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  • 365 without 377

    365 without 377

    Italy , 2011 , 53 min. India’s LGBT community celebrates the first anniversary of the repeal of Statute 377, which decriminalized homosexuality, in this gorgeously photographed documentary which offers a vivid glimpse into a country on the cusp of change.... Read more
  • America’s Most Unwanted

    America’s Most Unwanted

    USA , 2012 , 21 min. Local director Shani Heckman America’s Most Unwanted reveals the lives of foster youth and exposes the homophobia in the foster care system.... Read more
  • 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
  • Ballroom Rules

    Ballroom Rules

    98 min. From foxtrot to tango, follow five Aussie couples as they prepare to compete against the world’s best queer ballroom dancers in this exhilarating and very personal doc.... Read more
  • Ballroom Rules

    Ballroom Rules

    Australia , 2012 , 77 min. From foxtrot to tango, follow five Aussie couples as they prepare to compete against the world’s best queer ballroom dancers in this exhilarating and very personal doc.... Read more
  • The Bears of San Francisco

    The Bears of San Francisco

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. The Bears of San Francisco are celebrated from beard to toe in a celebration of furry masculinity.... Read more
  • Beautiful Games

    Beautiful Games

    90 min. From Brighton to San Francisco to Sydney, this trio of short sporty docs takes a sweaty look inside the traditionally macho and homophobic worlds of soccer and rugby to see what happens when gay athletes create their own teams and leagues. ... Read more
  • Boy Cheerleaders

    Boy Cheerleaders

    UK , 2011 , 60 min. Armed with pairs of pompoms and an abundance of adolescent energy, the DAZL Diamonds cheerleading squad of South Leeds is preparing to become the first all-boy team to compete in the UK Cheerleading Championships.... Read more
  • Burmese Butterfly

    Burmese Butterfly

    Myanmar/Burma , 2011 , 13 min. Twenty-one-year-old hairdresser Phyo Lay provides a rare glimpse into the emergent gay community in Burmese Butterfly.... Read more
  • Citizen Change

    Citizen Change

    USA , 2012 , 48 min. Change is constant, but incremental. Citizen Change reveals how a dedicated group of LGBT pioneers from San Francisco’s East Bay blazed the trail for marriage equality by inventing the concept of “domestic partnership” and attaining its first-ever enactment into law in the city of Berkeley, CA in 1984. These remarkable activists’ stories create a vivid portrait of ho... Read more
  • Dearly Beloved

    Dearly Beloved

    74 min. Three endearing documentaries investigate the history of the LGBT community’s fight for marriage equality: from a gay couple who has been together for 54 years; to the work of Byron Rushing and other straight allies, to how a group of East Bay LGBT activists created the concept of “domestic partnership”. ... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart

    The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart, traces the relationship of two Oakland women, from their initial meeting and love affair, through the birth of their child, a boy with a heart condition who enriches their lives in ways they could never have imagined.... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: More Than Ever

    The Devotion Project: More Than Ever

    USA , 2011 , 10 min. Meet John and Bill, a couple who beat the odds through the decades in order to live an incredible 54-year love story. Their story of devotion is an inspiration to anyone wondering how to make love last.... Read more
  • Disaster (a personal geography)

    Disaster (a personal geography)

    USA , 2011 , 9 min. Any Bay Area queer with a go bag will identify with director Laura Green’s preoccupation with earthquakes, tsunamis and other natural phenomena, in Disaster (a personal geography).... Read more
  • Face 2 Face

    Face 2 Face

    USA , 2012 , 110 min. Successful Hollywood director Katherine Brooks (Loving Annabelle) discovers the power of true friendship in the digital age as she embarks on an impulsive 11,000-mile journey to meet fifty of her Facebook friends Face 2 Face.... Read more
  • A Force of Nature

    A Force of Nature

    USA , 2011 , 47 min. With A Force of Nature, Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple (Harlan County USA, Shut Up and Sing) is back, inspired by the dynamic whirlwind Ellen Ratner, who heads the Washington bureau of Talk Radio News Service. A reliable voice for old school FDR liberal democrats, the out lesbian Ratner reaches beyond political boundaries to genuinely befriend conservatives, bri... Read more
  • Girl or Boy, My Sex Is Not My Gender

