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Your search by 'Victoria Theatre' identified 29 films


  • All My Life

    All My Life

    Egypt , 2008 , 150 min. Epic in length but intimate in scope—and certainly the most daring and sexually explicit portrait of homosexual life in Egypt yet put on screen—Maher Sabry’s film evocatively details the tribulations of a 26-year-old Cairo resident named Rami.... Read more
  • The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

    The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

    Iceland , 2007 , 80 min. Olaf de Fleur Johannesson’s dazzling docudrama blends fact and fiction to pay tribute to Filipina “lady-boy” and self-proclaimed royal of the sex industry, Raquela Rios. All hail the queen!... Read more
  • Antarctica

    Antarctica

    Israel , 2007 , 110 min. This wacky comedy set in Tel Aviv ignores politics—and reality—to focus on its characters’ domestic and romantic problems, including the meddling of a “Jewish mother from hell,” played by a man in a tribute to Divine.... Read more
  • The Art of Being Straight

    The Art of Being Straight

    USA , 2008 , 77 min. John thinks he’s got it all figured out: He’s young, good looking and has always had a way with the ladies. But when he finds himself in his boss Paul’s bed, his world is turned upside down. First, a fleeting, celluloid romance in the short Untitled Film Stills.... Read more
  • Be Like Others

    Be Like Others

    Iran , 2008 , 74 min. Tanaz Eshagian’s award-winning chronicle of Iran’s transsexual community examines the cost of undergoing state-sanctioned, gender-reassignment surgeries to avoid harassment and imprisonment under Islamic law.... Read more
  • Bi The Way

    Bi The Way

    USA , 2008 , 88 min. This revealing and bittersweet journey through bi America does as much to expose the brutal impact of biphobia on the lives of bisexuals as it does to celebrate their loving worldview.... Read more
  • Call Me Troy

    Call Me Troy

    USA , 2007 , 100 min. It’s rare for one person’s life to so perfectly collide with history, but such is the life of maverick minister Troy Perry, who founded the Metropolitan Community Church specifically for the LGBT community, committing himself to Jesus and gay civil rights.... Read more
  • Chris & Don: A Love Story

    Chris & Don: A Love Story

    USA , 2007 , 90 min. This beautifully reflective tribute to the 34-year love affair between writer Christopher Isherwood and artist Don Bachardy is a singular and unforgettable portrait of one of history’s great love stories.... Read more
  • The Edge of Heaven

    The Edge of Heaven

    Germany , 2007 , 122 min. German-Turkish director Fatih Akin (Head-On) interweaves six characters and three stories in a border-hopping, gender-bopping, culture-clashing drama of sneaky power and uncommon grace that skips between Hamburg and Istanbul.... Read more
  • Fairytale of Kathmandu

    Fairytale of Kathmandu

    Northern Ireland , 2007 , 60 min. When celebrated gay Irish poet Cathal O’Searchaigh invites a neighbor along on his annual pilgrimage to Kathmandu, her travelogue turns into an exposé that could cost the bard his reputation and his freedom.... Read more
  • From Singapore to Seoul and L.A. - Gay Asian Shorts

    From Singapore to Seoul and L.A. - Gay Asian Shorts

    68 min. This collection of narrative, documentary and experimental shorts provides a variety of perspectives on the gay Asian experience at home and abroad.... Read more
  • It’s STILL Elementary: The Movie and the Movement

    It’s STILL Elementary: The Movie and the Movement

    USA , 2008 , 51 min. Local filmmaker Debra Chasnoff revisits the issues and impact—and the current legacy—of her groundbreaking 1996 documentary It’s Elementary, which explored how to talk about homosexuality and gay issues in schools.... Read more
  • A Jihad for Love

    A Jihad for Love

    USA , 2007 , 81 min. Muslim gay filmmaker Parvez Sharma travels the world to uncover the lives and struggles of his faith’s most unlikely storytellers: lesbian and gay Muslims, whose voices have never been heard—until now.... Read more
  • La León

    La León

    Argentina , 2006 , 85 min. Set on a remote island in northeastern Argentina, this striking debut feature, with a beautifully textured black-and-white palette, simmers with sexual tension and the environmental clamor of the jungle.... Read more
  • The Lost Coast

