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Your search by 'Roxie Theater' identified 27 films

  • Are You Krazy?

    Are You Krazy?

    82 min. You'll go krazy for these quirky shorts with big heart! Included are a silent film about a transvestite Victorian prostitute named Loop-da-Loop, wacky music videos and the story of a detective agency that solves crimes in cha-cha pumps.... Read more
  • Bear Nation

    Bear Nation

    USA , 2010 , 87 min. Bear Nation asks bears, bear lovers and bear naïfs what "bear" means to them. The director of Small Town Gay Bar shines the spotlight on men in the bear community. A bear gets ready to hit the town in Play Date. Text Voting Codes: Play Date: S509 Bear Nation: D328... Read more
  • Bi Request

    Bi Request

    68 min. Can a bromance turn to romance? Can buying Prince tickets lead to a crisis of identity? Anything is possible in these short films, where bold desires, not ambivalent curiosities, drive unforgettable characters to take high stakes action.... Read more
  • The Experimentals

    The Experimentals

    92 min. Get your avant-garde on with these outstanding shorts. Meditate on the routines of a callboy, get revenge in your dreams, sip tea at a Stepford-style tea party and so much more — only at The Experimentals!... Read more
  • Gayby


    99 min. Anyone who’s ever been in a queer family in any role will appreciate these shorts that celebrate the diversity of queer family units — no matter their constellation!... Read more
  • Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    84 min. Come celebrate the final products from this year's Frameline Generations filmmaking workshops! Youth and elders have been working together from script to screen to bring you intergenerational LGBT voices from the Bay Area.... Read more
  • Holding Hands

    Holding Hands

    Australia , 2009 , 65 min. This moving Australian documentary tracks the aftermath of a gay-bashing in a gay-friendly neighborhood of Sydney, proving how a loving couple can break down and how a community can come together under the strain of homophobic violence. Text Voting Code: D307... Read more


    USA , 2010 , 90 min. A collective loosely bound by sexuality and ideas of gender takes on a project to make a landmark lesbian film (The Owls) in three weeks, a contentious process documented here with insight and humor. Text Voting Code: D334... Read more
  • Hustlers & Exhibitionists

    Hustlers & Exhibitionists

    91 min. Haircut #1 is Andy Warhol's tribute to experimental collective Judson Dance Theater and a stripteasing departure from his earlier work. In My Hustler, the striking Paul America portrays the titular butch plaything, brought to Fire Island by an older john.... Read more
  • Mississippi Queen

    Mississippi Queen

    USA , 2009 , 63 min. What would Jesus do with a lesbian daughter? The parents of Mississippi Queen director Paige Williams respond by starting an ex-gay ministry. God Hates… explores the local reactions to the hate-spewing Westboro Baptist Church, as they protest all over Vermont. Text Voting Codes: God Hates… : S578 Mississippi Queen: D306... Read more
  • Mother Earth

    Mother Earth

    Mexico , 2009 , 62 min. Latino queers honor their chosen family and community in these two powerful films about a lesbian’s unorthodox family in Mexico and a closely-knit group of transwomen who band together to weather a tragedy. Text Voting Codes: Remember Me in Red: S603 Mother Earth: F103... Read more
  • The Motionless

    The Motionless

    Spain , 2010 , 91 min. The Girl With No Wings and The Girl With The Broken Wings have each been left by their lovers. They try to move on together in this experimental road movie that is both heartbreaking and playfully exuberant. Text Voting Code: F120... Read more
  • Mountains That Take Wing-Angela Davis & Yuri Kochiyama: A Conversation on Life, Struggles & Liberation

    Mountains That Take Wing-Angela Davis & Yuri Kochiyama: A Conversation on Life, Struggles & Liberation

    USA , 2009 , 97 min. An engaging documentary featuring an intimate conversation between two female radical activists, Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama, on their work and on why they became passionate about justice. Illuminated with rarely seen photography and footage of 20th century social movements. Text Voting Code: D337... Read more
  • New York Memories

