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  • (Orpheus) The Poetics of Finitude

    (Orpheus) The Poetics of Finitude

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. This deconstruction of the myth of Orpheus uses live action (from Cocteau’s Orphée), animation, sound, and text to create a visual poem.... Read more
  • 54: The Director's Cut

    54: The Director's Cut

    USA , 2015 , 106 min. A naïve New Jersey boy becomes the belle of New York’s 1970s disco demimonde in this glittering recreation of an era. This revelatory new cut restores Mark Christopher’s original vision, in which the Studio 54 waiter (Ryan Phillippe) embraces hedonism and uses his sexuality to get ahead.... Read more
  • After Love

    After Love

    Austria , 2014 , 72 min. A doomed love triangle forms between a fashion photographer, a trans call-girl, and an emotionally distant rentboy in this haunting, stylishly shot noir, calling to mind David Lynch by way of the French New Wave.... Read more
  • The Album

    The Album

    USA , 2014 , 14 min. Former SF-based director Ray Rea examines the role of photography in documenting history, inspired by an album of rare photos from his Great Uncle Warren, a pre-Stonewall gay man who thoroughly documented his life in NY.... Read more
  • Alex and Ali

    Alex and Ali

    USA , 2014 , 83 min. Two improbable soul mates, an American Peace Corps volunteer and a handsome Iranian in pre-revolutionary Iran, become lovers-in-secret for ten years before they are forced to separate. Thirty-five years later, despite obstacles, they reunite and attempt to rekindle their relationship.... Read more
  • All About E

    All About E

    Australia , 2015 , 93 min. After they find a bag full of cash and end up on the run, E, a sexy but closeted DJ, and her gay best bud seek refuge with E’s ex-girlfriend. Set in Sydney’s nightclub scene and Australia’s stunning outback, this thriller is about finding yourself while living between worlds.... Read more
  • Baby Steps

    Baby Steps

    Taiwan , 2014 , 103 min. In this cross-cultural comedy, Taiwanese-American Danny and his American partner Tate contemplate having a child—anything but simple in the complex world of international surrogacy—when Danny’s well-intentioned but meddlesome mother unexpectedly arrives from Taipei and attempts to control the entire process.... Read more
  • Bearmania

    Bearmania

    USA , 2014 , 3 min. Emerging from a swamp of shimmery black liquid, two nude men face off before wrestling in this sexually charged explosion of flesh and glitter.... Read more
  • Beautiful by Night

    Beautiful by Night

    USA , 2014 , 28 min. An exploration of the rituals of transformation by three older drag entertainers (Collette LeGrande, Donna Personna, and Olivia Hart) at Aunt Charlie’s Lounge in SF’s Tenderloin.... Read more
  • Beautiful Something

    Beautiful Something

    USA , 2014 , 91 min. In this sexy, gritty drama set during one night, four diverse gay men explore Philadelphia in search of love, art, and human connection. Wrong alleys turn up the unexpected—but not the unwelcome—for this smoldering quartet looking for love, brotherly or otherwise.... Read more
  • Bedding Andrew

    Bedding Andrew

    Canada , 2014 , 5 min. Andrew, a man with cerebral palsy and an indomitable spirit and humor, reflects on his first sexual encounter and how the event shaped his identity as a gay man.... Read more
  • Caged

    Caged

    Netherlands , 2013 , 13 min. Dutch high schoolers David and Niels are best friends who run track together, but when one is outed and ostracized, the other must decide whether he sides with the bullies or joins his friend in solidarity.... Read more
  • Camouflage

    Camouflage

    Germany , 2014 , 8 min. During a military exercise in the woods, two soldiers cover each other’s faces in camouflage paint, as every trembling of their fingers carries the weight of the intimate moment.... Read more
  • El Canto del Colibrí

    El Canto del Colibrí

    USA , 2015 , 50 min. In this intimate, candid, and deeply personal documentary, Latino fathers across the country recount the impact of their children’s coming out, while discussing issues of immigration, culture, prejudice, compassion, and understanding.... Read more
  • Cherry Bomb

    Cherry Bomb

    USA , 2015 , 3 min. Peaches Christ directs this over-the-top, awesomely wrong, grossly goofball short starring Peggy L’Eggs as a starlet who is rapidly losing her grip—and bodily fluids.... Read more
  • Desert Migration

    Desert Migration

    USA , 2015 , 80 min. Palm Springs, California, an oasis of intense heat and Speedo-clad hotties, and a haven of a healing community for throngs of aging gay men contending with HIV/AIDS in a lost horizon of rejuvenating sunshine, is profiled with remarkable candor in this elegant, dignified documentary.... Read more
  • Do I Sound Gay?

