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Your search by 'Homophobia' identified 25 films


  • 11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke

    11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke

    USA , 2015 , 8 min. Dorothy, a tough-as-nails butch who kicked ass and took names (including the names of a few lovers) gives an abridged history lesson and offers up a perspective only possible with a PhD from the School of Life.... 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
  • El Canto del Colibrí

    El Canto del Colibrí

    USA , 2015 , 50 min. In this intimate, candid, and deeply personal documentary, Latino fathers across the country recount the impact of their children’s coming out, while discussing issues of immigration, culture, prejudice, compassion, and understanding.... Read more
  • Deep Run

    Deep Run

    USA , 2015 , 75 min. Young transman Cole and his girlfriend Ashley seek spiritual refuge in a welcoming church—a daunting challenge in rural North Carolina, where conservative Christianity rules. What ultimately saves them is deep love for themselves, each other, and their God.... Read more
  • Do I Sound Gay?

    Do I Sound Gay?

    USA , 2014 , 77 min. Is it the sibilant “s,” or the drawn-out vowels? In this lighthearted yet thought-provoking documentary, filmmaker David Thorpe is on a quest to understand his “gay voice”—consulting speech experts as well as celebrities like David Sedaris, Tim Gunn, and George Takei.... 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
  • Happy & Gay

    Happy & Gay

    Canada , 2014 , 11 min. Two couples go out for a rollicking night on the town in this subversive, revisionist, 1930s black-and-white cartoon musical misadventure.... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nancy from East Side Clover

    Nancy from East Side Clover

    USA , 2014 , 9 min. Growing up poor, Chicana, a woman, and a lesbian in mid-20th century East L.A., Nancy Valverde’s life was a constant uphill battle. Now at age 83, Nancy’s defiance and resilience to maintain her identity as a Chicana butch lesbian has garnered her legendary status in the L.A. queer community.... Read more
  • Out to Win

    Out to Win

    Canada , 2014 , 100 min. Featuring interviews with trailblazing sports legends Martina Navratilova, David Kopay, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, and many others, this inspiring doc takes a powerful look at the struggles and triumphs of LGBT athletes in professional sports and leaves everyone cheering.... Read more
  • Paper Thin

    Paper Thin

    UK , 2014 , 19 min. Part horror, part magical realism, Paper Thin is a subversive take on psychiatry, religious fundamentalism, and the power of fairy godmothers.... Read more
  • San Cristobal

    San Cristobal

    Chile , 2015 , 28 min. On an island off the coast of southern Chile, Lucas is paying a visit to his sister before moving abroad, when he encounters a local young fisherman, Antonio. The spark between them is unmistakable, even to suspicious locals. Charting a course through rocky waters is the challenge for this short film’s soulful lovers.... Read more
  • Shameless

    Shameless

    USA , 2013 , 4 min. A woman on trial turns the tables on her accusers.... Read more
  • Showboy

    Showboy

    Australia , 2013 , 15 min. Teenaged Julian’s surly dad thinks he’s at soccer practice, but in an effort to escape a miserable home after the death of his mom, Julian feels compelled to perform in drag, in this gritty and compelling award-winning short film from Australia.... Read more
  • Stories of Our Lives

    Stories of Our Lives

    Kenya , 2014 , 61 min. Homophobia is institutionalized in Kenya, heightening the stakes of this brave vignette quintet. Via intimate dramatizations of identity under siege, drawn from real life experiences of LGBTQI people, this anthology, exquisitely shot in black and white, breaks the silence enforced by intolerance.... Read more
  • Thirst

    Thirst

    Israel , 2014 , 14 min. On an intense desert hike, two buddies get hot and bothered when one of them seems to willfully lose their water and their way, intent on pushing their friendship to a new level.... Read more
  • Tough

    Tough

    USA , 2015 , 11 min. A story about loss of connection, Tough asks the question: What does it really mean to be tough and also accepted for who you really are?... Read more
  • The Typist

    The Typist

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. A gay Korean War Veteran reflects on his time as the office clerk tasked with writing the discharges of outed gay seamen in this gorgeous historical doc.... Read more
  • Victory Day

    Victory Day

    Russia , 2014 , 29 min. While most Russians celebrate the annual Victory Day by commemorating their country’s defeat of Nazi Germany decades ago, six gay and lesbian couples share their own stories of government-instituted oppression. In-home interviews reveal the domesticity and normalcy of these ardent pairs, juxtaposed with clips of homophobic Russians in power and the raucous celebrations just outside the windo... Read more
  • Visible Silence

    Visible Silence

    USA , 2015 , 42 min. A delicate but probing look at “tom” and “dee” lesbians in Thailand, as they confront expectations to conform to a rigidly gender-assigned society. Silent but visible within it, they speak to us from a rich variety of experience.... Read more
  • The Year We Thought About Love

    The Year We Thought About Love

    USA , 2014 , 68 min. Boston LGBTQ youth troupe True Colors: Out Youth Theater produces and performs a play that tackles the difficult topic of love. This inspiring doc celebrates the powerful work of a troupe that believes, above all else, the show must go on!... Read more