    New York Memories

    Germany , 2010 , 89 min. Legendary German filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim is back in the USA. He's looking ahead by looking back with new eyes at his old stomping grounds and the protagonists of his 1989 success Survival in New York (Überleben in New York). Text Voting Code: D330... Read more
  • El Niño Pez

    El Niño Pez

    Argentina , 2009 , 96 min. The award-winning director of XXY, Lucía Puenzo, returns with a lesbian romance that's a Chabrol-esque mystery thriller with a scathing examination of class differences in her native Argentina. Text Voting Code: F125... Read more
  • On These Shoulders We Stand

    On These Shoulders We Stand

    USA , 2009 , 75 min. We all know Stonewall. But the LGBT rights movement didn't just start in New York City in 1969. On These Shoulders We Stand explores the early movement in Los Angeles through the eyes of a handful of heroic individuals. Text Voting Code: D318... Read more
  • One Night

    One Night

    92 min. This program is serious stuff, shot beautifully. We bring you dramatic, moody and touching shorts from Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the USA, with this lineup of dramatic shorts.... Read more
  • Out in the Silence

    Out in the Silence

    USA , 2010 , 65 min. Two documentaries about the courage of LGBT people living in small towns without visible queer communities. Despite facing intolerance and discrimination, they transcend their fears to live openly as who they are. Text Voting Codes: PUT THIS ON THE {MAP}: S633 Out in the Silence: D309... Read more
  • Out of the Blue

    Out of the Blue

    France , 2008 , 90 min. Marion is discontented, frustrated and bored, and after 22 years of marriage, she’s had enough. But in charming French fashion, after she leaves her husband, she’s swept headlong into a passionate love affair with a woman. Text Voting Code: F119... Read more
  • Postcard to Daddy

    Postcard to Daddy

    Germany , 2010 , 85 min. Writer-director Michael Stock offers an honest documentary on the effects of his own childhood sexual abuse at the hands of his father and the difficulties encountered on his path to inner peace. Text Voting Code: D327... Read more
  • Sex, Leather Jackets & Cigarettes

    Sex, Leather Jackets & Cigarettes

    74 min. In Andy Warhol's Mario Banana #1 and Mario Banana #2, lavishly-dressed drag performer Mario Montez suggestively eats a banana. Vinyl, Warhol’s interpretation of the novel A Clockwork Orange, is an intensely physical film, increasingly violent with an ominous edge.... Read more
  • Skinnyfat


    USA , 2010 , 40 min. Reach for the “six-pack deep within you” with tattooed San Franciscan hipster Chaz and his loyal friend, Davy, in their quest to stop being Skinnyfat! Text Voting Code: S634... Read more
  • The Sons of Tennessee Williams

    The Sons of Tennessee Williams

    USA , 2010 , 75 min. Throw on some glitter and take a trip through gay New Orleans! Follows the evolution of drag and politics in the gay Mardi Gras krewe scene — a send-up of the straight society balls — from the sixties to today. Text Voting Code: D317... Read more
  • Stonewall Uprising

    Stonewall Uprising

    USA , 2010 , 82 min. Using rarely seen archival footage and eyewitness accounts (some from surprising sources), this must-see documentary offers a fresh look at that pivotal 1969 event in the gay rights movement when homosexuals "discovered a power we didn't even know we had." Text Voting Code: D324... Read more
  • The Stranger in Us

    The Stranger in Us

    USA , 2010 , 106 min. This local, debut feature is a sympathetic portrait of losing and regaining oneself in the concrete jungle. When a struggling poet leaves his abusive boyfriend, he befriends a hustler, and they forge a new path together through SF's gritty streets. Text Voting Code: F137... Read more
  • Tough Girls

    Tough Girls

    82 min. Sugar, spice and everything tough — that's what the girls are made of in this program of ass-kicking shorts about ass-kicking chicks.... Read more
  • Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob

    USA , 2009 , 80 min. He's just a footnote to the mainstream world as the "Oscar streaker," but Robert Opel was a pioneer in the 1970s San Francisco queer arts underground. His life and mysterious murder get a riveting tribute by his sleuthing nephew/namesake. Text Voting Code: D320... Read more

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