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Your search by 'Black / African American' identified 22 films


  • Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992

    Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992

    Germany , 2012 , 81 min. Two things you should know about Audre Lorde: she had a deadpan sense of humor and after her cancer diagnosis, she believed being in Berlin added years onto her life. This lively documentary uses intimate home videos and rare footage to reveal a mesmerizing portrait of a feminist icon.... Read more
  • Call Me Kuchu

    Call Me Kuchu

    USA , 2012 , 87 min. The first openly gay man In Uganda, activist David Kato boldly fights homophobia and a new bill that would make homosexuality punishable by death. It’s a remarkable portrait of courage, and the inspiring final testimony of a true David fighting a vociferous Goliath.... Read more
  • CRUSH

    CRUSH

    USA , 2011 , 9 min. It’s Prom Night in the South Bronx, Michael is in for an evening of horror, hilarity and hope as he decides whether or not to kick it to his CRUSH.... Read more
  • Dyke Central Pilot

    Dyke Central Pilot

    USA , 2011 , 22 min. We travel across the Bay for the Dyke Central Pilot as butches Alex and Gin search for a third roomie, and newcomer Fabiana sets out to discover the real Oakland.... Read more
  • Four

    Four

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. In this adaptation of Christopher Shinn’s play Four, a closeted married man, his young daughter, a gay teen, and a minor drug dealer struggle to escape the dullness and desperation of their lives through temporary connections.... Read more
  • Free Man

    Free Man

    USA , 2010 , 17 min. While grieving the sudden death of his partner, Michael finds himself embroiled in a legal battle over burial rights with his mother-in-law in Free Man.... Read more
  • Fun In Boys Shorts

    Fun In Boys Shorts

    85 min. Our annual crowd-pleasing best of men’s comic shorts takes us to a backyard in Australia, a couple of front yards in Canada, a Bronx prom night, and a family’s apartment where someone loses his virginity at a religious holiday celebration.... Read more
  • Hella Love—QWOCMAP Shorts

    Hella Love—QWOCMAP Shorts

    94 min. From queer Asian family values, to a Mexicana mother coming out to her grown children, to magical musical film mash-ups with novice fairy godmothers, these joyous films rip the veil off societal expectations, elope with your heart and solemnly vow undying delight!... Read more
  • In The Life

    In The Life

    83 min. This potent compilation of Black queer shorts takes us on journey of keeping it real with fine fellas looking for love, campy Foxy Brown-inspired burlesqueploitation, strong ladies seeking understanding, and fierce allies confronting “The Church.”... Read more
  • Justin

    Justin

    UK , 2010 , 30 min. Justin Fashanu, the first openly gay professional U.K. footballer committed suicide in 1998. A decade later, the Justin Campaign against homophobia in soccer is kicked off and friends and members of the gay Brighton Bandits examine how racism and homophobia drove Justin to take his own life.... Read more
  • Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness

    Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness

    USA , 2011 , 16 min. A truly inspiring doc project about same-sex marriage from an African-American perspective, the film focuses on Massachusetts State Representative and Civil Rights Movement veteran Byron Rushing, who together with a group of progressive Black clergy and activists, took the campaign for same-sex marriage into the Black community, confronting the hostility of the church and finding important straigh... Read more
  • Mommy is Coming

    Mommy is Coming

    Germany , 2012 , 64 min. Sexy stud Claudia grapples with her vulnerability and a desire for more intimacy with her ice-queen femme girlfriend Dylan. This raunchy queer sex filled romance features a cast of top porn stars including Papí Coxxx and Jiz Lee.... Read more
  • Nefertitty

    Nefertitty

    USA , 2011 , 15 min. Nefertitty is one bad burlesque mother. The suckers in the city have found cocaine that turns them into albino zombies. They better run cause Nefertitty is back in town and it’s twirling time!... Read more
  • Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story

    Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story from ORAM (Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration) chronicles the challenges Paul faces as he tries to escape to the United Kingdom from Jamaica after being ostracized by his neighbors for his sexual orientation.... Read more
  • Slow

    Slow

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. Slow tells the story of an online hook up and each person’s very different expectations of the evening.... Read more
  • Stud Life

    Stud Life

    UK , 2012 , 80 min. Homophobia in urban London affects the lives of two best mates—a black lesbian stud and her gay male sidekick—and they are forced to reevaluate everything they know about love and friendship.... 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
  • Transgender Tuesdays: A Clinic In the Tenderloin

    Transgender Tuesdays: A Clinic In the Tenderloin

    USA , 2012 , 54 min. In the late ’80s, as AIDS raged, San Francisco opened the country’s first primary care clinic for transgender people, who came for the hormones and stayed for the healthcare which had long been denied them.... Read more
  • Two Bodies

    Two Bodies

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. Two Bodies examines sexual identity and the fragility of silence within a mother-daughter relationship.... 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
  • Whistlin’ Dixie: Queer Sounds, New South

    Whistlin’ Dixie: Queer Sounds, New South

    USA , 2011 , 30 min. In this foot-stompin’, guitar-strummin’ ride to the southland, amidst evangelical country radio and confederate flags you’ll find a new generation of queer activists. Rock, folk, bluegrass and country music all seem to waft in the humid air and it deeply informs their sense of community. In Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia, Whistlin’ Dixie investigates the comple... Read more
  • Wildness

    Wildness

    USA , 2012 , 74 min. Exploring the common urban problem of community, visibility and gentrification, Wildness is a love story between a young, idealistic transplant and the magical bar that takes him in and helps him grow up.... Read more