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  • (the here and now) a visit

    (the here and now) a visit

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Shot in the stunning beauty of the Santa Cruz mountains, (the here and now) a visit is a meditative hybrid portrait of a friendship between two transgender pals.... Read more
  • 1985

    1985

    USA , 2015 , 9 min. Adrian, a man with AIDS, is about to move in with his estranged mother. There’s one problem: he wants to hide his symptoms, so he makes a home appointment with a beauty consultant.... Read more
  • Afuera

    Afuera

    USA , 2016 , 15 min. Exploring the intersection of gender identity, immigration, and health, Afuera finds an undocumented transgender woman making sacrifices to live as the woman she always was.... Read more
  • Akron

    Akron

    USA , 2015 , 88 min. A spark of attraction, a budding romance, a dark family secret: tender first love between a pair of college freshmen is put to the test when a tragic connection from far in their past is unexpectedly revealed.... Read more
  • Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    USA , 2016 , 17 min. Those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s live an average of eight years after their symptoms first become noticeable—it’s been 12 years for Greg. He lives at a memory care facility in Chicago and can no longer live independently. Every day a man named Michael comes and visits for a couple of hours. No one can say for sure if Greg knows who Michael is or why he comes every day, but it see... Read more
  • AWOL

    AWOL

    USA , 2016 , 85 min. Tomboy Joey and married mom Rayna fall for each other in this story of star-crossed love set in working-class rural Pennsylvania. The pair can’t quit each other, but they struggle to imagine a life together as Joey’s deployment for Afghanistan approaches.... Read more
  • Be Fabulous, First Stop: Sexitude

    Be Fabulous, First Stop: Sexitude

    USA , 2015 , 5 min. Welcome to Sexitude, a body-positive, sex-positive, age-positive dance class in San Francisco, created by D’Arcy Drollinger. The participants in the class represent all shapes, sizes, genders, sexual orientations, and fitness levels, and definitely know how to werk a look in neon spandex, fishnet stockings, and gold booty shorts. Although the class is a physical workout, what is more signifi... Read more
  • Be Right Back

    Be Right Back

    USA , 2016 , 13 min. The owner of a small vintage shop has more on her mind than selling clothes. Over the course of one incredibly eventful morning she finds herself lost in fantasies as each new set of customers sparks her vivid imagination.... Read more
  • BearCity 3

    BearCity 3

    USA , 2016 , 108 min. The beefy, burly boys of the sweet and sexy series return for a romp in the woods, tent-hopping and wisecracking their way toward true romance and out-and-proud parenthood on a campy camping trip as the beloved trilogy comes to a climax in a furry flurry of hirsute pursuit.... Read more
  • Becoming Johanna

    Becoming Johanna

    USA , 2016 , 27 min. This short documentary follows a 16-year-old transgender Latina struggling with both school and a mother who prays for her to be someone else. Luckily, she finds mentors and a family of choice who enable her to thrive.... Read more
  • Before Midnight Cowboy

    Before Midnight Cowboy

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Lonely Cameron is getting over a breakup and has turned to a paid cuddler for regular companionship. But an uncomfortable disclosure threatens to change their ongoing professional relationship in this wry, touching vignette featuring some very sexy snuggling.... Read more
  • Bittersweet

    Bittersweet

    USA , 2015 , 5 min. In this charming animated vignette, an anxious schoolboy scrambles to retrieve a valentine he’s accidentally sent to his secret crush.... Read more
  • Bruising for Besos

    Bruising for Besos

    USA , 2016 , 90 min. Yoli, a queer xicana artist finds great passion and love with Daña. But their growing intimacy stirs up their own troubled histories. Can Yoli break the cycle, face the past, and create something new for herself?... Read more
  • The Celluloid Closet

    The Celluloid Closet

    USA , 1995 , 102 min. Exactly twenty years after its theatrical release, San Francisco-based documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman’s monumental film remains an indispensable—and profoundly moving—record of the way Hollywood depicted gays and lesbians throughout the 20th century.... Read more
  • Check It

    Check It

    USA , 2016 , 90 min. Desperate to survive state and police violence, a group of black gay and trans teens form a gang to protect one another. In a country where blackness is criminal, forming a gang is a radical act of resistance.... Read more
  • Conversations with Gay Elders: An Intergenerational Film Project

    Conversations with Gay Elders: An Intergenerational Film Project

    USA , 2016 , 60 min. In this project-in-progress screening, director David Weissman (We Were Here, The Cockettes) brings viewers inside the experiences of gay men of the pre-Stonewall generation via filmed conversations, which are in turn edited by young gay filmmakers in a unique cross-generational collaboration.... Read more
  • Crystal Lake

    Crystal Lake

    USA , 2016 , 20 min. When a struggling young Muslim girl feels unsafe at the skate park, a group of girls takes over, forming an all-female force field on the half pipe.... Read more
  • Daddy's Boy

