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  • 54: The Director's Cut

    54: The Director's Cut

    USA , 2015 , 106 min. A naïve New Jersey boy becomes the belle of New York’s 1970s disco demimonde in this glittering recreation of an era. This revelatory new cut restores Mark Christopher’s original vision, in which the Studio 54 waiter (Ryan Phillippe) embraces hedonism and uses his sexuality to get ahead.... Read more
  • Actresses

    Actresses

    USA , 2014 , 11 min. For self-involved actresses love is sometimes sprinkled with a touch of constructive criticism.... Read more
  • Adrift in Sunset

    Adrift in Sunset

    USA , 2015 , 21 min. Dao is ready to go on her date but she also has to spend time with her mom who has Alzheimer’s—bringing her gallivanting ways to a halt. Is it really a good idea to combine the two?... Read more
  • After Love

    After Love

    Austria , 2014 , 72 min. A doomed love triangle forms between a fashion photographer, a trans call-girl, and an emotionally distant rentboy in this haunting, stylishly shot noir, calling to mind David Lynch by way of the French New Wave.... Read more
  • All About E

    All About E

    Australia , 2015 , 93 min. After they find a bag full of cash and end up on the run, E, a sexy but closeted DJ, and her gay best bud seek refuge with E’s ex-girlfriend. Set in Sydney’s nightclub scene and Australia’s stunning outback, this thriller is about finding yourself while living between worlds.... Read more
  • Audible

    Audible

    Iran , 2014 , 13 min. Set in Iran, this tale explores the possibilities of love far removed from the public arena, hidden in the shadows.... Read more
  • Baby Steps

    Baby Steps

    Taiwan , 2014 , 103 min. In this cross-cultural comedy, Taiwanese-American Danny and his American partner Tate contemplate having a child—anything but simple in the complex world of international surrogacy—when Danny’s well-intentioned but meddlesome mother unexpectedly arrives from Taipei and attempts to control the entire process.... Read more
  • Bare

    Bare

    USA , 2014 , 88 min. Sarah is trapped in nowheresville Nevada when the worldly drifter Pepper blows into town and opens her eyes to life’s possibilities. But is Sarah being seduced by a wily user, or is she herself using Pepper to break free?... Read more
  • Beautiful by Night

    Beautiful by Night

    USA , 2014 , 28 min. An exploration of the rituals of transformation by three older drag entertainers (Collette LeGrande, Donna Personna, and Olivia Hart) at Aunt Charlie’s Lounge in SF’s Tenderloin.... Read more
  • Beautiful Something

    Beautiful Something

    USA , 2014 , 91 min. In this sexy, gritty drama set during one night, four diverse gay men explore Philadelphia in search of love, art, and human connection. Wrong alleys turn up the unexpected—but not the unwelcome—for this smoldering quartet looking for love, brotherly or otherwise.... Read more
  • The Birthday

    The Birthday

    Germany , 2014 , 16 min. Young Taiwanese German immigrants Ron and May show that love can persist under the grey skies of Berlin in The Birthday.... Read more
  • Blood and Water

    Blood and Water

    USA , 2014 , 12 min. Blood and Water finds lust awash in neon on the streets of NYC’s dive bars, as a young student falls for her professor.... Read more
  • Caged

    Caged

    Netherlands , 2013 , 13 min. Dutch high schoolers David and Niels are best friends who run track together, but when one is outed and ostracized, the other must decide whether he sides with the bullies or joins his friend in solidarity.... Read more
  • Camouflage

    Camouflage

    Germany , 2014 , 8 min. During a military exercise in the woods, two soldiers cover each other’s faces in camouflage paint, as every trembling of their fingers carries the weight of the intimate moment.... Read more
  • Charlotte

    Charlotte

    USA , 2015 , 11 min. Alex, excited to have befriended the popular girl at school, will do anything to stay in her good graces. When her new friend wants to play house, Alex innocently plays along and develops feelings she doesn’t understand.... Read more
  • Code Academy

    Code Academy

    USA , 2014 , 16 min. Nisha Ganatra (Chutney Popcorn, Frameline23) returns with Code Academy a futuristic sci-fi short peeking into the inner world of adolescence, gender identity formation, and the role of cyberspace during a tumultuous time of growth.... Read more
  • The Dancer and The Crow

