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  • Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca

    Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca

    USA , 2013 , 57 min. Eight Black Muslim lesbians speak out against crippling isolation arising from religious and community homophobia. The women are thrilled to discover each other in the making of this film and create a growing radical community bridging faith and queer identity.... Read more
  • Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy

    Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy

    USA , 2013 , 78 min. America’s “Gaysian Sweetheart,” actor and comedian Alec Mapa (Ugly Betty), sparkles onstage with spot-on incisive and flirtatiously filthy stand-up. In Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy, Mapa’s high-paced, award-winning off-Broadway show is coupled with touching backstage scenes with his husband and their child, whom they adopted through foster care.... Read more
  • An Exchange

    An Exchange

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. In this deceptively simple dramatic scene, a conservative family man finds comfort in a hotel room massage, while the masseur (and the audience) find out something rather less comforting.... Read more
  • Appropriate Behavior

    Appropriate Behavior

    USA , 2013 , 86 min. In this dry comedy, a semi-closeted bisexual Persian American tries to live up to her family’s ideals and traditions while going through a breakup, navigating Brooklyn’s dating scene with both men and women, and figuring out what to do with the rest of her life.... Read more
  • Back on Board: Greg Louganis

    Back on Board: Greg Louganis

    USA , 2014 , 86 min. This touching documentary catches up with Olympic diving legend Greg Louganis in 2011, when he is far from the public eye and struggling to pay the mortgage. Can a comeback as a USA Diving team mentor help preserve his legacy?... Read more
  • Barrio Boy

    Barrio Boy

    USA , 2013 , 8 min. A sexy, lyrical daydream: in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, a young Latino barber’s taboo romantic fantasies about his cute customer must remain a private, affecting voiceover shared only with us.... Read more
  • BART: Building Art, Redefining Tolerance

    BART: Building Art, Redefining Tolerance

    USA , 2014 , 8 min. A documentary film that explores how performance arts are essential to building community among diverse cultures and subcultures in the Bay Area.... Read more
  • The Bash

    The Bash

    USA , 2013 , 6 min. Exiting a midnight showing of The Wiz, a black gay male couple argues about the degree of “outness” in their relationship, when they are suddenly attacked. But in a dark alley, the tables get turned in this beautifully shot examination of homophobia—both internal and external.... Read more
  • The Bench

    The Bench

    USA , 2014 , 8 min. A lonely butch with an imaginary dog, an elderly evicted woman from the Castro, and a transwoman reaching out to her parents combat a tech worker in search of space on a bench in Dolores Park.... Read more
  • Black is Blue

    Black is Blue

    USA , 2014 , 21 min. Expected to attend: Director Cheryl Dunye, Actor Kingston Faraday

    Cheryl Dunye’s provocative Black is Blue is a look at a stealth security guard who has struggled to make his insides match his outside.... Read more
  • Blackbird

    Blackbird

    USA , 2014 , 99 min. A high school choirboy searches to save his soul against a backdrop of religion, Southern values, and African-American culture in the new film from the creative team behind Noah’s Arc and Punks (Frameline24).... Read more
  • Bombshell

    Bombshell

    USA , 2013 , 14 min. A ten year-old tomboy grapples with her loyalty to her trusted older brother and the need to stand up for herself.... Read more
  • Born to Fly

    Born to Fly

    USA , 2014 , 82 min. What happens when you cross postmodern dance with Evel Knievel? As this intimate portrait makes clear, you get New York choreographer Elizabeth Streb, whose Extreme Action Company draws on both sources to craft a unique style of high-flying, high-impact, dare-all contemporary dance.... Read more
  • Boulevard

    Boulevard

    USA , 2014 , 84 min. Robin Williams shines as Nolan Mack, a man whose dutiful life of quiet desperation is about to unravel due to a fixation with a young male hustler. The seductive pull to abandon the buttoned-up security of his dispassionate marriage and monotonous desk job proves to be very intoxicating indeed.... Read more
  • Boy Meets Girl

    Boy Meets Girl

    USA , 2014 , 95 min. Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl is a sweetly profound romantic comedy that vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of “non-traditional” love in a small town.... Read more
  • Boys Don’t Cry

    Boys Don’t Cry

    USA , 1999 , 118 min. With its indelible lead performance by Hilary Swank as a young Brandon Teena and its unstinting portrait of the violent undercurrent of the blue-collar Midwest, Boys Don’t Cry retains its power to stir the emotions fifteen years after its original release.... Read more
  • Breed

