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Your search by 'Roxie Theater' identified 31 films

  • 2 Mums and a Dad

    2 Mums and a Dad

    Australia , 2007 , 52 min. This frank portrait of a lesbian couple and a gay man conceiving a child-and jockeying for control-transcends the cheap theatrics of reality TV to deliver real drama. Shown with Finding Family: Gay Adoption in the U.S.... Read more
  • Another Woman

    Another Woman

    France , 2004 , 106 min. French actress Nathalie Mann is captivating as a woman with the ovarios and heart to reconnect with the family she abandoned a decade ago when she was a miserable man. Can this MTF doctor heal old emotional scars without causing new ones?... Read more
  • Bi Request

    Bi Request

    Inspired by Frameline's ongoing commitment to promote bisexual visibility and display bi images in film, guest curator Amy André selected this collection of short films made by bisexual directors and/or about bisexual subjects.... Read more
  • Born Again

    Born Again

    USA , 2007 , 70 min. Filmmaker Markie Hancock uses intimate footage to reconstruct the story of her slow break with her evangelical upbringing, and the short In God’s House profiles Asian Americans struggling to reconcile their faith and an often hostile church.... Read more
  • Born in Flames

    Born in Flames

    USA , 1983 , 80 min. In this futuristic, revolutionary drama, government oppression and violence against women is rampant, and the feminist response is potent. In her classic indie polemic on racism, sexism and socialism, director Lizzie Borden definitely has her own ax to wield.... Read more
  • Boys to Men

    Boys to Men

    From bad-ass butchers to talking genitalia, swimming stars to poets, this diverse collection of shorts by, for and about FTM folks is the perfect combination of introspective reflection and letting loose.... Read more
  • Dancing with the Queers

    Dancing with the Queers

    With writhing Latin motion or smooth standard moves, same-sex ballroom dancing is an enormous source of pride and visibility for the LGBT community, as testified by this swinging set of shorts.... Read more
  • The Doctor's Daughter Or The Secret And The Lie

    The Doctor's Daughter Or The Secret And The Lie

    Canada , 2005 , 73 min. This unconventional love story between two women weaves back and forth between two different times, locations and stages of their relationship. The short Tears of the Goddess is a tragic tale of love inspired by a Chinese legend.... Read more
  • East Side Story

    East Side Story

    USA , 2006 , 88 min. Carlos Portugal's dramedy follows Diego, a Chicano living in East Los Angeles, as he deals with prejudices, expectations and the hunky new neighbor with whom he falls head over heels in love.... Read more
  • Fall From Grace

    Fall From Grace

    USA , 2007 , 71 min. This disturbing but fascinating documentary exposes the twisted, insular world of Baptist preacher Fred Phelps and his aggressive crusade to stamp out homosexuality.... Read more
  • The Fall of '55

    The Fall of '55

    USA , 2006 , 82 min. McCarthyism reigns in Boise, Idaho in 1955 as a gay sex scandal rocks the city, and a frenzied homosexual witch-hunt ensues.... Read more
  • Four Minutes

    Four Minutes

    Germany , 2006 , 112 min. In a women's prison, a piano teacher with thwarted ambitions forms an unlikely alliance with a gifted prodigy locked up for murder. Together they risk intimacy to win a piano competition and redemption.... Read more
  • Free Havana / Odd people Out

    Free Havana / Odd people Out

    Cuba has never been an easy place for homosexuals to live and feel secure-nor a place where documentaries about them are often made. These two films explore the lives of contemporary gay Cubans and the late writer Reinaldo Arenas.... Read more
  • Genderific!


    This shorts program explores the outer boundaries of sex and gender, including behind-the-scenes peeks at the creating of John Cameron Mitchell's Shortbus and Shine Louise Houston's Superfreak.... Read more
  • Generations: Youth & Elders Making Movies Together

    Generations: Youth & Elders Making Movies Together

    What do relationships, Christianity, a feminist theater group and Venezuela all have in common? They're all themes in the short films made by youth and elders from the local LGBT community during this winter's Generations Film Workshop.... Read more
  • Girl Inside

    Girl Inside

    Canada , 2007 , 72 min. Madison is preparing to become the woman she's always hoped to be. This three-year, intimate journey of transformation and self-discovery evolves from pre-op transsexuality to full female identification.... Read more
  • Lesbian Pulp-O-Rama Goes to Sweden!

