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  • The Abominable Crime

    The Abominable Crime

    USA , 2013 , 66 min. A moving documentary that explores the homophobic culture of Jamaica by following a lesbian mom and a gay human rights activist, both of whom are forced to choose between homeland and survival.... Read more
  • After Hours

    After Hours

    USA , 2013 , 19 min. Despite her boyfriend’s indifference, Annie is determined to make her relationship work, but her best friend may help her see that it just isn’t the right fit.... Read more
  • Angie & Jackie Final Cut

    Angie & Jackie Final Cut

    UK , 2012 , 12 min. How hard can it be to make a short film? This light-hearted documentary follows Angie and Jackie, a lesbian couple in their 50s, who try their hand at making a film for the first time. This film features the three-minute short Childs Play, the product of the process captured by this documentary.... Read more
  • Aquaporko!

    Aquaporko!

    Australia , 2013 , 22 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • The Beginning

    The Beginning

    Russia , 2012 , 6 min. Moscow, 2012. Nobody is out. The true sexuality of Russian women has just begun waking up. And Daria is thrilled with it.... Read more
  • Born This Way

    Born This Way

    USA , 2012 , 85 min. In Cameroon, where homosexuality is punishable by up to five years in prison, there are signs of hope and change in an underground community where gays and lesbians can find a safe haven from the hostile society that surrounds them.... Read more
  • Breaking the Girls

    Breaking the Girls

    USA , 2012 , 85 min. A sexy, twist-filled thriller in which a barely-getting-by law student gets entangled with a wild, wealthy lesbian, only to find out that her benefactor expects generosity to be repaid with a carefully-orchestrated murder.... Read more
  • Bumming Cigarettes

    Bumming Cigarettes

    USA , 2012 , 24 min. Coming off of the devastation of a bad break-up with a girlfriend, Vee musters up the courage to go and take an HIV test. At the local clinic, she has a surprising encounter with a stranger named Jimmy as she awaits her test results.... Read more
  • But I'm A Cheerleader

    But I'm A Cheerleader

    USA , 1999 , 85 min. Natasha Lyonne shines in this John Waters influenced, 1999 cult classic romantic comedy that brilliantly blends hilarity with romance as a high school girl finds the courage to be herself while she is forced to attend an extremely campy ex-gay program.... Read more
  • But I'm a Genderqueer

    But I'm a Genderqueer

    USA , 2011 , 12 min. This playful short is the story of one person’s journey through the scary (but magical) world of gender identity, where queer-self-love triumphs over all other obstacles.... Read more
  • BY the Way

    BY the Way

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. Love. Fear. Hope. Doubt. In the blink of an eye a relationship can change. BY the Way asks in a world where we guard our hearts with judgment, anger, and accusation, can love be the force that breaks down our walls?... Read more
  • The Campaign

    The Campaign

    USA , 2013 , 72 min. This locally produced marriage equality documentary examines the struggles and harsh defeat of the hard-fought No on 8 Campaign, as well as how public attitudes towards same-sex marriage have evolved since the ’50s.... Read more
  • Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    USA , 2013 , 62 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • Click

    Click

    Canada , 2013 , 17 min. When die-hard romantic Darcy gets her heart broken on her 30th birthday, her friends rally round to help her recover. Mayhem ensues in Chew’s (Falling for Caroline) modern, fun, romantic comedy about lesbian dating mishaps while trying to find a date that clicks—whether she’s found online or while out on a run.... Read more
  • Concussion

    Concussion

    USA , 2013 , 93 min. Frameline37 opens with Concussion, a sexy and daring breakthrough drama about a wealthy lesbian housewife whose straight-laced lifestyle takes a drastic and rebellious turn following a head injury.... Read more
  • Cross Your Fingers

    Cross Your Fingers

    UK , 2011 , 16 min. Su-yeon, a manicurist in a hair salon in Brixton, South London, is a good Catholic girl. But when punk girl Maya walks into the salon, Su-yeon is confronted with new feelings and desires.... Read more
  • Crunch Pop

    Crunch Pop

    USA , 2012 , 6 min. Get sexy, get fit, get tight! Doritos included! Crunch Pop gyrates its way through the city’s beaches, parks, and alleyways to create a comedic social commentary on commercialism, consumption, and workout culture. Modern dance collides with pop satire in this fierce dance video, begging you to join in.... Read more
  • Del Lado Del Verano