    The Lost Coast

    USA , 2008 , 74 min. It’s Halloween night in San Francisco as four twenty-something friends engage in a complicated cat-and-mouse game in which haunting truths are revealed. And a late-night hookup brings the unexpected in the short Solace.... Read more
  • Love My Life

    Love My Life

    Japan , 2006 , 96 min. Japanese university students Ichiko and Eri fall in love in this film based on Ebine Yamaji’s yuri manga comic book. The two opposites—one sunny and cheery, the other tense and bookish—attract in moments of explosive sensuality and tender affection.... Read more
  • A Love To Keep

    A Love To Keep

    Spain , 2006 , 98 min. When schoolteachers Pilar and Elvira fall in love in Franco’s Spain, Pilar’s disapproving family commits her to a mental hospital and a course of shock treatments. But the women refuse to be kept apart in this moving romantic melodrama.... Read more
  • Mommy Mommy / Two Men and Two Babies

    Mommy Mommy / Two Men and Two Babies

    2007 , 95 min. What defines a family? What are the options for same-sex couples who want children? How do different societies deal with gay parenting? These two fascinating documentaries delve into the heart of what it means to be a gay mom or dad.... Read more
  • Out On The Dance Floor

    Out On The Dance Floor

    USA , 2008 , 90 min. San Francisco’s Sundance Saloon is the jumping-off point for Anthony Palombit’s extremely personal look at the healing power of gay “country culture” as practiced in one of the city’s favorite dance halls.... Read more
  • Pageant

    Pageant

    USA , 2008 , 100 min. Take a trip behind the glitz and glamour of the 34th Annual Miss Gay America in this fun, fascinating documentary about five uniquely talented female impersonators who will do whatever it takes to walk away with the coveted crown.... Read more
  • Pansy Division: Life In A Gay Rock Band

    Pansy Division: Life In A Gay Rock Band

    USA , 2007 , 84 min. A chronicle of the career and impact of the queercore rockers Pansy Division from their humble beginnings playing in SF queer bars to singing their homo-anthems nationwide—retaining their integrity (and sanity) along the way.... Read more
  • Ready? OK!

    Ready? OK!

    USA , 2008 , 91 min. As a harried single mother in Normal Heights, USA, Andrea is having a bad week. When you wish for a son on the wrestling team, how do you deal with one who loves fashion, dolls and pyramid formations?... Read more
  • Solos

    Solos

    Singapore , 2007 , 70 min. This mysterious, inventive film from Singapore uses a taboo subject—the sexual relationship between a male teacher and male student—to explore the fallout from an all-consuming love affair.... Read more
  • Sonja

    Sonja

    Germany , 2007 , 73 min. Sixteen-year-old Sonja is frustrated with her parents, alienated from her peers, bored with her boyfriend, but blissful with her best friend Julia. As playful affection turns to gentle caresses, Sonja confronts her growing feelings—and growing up.... Read more
  • Ten More Good Years

    Ten More Good Years

    USA , 2007 , 71 min. A touching and eye-opening documentary that sheds light on the unique challenges, maddening injustices and life-altering triumphs experienced by LGBT elders. Shown with the touching portrait of a San Francisco senior, Felicia.... Read more
  • Transtastic

    Transtastic

    83 min. Bonding, bending and transforming are all celebrated in this powerful collection of shorts and documentaries that pushes the boundaries of gender.... Read more
  • Two Looks

    Two Looks

    Spain , 2007 , 70 min. This largely silent Chilean film about two friends who wake up in bed together subtly probes the distance between bodies who scarcely share a word. And a classic coming-of-age story takes a powerful turn in the short Clouded.... Read more
  • U People

    U People

    USA , 2008 , 77 min. U People captures a cast and crew of color during the joyous making of a music video in a Brooklyn brownstone, where the spirit of coming together and bridging differences has spanned 69 years.... Read more
  • Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon

    Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon

    USA , 2008 , 90 min. In this entertaining oral history of the groundbreaking, legendary ’70s porn star, Jack Wrangler describes his journey from skinny Beverly Hills brat to self-confident stud/role model to serious director of legit theater.... Read more

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