    Do I Sound Gay?

    USA , 2014 , 77 min. Is it the sibilant “s,” or the drawn-out vowels? In this lighthearted yet thought-provoking documentary, filmmaker David Thorpe is on a quest to understand his “gay voice”—consulting speech experts as well as celebrities like David Sedaris, Tim Gunn, and George Takei.... Read more
  • Drag Mama

    Drag Mama

    Australia , 2014 , 7 min. Poor Daniel. All this little Australian schoolboy wants is to wear the cute girls’ uniform to school, but that is simply forbidden. Enter his Fairy Drag Mother, who grants him a special fantasy that will last only until the stroke of midnight.... Read more
  • Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    USA , 2015 , 105 min. From new tensions in old friendships to sex scenes that will make you gasp and bite your lower lip, this Oakland webseries gives you everything you want—and everything you didn’t realize you craved until you watched this show.... Read more
  • Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Belgium , 2015 , 105 min. In his dazzling and giddy glitter-bomb of a film, Peter Greenaway imagines what might have happened to the great Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein during a pivotal period of artistic and sexual awakening in 1931 while sojourning in Mexico.... Read more
  • Engender

    Engender

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Peaches Christ, Chaka Corn, and Honey Mahogany lend their voices in this short doc that looks at drag queens as emblems of queer visibility and drag culture as an inherently progressive force.... Read more
  • F*ggot

    F*ggot

    Mexico , 2014 , 18 min. In 1990s Mexico, little Arturo is being bullied at school for girlish ways he can’t help. A rich fantasy life helps him cope and build a connection with his handsome uncle, who is struggling himself with HIV in an era of intolerance.... Read more
  • Fassbinder — To Love Without Demands

    Fassbinder — To Love Without Demands

    Denmark , 2015 , 106 min. This bracing documentary examines the brilliant and taboo-breaking film director R.W. Fassbinder’s life and work from a psychological standpoint, drawing on strikingly candid recent conversations with key intimates and rarely seen interviews that the filmmaker recorded with Fassbinder in the 1970s.... Read more
  • Followers

    Followers

    UK , 2014 , 13 min. A gay African man in Wales finds himself the object of uncomfortable attention from several admirers: most surprisingly, an elderly church-going lady who sees something remarkable in the bump of his swimsuit.... Read more
  • From the Beginning

    From the Beginning

    USA , 2014 , 6 min. In a redwood forest, three friends dance in this gorgeously shot modern dance short film by the director of the feature film, Test.... Read more
  • The Future Perfect

    The Future Perfect

    USA , 2014 , 13 min. It’s the 22nd century and a time traveler is assigned against his will to return to 1968 to thwart a nascent virus; his insistent supervisor (voiced by Zachary Quinto) has deep personal reasons for sending him back to create “the future perfect.”... Read more
  • Game Face

    Game Face

    USA , 2015 , 95 min. This forthright and sincere doc tracks the parallel stories of the first transgender pro mixed martial arts fighter, Fallon Fox, and a gay college hoops player who is cautiously planning his coming out, as they struggle for acceptance within their sports and society.... Read more
  • Give Him Something Red

    Give Him Something Red

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. A young black artist looks at his choices and how they might impact the rest of his life.... Read more
  • Gold Star

    Gold Star

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. Two basketball players confront their strained relationship in a game of one-on-one.... Read more
  • Golden

    Golden

    Germany , 2015 , 3 min. Festival favorite Kai Stänicke returns with a quick hitting tale of feeling different but discovering your place as a part of a shimmering community.... Read more
  • Guidance

    Guidance

    Canada , 2014 , 80 min. A liquored-up former child star channels his inner Stuart Smalley and prepares for the ultimate role: impersonating a high school guidance counselor. His hilariously inappropriate remedies lead him down an unexpected path of self-realization.... Read more
  • Health Class

    Health Class

    Canada , 2014 , 8 min. Trevor looks back on his public education to find it coming up short against the realities of his adult sexuality; so he confronts his sex ed teacher. The short’s genius comes from its explicit, re-imagined animated sex ed materials.... Read more
  • Heavenly Peace

    Heavenly Peace

    USA , 2014 , 5 min. A cherub uses his manipulative ways to reunite a couple at Christmas.... Read more
  • Hidden Away

    Hidden Away

    Spain , 2014 , 96 min. A cross-cultural friendship between a restless Spanish teen and an undocumented Moroccan immigrant grows into something much more profound. This story of clandestine first love unfolds in non-linear fashion against a suspenseful and wrenching social justice backdrop.... Read more
  • Hole

