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  • 52 Tuesdays

    52 Tuesdays

    Australia , 2014 , 109 min. When her mother reveals plans for gender transition, 16-year-old Billie is pushed towards independence, and her time with her transitioning parent is limited to Tuesday afternoons. Shot only on successive Tuesdays to mirror the story, the film is an authentic exploration of desire, responsibility, and transformation.... Read more
  • An Exchange

    An Exchange

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. In this deceptively simple dramatic scene, a conservative family man finds comfort in a hotel room massage, while the masseur (and the audience) find out something rather less comforting.... Read more
  • Around the Block

    Around the Block

    Australia , 2013 , 104 min. In this vibrant, uncompromising vision of contemporary Australia, Christina Ricci and a young cast of rising Aussie talent illuminate an uplifting story of realizing one’s true identity despite the suffuse challenges of family, fiancés, and fear.... Read more
  • Bachelorette

    Bachelorette

    Germany , 2012 , 15 min. In Bachelorette Stefanie attends her friend’s bachelors party, but she doesn’t quite find a man, instead an enticing woman sparks her interest.... Read more
  • Bad Hair

    Bad Hair

    Venezuela , 2013 , 93 min. Young Junior’s obsessive quest for a luxuriant head of silky, straight hair threatens to compromise the already desperately pinched existence he shares with his unsympathetic mother and infant brother. This powerful, disquieting story of longing and unrelenting hardship is sweetly balanced with discerning compassion and moments of simple tenderness.... Read more
  • Barrio Boy

    Barrio Boy

    USA , 2013 , 8 min. A sexy, lyrical daydream: in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, a young Latino barber’s taboo romantic fantasies about his cute customer must remain a private, affecting voiceover shared only with us.... Read more
  • Being Stavros

    Being Stavros

    UK , 2013 , 10 min. In a bid to find true love, 32-year-old Stavros enters the Mr. Gay UK beauty pageant—things don’t go as anyone plans. Stavros’s challenge: He weighs three times as much as his competitors. This joyous, affirming, and poignant profile examines gay body image and just how to wear your underpants.... Read more
  • Bendik & the Monster

    Bendik & the Monster

    Norway , 2014 , 10 min. There’s a monster under your bed! But instead of achieving its goal of scaring young Bendik, this one decides to share its secret dream of becoming a singer. Bendik does the best he can in helping his new friend achieve this dream.... Read more
  • Best

    Best

    UK , 2013 , 3 min. Leaning against a rock wall in the British countryside, two chaps in formal attire have a heated quickie…three minutes that reveal a world of fraught relationships. Best won the Sundance London Short Film Competition 2013.... Read more
  • Blackbird

    Blackbird

    USA , 2014 , 99 min. A high school choirboy searches to save his soul against a backdrop of religion, Southern values, and African-American culture in the new film from the creative team behind Noah’s Arc and Punks (Frameline24).... Read more
  • Bombshell

    Bombshell

    USA , 2013 , 14 min. A ten year-old tomboy grapples with her loyalty to her trusted older brother and the need to stand up for herself.... Read more
  • Boy Meets Girl

    Boy Meets Girl

    108 min. Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl is a sweetly profound romantic comedy that vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of “non-traditional” love in a small town.... Read more
  • Boy Meets Girl

    Boy Meets Girl

    USA , 2014 , 95 min. Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl is a sweetly profound romantic comedy that vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of “non-traditional” love in a small town.... Read more
  • Boygame

    Boygame

    Sweden , 2012 , 14 min. A sexual practice session between two young men has its own rewards in this Swedish dramedy.... Read more
  • Boys Don’t Cry

    Boys Don’t Cry

    USA , 1999 , 118 min. With its indelible lead performance by Hilary Swank as a young Brandon Teena and its unstinting portrait of the violent undercurrent of the blue-collar Midwest, Boys Don’t Cry retains its power to stir the emotions fifteen years after its original release.... Read more
  • 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
  • Bradley Manning Had Secrets

