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Your search by 'Homophobia' identified 47 films


  • 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
  • The Arrival

    The Arrival

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. A light-hearted look at both the fear and non-event of LGBT people joining inclusive churches.... 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
  • Beyond the Team

    Beyond the Team

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. Take a peek inside the lives of the members of the San Francisco Spikes Soccer Club and see how they developed a deep sense of gay community, friendship and extended family on and off of the field.... Read more
  • The Bridge

    The Bridge

    USA , 2011 , 8 min. Kicking it on The Bridge a young vato braves the consequences of coming-out in his tough Los Angeles barrio.... 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
  • Call Me Kuchu

    Call Me Kuchu

    USA , 2012 , 87 min. The first openly gay man In Uganda, activist David Kato boldly fights homophobia and a new bill that would make homosexuality punishable by death. It’s a remarkable portrait of courage, and the inspiring final testimony of a true David fighting a vociferous Goliath.... Read more
  • Children of Srikandi

    Children of Srikandi

    Germany , 2012 , 74 min. The indeterminate-gendered mythical warrior Srikandi is the inspiration and role model for this anthology of stories, comprising the first film by queer women about queer women in Indonesia.... 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
  • Deep End

    Deep End

    Canada , 2011 , 8 min. When Dane’s older brother comes out to him, he has to choose between siding with his homophobic classmates or supporting his brother and becoming a social pariah.... 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
  • First Birthday (Dol)

    First Birthday (Dol)

    USA , 2011 , 12 min. Nick is a gay man living in Los Angeles with his partner Brian and their dog Chloe. When Nick attends his nephew’s First Birthday (Dol), he finds himself yearning for a life just out of reach.... Read more
  • Four

    Four

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. In this adaptation of Christopher Shinn’s play Four, a closeted married man, his young daughter, a gay teen, and a minor drug dealer struggle to escape the dullness and desperation of their lives through temporary connections.... Read more
  • Free Man

    Free Man

    USA , 2010 , 17 min. While grieving the sudden death of his partner, Michael finds himself embroiled in a legal battle over burial rights with his mother-in-law in Free Man.... 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
  • Hear Me Now

    Hear Me Now

    USA , 2011 , 16 min. In Hear Me Now, three deaf members of the local LGBT community discuss identity, activism, and adversity.... 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
  • 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
  • The Last Waltz

    The Last Waltz

    Australia , 2011 , 21 min. A young man loses his one and only love to a bush-fire disaster. Twelve months later, he returns to ballroom dancing, and he sees his dead partner on the edge of the dance floor for one final waltz.... Read more
  • Love Free or Die

    Love Free or Die

    USA , 2012 , 83 min. Macky Alston’s latest documentary deftly unwinds the riveting story of Gene Robinson, the first openly gay, partnered bishop fighting for LGBT inclusion in the Episcopal Church. Will love conquer all? And will the Church hold together?... Read more
  • A Map to Talk

    A Map to Talk

    Chile , 2011 , 81 min. A woman attempts to force an accord between her conservative mother and her girlfriend by inviting them on a day-long sailing trip, but the voyage only leads to more miscommunication, exposing the rockiness in both relationships.... Read more
  • Mariquita

    Mariquita

    USA , 2011 , 14 min. At his tia’s birthday party, a ten-year-old boy in an upscale Miami home takes advantage of a well-attended family gathering to make a very personal announcement in Mariquita.... 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

    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
  • Mixed Kebab

    Mixed Kebab

    Belgium , 2012 , 98 min. Cross-cultural pals Bram and Kevin travel from Belgium to Turkey, encountering family traditions, fundamentalist religious sects, unexpected romance and steamy sex in a hammam in Guy Lee Thys’s deftly balanced dramedy.... Read more
  • More or Less

    More or Less

    Brazil , 2010 , 14 min. Sandro and Ivo study together in a high school in Brazil but have a troubled relationship in More or Less. When there is less than expected, there may be more than you think.... Read more
  • My Brother the Devil

    My Brother the Devil

    UK , 2011 , 111 min. Brothers Mo and Rashid are growing up in a traditional Egyptian household in a modest London flat. As they each confront their different inner demons and phobias, they must learn it is love and understanding that take real courage—before they are torn apart.... Read more
  • The Naked-Boy Business, Part 2

    The Naked-Boy Business, Part 2

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. A dream-like confession set to music—two wrestlers, kicked off their team for posing nude, bare their souls and brave the consequences.... Read more
  • Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story

    Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story from ORAM (Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration) chronicles the challenges Paul faces as he tries to escape to the United Kingdom from Jamaica after being ostracized by his neighbors for his sexual orientation.... Read more
  • Prora

    Prora

    Switzerland , 2012 , 23 min. Prora is on the Baltic Sea, a mysterious, endless place that is a deserted former Nazi vacation center and communist military complex—here teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on a game that puts their friendship at risk.... 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 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
  • The Rookie and the Runner

    The Rookie and the Runner

    USA , 2012 , 11 min. In The Rookie and the Runner, a jogger in a park gets more than he bargained for when he encounters two handsome strangers.... 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
  • 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
  • Teens Like Phil

    Teens Like Phil

    USA , 2012 , 20 min. Teens Like Phil explores the complicated and painful circumstances surrounding a relationship in an effort to better understand the roots of the bullying epidemic.... Read more
  • Two Bodies

    Two Bodies

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. Two Bodies examines sexual identity and the fragility of silence within a mother-daughter relationship.... Read more
  • Two Guys in a Backyard

    Two Guys in a Backyard

    Australia , 2011 , 5 min. From Australia, we start with Two Guys in a Backyard where a man puts his friendship on the line during a backyard sparring session.... Read more
  • Unconditional

    Unconditional

    UK , 2011 , 92 min. An astonishingly brave and surprising coming-of-age story, Unconditional convincingly demonstrates the malleability of sexuality and gender in its story of an unsure teenaged boy romanced by a charismatic loan officer who wants him to wear women’s clothes.... Read more
  • UNFIT: Ward vs. Ward

    UNFIT: Ward vs. Ward

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. Who’s the better parent: a convicted murderer or a lesbian? This heartbreaking documentary chronicles the Florida custody battle between devoted mother and out lesbian Mary Ward and her ex-husband, convicted murderer John Ward.... Read more
  • United in Anger: A History of ACT UP

    United in Anger: A History of ACT UP

    USA , 2012 , 93 min. This first feature-length documentary examines how through ACT UP, a small group of men and women of all races and classes, came together to change the way AIDS was represented in U.S. culture and save each other’s lives.... Read more
  • What Do You Know? Six to Twelve Year-Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians

    What Do You Know? Six to Twelve Year-Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. In What Do You Know? Six to Twelve Year-Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians, elementary school students share their unique perspective.... Read more
  • The Wise Kids

    The Wise Kids

    USA , 2011 , 91 min. Questions of faith and sexuality run quietly and deeply in Stephen Cone’s brilliantly sweet coming of age drama about being gay and Southern Baptist in middle-class Charleston, South Carolina.... Read more
  • Yes or No?

    Yes or No?

    Thailand , 2010 , 107 min. The hesitant relationship between a girly college student and her boyish new roommate introduces Thailand’s first lesbian movie romance. This winsome romantic comedy doesn’t mask conservative Thai society’s disapproval of “tomboys,” their term for women who prefer women and dress like men.... Read more
  • Zenne Dancer

    Zenne Dancer

    Turkey , 2011 , 107 min. Tradition and modern culture collide in the lives of three gay men. The backdrop of Istanbul sets the stage for a struggle to be free—of tradition, of religion and ultimately, of oneself.... Read more