    Breed

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Caught between two worlds, a son must decide whether being true to himself is worth the loss of his father’s approval. Only when he stands up for himself does his father see him for who he really is, and both must come to terms with what that means.... Read more
  • Broken Gardenias

    Broken Gardenias

    USA , 2014 , 88 min. In this quirky dark rom-com, sweet botany savant Jenni leaves her crumbling life behind with the help of fast-talking hustling hottie Sam, and together they set out on a quest to find Jenni’s father.... Read more
  • Broken Heart Land

    Broken Heart Land

    USA , 2013 , 81 min. An Oklahoma city council meeting unleashes homophobic and AIDS-phobic vitriol. A week later, a gay teen with a secret commits suicide. Zack’s death forces his grieving family to break their silence and connect with an activist community—and with a greater purpose.... Read more
  • Brute

    Brute

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. This lesbian retelling of an Iranian epic is a tale of two lovers separated by death. On the verge of taking her own life, a woman is taunted by death to let her die with a kiss from her long lost beloved.... Read more
  • Cakes Da Killa: No Homo

    Cakes Da Killa: No Homo

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. Cakes Da Killa: No Homo is a revealing portrait of an artist who refuses to compromise and insists on living life on his terms. With an explosive personality and provocative rhymes that explore sexuality and gender politics, Cakes is ready to take the world by storm!... Read more
  • California Dreamin’

    California Dreamin’

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. Somewhere in an anonymous suburb, a teen dreams of a life of glamour. Queering images of sun-soaked Americana with sound bites from ballroom classic Paris is Burning, this is a dreamy meditation on being young, queer, and free.... Read more
  • The Case Against 8

    The Case Against 8

    USA , 2013 , 112 min. A riveting inside account of the epic legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, this film follows the four plaintiffs and their legal team from San Francisco to the U.S. Supreme Court.... Read more
  • Casey’s Hope

    Casey’s Hope

    USA , 2013 , 6 min. A queer Chinese-Vietnamese refugee shares the intimate challenges of starting a family of her own.... Read more
  • Closet Dance

    Closet Dance

    USA , 2014 , 3 min. An African American lesbian commits to masculine gender representation.... Read more
  • Coming Out in the 1970s

    Coming Out in the 1970s

    USA , 2014 , 15 min. Four teen activists, local heroes, and filmmaker Phil Siegel explore the history of the not-so-distant past in the third part of Siegel’s vivid and engaging documentary series.... Read more
  • Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

    Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

    USA , 2013 , 87 min. This fascinating documentary explores the life of our country’s most prominent out gay politician to date: the inimitable Barney Frank, a staunch defender of civil rights and “small-d” democratic principles for 32 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.... Read more
  • Crazy Bitches

    Crazy Bitches

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. In this steamy, unpredictable slasher film, seven former sorority sisters go on a weekend getaway filled with lots of wine, hot sex, old rivalries, dark secrets, crazy bitches, and murder.... Read more
  • Cruising Electric (1980)

    Cruising Electric (1980)

    USA , 2013 , 2 min. If you miss the merchandising ads from Saturday morning TV, you’ll love this inspired two-minute commercial parody, about the goofiest send-up you’ll find.... Read more
  • David Hockney IN THE NOW (in six minutes).

    David Hockney IN THE NOW (in six minutes).

    USA , 2014 , 6 min. This short takes you on a quick romp through the life and work of David Hockney, filled with sun-splashed imagery, fun archival clips of poolside nudity, and an explosion of color that charts his prolific practice.... Read more
  • Dawn

    Dawn

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. Two strangers—one African American, the other Asian American—have a dangerous, racist encounter on a subway, but they may have more in common than they thought. A tightly wound, deftly shot drama that packs a punch.... Read more
  • Deflated

    Deflated

    USA , 2012 , 5 min. A young boy at a superstore is eager to get a new ball with his allowance. But ultimately he must make a choice: take home one of the bright pink balls or the deflated green ball?... Read more
  • Devin Howard: Potter

    Devin Howard: Potter

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. A two-spirit Native American man finds self-acceptance through the traditional art of pottery.... Read more
  • Dinner at 40

    Dinner at 40

    USA , 2014 , 18 min. A neurotic Manhattanite finds his intimate birthday party turning into a comic nightmare in this sharply written, wonderfully acted short with a poignant touch.... Read more
  • Dirty Boots (He Don’t)

