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  • 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
  • B.

    B.

    Germany , 2015 , 15 min. Don’t be fooled by the sophisticated stop-motion doll animation that gives B. a childlike charm; the bloody story—of repressed lesbian bombshell B. and her bisexual boyfriend K.—is a perverse twist on Saturday morning Barbie-mation.... Read more
  • Be Fabulous, First Stop: Sexitude

    Be Fabulous, First Stop: Sexitude

    USA , 2015 , 5 min. Welcome to Sexitude, a body-positive, sex-positive, age-positive dance class in San Francisco, created by D’Arcy Drollinger. The participants in the class represent all shapes, sizes, genders, sexual orientations, and fitness levels, and definitely know how to werk a look in neon spandex, fishnet stockings, and gold booty shorts. Although the class is a physical workout, what is more signifi... Read more
  • Be Right Back

    Be Right Back

    USA , 2016 , 13 min. The owner of a small vintage shop has more on her mind than selling clothes. Over the course of one incredibly eventful morning she finds herself lost in fantasies as each new set of customers sparks her vivid imagination.... Read more
  • BearCity 3

    BearCity 3

    USA , 2016 , 108 min. The beefy, burly boys of the sweet and sexy series return for a romp in the woods, tent-hopping and wisecracking their way toward true romance and out-and-proud parenthood on a campy camping trip as the beloved trilogy comes to a climax in a furry flurry of hirsute pursuit.... Read more
  • Before Midnight Cowboy

    Before Midnight Cowboy

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Lonely Cameron is getting over a breakup and has turned to a paid cuddler for regular companionship. But an uncomfortable disclosure threatens to change their ongoing professional relationship in this wry, touching vignette featuring some very sexy snuggling.... Read more
  • Being 17

    Being 17

    France , 2016 , 116 min. When Thomas, the adopted son of rural mountain farmers, has to temporarily share a home with the more urbane Damien, the two hostile boys are forced to negotiate the challenges of unspoken desire, in director André Téchiné’s alluring new masterwork.... Read more
  • Bittersweet

    Bittersweet

    USA , 2015 , 5 min. In this charming animated vignette, an anxious schoolboy scrambles to retrieve a valentine he’s accidentally sent to his secret crush.... Read more
  • The Celluloid Closet

    The Celluloid Closet

    USA , 1995 , 102 min. Exactly twenty years after its theatrical release, San Francisco-based documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman’s monumental film remains an indispensable—and profoundly moving—record of the way Hollywood depicted gays and lesbians throughout the 20th century.... Read more
  • Check It

    Check It

    USA , 2016 , 90 min. Desperate to survive state and police violence, a group of black gay and trans teens form a gang to protect one another. In a country where blackness is criminal, forming a gang is a radical act of resistance.... Read more
  • Closet Monster

    Closet Monster

    Canada , 2015 , 90 min. Teenage lust, woozy visions, and a talking hamster voiced by Isabella Rossellini bring to life a queer coming-of-age tale that’s as strange, scary, and sublime as the real experience—in this first feature by rising talent Stephen Dunn (Pop-up Porno, Frameline39).... Read more
  • Conversations with Gay Elders: An Intergenerational Film Project

    Conversations with Gay Elders: An Intergenerational Film Project

    USA , 2016 , 60 min. In this project-in-progress screening, director David Weissman (We Were Here, The Cockettes) brings viewers inside the experiences of gay men of the pre-Stonewall generation via filmed conversations, which are in turn edited by young gay filmmakers in a unique cross-generational collaboration.... 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
  • Daddy's Boy

    Daddy's Boy

    USA , 2015 , 78 min. With a nod to the French New Wave, writer-director Daniel Armando weaves together themes of fatherhood, family, and manhood in a stylish, sexy sketch of New York City—seen through the eyes of four young men involved in the low-budget porn scene.... Read more
  • A Doll's Eyes

    A Doll's Eyes

    USA , 2016 , 13 min. In his personal essay film, Jonathan Wysocki searches for the meaning behind his lifelong obsession with the movie Jaws. He recounts the terror that kept him out of the ocean during his childhood and the dark desire that drew him back as an adult. He returns to the ocean to discover a fear deeper than the shark stalking his imagination.... Read more
  • Film Hawk

    Film Hawk

    USA , 2015 , 75 min. Curator. Consultant. Mentor. Producer. Independent film guru. Bob Hawk is all that and much more. For 40 years, he has championed and discovered new film talent. Friends, admirers, and protégés share their love for the great impresario as he celebrates his 75th birthday.... Read more
  • Fire Song