    The Dancer and The Crow

    Canada , 2014 , 4 min. Who we are on the outside does not always represent who we are on the inside. When one man takes a closer look at his inner self, he discovers the beauty he has been hiding from the world.... Read more
  • Drag Mama

    Drag Mama

    Australia , 2014 , 7 min. Poor Daniel. All this little Australian schoolboy wants is to wear the cute girls’ uniform to school, but that is simply forbidden. Enter his Fairy Drag Mother, who grants him a special fantasy that will last only until the stroke of midnight.... Read more
  • Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Belgium , 2015 , 105 min. In his dazzling and giddy glitter-bomb of a film, Peter Greenaway imagines what might have happened to the great Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein during a pivotal period of artistic and sexual awakening in 1931 while sojourning in Mexico.... Read more
  • F*ggot

    F*ggot

    Mexico , 2014 , 18 min. In 1990s Mexico, little Arturo is being bullied at school for girlish ways he can’t help. A rich fantasy life helps him cope and build a connection with his handsome uncle, who is struggling himself with HIV in an era of intolerance.... Read more
  • Finding Phong

    Finding Phong

    Vietnam , 2015 , 92 min. Phong is a young transwoman from a village in Vietnam beginning her medical transition. Over the course of a year, she finds her place in the world and among her family, learning that becoming a woman involves more than she expected.... Read more
  • Floating!

    Floating!

    Germany , 2014 , 86 min. Jana and Katha are ready to join their lives together, but the raucous bachelorette parties their closest friends arrange for them will test the bonds of their relationship and the true strength of their commitment.... Read more
  • Followers

    Followers

    UK , 2014 , 13 min. A gay African man in Wales finds himself the object of uncomfortable attention from several admirers: most surprisingly, an elderly church-going lady who sees something remarkable in the bump of his swimsuit.... Read more
  • The Future Perfect

    The Future Perfect

    USA , 2014 , 13 min. It’s the 22nd century and a time traveler is assigned against his will to return to 1968 to thwart a nascent virus; his insistent supervisor (voiced by Zachary Quinto) has deep personal reasons for sending him back to create “the future perfect.”... Read more
  • Gold Star

    Gold Star

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. Two basketball players confront their strained relationship in a game of one-on-one.... Read more
  • Golden

    Golden

    Germany , 2015 , 3 min. Festival favorite Kai Stänicke returns with a quick hitting tale of feeling different but discovering your place as a part of a shimmering community.... Read more
  • Health Class

    Health Class

    Canada , 2014 , 8 min. Trevor looks back on his public education to find it coming up short against the realities of his adult sexuality; so he confronts his sex ed teacher. The short’s genius comes from its explicit, re-imagined animated sex ed materials.... Read more
  • Henry Gamble's Birthday Party

    Henry Gamble's Birthday Party

    USA , 2015 , 87 min. Henry Gamble’s young life has been devoted to his family and the church over which his father now presides. On the day of his 17th birthday pool party, however, all the undercurrents of this gossamer world begin to surface.... Read more
  • Hidden Away

    Hidden Away

    Spain , 2014 , 96 min. A cross-cultural friendship between a restless Spanish teen and an undocumented Moroccan immigrant grows into something much more profound. This story of clandestine first love unfolds in non-linear fashion against a suspenseful and wrenching social justice backdrop.... Read more
  • Hole

    Hole

    Canada , 2014 , 15 min. Billy is a middle-aged gay man with a severe physical disability. Battling loneliness and unquenchable desire, he has only his home health worker, Craig, to turn to for help, in this brave and unforgettable character study.... Read more
  • How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

    How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

    Thailand , 2015 , 80 min. As the Thai military draft approaches, an 11-year-old boy tries to keep his beloved older brother close to home and out of the service; but in this tender drama, love and luck might not be enough, as he unwittingly sets in motion events that expose the limited options facing Thailand’s working poor.... Read more
  • I Am Michael

    I Am Michael

    USA , 2015 , 100 min. In a controversial transformation, committed gay rights advocate Michael Glatze (James Franco) shocked his followers when he renounced homosexuality and embraced a heterosexual life. Justin Kelly’s compelling directorial debut presents this true story in an admirably measured, non-judgmental fashion.... Read more
  • I Love Her