    Hole

    Canada , 2014 , 15 min. Billy is a middle-aged gay man with a severe physical disability. Battling loneliness and unquenchable desire, he has only his home health worker, Craig, to turn to for help, in this brave and unforgettable character study.... Read more
  • How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

    How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

    Thailand , 2015 , 80 min. As the Thai military draft approaches, an 11-year-old boy tries to keep his beloved older brother close to home and out of the service; but in this tender drama, love and luck might not be enough, as he unwittingly sets in motion events that expose the limited options facing Thailand’s working poor.... Read more
  • I Am Michael

    I Am Michael

    USA , 2015 , 100 min. In a controversial transformation, committed gay rights advocate Michael Glatze (James Franco) shocked his followers when he renounced homosexuality and embraced a heterosexual life. Justin Kelly’s compelling directorial debut presents this true story in an admirably measured, non-judgmental fashion.... Read more
  • I Do

    I Do

    Brazil , 2014 , 20 min. In sunshiny Rio de Janeiro, Junior is planning to delight his long-term boyfriend Andre with a marriage proposal and has planned an elaborate surprise; but things don’t go quite as planned, leading them to some uncomfortable new understandings in this charming romantic short comedy.... Read more
  • In the Grayscale

    In the Grayscale

    Chile , 2015 , 98 min. This sensitive romantic drama puts a delicate and mature twist on the classic coming-out story. Filmed in Santiago, Chile, it follows an emotionally ill-at-ease, married architect’s journey of sexual discovery, which switches into high gear after he meets an intriguing gay man.... Read more
  • Jason and Shirley

    Jason and Shirley

    USA , 2014 , 79 min. Director Stephen Winter presents a fictitious account of the making of Shirley Clarke’s seminal, controversial 1967 documentary Portrait of Jason, depicting the behind-the-scenes power struggle between the director and her eccentric subject.... Read more
  • Lady of the Night

    Lady of the Night

    France , 2014 , 11 min. A closeted man, tormented by years of regret, bursts into song (performed by Rent alum Adam Pascal) in a full drag tribute to his lost love.... Read more
  • Larry Kramer in Love and Anger

    Larry Kramer in Love and Anger

    USA , 2015 , 82 min. A gripping, warts-and-all tribute to one of our most important gay activists, this documentary is a compelling account of the onset and terrible escalation of the AIDS crisis in the United States, an epidemic that came to define Kramer’s life and work.... Read more
  • Laundry Mood

    Laundry Mood

    Germany , 2014 , 5 min. A homophobic soccer coach tries to force his top player to leave the team.... Read more
  • The Little Deputy

    The Little Deputy

    USA , 2015 , 8 min. Filmmaker Trevor Anderson returns home to retake a problematic childhood photograph with his father in this concise, deadpan documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.... Read more
  • Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Argentina , 2015 , 102 min. This sexy drama follows a group of Argentinian friends and lovers along two parallel storylines, each set in motion by one decisive act that creates vastly different romantic and erotic outcomes.... Read more
  • McTucky Fried High

    McTucky Fried High

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. An animated ensemble of irreverent teen foods navigate sexuality, gender identity, and high school cliques.... Read more
  • A Message for the Future: Stories from the AIDS Frontlines

    A Message for the Future: Stories from the AIDS Frontlines

    USA , 2014 , 6 min. The film is a short documentary with messages for the future generation about HIV/AIDS from the experiences of people in the early days of the epidemic to today.... Read more
  • Mini Supreme

    Mini Supreme

    USA , 2015 , 9 min. After losing his dead-end corporate job, Jeremie finally resolves to follow his own dream: he decides to enter a little girls’ beauty pageant, tutu and all, claiming he has a growth disorder. The pageant moms are not amused, but Jeremie is one determined pageant queen.... Read more
  • My Life Is A Dream

    My Life Is A Dream

    USA , 2015 , 8 min. Perky and portly Cousin Wonderlette never imagined she’d meet the man of her dreams, so when her dreams turn into nightmares she’s not so surprised. In this dark comedy, we follow CW on a disturbing journey to creepy places where she encounters demented housewives, greedy swine, and sexual deviants.... Read more
  • Myrna the Monster

    Myrna the Monster

    USA , 2014 , 14 min. A heart-broken alien dreamer from the moon transitions into adult life in Los Angeles like any other twentysomething in this stunning short, which combines live action, animation, and the most lovable puppet ever, Myrna.... Read more

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