    Fire Song

    Canada , 2015 , 85 min. Shane is at a crossroads. He can stay closeted on northern Ontario’s Anishinaabe reservation or go to college and live openly in Toronto. Only by embracing the fullness of his Two-Spirit nature can Shane find love, belonging, and his own way forward.... Read more
  • Folsom Street

    Folsom Street

    USA , 2015 , 6 min. Taking equal inspiration from the 1970s gay leather and S&M world and the universe of choreographer Bob Fosse, this short follows a leather daddy into a dungeon, where he whips the patrons into a kinky, sexually charged dance frenzy.... Read more
  • The Freedom to Marry

    The Freedom to Marry

    USA , 2016 , 86 min. Last year’s landmark Supreme Court decision upholding same-sex marriage was the culmination of decades of groundbreaking, uphill work. This inspirational documentary traces the surprising history of the cause, profiling Evan Wolfson and Mary Bonauto, the “godparents” of marriage equality.... Read more
  • From Afar

    From Afar

    Venezuela , 2015 , 93 min. When a middle-aged single man who cruises his Caracas neighborhood for rough trade takes a tough teenager into his home, the two confused, angry men negotiate a relationship that intertwines violence and romantic nurturing.... Read more
  • Front Cover

    Front Cover

    USA , 2015 , 88 min. Set against NYC’s cutthroat fashion world, this stylish romance is both charming and insightful as it traces the culture clash (and smoldering sparks) between a Chinese American photo stylist and the handsome Chinese movie star he is assigned to make over.... Read more
  • Furries

    Furries

    USA , 2016 , 33 min. In Furries, local filmmaker Eric Risher takes a trip to a convention in downtown Pittsburgh where thousands gather, wearing tails, hats with ears, and full-body animal costumes. They are furries: members of a growing subculture who share an appreciation for anthropomorphic animal characters. Frequently defined by the mainstream media as a purely sexual community, they must struggle agains... Read more
  • Fursonas

    Fursonas

    USA , 2015 , 82 min. Through a furry fray of intimate dramas and dilemmas, the fascinating individuals and universal longings of furries—or folks who don anthropomorphic body suits for role-play—come into snuggly view.... Read more
  • Gay USA

    Gay USA

    USA , 1978 , 78 min. Arthur Bressan created a gay-America panorama when he commissioned filmmakers throughout the country to record all June 1977 Lesbian and Gay Pride parades and marches. He then cut on-the-street interviews—with lesbians and gay men talking about their lovers and how they came out—with the resulting footage, including lesbians marching against housework and drag queens protesting fascism... Read more
  • Gaysians

    Gaysians

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. Capturing diverse portraits of queer and trans Asian Americans, Gaysians is an illuminating patchwork documentary that explores relationships with family and culture.... Read more
  • Girls Lost

    Girls Lost

    Sweden , 2016 , 105 min. In this delectably twisted fairytale of gender fluidity, three outcast girls’ dreams of boyhood become reality, sending them down a shadowy path of self-discovery.... Read more
  • The Glory Hole

    The Glory Hole

    USA , 2014 , 4 min. Two San Franciscans, together 22 years, recount their unlikely first date.... Read more
  • He Who Has Two Souls

    He Who Has Two Souls

    USA , 2015 , 17 min. In this gorgeous animated tale, an Inuit man hunts like the best of men and sews like the best of women. Tension builds like a taut bowstring about whom he should take as a partner, and the arrow hits home when he meets his match.... Read more
  • Holding the Man

    Holding the Man

    Australia , 2015 , 127 min. Based on the beloved 1995 memoir of the same name by Australian writer and activist Timothy Conigrave, this beautiful, sexy, and heartbreaking drama is a love story for the ages and a powerful tribute to a couple whose passion was on a collision course with HIV/AIDS.... Read more
  • A Holy Mess

    A Holy Mess

    Sweden , 2015 , 108 min. Simon and Oscar will soon be parents, courtesy of their best friend and surrogate Cissi. When they invite their (slightly homophobic) parents over for Christmas to share the good news, all holiday hell breaks loose, with results that are both hilarious and heartfelt.... Read more
  • Horses

    Horses

    Cuba , 2015 , 95 min. Inspired by the work of Robert Mapplethorpe, this imaginative, gorgeously shot drama from Cuba revolves around the disillusionment and thwarted longings of four artists in Havana: an ambitious photographer, a beautiful model, a sullen DJ, and a wealthy arts patron.... Read more
  • I Promise You Anarchy

