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Your search by 'Drag' identified 23 films


  • Brace

    Brace

    UK , 2013 , 25 min. In this gritty, contemporary, romantic drama set in London, Adam meets Rocky, a handsome and mysterious drifter. As the pair gets closer, Rocky seems eager to reveal a secret that Adam is not ready to hear. Silence abounds until one explosive night changes everything about the way they feel about themselves and each other.... Read more
  • Butterfly

    Butterfly

    UK , 2014 , 13 min. Adrianne and Karl, a transgender couple living in Ireland, both diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, share the story of their relationship and how it has changed their lives.... Read more
  • The Circle

    The Circle

    Switzerland , 2014 , 102 min. Seamlessly combining a thriller narrative with a documentary love story, The Circle is the astounding true tale of Switzerland’s 1940s–1960s magazine of that name—and the network of friends and lovers that formed around it, becoming one of the world’s first homophile societies.... Read more
  • Creatures of the Night

    Creatures of the Night

    97 min. The full moon rises, a comet streaks across the sky, and dark shadows stir in this wicked program of short films. The undead, immortals, and an original creature of the night luster in the twilight.... Read more
  • Derby Crazy Love

    Derby Crazy Love

    81 min. For both roller derby novices and the most seasoned jammers out there, this film offers an in-depth look at both the history of women’s roller derby and a portrait of a hard-as-nails team from Montréal called The New Skids on the Block.... Read more
  • Dinner at 40

    Dinner at 40

    USA , 2014 , 18 min. A neurotic Manhattanite finds his intimate birthday party turning into a comic nightmare in this sharply written, wonderfully acted short with a poignant touch.... Read more
  • Dragula

    Dragula

    USA , 2013 , 24 min. A high school senior overcomes his emotional dysfunction and self-esteem issues when he unwittingly meets Dragula—played by Rocky Horror Picture Show legend Barry Bostwick!... Read more
  • First Period

    First Period

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. Sixteen Candles meets Hairspray, with a dash of Strangers with Candy thrown in for good measure, in the hilarious camp explosion First Period, the gayest, drag-iest teen movie you’ll ever see.... Read more
  • Fun in Boys Shorts

    Fun in Boys Shorts

    87 min. Nothing is sacred and everything is hilarious in eight sparkling comic gems, which spoof everything from YouTube videos and online hookups to Harry Potter fanboys and self-absorbed gay-oisie. Come on down—the aisles are wide enough to roll in!... Read more
  • Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    85 min. This yearly program highlights films created in Frameline and TILT’s local Generations Film Workshop, as well as five other films featuring the powerful voices of youth and elders across the country.... Read more
  • Get Animated!

    Get Animated!

    68 min. Jimmy Carter, Chelsea Manning, lesbian penguins, and two rabbits named Tord share the spotlight in an animation program that is as wild as it is poetic.... Read more
  • Happy Birthday Cindy Wei

    Happy Birthday Cindy Wei

    UK , 2013 , 10 min. Happy Birthday Cindy Wei follows 15-year-old school underdog Cindy Wei as she takes her first steps towards building up confidence and overcoming her lack of cultural identity by the discovery of her mysterious cousin Michael’s well kept secret.... Read more
  • Heklina

    Heklina

    USA , 2013 , 15 min. The hair. The laugh. The stories. Heklina is the founder and hostess of Trannyshack, currently San Francisco’s longest-running drag show. From her early days growing up in Iceland, a discharge from the navy, overcoming drugs and alcohol, she has emerged as one of the premiere performers in the San Francisco alternative drag scene. Enjoy the show!... Read more
  • I Feel Like Disco

    I Feel Like Disco

    Germany , 2013 , 95 min. Flori is a pudgy teen who loves disco and struggles with his sexuality. And his overbearing dad just doesn’t get him at all. When Flori’s mom is suddenly gone, father and son must reconcile their relationship in this stellar fantasy-fueled coming-of-age dramatic comedy.... Read more
  • Jellyfish

    Jellyfish

    Malaysia , 2013 , 11 min. Set in a Muslim fishing village in Borneo Jellyfish is the coming-of-age story of Danice, a fourteen-year old fisherwoman who tastes first love with Riya—an alluring transgender woman who arrives in the village one day.... Read more
  • Ladies and Gentlemen: Phatima Rude

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Phatima Rude

    USA , 2014 , 24 min. For the last 20 years, Phatima Rude has pioneered the performative alternative queer punk drag scene that has now become internationally famous. Intimate and unflinching, this documentary follows Phatima's struggles and triumphs with illness, poverty, addiction, and gender identity.... Read more
  • Local Legends

    Local Legends

    88 min. Bambi Lake, Heklina, mr Pam, Phatima Rude, and Jason Mecier. You may know these names, but do you know their stories? Join us in celebration of these local legends as the artists share stories about their lives that are raw, brave, entertaining and above all else, inspiring.... Read more
  • Pepper

    Pepper

    USA , 2014 , 18 min. When the fabulous female impersonator Pepper happens upon an eight-year-old boy in need of a friend, the chance meeting triggers an unlikely friendship.... Read more
  • Priest

    Priest

    Uganda , 2013 , 7 min. An African priest wrestles with his conscience; using elements of magical realism and intimate close-ups, this film tells the story of his conflicting passions for God and men.... Read more
  • Rad Queers: Payasos L.A.

    Rad Queers: Payasos L.A.

    USA , 2012 , 9 min. Smashing taboos and redefining philanthropy, Rad Queers: Payasos L.A. offers an intimate glimpse into a group of gay Latino men who wear clown make-up, go-go dance at leather bars, and try to make the world a better place.... Read more
  • Social Networks (Make Me Feel Sh*t Sometimes)

    Social Networks (Make Me Feel Sh*t Sometimes)

    UK , 2013 , 3 min. Why does my life suck while everyone else is having #fun? And why won’t they stop Instagramming it? This musical short is a gender-bending variation on an all-too-familiar theme in our media-saturated society.... Read more
  • Wini + George

    Wini + George

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. Nine-year-old George is an outcast with a penchant for dolls and secrecy, but he finds an ally in reclusive Wini, whose open heart is far stronger than her rough exterior.... Read more
  • You’re Dead To Me

    You’re Dead To Me

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. How do you cope with the death of a family member‚ when you’ve already lost them in life? Andrea, a grieving Chicana mother, confronts an uninvited family member before her Día de los Muertos celebration. By night’s end, death offers her a choice that she couldn’t make in life.... Read more