    Del Lado Del Verano

    Spain , 2012 , 100 min. Tana’s father is dead, and the family dysfunction thickens in this darkly comic melodrama. As Tana and gay cousin Tomás learn, “You can only love a family when you separate from it.”... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Gail Marquis, an Olympic medalist (Montreal ’76), met Audrey Smaltz when she was 43 and Smaltz, a former model, was 61. Their story will resonate with the ’late bloomers’ among us as it tracks the course of these women’s incredible lives, each rich with accomplishment, and celebrates their love story.... Read more
  • dik

    dik

    Australia , 2012 , 9 min. A six-year-old boy brings home a piece of schoolwork that provokes his parents to question his sexual orientation (and their own), with disastrous, yet hilarious, results.... Read more
  • Dos Almas

    Dos Almas

    USA , 2013 , 16 min. 1850, deep in the forest, two women from different worlds meet. Breaking through barriers, they discover each other in both flesh and spirit.... Read more
  • Easy Abby: Every Day Making Love More Difficult (Season One)

    Easy Abby: Every Day Making Love More Difficult (Season One)

    USA , 2013 , 85 min. Easy Abby: Season One chronicles the (mis)adventures of a thirtysomething lesbian living in Chicago and navigating the dating scene with slickness and sense of humor while trying to have as much fun as possible.... Read more
  • Entry Denied

    Entry Denied

    USA , 2012 , 28 min. Entry Denied (executive produced by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman) follows three bi-national gay and lesbian couples struggling with the U.S.’s discriminatory immigration laws, which have no provisions for same-sex couples, due to the Defense of Marriage Act.... Read more
  • Family Restaurant

    Family Restaurant

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. When the diner closes up for the night, the salt and pepper shakers, napkin holders, and other inanimate objects inside the restaurant come to life in this whimsical tale about what makes a family. One night, Picky, a curmudgeonly toothpick dispenser, causes a stir when he insists that two ketchup bottles and two mustard bottles can’t fall in love with each other. The next day, with the help... Read more
  • Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Fan Christy is an experimental karaoke music video and mistranslated cover of the song “Faen Christy” by Dutch artist Christy Gibson (check it out on YouTube). Faen is a non-gendered Thai word for romantic partner, purportedly derived from the hybridization of “fan” and “friend.”... Read more
  • The Fiction of the Fix

    The Fiction of the Fix

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. August is an adorably cute Butch who refuses to settle when it comes to love. In her tireless pursuit of “the one,” she conjures up a new sweetie from items representing the best moments of her past relationships.... Read more
  • Fighting For Air

    Fighting For Air

    Australia , 2011 , 9 min. Rough-and-tumble KJ has a secret she keeps hidden from the world. When her teacher discovers this secret, KJ is faced with the opportunity to accept a helping hand, or turn and remain in her separate corner.... Read more
  • The First Date

    The First Date

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. Amanda recalls the embarrassing events surrounding her first date with a beautiful sous-chef named Kelly as she prepares to ask her out on a second date. This playful film sweetly captures the awkwardness and excitement of new love.... Read more
  • For You, The Spring

    For You, The Spring

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Inspired by a carnivalesque old-time silent film, a musician dreams of running away with a mermaid, but she must first save her from the hands of some unlikely villains.... Read more
  • Fresh Fruit

    Fresh Fruit

    Germany , 2012 , 10 min. Fresh Fruit is a trip into one women’s imagination. She creates a world of sensual fantasy that satisfies her desires in the sweetest of ways. Her tendency toward daydreaming allows her to take a risk and make everything change.... Read more
  • Frisk

    Frisk

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. Frisk is a story about resilience, strength, and the courage to be authentic in the face of institutionalized homophobia and harassment.... Read more
  • F to 7th: Season One

    F to 7th: Season One

    USA , 2013 , 34 min. This engaging web series follows the not-quite-butch-not-quite-femme Ingrid as she tries to adjust to a world where new conceptions of gender and sexuality have left her old-fashioned lesbianism behind. A spin-off of the web series, The Slope, F to 7TH features guest appearances by Ashlie Atkinson and Amy Sedaris. Wry humor, tight scripts, and impeccable comic timing make this Brookl... Read more
  • F to 7th: Tweener

    F to 7th: Tweener

    USA , 2013 , 4 min. F to 7th is a web-series that follows creator Ingrid Jungermann’s descent into middle-age, as she struggles to adjust to a world where gender and sexuality have left her old-fashioned lesbianism behind. A spin-off of the web-series, The Slope, this episode features a guest appearance by Ashlie Atkinson (My Best Day, Frameline36).... Read more
  • Future My Love

    Future My Love

    UK , 2012 , 97 min. An intimate exploration of love and the human condition unfolds in an arresting experimental hybrid of documentary and personal narrative as filmmaker Maja Borg explores radical alternatives to our current, inequitable economy through the work of esteemed American futurist Jacque Fresco.... Read more
  • Genderfreak

