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Your search by 'Roxie Theater' identified 28 films


  • 365 without 377

    365 without 377

    56 min. India’s LGBT community celebrates the first anniversary of the repeal of Statute 377, which decriminalized homosexuality, in this gorgeously photographed documentary which offers a vivid glimpse into a country on the cusp of change.... Read more
  • Arisan! The Sequel

    Arisan! The Sequel

    Indonesia , 2011 , 113 min. A group of friends must navigate their way through socialites, secrets and an unexpected diagnosis. They prove that while older does not necessarily mean wiser, it is possible to grow up at any age.... Read more
  • Ballroom Rules

    Ballroom Rules

    98 min. From foxtrot to tango, follow five Aussie couples as they prepare to compete against the world’s best queer ballroom dancers in this exhilarating and very personal doc.... Read more
  • Boy Cheerleaders

    Boy Cheerleaders

    68 min. Armed with pairs of pompoms and an abundance of adolescent energy, the DAZL Diamonds cheerleading squad of South Leeds is preparing to become the first all-boy team to compete in the UK Cheerleading Championships.... Read more
  • Children of Srikandi

    Children of Srikandi

    Germany , 2012 , 74 min. The indeterminate-gendered mythical warrior Srikandi is the inspiration and role model for this anthology of stories, comprising the first film by queer women about queer women in Indonesia.... Read more
  • Dearly Beloved

    Dearly Beloved

    74 min. Three endearing documentaries investigate the history of the LGBT community’s fight for marriage equality: from a gay couple who has been together for 54 years; to the work of Byron Rushing and other straight allies, to how a group of East Bay LGBT activists created the concept of “domestic partnership”. ... Read more
  • Die Standing Up

    Die Standing Up

    Mexico , 2011 , 90 min. She was still in diapers when doctors said she wouldn’t live past 20. Where most saw defeat, socialist activist Irina Layevska saw a call to action; it was now or never, and her body is her first site of revolution.... Read more
  • Empire of Evil

    Empire of Evil

    83 min. This program contains three of the wackiest, most outlandish films at Frameline36. Feast your eyes on an inter-galactic gay super hero, a John Waters-like fairy tale, and a lurid and sleazy life and death drama by George Kuchar. ... Read more
  • Fourplay

    Fourplay

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Bathroom sexcapades, porn store shenanigans and complex human-canine relationships are just some of the adventures in Kyle Henry’s engaging feature anthology, Fourplay.... Read more
  • Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    95 min. Celebrate youth and elders in this collection of shorts, including three films from this year’s Frameline Generations Filmmaker Workshop, as well as films from around the country!... Read more
  • Girl or Boy, My Sex Is Not My Gender

    Girl or Boy, My Sex Is Not My Gender

    70 min. How does being raised as a girl affect the man you become? This insightful film moves beyond the transition genre to explore how four individuals (including Lynnee Breedlove and Rocco Kayiatos) choose to remake themselves when suddenly given new power and privilege.... Read more
  • Head On

    Head On

    USA , 1998 , 104 min. Head On is an award-winning 1998 Australian film about a brooding Greek 19-year-old coming to terms with his sexual identity, avoiding reality and enduring family friction due to his rampant partying.... Read more
  • The Invisible Men

    The Invisible Men

    Israel , 2012 , 69 min. Examining the multiple layers of identity that add up to make a person, award-winning director Yariv Mozer’s intimate film sheds light on a world where one cannot be gay in Palestine, or Palestinian in Israel. In this world, there truly are Invisible Men.... Read more
  • It’s Complicated

    It’s Complicated

    90 min. Whether you have been together for years or mere hours, relationships can be nerve-racking, confusing and downright strange. For anyone who has ever felt completely lost in the world of dating, may you find refuge in these tales of the awkward moments that haunt those of us who have ever been in love (or lust.)... Read more
  • Look at Me Again

    Look at Me Again

    Brazil , 2011 , 72 min. Syllvio Luccio, a self-described “tacky and rude” trans-hetero guy, leads us on a personal journey through Northeastern Brazil as he finds common ground with the diverse cast of characters he meets on the road.... Read more
  • A Map to Talk

    A Map to Talk

    Chile , 2011 , 81 min. A woman attempts to force an accord between her conservative mother and her girlfriend by inviting them on a day-long sailing trip, but the voyage only leads to more miscommunication, exposing the rockiness in both relationships.... Read more
  • Mississippi: I Am

    Mississippi: I Am

    76 min. Under the backdrop of the very Christian and traditionally homophobic southland, Mississippi: I Am examines the push from young people to bring LGBT civil rights issues to the forefront with some help from out Mississippi native, Lance Bass.... Read more
  • Morgan

    Morgan

    USA , 2011 , 91 min. Facing life anew after a bicycle racing accident is no easy challenge for Morgan. Even after finding love with Dean, is it enough to carry him as he decides to re-enter the race that paralyzed him in the first place?... Read more
  • Mystery Date

    Mystery Date

    85 min. Indulge your CSI gay mind as corpses, cops and coffins stack up in this suspense-filled program from around the globe. Revenge in drag, mannequins that flip your mind, gothic tales that will upend you and gay serial killers…great night for a mystery date!... Read more
  • Queermation!

    Queermation!

    86 min. Ever wonder what the apocalypse, talking penises and a gay cartoon musical have in common? We’re not sure either, but they’re all subjects in amazing animated queer films brought to life in our annual animated program.... Read more
  • The Right to Love: An American Family

    The Right to Love: An American Family

    100 min. The Leffew family fights for marriage equality in a humble, powerful way. They post home videos on YouTube to let people know that they are just like any other loving family and absolutely deserve equal protection under the law.... Read more
  • Señorita

    Señorita

    2011 , 99 min. A transgender woman trades sex work in Manila for a job on a small-town mayoral campaign, but the discovery that a ruthless former client is behind the opposition sends her back to his bed as she schemes to upset his plans.... Read more
  • STRONG!

    STRONG!

    81 min. Castro muscle bears have nothing on Olympic Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth. This big, strong, healthy woman—who won a bronze medal in weight lifting at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney—challenges our traditional notions of health, beauty and femininity.... Read more
  • Submerged Queer Spaces

    Submerged Queer Spaces

    USA , 2012 , 100 min. Submerged Queer Spaces invites you on a colorful stroll through San Francisco queer history in this urban archeological expedition that goes well beyond the Castro and begins long before the first Pride parade.... Read more
  • Us. A Family Album

    Us. A Family Album

    97 min. “It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done and the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done.” These shorts honor the loving intentionality of creating queer families as well as the multitude of gifts and exquisite challenges that can arise for parents and parents to-be.... Read more
  • The Watermelon Woman

    The Watermelon Woman

    USA , 1996 , 90 min. In her singular “Dunye-mentary” style, director Cheryl Dunye interweaves direct-to-camera storytelling and faux-documentary with a smartly observed fictional tale of lesbian life and love in contemporary Philadelphia.... Read more
  • What's in a Name

    What's in a Name

    94 min. With a deft combination of unobtrusive documentary camera work and hallucinogenic theatrical sequences, Eva Küpper‘s debut film What’s in a Name reveals a fascinating segment of gender terrorist and body art performer Jon Cory’s (a.k.a. Rose Wood’s) journey.... Read more
  • Yes or No?

    Yes or No?

    Thailand , 2010 , 107 min. The hesitant relationship between a girly college student and her boyish new roommate introduces Thailand’s first lesbian movie romance. This winsome romantic comedy doesn’t mask conservative Thai society’s disapproval of “tomboys,” their term for women who prefer women and dress like men.... Read more