    I Promise You Anarchy

    Mexico , 2015 , 100 min. A gritty, visually arresting portrait of contemporary Mexico City, this spectacular new drama from writer-director Julio Hernández Cordón follows a pair of skateboarding paramours who revel in their blissful sexuality and become involved in black-market blood trafficking.... Read more
  • Inside the Chinese Closet

    Inside the Chinese Closet

    Netherlands , 2015 , 72 min. Caught between a new gay consciousness in China and deeply rooted family pressures, Andy and Cherry attempt to maintain the illusion of heterosexual family life. Their efforts to resolve this conflict have a quiet but unshakable integrity.... Read more
  • Irrawaddy Mon Amour

    Irrawaddy Mon Amour

    Italy , 2015 , 58 min. In this colorfully immersive documentary, trans activist and shaman Myo Nyunt dares to organize a marriage ceremony in a unique gay-friendly village in the heart of Myanmar/Burma, where the brutal military junta severely penalizes same-sex relationships.... Read more
  • Jonathan

    Jonathan

    Germany , 2016 , 99 min. Gorgeous cinematography, a bucolic German setting, and a lyrical storytelling style make Jonathan—a tale about a later-in-life coming out and the repairing of a father-son bond—a uniquely sumptuous visual experience.... Read more
  • Kiki

    Kiki

    USA , 2016 , 94 min. More than two decades after Paris Is Burning, filmmakers Sara Jordenö and Twiggy Pucci Garçon’s vibrant documentary fast-forwards to the ballroom scene of today: an unapologetically flamboyant and political subculture centered on LGBTQ youth of color, for whom dance is far more than performance.... 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
  • Lazy Eye

    Lazy Eye

    USA , 2015 , 94 min. When a successful graphic designer in LA gets an out-of-the-blue message from an ex he hasn’t spoken to in 15 years, his deeply rooted dissatisfaction with his life begins to rise to the surface.... Read more
  • Loev

    Loev

    India , 2015 , 90 min. Young musician Sahil drops everything, including his boyfriend, to go on a holiday trip with his old friend Jai, only to discover that bubbling tensions and secrets threaten to derail his life.... Read more
  • Looking

    Looking

    USA , 2016 , 85 min. Rendered in the same radically real style that made the HBO series a watershed in the presentation of ordinary gay lives, Looking, the movie, reunites the show’s sexy San Franciscans in a romantic drama that delivers the sweet satisfaction of closure.... Read more
  • MASK4MASK

    MASK4MASK

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. In a world where fetish is the norm, the true nature of deviance stands out.... Read more
  • MeTube 2: August sings Carmina Burana

    MeTube 2: August sings Carmina Burana

    Austria , 2016 , 6 min. Fans of Fun in Boys Shorts from Frameline38 will cheer the return of August the human jukebox. Now meekly occupying a carnival booth, his playlist this year explodes into a pyrotechnic gay fantasia on Orff-ic themes.... Read more
  • Monster Mash

    Monster Mash

    Canada , 2014 , 21 min. In this sweetly comic homage to queer fanboys everywhere, two horror-film geeks meet at a costume party—one dressed as Linda Blair from The Exorcist, the other as Stephen King’s Carrie—and try to find common ground in their love of genre flicks.... Read more
  • No Strings

    No Strings

    UK , 2015 , 23 min. On a late evening in London, what starts as a one-night “no strings” hookup between Bryn, a Welsh loner, and Sean, his friendly Irish bedmate, threatens to go deeper… much to Bryn’s chagrin.... Read more
  • Out Run

    Out Run

    USA , 2016 , 75 min. Documentarians S. Leo Chiang and Johnny Symons turn an incisive international lens on the only LGBTQ political party in the world—the Ladlad Party of the Philippines, where beauty salons become campaign chapters and dubious party alliances are the norm.... Read more
  • Paris 05:59: Theo & Hugo

    Paris 05:59: Theo & Hugo

    France , 2016 , 97 min. Explicit sex has rarely been used to explore the contours of a new relationship so effectively. After a sweaty bout in a Paris sex club, Theo and Hugo take off together on their bicycles, engaging in beautifully crafted and moving dialogue that traverses an extraordinary range of personal and psychological territory.... 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
  • Pick Up

    Pick Up

    USA , 2015 , 20 min. Jesse is a driver for Pick Up, a ride-sharing service in LA. He’s begun falling for a very handsome regular passenger, but the secret Jesse decides to share may steer them both off course.... Read more

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