    I Love Her

    Ukraine , 2013 , 3 min. Lesbian love in Ukraine takes on charming melodic overtones as a songstress takes to the streets and sings despite the country’s stifling climate.... Read more
  • In the Grayscale

    In the Grayscale

    Chile , 2015 , 98 min. This sensitive romantic drama puts a delicate and mature twist on the classic coming-out story. Filmed in Santiago, Chile, it follows an emotionally ill-at-ease, married architect’s journey of sexual discovery, which switches into high gear after he meets an intriguing gay man.... Read more
  • In the Hollow

    In the Hollow

    USA , 2015 , 14 min. In May 1988, girlfriends Claudia Brenner and Rebecca Wight were attacked while hiking the Appalachian Trail. This docu-narrative recounts the shooting, Wight’s death, and Brenner’s desperate survival, as she returns to the trail for the first time since the attack.... Read more
  • Jason and Shirley

    Jason and Shirley

    USA , 2014 , 79 min. Director Stephen Winter presents a fictitious account of the making of Shirley Clarke’s seminal, controversial 1967 documentary Portrait of Jason, depicting the behind-the-scenes power struggle between the director and her eccentric subject.... Read more
  • Lady of the Night

    Lady of the Night

    France , 2014 , 11 min. A closeted man, tormented by years of regret, bursts into song (performed by Rent alum Adam Pascal) in a full drag tribute to his lost love.... Read more
  • Laundry Mood

    Laundry Mood

    Germany , 2014 , 5 min. A homophobic soccer coach tries to force his top player to leave the team.... Read more
  • The Little Deputy

    The Little Deputy

    USA , 2015 , 8 min. Filmmaker Trevor Anderson returns home to retake a problematic childhood photograph with his father in this concise, deadpan documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.... Read more
  • Liz in September

    Liz in September

    Venezuela , 2014 , 92 min. A tight-knit group of lesbian friends are enjoying their annual vacation on a beautiful Caribbean beach when Eva, a straight stranger, crashes the party. On a dare, the group’s heartbreaker Liz launches a seduction, with results that surprise them both.... Read more
  • Ma/ddy

    Ma/ddy

    USA , 2014 , 11 min. A grieving genderqueer widow overcomes obstacles to create the family she’s always dreamed of.... Read more
  • Margarita, with a Straw

    Margarita, with a Straw

    India , 2014 , 100 min. Laila is a talented young composer-songwriter from India whose cerebral palsy is only a minor hurdle to overcome in the fulfillment of her desires—which she finds in an unexpected source when she transfers to an American university.... Read more
  • Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Argentina , 2015 , 102 min. This sexy drama follows a group of Argentinian friends and lovers along two parallel storylines, each set in motion by one decisive act that creates vastly different romantic and erotic outcomes.... Read more
  • McTucky Fried High

    McTucky Fried High

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. An animated ensemble of irreverent teen foods navigate sexuality, gender identity, and high school cliques.... Read more
  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    USA , 2014 , 11 min. A woman under house arrest gets an unexpected visitor.... Read more
  • Naz & Maalik

    Naz & Maalik

    USA , 2014 , 85 min. Two Black Muslim teens hang out on a quiet Friday afternoon in Brooklyn, little suspecting that an FBI agent is on their tail. Maalik and Naz may be hiding something, but it’s not what the agent thinks.... Read more
  • The New Girlfriend

    The New Girlfriend

    France , 2014 , 105 min. In this exquisite tale of triangulated love Claire (Anaïs Demoustier) reaches out to her deceased best friend’s widower David (Romain Duris) only to discover he dresses as a woman in the privacy of his home, in the latest from director François Ozon.... Read more
  • Noam

    Noam

    Israel , 2015 , 15 min. Boy meets boy at tryouts for the school play in this sweet tale of first love and coming out … as an actor.... Read more
  • Open Relationship

    Open Relationship

    Spain , 2014 , 13 min. Oscar and Sergio have been in a comfy partnership for 5 years, but they are heading into choppy waters when one of them nonchalantly proposes an open relationship, prompting an unexpected response.... Read more
  • Out Again

    Out Again

    USA , 2014 , 4 min. A 16-year-old boy named Sam attempts to come out to his crush Jordan. After it fails to go the way he planned, Sam discovers an ability to travel through time and fix his mistakes until he can get the “perfect” coming out.... Read more

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