    Bradley Manning Had Secrets

    UK , 2011 , 5 min. This is the story of Bradley Manning, not as a Wikileaks hacktivist but as a young American soldier going through a crisis of consciousness and identity. Animated in a rotoscoped pixel-art style and using dialogue from Bradley’s online conversations, this film explores issues of personal and political secrets, digital identity, and alienation.... Read more
  • Breed

    Breed

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Caught between two worlds, a son must decide whether being true to himself is worth the loss of his father’s approval. Only when he stands up for himself does his father see him for who he really is, and both must come to terms with what that means.... Read more
  • Broken Heart Land

    Broken Heart Land

    USA , 2013 , 81 min. An Oklahoma city council meeting unleashes homophobic and AIDS-phobic vitriol. A week later, a gay teen with a secret commits suicide. Zack’s death forces his grieving family to break their silence and connect with an activist community—and with a greater purpose.... Read more
  • Brute

    Brute

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. This lesbian retelling of an Iranian epic is a tale of two lovers separated by death. On the verge of taking her own life, a woman is taunted by death to let her die with a kiss from her long lost beloved.... Read more
  • Burger

    Burger

    UK , 2013 , 13 min. A fast food joint in Wales is the setting for this late-night slice-of-life vignette: we hear the everyday banter of its working-class customers, who by turns flirt, threaten, strut, compete, and somehow coexist.... Read more
  • Candy Cravings

    Candy Cravings

    Finland , 2013 , 7 min. Candy has just moved in with her girlfriend, but there is one problem: she has a very unusual eating desire. She goes to therapy to work through her issues as she wants the love, not the hunger, to win.... 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
  • Dead Weights and Balloons

    Dead Weights and Balloons

    Australia , 2013 , 7 min. A married woman explores the limits of what a colleague’s pep talk might include.... Read more
  • Dirty Boots (He Don’t)

    Dirty Boots (He Don’t)

    USA , 2014 , 5 min. A sexually charged day in the life of a gay biker gang in Brooklyn leads to unexpected outcomes in this music video for Gainesville indie-band Holopaw’s queer song “Dirty Boots (He Don’t).” Narrated by Peter Berlin.... Read more
  • The Disgustings

    The Disgustings

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. Think your friends are shallow? Wait till you meet this pair of insufferable LA narcissists who complain about the world and wonder why they’re still single.... Read more
  • The Dog

    The Dog

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. Immortalized by Al Pacino in the 1970s classic Dog Day Afternoon, unlikely gay-liberation icon and unrepentant ex-con John Wojtowicz, who attempted to rob a bank to finance his lover’s gender-reassignment surgery, is the complex and charismatic subject of this riveting documentary, filmed over more than a decade.... Read more
  • Dual

    Dual

    Denmark , 2013 , 102 min. Two women, a stranded Danish traveler and a Slovenian van driver, embark on an interlude that will have a profound effect on both. Dual is a bittersweet exploration of love, secrets, and the allure of travel.... Read more
  • Eat With Me

    Eat With Me

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. A middle-aged Asian woman leaves her bland marriage and winds up crashing in her gay son’s apartment. Mother and son attempt to reconcile their estranged relationship and rediscover their zest for life in this hilarious food-centered dramedy.... Read more
  • Elliot King is Third

    Elliot King is Third

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. A dystopic tale of gender enforcement set in a not-too-distant future, Elliot King Is Third is a sci-fi exploration of a society in which identity microchips are implanted into humans. Elliot wants to change his identity to live a safer life, but can he?... Read more
  • Facing Fear

    Facing Fear

    89 min. Fear comes in many sizes and takes on many faces; it can paralyze and define a person for a lifetime. This intensely moving program of shorts delves bravely into the way in which people face their fear, and how it can be a source of liberation and forgiveness.... Read more
  • Facing Fear