    Lesbian Pulp-O-Rama Goes to Sweden!

    USA , 2006 , 68 min. Captured on tour, the irrepressible off-off-Broadway troupe transforms the girl-on-girl fantasies of male-oriented pulp novels of the '50s and '60s into hilarious fun. Shown with A Lez in Wonderland, a tongue-in-cheek travelogue.... Read more
  • The Look of Love

    The Look of Love

    This collection of shorts featuring long lost loves, first kisses and marriage proposals highlights the ups and downs of the search for love.... Read more
  • Love Man Love Woman

    Love Man Love Woman

    Vietnam , 2007 , 52 min. Vietnam's Dao Mau temples are one of the few places where gay men flourish in the predominantly homophobic country, with sparkling costumes, resplendent altars and flamboyant rituals. Shown with Remi's Secret, a portrait of a trans Thai performer.... Read more
  • Loving Transgressions - Queer Women of Color

    Loving Transgressions - Queer Women of Color

    A radiant kaleidoscope of queer women of color films! From luminous romance to striking discoveries about longing to a vivid collage of healing, these incisive shorts emblazon the screen with hope and humor.... Read more
  • Mixed Fruit

    Mixed Fruit

    In this exciting collection of shorts, folks of color inspire connections between us all through the art of self-definition and the power of resistance.... Read more
  • OUTer Limits

    OUTer Limits

    Tripped-out futuristic lesbians! Sword-wielding S&M nuns! Cannibalism! Trannies in space! Welcome to the outer limits of queer filmmaking in this series of shorts by five visionary filmmakers clearly weaned on sci-fi and fantasy films.... Read more
  • Outing Riley

    Outing Riley

    USA , 2004 , 87 min. A good, Irish Catholic guy struggling to come out to his straight brothers, Bobby finds that sometimes the bonds of family can overcome the ignorance of tradition. And true feelings are revealed in the short Run to Me.... Read more
  • Queer & Current: New LGBT films from Current TV

    Queer & Current: New LGBT films from Current TV

    From Current TV's (a San Francisco TV station established by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt) Viewer Created Content programming stream, these audience-made, LGBT-themed short films inspire with their poignancy, urgency and polish.... Read more
  • Rights and Wrongs

    Rights and Wrongs

    The wrongs that the LGBT community is currently fighting against are challenged in these inspiring short films of protest and determination.... Read more
  • Sex Change Hospital

    Sex Change Hospital

    USA , 2007 , 47 min. This groundbreaking documentary follows Dr. Marci Bowers, a transgender woman who performs sex change surgeries. Shown with the short film One in 2000, about the one in two thousand people who are born intersex.... Read more
  • Surveillance


    UK , 2007 , 86 min. Are you being watched? You might wonder after seeing this dynamic and tense political thriller. Set in contemporary London, the fast-paced action follows a young urban professional who has a one-night-stand with the wrong guy.... Read more
  • Through Thick and Thin

    Through Thick and Thin

    USA , 2007 , 75 min. Seven gay and lesbian bi-national couples struggle against U.S. immigration laws. Artificially torn apart by a prejudiced government, the couples find that distance makes the heart grow fonder, and the mind grow angrier.... Read more
  • Vampire Diary

    Vampire Diary

    UK , 2006 , 88 min. When a filmmaker chronicling a "weekend vampire" subculture falls in love with a bona fide bloodsucker, she'll stop at nothing to protect her new girlfriend. The squeamish beware: this horror film isn't afraid to go for the jugular.... Read more
  • Water Flowing Together

    Water Flowing Together

    USA , 2007 , 79 min. This engrossing cinematic portrait is a paean to a great gay artist. After 24 years with the New York City Ballet, Jock Soto-Navajo Indian, Puerto Rican and one of modern ballet's most gifted performers-contemplates life after dance.... Read more
  • Young, Loud and Proud

    Young, Loud and Proud

    Blazing a new media trail, the next generation gives us a firsthand look at what it means to be young and queer today in these short films by and about queer youth.... Read more

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