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Your search by 'Drag' identified 22 films


  • Bay Area Buffet

    Bay Area Buffet

    96 min. From the drag queens and bears of the Castro to the butches of Oakland, this year’s local cinematic smorgasbord provides a little something for any queer Bay Area film lover.... 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
  • Empire of Evil

    Empire of Evil

    83 min. This program contains three of the wackiest, most outlandish films at Frameline36. Feast your eyes on an inter-galactic gay super hero, a John Waters-like fairy tale, and a lurid and sleazy life and death drama by George Kuchar. ... Read more
  • Empire of Evil

    Empire of Evil

    USA , 2011 , 51 min. This film by George Kuchar was his last student class film. The celebrated underground film director, who just passed away last year, had this to say about Empire of Evil, “This high octane drama that I made with my students at the SF Art Institute chronicles the moral decline of it’s heroine, as the love of a man she obsesses over drives her over something else: a cliff into he... Read more
  • Fly By Night

    Fly By Night

    85 min. This wonderful shorts program is an eclectic collection containing dramatic and comic stories about the sorrows and joys of our lives and how it affects our lovers, our families and our friends.... Read more
  • A Good Son

    A Good Son

    Mexico , 2011 , 21 min. A Good Son is forced to decide whether he will pursue his dream or remain on his family farm to fulfill what is expected of him.... Read more
  • Looking for Jiro

    Looking for Jiro

    USA , 2011 , 6 min. Jiro Onuma worked in the prison mess hall along side muscular men, and Looking for Jiro is a musical mash-up video featuring drag king performance, U.S. propaganda footage, muscle building and homo-erotic bread making.... Read more
  • Love and Anger

    Love and Anger

    USA , 2012 , 17 min. In Love and Anger, the tale of Cousin Wonderlette whose mother has treated her like human garbage (literally) her entire life. One day she discovers she has a clumsy and unsophisticated Fairy Godmother who transports her to a far away land from another time.... Read more
  • The Maiden and The Princess

    The Maiden and The Princess

    USA , 2011 , 18 min. Emmy kisses a girl on the playground and is left feeling isolated and alone. The Grand High Council of Fairy Tale Rules and Standards sends her a hetero-normative fairytale to set her down the ‘right’ path in The Maiden and The Princess.... Read more
  • Mila Caos

    Mila Caos

    Cuba , 2011 , 18 min. Every weekend at an illegal drag show in a suburb of Havana, 17-year old Sebastián transforms into Mila Caos, but Sebastián suffers from his mother’s indifference and dreams that one day she will see him on stage.... Read more
  • My Inner Turmoil

    My Inner Turmoil

    USA , 2012 , 9 min. In My Inner Turmoil, an Indian woman (Aneesh Sheth) faces angst as she navigates living life in two genders.... Read more
  • Nefertitty

    Nefertitty

    USA , 2011 , 15 min. Nefertitty is one bad burlesque mother. The suckers in the city have found cocaine that turns them into albino zombies. They better run cause Nefertitty is back in town and it’s twirling time!... Read more
  • Nisa

    Nisa

    USA , 2010 , 12 min. A teenage prostitute must take creative measures to escape a brothel when her secret is discovered in Nisa.... Read more
  • Off Castro

    Off Castro

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. The drag culture of San Francisco is examined in a doc featuring local performers sure to tickle your pickle in Off Castro--concept by Sarah Willis.... Read more
  • Queen

    Queen

    USA , 2011 , 22 min. A suddenly single drag chanteuse tries to fill the void in her life after her plans to start a family fall apart in Queen.... 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
  • Scar

    Scar

    USA , 2011 , 3 min. A troubled teen discovers tools to help him navigate his discovery that he is gay, and possibly transgender in Scar, created in BAVC’s Factory youth program.... Read more
  • Silver Stiletto

    Silver Stiletto

    Australia , 2011 , 15 min. In Silver Stiletto two straight men are found dead in a dumpster outside of a gay bar and their wounds suggest the actions of a trained killer—could a disheveled drag queen really be responsible?... Read more
  • Ursula’s Victory

    Ursula’s Victory

    Spain , 2011 , 17 min. In Ursula’s Victory it’s a stormy night, Ursula stops at the gate of an old cemetery and breaks the chains that keep her from entering. In her right hand she is holding a shovel, and in her left, a heavy suitcase…what does Ursula unearth?... Read more
  • Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads

    Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads

    USA , 2011 , 83 min. Varla Jean is at it again in this epically campy screen adaptation of her hit musical Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads. Follow Varla as she attempts to move from dive bars and bathhouses to hosting her own children’s television show.... Read more
  • What’s in a Name

    What’s in a Name

    Belgium , 2010 , 70 min. With a deft combination of unobtrusive documentary camera work and hallucinogenic theatrical sequences, Eva Küpper’s debut film What’s in a Name reveals a fascinating segment of gender terrorist and body art performer Jon Cory’s (a.k.a. Rose Wood’s) journey.... Read more
  • Wildness

    Wildness

    USA , 2012 , 74 min. Exploring the common urban problem of community, visibility and gentrification, Wildness is a love story between a young, idealistic transplant and the magical bar that takes him in and helps him grow up.... Read more