    Girl or Boy, My Sex Is Not My Gender

    70 min. How does being raised as a girl affect the man you become? This insightful film moves beyond the transition genre to explore how four individuals (including Lynnee Breedlove and Rocco Kayiatos) choose to remake themselves when suddenly given new power and privilege.... Read more
  • Hold On Tight

    Hold On Tight

    Ireland , 2011 , 12 min. When it comes to same-sex relationships, showing your love outside of the home is sometimes a complicated personal and political choice. This short documentary moves between the public and private spaces in which lesbian and gay couples live.... Read more
  • Hollywood to Dollywood

    Hollywood to Dollywood

    88 min. Armed with a movie script, an RV named “Jolene,” and a birdhouse replica of Dolly Parton’s childhood home, gay twin brothers Gary and Larry embark on an epic road trip from LA to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in the hope of hand-delivering their script to Dolly during Dollywood’s 25th anniversary celebration.... Read more
  • I Am A Woman Now

    I Am A Woman Now

    Netherlands , 2011 , 86 min. A group of aging transwomen who shared the same groundbreaking surgeon in the ’60s and ’70s reflect back on their lives, sharing stories of pain and rejection, but also joy and triumph.... Read more
  • In Search of Avery Willard

    In Search of Avery Willard

    USA , 2012 , 24 min. Who was Avery Willard? Photographer, filmmaker, writer, publisher, leatherman, pornographer… this short uncovers the life and work of a groundbreaking yet forgotten artist.... Read more
  • The Invisible Men

    The Invisible Men

    Israel , 2012 , 69 min. Examining the multiple layers of identity that add up to make a person, award-winning director Yariv Mozer’s intimate film sheds light on a world where one cannot be gay in Palestine, or Palestinian in Israel. In this world, there truly are Invisible Men.... Read more
  • I Stand Corrected

    I Stand Corrected

    USA , 2011 , 83 min. This intimate and engrossing documentary follows jazz musician Jennifer Leitham’s career as a virtuoso of the upright bass and her liberating decision to risk everything to undergo sexual reassignment surgery.... Read more
  • Jacob Sterling

    Jacob Sterling

    USA , 2011 , 7 min. Jacob Sterling is a musical theater composer and this is his video submission for the reality show Project Barbra.... Read more
  • Jobriath A.D.

    Jobriath A.D.

    USA , 2011 , 102 min. Follow the riveting story of a child piano prodigy who ultimately became the first openly gay rock star. A window into the glam music scene of the ’70s, Jobraith A.D. shines a revelatory spotlight on an unsung gay icon.... 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
  • The Life and Death of Celso Junior

    The Life and Death of Celso Junior

    Greece , 2011 , 48 min. What is more important? The boots or the man wearing them or the man worshipping them? In a storeroom in Brazil, a pair of leather boots caught the eye of a young Celso and a fetishist was born. Today he is an artist making explicit fetish art. A former Bear who slimmed down just so he could wear more of his beloved gear, Celso is a bonafide boot pig! The Life and Death of Celso Junior is a... Read more
  • Look at Me Again

    Look at Me Again

    Brazil , 2011 , 72 min. Syllvio Luccio, a self-described “tacky and rude” trans-hetero guy, leads us on a personal journey through Northeastern Brazil as he finds common ground with the diverse cast of characters he meets on the road.... 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
  • Me @ the Zoo

    Me @ the Zoo

    USA , 2011 , 90 min. “Leave Britney alone!” words that would make Chris Crocker famous on YouTube. Behind these three simple words lies much more than a plea of empathy for a star being hounded by paparazzi. It’s a powerful cry of rage by a young gay man who fights against bullying in a platform that has changed how we can share stories.... Read more
  • Mississippi: I Am

    Mississippi: I Am

    76 min. Under the backdrop of the very Christian and traditionally homophobic southland, Mississippi: I Am examines the push from young people to bring LGBT civil rights issues to the forefront with some help from out Mississippi native, Lance Bass.... Read more
  • Mississippi: I AM

    Mississippi: I AM

    USA , 2011 , 46 min. Under the backdrop of the very Christian and traditionally homophobic southland, Mississippi: I Am examines the push from young people to bring LGBT civil rights issues to the forefront with some help from out Mississippi native, Lance Bass.... Read more
  • The Paper Mirror