    Daddy's Boy

    USA , 2015 , 78 min. With a nod to the French New Wave, writer-director Daniel Armando weaves together themes of fatherhood, family, and manhood in a stylish, sexy sketch of New York City—seen through the eyes of four young men involved in the low-budget porn scene.... Read more
  • Do Not Think For a Moment

    Do Not Think For a Moment

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. Challenging stereotypes of gender, sexuality, and race, three Asian American women share their experiences, frustrations, and identity amid the backdrop of San Francisco’s Castro District and other neighborhoods.... Read more
  • A Doll's Eyes

    A Doll's Eyes

    USA , 2016 , 13 min. In his personal essay film, Jonathan Wysocki searches for the meaning behind his lifelong obsession with the movie Jaws. He recounts the terror that kept him out of the ocean during his childhood and the dark desire that drew him back as an adult. He returns to the ocean to discover a fear deeper than the shark stalking his imagination.... Read more
  • Film Hawk

    Film Hawk

    USA , 2015 , 75 min. Curator. Consultant. Mentor. Producer. Independent film guru. Bob Hawk is all that and much more. For 40 years, he has championed and discovered new film talent. Friends, admirers, and protégés share their love for the great impresario as he celebrates his 75th birthday.... Read more
  • First Girl I Loved

    First Girl I Loved

    USA , 2015 , 91 min. Opposites attract in this alternately funny and heart-rending high school coming-out story, as a tentative romance blossoms between yearbook editor Anne and softball star Sasha.... Read more
  • Folsom Street

    Folsom Street

    USA , 2015 , 6 min. Taking equal inspiration from the 1970s gay leather and S&M world and the universe of choreographer Bob Fosse, this short follows a leather daddy into a dungeon, where he whips the patrons into a kinky, sexually charged dance frenzy.... Read more
  • The Freedom to Marry

    The Freedom to Marry

    USA , 2016 , 86 min. Last year’s landmark Supreme Court decision upholding same-sex marriage was the culmination of decades of groundbreaking, uphill work. This inspirational documentary traces the surprising history of the cause, profiling Evan Wolfson and Mary Bonauto, the “godparents” of marriage equality.... Read more
  • The Friend From Tel Aviv

    The Friend From Tel Aviv

    USA , 2015 , 11 min. Noam, a young Israeli transman, is nervous and excited about meeting his childhood friend Natan after many years. Louise, a free spirited mom in whose house Noam has been staying for the last six months, decides to throw a party at her place when her kids leave for the weekend. Noam invites Natan to the party, but things get messy when Noam’s tender attempts to reconnect with his friend are... Read more
  • Front Cover

    Front Cover

    USA , 2015 , 88 min. Set against NYC’s cutthroat fashion world, this stylish romance is both charming and insightful as it traces the culture clash (and smoldering sparks) between a Chinese American photo stylist and the handsome Chinese movie star he is assigned to make over.... Read more
  • Furries

    Furries

    USA , 2016 , 33 min. In Furries, local filmmaker Eric Risher takes a trip to a convention in downtown Pittsburgh where thousands gather, wearing tails, hats with ears, and full-body animal costumes. They are furries: members of a growing subculture who share an appreciation for anthropomorphic animal characters. Frequently defined by the mainstream media as a purely sexual community, they must struggle agains... Read more
  • Fursonas

    Fursonas

    USA , 2015 , 82 min. Through a furry fray of intimate dramas and dilemmas, the fascinating individuals and universal longings of furries—or folks who don anthropomorphic body suits for role-play—come into snuggly view.... Read more
  • Gay USA

    Gay USA

    USA , 1978 , 78 min. Arthur Bressan created a gay-America panorama when he commissioned filmmakers throughout the country to record all June 1977 Lesbian and Gay Pride parades and marches. He then cut on-the-street interviews—with lesbians and gay men talking about their lovers and how they came out—with the resulting footage, including lesbians marching against housework and drag queens protesting fascism... Read more
  • Gaysians

    Gaysians

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Capturing diverse portraits of queer and trans Asian Americans, Gaysians is an illuminating patchwork documentary that explores relationships with family and culture.... Read more
  • The Glory Hole

    The Glory Hole

    USA , 2014 , 4 min. Two San Franciscans, together 22 years, recount their unlikely first date.... Read more
  • Growing Up Coy

    Growing Up Coy

    USA , 2016 , 86 min. In a highly conservative Colorado town, a pink-loving, pig-tailed six-year-old girl named Coy becomes the unlikely poster child for transgender rights, in a landmark case that is reverberating in state courts across the country.... Read more
  • He Who Has Two Souls