    Genderfreak

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. What happens when violinist Rachel, the token straight friend in her group, meets a handsome genderqueer teenager named Sammy, who happens to play guitar?... Read more
  • Heterosexual Jill

    Heterosexual Jill

    USA , 2013 , 80 min. Filmmaker Michelle Ehlen wrote, directed, and stars in this satirical pseudo-romantic comedy—and sequel to Butch Jamie (Frameline32)—about being in love with the person you think you are.... Read more
  • In Face

    In Face

    USA , 2009 , 3 min. A drag performer gets “in face” in this simple and poetic video exploring the role of gender performance and routine in the drag world.... Read more
  • It Gets Bitter

    It Gets Bitter

    USA , 2012 , 1 min. It Gets Bitter is a hilariously refreshing, albeit cynical, take on Dan Savage’s online video campaign by the Codependent Lesbian Team.... Read more
  • I've Only Just Begun

    I've Only Just Begun

    Finland , 2012 , 7 min. In response to a Russian law banning “homosexual propaganda,” director Koskimies has created an activist music video that depicts the androgynous Venuz Vulgar, a coterie of colorful queers, and their quest to fight discrimination.... Read more
  • Joan in the Rain

    Joan in the Rain

    France , 2012 , 6 min. A wonderfully hypnotic, experimental found-footage collage of Joan of Arc films made for part of a museum exhibition to commemorate Joan’s 600th birthday.... Read more
  • kink

    kink

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Ever wonder what—and who—really goes down in that imposing brick fortress at Mission and 14th? This adults-only doc (produced by James Franco) goes behind closed doors at the Armory to reveal purveyors of fetish porn, working and wanking on the edge of big-business BDSM.... Read more
  • Knighthood

    Knighthood

    Taiwan , 2013 , 10 min. Dreaming to become a fearless knight, Wang Li loves to spend her day in the woods with her fantastic friend, The Knight. But today she has to put on armor she doesn’t want to wear.... Read more
  • The Lala Road

    The Lala Road

    Australia , 2012 , 10 min. Four Chinese lesbians discuss the struggles they have faced in the pursuit of living freely with the women they love.... Read more
  • Last Call at Maud's

    Last Call at Maud's

    USA , 1993 , 77 min. Some genuinely wild women take center stage in Paris Poirier’s vivacious and historical documentary about Maud’s, the longest-running lesbian bar in the United States. One of the first films to receive Frameline Completion Funding, and a smash hit at the Festival the first time around, Frameline is proud to screen the 20th Anniversary screening of this witty and informative lesbian cla... Read more
  • Lesbiana—A Parallel Revolution

    Lesbiana—A Parallel Revolution

    Canada , 2012 , 63 min. Join filmmaker Myriam Fougère’s road trip through the United States and Canada as she revisits the lesbian activists of the ’70s and ’80s who sparked a revolution to define their own culture, inspiring formative lesbian art, literature, philosophy and music.... Read more
  • Lewd & Lascivious

    Lewd & Lascivious

    USA , 2013 , 50 min. Archival footage from the 1950s and ’60s, and frank interviews bring queer San Francisco history to life amidst the backdrop of anti-war protests pre-Compton and pre-Stonewall. As the ramifications from this New Year’s 1965 Ball sparked monumental change for gay civil rights.... Read more
  • The Little House That Could

    The Little House That Could

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min. Patricia Field’s work as costume designer on Sex and the City earned her acclaim, but this tribute focuses on the community of queers, drag queens, and club kids she mentored at her iconoclastic New York boutique in the 1980s and ’90s.... Read more
  • Lovely

    Lovely

    USA , 2012 , 17 min. Sister Gertie in Wisconsin and Sister Lucinda in Brooklyn meet at last, deepening their internet friendship as nuns. With Lucinda’s unexpected work visit to the convent’s dairy farm, a dancing lesson leads to taking a bite of forbidden fruit.... Read more
  • Make Your Own Montage

    Make Your Own Montage

    USA , 2012 , 4 min. Make Your Own Montage was created as part of Reel Queer Youth video production and media literacy training for LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 13-20. In Make Your Own Montage, a superhero fights the good fight for all queers.... Read more
  • Mama Rainbow

    Mama Rainbow

    China , 2012 , 80 min. This touching documentary about being gay in contemporary China introduces us to six different mothers of LGBT children and their own version of a “coming out” tale, as they begin to recognize, acknowledge, and accept the sexualities of their sons and daughters.... Read more

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