    The Paper Mirror

    USA , 2012 , 26 min. In The Paper Mirror cartoonist Alison Bechdel and painter Riva Lehrer move away from representation of their immediate cultures and collaborate on a new artistic project.... Read more
  • Passionate Politics / A Force of Nature

    Passionate Politics / A Force of Nature

    105 min. Two short and inspiring documentaries: Passionate Politics shows how lesbian activist, writer and teacher Charlotte Bunch’s political engagement has set the pace for the international women’s movement. Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple celebrates whirlwind journalist and philanthropist extraordinaire Ellen Ratner in A Force of Nature.... Read more
  • Positive Youth

    Positive Youth

    57 min. Positive Youth is a documentary which follows four HIV-Positive youth (late teens to 27) in four different North American cities in Cinema vérité style.... Read more
  • Putting the ‘I’ in Trans

    Putting the ‘I’ in Trans

    Canada , 2012 , 6 min. Following some in-depth coverage by a major Canadian newspaper, LGBT community members are asked for comments on a long-overlooked aspect of identity.... Read more
  • The Queen of My Dreams

    The Queen of My Dreams

    USA , 2011 , 3 min. As a young girl, Fawzia Mirza fell under the spell of Bollywood heroines and their promise of love and feminine perfection; as an adult, she re-imagines it in a queer light.... Read more
  • The Right to Love: An American Family

    The Right to Love: An American Family

    USA , 2012 , 88 min. The Leffew family fights for marriage equality in a humble, powerful way. They post home videos on YouTube to let people know that they are just like any other loving family and absolutely deserve equal protection under the law.... Read more
  • Sexing the Transman

    Sexing the Transman

    78 min. In this intimate inquiry into transmen's sexualities, porn star Buck Angel (famously billed as “the man with a vagina”) asks transmen and those who love them about how their bodies, sexualities, and identities are affected by the medical and social process of transition.... Read more
  • Sexing the Transman

    Sexing the Transman

    USA , 2012 , 71 min. In this intimate inquiry into transmen’s sexualities, porn star Buck Angel (famously billed as “the man with a vagina”) asks transmen and those who love them about how their bodies, sexualities, and identities are affected by the medical and social process of transition.... Read more
  • Simply Rob

    Simply Rob

    UK , 2011 , 15 min. Simply Rob is a portrait of New York based poet and activist Rob Vassilarakis. Rob was diagnosed in 1993 as HIV-positive. Using a mixture of HD and Super8 footage, this film follows Rob as he tells his turbulent life story through his poetry.... Read more
  • Sister Mercy

    Sister Mercy

    USA , 2011 , 8 min. Kelli Dunham, a genderqueer comic, reflects on her time as a nun.... Read more
  • STRONG!

    STRONG!

    81 min. Castro muscle bears have nothing on Olympic Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth. This big, strong, healthy woman—who won a bronze medal in weight lifting at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney—challenges our traditional notions of health, beauty and femininity.... Read more
  • STRONG!

    STRONG!

    USA , 2012 , 76 min. Castro muscle bears have nothing on Olympic Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth. This big, strong, healthy woman–who won a bronze medal in weight lifting at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney–challenges our traditional notions of health, beauty and femininity.... 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
  • The Sydney Convicts

    The Sydney Convicts

    Germany , 2010 , 45 min. The Sydney Convicts Rugby Union is as tough as other Australian team; the only difference is it’s an all-gay male squad. In just 45-minutes, you get an incredibly intimate insight into the players’ lives—and a brilliant look around many parts of Sydney. Rugby is not a game for the faint-hearted. In very flattering shorts, players carb-up before practice, seriously work out... Read more
  • Taking a Chance on God

    Taking a Chance on God

    67 min. Pioneering gay priest, psychotherapist and teacher, Father John J. McNeill always knew he was gay and had intended to live as a celibate priest. But God had other plans and led McNeill on a more whole holy path.... Read more
  • Taking a Chance on God

    Taking a Chance on God

    USA , 2012 , 55 min. Pioneering gay priest, psychotherapist and teacher, Father John J. McNeill always knew he was gay and had intended to live as a celibate priest. But God had other plans and led McNeill on a more whole holy path.... 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
  • ub2

    ub2

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. How does a dating site user’s choice of words impact HIV-positive men? Ub2 debates the true meanings of terms such as “clean” or “disease-free” in the dating lexicon.... Read more

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