    Dirty Boots (He Don’t)

    USA , 2014 , 5 min. A sexually charged day in the life of a gay biker gang in Brooklyn leads to unexpected outcomes in this music video for Gainesville indie-band Holopaw’s queer song “Dirty Boots (He Don’t).” Narrated by Peter Berlin.... Read more
  • Disaster Preparedness

    Disaster Preparedness

    USA , 2014 , 14 min. A hurricane racing toward their New York City apartment pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them squarely at the crossroads of commitment, disaster, and the art of being prepared.... Read more
  • The Disgustings

    The Disgustings

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. Think your friends are shallow? Wait till you meet this pair of insufferable LA narcissists who complain about the world and wonder why they’re still single.... Read more
  • The Dog

    The Dog

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. Immortalized by Al Pacino in the 1970s classic Dog Day Afternoon, unlikely gay-liberation icon and unrepentant ex-con John Wojtowicz, who attempted to rob a bank to finance his lover’s gender-reassignment surgery, is the complex and charismatic subject of this riveting documentary, filmed over more than a decade.... Read more
  • Dragula

    Dragula

    USA , 2013 , 24 min. A high school senior overcomes his emotional dysfunction and self-esteem issues when he unwittingly meets Dragula—played by Rocky Horror Picture Show legend Barry Bostwick!... Read more
  • Drunktown’s Finest

    Drunktown’s Finest

    USA , 2014 , 90 min. The lives of three young Native Americans—a feisty father-to-be, an adopted Christian woman, and a two-spirit transwoman—intersect with surprising results in this vibrant and touching coming-of-age tale.... Read more
  • Dunkin Love

    Dunkin Love

    USA , 2014 , 5 min. An ocean-sprayed and sultry diva sings the woes of her new life without the beloved East Coast chain Dunkin’ Donuts, in this sexy parody of Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love”.... Read more
  • Dyke Central

    Dyke Central

    USA , 2014 , 85 min. Watch delicious drama unfold in Dyke Central, a lighthearted dramatic comedy that delves into queer Oakland culture. Oaktown folks who like their produce and film local will relate to Dyke Central’s queers as they traverse the boundaries between friendship and romance.... Read more
  • Eat With Me

    Eat With Me

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. A middle-aged Asian woman leaves her bland marriage and winds up crashing in her gay son’s apartment. Mother and son attempt to reconcile their estranged relationship and rediscover their zest for life in this hilarious food-centered dramedy.... Read more
  • Elliot King is Third

    Elliot King is Third

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. A dystopic tale of gender enforcement set in a not-too-distant future, Elliot King Is Third is a sci-fi exploration of a society in which identity microchips are implanted into humans. Elliot wants to change his identity to live a safer life, but can he?... Read more
  • Eye Candy

    Eye Candy

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Eye Candy is a whimsical look at San Francisco-based celebrity portrait artist Jason Mecier. Fashioning famous likenesses out of everything from old toothbrushes to turkey basters, Mecier has created a unique visual style. Is he making a statement on consumption and pop culture, or is it just eye candy?... Read more
  • Facing Fear

    Facing Fear

    USA , 2013 , 22 min. In this Oscar-nominated short, the worlds of a former neo-Nazi and the gay victim of his senseless hate crime collide by chance 25 years later. Both are challenged to examine their fears and beliefs, which remarkably leads to a rare collaboration. At its core, this poignant documentary examines violence, racism, homophobia, discrimination, and the ultimate act of self-love—forgiveness.... Read more
  • Finding Hope

    Finding Hope

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. A young Black lesbian visits her local LGBT Center and discovers an accepting community and the strength to be herself.... Read more
  • First Clue

    First Clue

    USA , 2014 , 6 min. Because before you knew, you had a clue. Charming and upbeat First Clue offers insight into our earliest intuitions that we knew and delighted in who we were until we were taught otherwise.... Read more
  • First Period

    First Period

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. Sixteen Candles meets Hairspray, with a dash of Strangers with Candy thrown in for good measure, in the hilarious camp explosion First Period, the gayest, drag-iest teen movie you’ll ever see.... Read more
  • Five Dances

    Five Dances

    USA , 2013 , 88 min. A reticent young dancer from Kansas struggles to gain his footing as an artist, a man, and a lover in this intimate drama set in New York’s modern dance world; the film features exquisite choreographed sequences—a must for fans of dance.... Read more

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