY the Way asks in a world where we guard our hearts with judgment, anger, and accusation, can love be the force that breaks down our walls?... Read more
  • The Campaign

    The Campaign

    USA , 2013 , 72 min. This locally produced marriage equality documentary examines the struggles and harsh defeat of the hard-fought No on 8 Campaign, as well as how public attitudes towards same-sex marriage have evolved since the ’50s.... Read more
  • Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    USA , 2013 , 62 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • Change Over Time

    Change Over Time

    USA , 2013 , 7 min. This experimental, animated, personal documentary chronicles the filmmaker’s first year on testosterone from an impressionistic and poetic perspective.... Read more
  • Climax

    Climax

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. An urbane but stale couple lobs double entendres back-and-forth as they prepare for a dinner party in their honor. Will they ever make it to the party? And what about the corpse in the piano room?... Read more
  • C.O.G.

    C.O.G.

    USA , 2013 , 88 min. In this darkly comic film based on a well-known David Sedaris short story, a naive Yale graduate travels to Oregon to work as an apple picker; there, his journey of self-discovery takes a series of bizarre turns.... Read more
  • Cologne

    Cologne

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. This emotional short expresses, in dance and drag, the intimate complexities of love and lust as only a Dolly Parton soundtrack can allow.... Read more
  • Concussion

    Concussion

    USA , 2013 , 93 min. Frameline37 opens with Concussion, a sexy and daring breakthrough drama about a wealthy lesbian housewife whose straight-laced lifestyle takes a drastic and rebellious turn following a head injury.... Read more
  • Continental

    Continental

    USA , 2013 , 95 min. Filled with steamy dark-room encounters, gossipy dish from transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn and onstage antics by The Divine Miss M, this fascinating documentary by the director of Small Town Gay Bar and Bear Nation recalls the glory days of New York City’s legendary bathhouse and its silver-fox impresario Steve Ostrow.... Read more
  • Corazon de Familia

    Corazon de Familia

    USA , 2012 , 25 min. This documentary about queer Latinas raising children fills our spirits with joy, laughter, and acceptance.... Read more
  • Crunch Pop

    Crunch Pop

    USA , 2012 , 6 min. Get sexy, get fit, get tight! Doritos included! Crunch Pop gyrates its way through the city’s beaches, parks, and alleyways to create a comedic social commentary on commercialism, consumption, and workout culture. Modern dance collides with pop satire in this fierce dance video, begging you to join in.... Read more
  • Dating Sucks: A Genderqueer Misadventure

    Dating Sucks: A Genderqueer Misadventure

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. This autobiographical animation explores the successes, failures, anxieties, and confusion of trying to date as a genderqueer/trans person. As genuine as it is comical, this film is the first episode in a forthcoming online digital zine.... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Gail Marquis, an Olympic medalist (Montreal ’76), met Audrey Smaltz when she was 43 and Smaltz, a former model, was 61. Their story will resonate with the ’late bloomers’ among us as it tracks the course of these women’s incredible lives, each rich with accomplishment, and celebrates their love story.... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: My Person

    The Devotion Project: My Person

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. The fourth in the Devotion series, this short doc chronicles the lives of Eric and Anne, devoted spouses and loving parents raising their daughter, Jonah, in Oakland. They describe their romance, marriage, and the birth of their daughter, as well as the challenges they face as a trans-queer couple.... Read more
  • A Difference

    A Difference

    USA , 2011 , 19 min. Shot largely in San Francisco, A Difference takes a look at the intersection of FTM transsexuality and racial difference, and how sexism and racism in society impact aspects of daily life.... Read more
  • Dinner for Two

    Dinner for Two

    USA , 2012 , 9 min. A young queer mixed Japanese American woman desperately strives to create a romantic vegan meal.... Read more
  • The Dinner Party

    The Dinner Party

    USA , 2013 , 8 min. After her ex-husband’s funeral, Vic invites her estranged son, Javier, over for dinner. Javier is conflicted with his mother’s sexuality, which he blames for his family’s separation.... Read more
  • Disclosure