    He Who Has Two Souls

    USA , 2015 , 17 min. In this gorgeous animated tale, an Inuit man hunts like the best of men and sews like the best of women. Tension builds like a taut bowstring about whom he should take as a partner, and the arrow hits home when he meets his match.... Read more
  • Heartland

    Heartland

    USA , 2016 , 100 min. An Oklahoma artist reeling from her girlfriend’s death forms an unexpected bond with her brother’s polished business and life partner, who’s visiting from California. But when their friendship sparks a reckless romance, their worlds are turned upside-down.... Read more
  • Her Story: Season One

    Her Story: Season One

    USA , 2015 , 55 min. The much anticipated sexy new-media series grapples forthrightly with the frictions and fissures of desire between trans and queer women, as they navigate sometimes paradoxical identities in Los Angeles.... Read more
  • How to Kiss in Paris

    How to Kiss in Paris

    USA , 2016 , 6 min. Viviane is sight-seeing in Paris with a book titled The Best Places to Kiss in Paris. An attractive stranger, Oscar, meets her on a bridge and they begin a romance.... Read more
  • I Was

    I Was

    USA , 2016 , 1 min. Created as part of the 2016 Outfest Fusion One Minute Movie Competition, I Was features a femme woman of color rhythmically reflecting upon coming out.... Read more
  • The Intervention

    The Intervention

    USA , 2015 , 91 min. Friends and family stage a marriage intervention for a toxic couple, only to have to confront their own issues in writer-director-star Clea DuVall’s sharp, funny, and honest portrayal of the complexities of modern adult relationships.... Read more
  • The Joneses

    The Joneses

    USA , 2015 , 80 min. Jheri Jones is the 74-year-old transgender matriarch of a unique Mississippi Bible Belt family. After years of estrangement, she lives with two of her four grown sons in her tidy trailer park home, where challenges abound but love conquers all.... Read more
  • Kiki

    Kiki

    USA , 2016 , 94 min. More than two decades after Paris Is Burning, filmmakers Sara Jordenö and Twiggy Pucci Garçon’s vibrant documentary fast-forwards to the ballroom scene of today: an unapologetically flamboyant and political subculture centered on LGBTQ youth of color, for whom dance is far more than performance.... Read more
  • Last Men Standing

    Last Men Standing

    USA , 2016 , 65 min. The emotional history of San Francisco’s gay community unfolds in the lives of long-term survivors who have found their own profoundly personal ways to celebrate, heal, love, and thrive in the aftermath of the devastation of the early AIDS crisis.... Read more
  • Lazy Eye

    Lazy Eye

    USA , 2015 , 94 min. When a successful graphic designer in LA gets an out-of-the-blue message from an ex he hasn’t spoken to in 15 years, his deeply rooted dissatisfaction with his life begins to rise to the surface.... Read more
  • Libertad

    Libertad

    USA , 2015 , 10 min. This film shares the inspiring story of Alejandra, who always knew deep down inside that she was a chola, not a cholo.... Read more
  • Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100

    Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100

    USA , 1999 , 60 min. Filmmaker Yvonne Welbon’s breakthrough documentary provides exceptional insight into the life and times of activist and centenarian Ruth C. Ellis, who shows us—with undeniable charm, humor, and joy for life—that a life lived with pride is a life well lived.... Read more
  • Looking

    Looking

    USA , 2016 , 85 min. Rendered in the same radically real style that made the HBO series a watershed in the presentation of ordinary gay lives, Looking, the movie, reunites the show’s sexy San Franciscans in a romantic drama that delivers the sweet satisfaction of closure.... Read more
  • MASK4MASK

    MASK4MASK

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. In a world where fetish is the norm, the true nature of deviance stands out.... Read more
  • Mezzo

    Mezzo

    USA , 2015 , 14 min. Directed by Nicole Opper (Off and Running, Frameline33) Mezzo celebrates the life and artistic endeavors of Breanna Sinclaire, an African American opera singer and the first openly trans woman to study at a major conservatory.... Read more
  • Miracle on Sunset Boulevard

    Miracle on Sunset Boulevard

    USA , 1977 , 8 min. One of the short films screened in the very first San Francisco “Gay Film Festival of Super-8 Films,” Marc Huestis’ campy abbreviated remake features Silvana Nova as faded Hollywood movie queen Norma Hazbin.... Read more
  • More of Last Night

    More of Last Night

    USA , 2014 , 16 min. Three friends go camping at the end of their last summer in college, only to awake the next morning to the harsh reality of their inebriated decisions. More of Last Night is an honest portrayal of the complicated situations we may find ourselves in when facing change, and how sex and sexuality can confuse even the best of friendships.... Read more
  • Oh, I Get It

    Oh, I Get It

    USA , 2015 , 9 min. Standup comedians in Seattle paint a picture of oppressive comedy culture and “the queer feminist comic intervention” needed to change it.... Read more

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