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Your search by 'Death / Dying' identified 14 films


  • (the here and now) a visit

    (the here and now) a visit

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Shot in the stunning beauty of the Santa Cruz mountains, (the here and now) a visit is a meditative hybrid portrait of a friendship between two transgender pals.... Read more
  • 1985

    1985

    USA , 2015 , 9 min. Adrian, a man with AIDS, is about to move in with his estranged mother. There’s one problem: he wants to hide his symptoms, so he makes a home appointment with a beauty consultant.... Read more
  • Akron

    Akron

    USA , 2015 , 88 min. A spark of attraction, a budding romance, a dark family secret: tender first love between a pair of college freshmen is put to the test when a tragic connection from far in their past is unexpectedly revealed.... Read more
  • Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    USA , 2016 , 17 min. Those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s live an average of eight years after their symptoms first become noticeable—it’s been 12 years for Greg. He lives at a memory care facility in Chicago and can no longer live independently. Every day a man named Michael comes and visits for a couple of hours. No one can say for sure if Greg knows who Michael is or why he comes every day, but it see... Read more
  • Crystal Lake

    Crystal Lake

    USA , 2016 , 20 min. When a struggling young Muslim girl feels unsafe at the skate park, a group of girls takes over, forming an all-female force field on the half pipe.... Read more
  • Heartland

    Heartland

    USA , 2016 , 100 min. An Oklahoma artist reeling from her girlfriend’s death forms an unexpected bond with her brother’s polished business and life partner, who’s visiting from California. But when their friendship sparks a reckless romance, their worlds are turned upside-down.... Read more
  • Last Men Standing

    Last Men Standing

    USA , 2016 , 65 min. The emotional history of San Francisco’s gay community unfolds in the lives of long-term survivors who have found their own profoundly personal ways to celebrate, heal, love, and thrive in the aftermath of the devastation of the early AIDS crisis.... Read more
  • Persistence of Vision

    Persistence of Vision

    USA , 2016 , 11 min. This short documentary chronicles the experiences of blind photographer John Dugdale and the changes in his creative process after his loss of vision.... Read more
  • Pushing Dead

    Pushing Dead

    USA , 2016 , 108 min. In this quirky dark comedy set in San Francisco, a bureaucratic snafu keeps an HIV-positive writer from getting his prescriptions. Skewering healthcare bureaucracy, a gentrifying city, and the tribulations of being a longtime HIV survivor, the film features a terrific ensemble cast, including James Roday, Robin Weigert, Danny Glover, and Khandi Alexander... Read more
  • Retake

    Retake

    USA , 2015 , 98 min. An amorous game of manipulation and obsession commences after a businessman recruits a young hustler to play the role of “Brandon” on a road trip to the Grand Canyon, in this seductive, suspenseful drama of love and loss.... Read more
  • Thanks for Dancing

    Thanks for Dancing

    Norway , 2015 , 19 min. A tender glimpse of an aging couple set in snowy Norway, Thanks for Dancing finds two former pro skiers broaching—and avoiding—the fact that this may be their last winter together.... Read more
  • Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story

    Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story

    USA , 2015 , 63 min. An African American transwoman is murdered after police expose her as an informant. This documentary examines why her murder was not only a hate crime but also the consequence of systemic oppression and the continued criminalization of black bodies.... Read more
  • Upstairs Inferno

    Upstairs Inferno

    USA , 2015 , 96 min. An unsettling snapshot of what is considered to be the largest mass murder targeting gays in American history, this documentary gets inside the hearts and minds of a handful of vibrant people who are connected by tragedy and compassion.... Read more
  • Vámonos

    Vámonos

    USA , 2015 , 12 min. When Mac, a young butch Latina dies, her novia, Hope, must overcome personal grief in order to respectfully send Mac off into the afterlife as she would’ve wanted, in the ride-or-die inspired Vámonos.... Read more