    Disclosure

    USA , 2012 , 22 min. Tyler realizes that it’s time to talk to his partner about his HIV status, which takes them both on an emotional journey of heartache, isolation, and discrimination.... Read more
  • Divorcio USA 2005/2012

    Divorcio USA 2005/2012

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. Newlywed Rosie Miller discovers that her husband, Agustín Miller (played by Jacinto Astiazarán), only married her to get a green card. Drama ensues on this episode from the fake divorce court show Divorcio, USA, aired on Canal 62, a Los Angeles local-access Spanish television broadcaster.... Read more
  • Dos Almas

    Dos Almas

    USA , 2013 , 16 min. 1850, deep in the forest, two women from different worlds meet. Breaking through barriers, they discover each other in both flesh and spirit.... Read more
  • Easy Abby: Every Day Making Love More Difficult (Season One)

    Easy Abby: Every Day Making Love More Difficult (Season One)

    USA , 2013 , 85 min. Easy Abby: Season One chronicles the (mis)adventures of a thirtysomething lesbian living in Chicago and navigating the dating scene with slickness and sense of humor while trying to have as much fun as possible.... Read more
  • Entry Denied

    Entry Denied

    USA , 2012 , 28 min. Entry Denied (executive produced by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman) follows three bi-national gay and lesbian couples struggling with the U.S.’s discriminatory immigration laws, which have no provisions for same-sex couples, due to the Defense of Marriage Act.... Read more
  • Everytime You Go Away I Stab Myself A Little

    Everytime You Go Away I Stab Myself A Little

    USA , 2011 , 2 min. This hand-drawn animation is as sensual as it is curious, and told through a series of phone-like beeps and tones. Moreno’s animations are simple and elegant, bringing to the -forefront otherwise-taboo issues such as gender, sexual identity, desire, brutality, love, and humiliation.... Read more
  • Every Woman

    Every Woman

    USA , 2009 , 5 min. Performance artist Narcissister dresses herself to become the ideal Every Woman.... Read more
  • Falling in Love With Chris and Greg: “Work of Art! Reality TV Special”

    Falling in Love With Chris and Greg: “Work of Art! Reality TV Special”

    USA , 2012 , 14 min. Chris and Greg compete on a reality television show to be the Next Great Artist in the newest episode of the ongoing series Falling in Love with Chris and Greg.... Read more
  • Families Are Forever

    Families Are Forever

    USA , 2013 , 22 min. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, Vivian Kleiman (Always My Son, Frameline34), Families Are Forever offers a powerful glimpse into the life of a Mormon Family in a conservative California community as they journey from door-knocking in favor of Proposition 8 to acceptance of their adolescent gay son.... Read more
  • Family Restaurant

    Family Restaurant

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. When the diner closes up for the night, the salt and pepper shakers, napkin holders, and other inanimate objects inside the restaurant come to life in this whimsical tale about what makes a family. One night, Picky, a curmudgeonly toothpick dispenser, causes a stir when he insists that two ketchup bottles and two mustard bottles can’t fall in love with each other. The next day, with the help... Read more
  • Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Fan Christy is an experimental karaoke music video and mistranslated cover of the song “Faen Christy” by Dutch artist Christy Gibson (check it out on YouTube). Faen is a non-gendered Thai word for romantic partner, purportedly derived from the hybridization of “fan” and “friend.”... Read more
  • The Fiction of the Fix

    The Fiction of the Fix

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. August is an adorably cute Butch who refuses to settle when it comes to love. In her tireless pursuit of “the one,” she conjures up a new sweetie from items representing the best moments of her past relationships.... Read more
  • Finding Franklin

    Finding Franklin

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. This simply gorgeous short about death, nostalgia, and digging through old family memories is hauntingly touching, and truly tender. Returning to the family home upon the death of her grandfather, young Violet finds someone from the past: a mysterious man named Franklin. Violet investigates deeper, and the film delicately weaves old and recreated footage, set to a wonderful soundtrack, to recount ... Read more

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