    Facing Fear

    USA , 2013 , 22 min. In this Oscar-nominated short, the worlds of a former neo-Nazi and the gay victim of his senseless hate crime collide by chance 25 years later. Both are challenged to examine their fears and beliefs, which remarkably leads to a rare collaboration. At its core, this poignant documentary examines violence, racism, homophobia, discrimination, and the ultimate act of self-love—forgiveness.... 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
  • Five Dances

    Five Dances

    USA , 2013 , 88 min. A reticent young dancer from Kansas struggles to gain his footing as an artist, a man, and a lover in this intimate drama set in New York’s modern dance world; the film features exquisite choreographed sequences—a must for fans of dance.... Read more
  • Floating Skyscrapers

    Floating Skyscrapers

    91 min. In this rare gay-themed feature from Poland, hunky swimmer Kuba dives headlong into the deep end of a passionate relationship with dreamy Michal, much to the chagrin of possessive mamas and girlfriends who tolerate the guys’ initial bromance but conspire to drown their true love.... Read more
  • Floating Skyscrapers

    Floating Skyscrapers

    Poland , 2013 , 85 min. In this rare gay-themed feature from Poland, hunky swimmer Kuba dives headlong into the deep end of a passionate relationship with dreamy Michal, much to the chagrin of possessive mamas and girlfriends who tolerate the guys’ initial bromance but conspire to drown their true love.... 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
  • Futuro Beach

    Futuro Beach

    Brazil , 2013 , 106 min. A lush, moody, and erotic tale set both in Brazil and Berlin, Futuro Beach depicts the intense bond that forms between a Brazilian lifeguard and the handsome German tourist he rescues from drowning.... 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
  • Go Fish

    Go Fish

    USA , 1994 , 83 min. Produced at the height of the New Queer Cinema movement, director Rose Troche’s debut feature first created a buzz 20 years ago as Frameline18’s Opening Night selection. This 1990s will-they-or-won’t-they rom-com tells the story of Max and Ely—and the friends who try to set them up.... Read more
  • Good Morning

    Good Morning

    Canada , 2013 , 10 min. The touching and funny breakfast-table encounter between a Canadian man hung over from his 30th birthday party, and the adorable 17-year-old stranger he finds crashing in his apartment.... Read more
  • Goodnight My Love

    Goodnight My Love

    USA , 2013 , 11 min. In an apartment building overrun by zombies, Aimee and Cynthia, a Black lesbian couple, hide in a laundry room. They spend what may be their final moments doing what any self-respecting dykes would do.... 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
  • Her With Me

    Her With Me

    Canada , 2013 , 13 min. A sexy Hollywood starlet escapes the fray of flashbulbs and finds her way into a mysterious stranger’s arms.... Read more
  • Holiday

    Holiday

    Ecuador , 2013 , 82 min. Against the 1999 collapse of Ecuador’s banking system in the wake of a corruption scandal, doe-eyed, sensitive Juampi feels his own world turn upside down when he meets leather-clad Juano, an indigenous Quechua, during a holiday visit to the Andes.... Read more
  • Home From the Gym

    Home From the Gym

    USA , 2014 , 6 min. In this beautifully shot, wordless scenario, a young man returns from the gym and undresses with a quiet, existential air.... Read more
  • I Am Happiness On Earth

    I Am Happiness On Earth

    Mexico , 2013 , 124 min. A famous film director confuses the process of artistic creation with sexual conquest when his filmic narratives interrupt his “real life”—bodies express desire, longing, and loss in this searingly sensual meditation.... Read more
  • In the City of Shy Hunters

    In the City of Shy Hunters

    82 min. This handsome collection of shorts puts images and representations of transguys front and center. From seemingly familiar greetings and unfamiliar goodbyes, to finding empowerment thru embodiment, to sci-fi ruminations on self and society, these shorts highlight bravely authentic, resilient, and self-defined men.... Read more

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