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Your search by 'Butch / Femme Issues' identified 18 films


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • like rats leaving a sinking ship

    like rats leaving a sinking ship

    Germany , 2012 , 25 min. Personal narrative and clinical objectivity combine in a multilayered narrative about the psychiatric assessments imposed on transgendered people and the nature of personal memory. The narrator shifts voices and stories in an attempt to placate to a rotting system and, at the same time, desert it for something better.... Read more
  • Riot Ghoul

    Riot Ghoul

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. Lisa is bored with Brad, her jerk boyfriend, when she meets Valerie, a mysterious grrrl outside a punk show. Lisa becomes enamored with Valerie but soon discovers a shocking truth about her past, learning sisterhood is far from dead.... Read more
  • She: tHEiR Love Story

    She: tHEiR Love Story

    Thailand , 2012 , 90 min. Bright, entertaining and unabashedly soapy, She follows two Thai lesbians as they fall for ostensibly straight women. At times uproariously funny, the film is a crash course in Thai lesbian life.... Read more
  • Through the Window

    Through the Window

    Israel , 2011 , 12 min. Yoni, who is deep in the closet, is torn between her great love and her family, when only a window separates the two.... Read more
  • Transpass

    Transpass

    USA , 2012 , 16 min. This short doc exposes the negative effects of the gender sticker on the Philadelphia public transportation pass.... Read more
  • Valencia

    Valencia

    USA , 2012 , 100 min. Valencia (based on the novel by Michelle Tea) showcases 18 visions of one girl’s heartbreaks, friendships, and wild experiences while finding herself in her community of fabulous, strange, artsy, genderqueer folks.... Read more