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  • Akin

    Akin

    Canada , 2012 , 9 min. With haunting suburban visuals backed by the rich sounds of Toronto based-band Ohbijou, Akin powerfully examines the silent secrets of a shared past.... 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
  • 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
  • Bay Area Buffet

    Bay Area Buffet

    96 min. From the drag queens and bears of the Castro to the butches of Oakland, this year’s local cinematic smorgasbord provides a little something for any queer Bay Area film lover.... Read more
  • The Blessed

    The Blessed

    Chile , 2012 , 15 min. In The Blessed, Papa has arranged for his hija to play the Virgin Mary in a procession as a means to heal her.... Read more
  • Cloudburst

    Cloudburst

    Canada , 2011 , 94 min. Stella and Dot (Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker, respectively), a lesbian couple who have been together for thirty years, break out of a nursing home and run for the border to get married.... Read more
  • Con Tu Nombre

    Con Tu Nombre

    85 min. This collection of queer Latin@ shorts brings together a strong blend of poder, fe y nuestra familia. Family photos entwine with sacred ritual and relationship remembrance, fly homeboys and crushed-out schoolgirls explore their deseos, a ranchero yearns of being una reina, and a precious regalo is shared with comunidad.... Read more
  • Daddy Issues

    Daddy Issues

    USA , 2011 , 14 min. A couple on a first date discuss the complexities of procreation. If only their Daddy Issues were their biggest hurdle.... Read more
  • Dearly Beloved

    Dearly Beloved

    74 min. Three endearing documentaries investigate the history of the LGBT community’s fight for marriage equality: from a gay couple who has been together for 54 years; to the work of Byron Rushing and other straight allies, to how a group of East Bay LGBT activists created the concept of “domestic partnership”. ... 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: Listen from the Heart

    The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart, traces the relationship of two Oakland women, from their initial meeting and love affair, through the birth of their child, a boy with a heart condition who enriches their lives in ways they could never have imagined.... Read more
  • Disaster (a personal geography)

    Disaster (a personal geography)

    USA , 2011 , 9 min. Any Bay Area queer with a go bag will identify with director Laura Green’s preoccupation with earthquakes, tsunamis and other natural phenomena, in Disaster (a personal geography).... Read more
  • Elliot Loves

    Elliot Loves

    USA , 2011 , 92 min. Finding love in the big city is never easy. But it’s always entertaining in this bouncy romantic comedy from first time feature filmmaker Terracino. Complete with wild visual nuances, surprising fantasy interludes and a non-traditional approach to just about every aspect of filmmaking, this a must see for connoisseurs of brave new cinema.... Read more
  • Facing Mirrors

    Facing Mirrors

    Iran , 2011 , 102 min. Iranian female director Negar Azarbayjani’s remarkable first feature is also the first Iranian narrative film with a transgender protagonist. Hoping to go overseas for FTM sex-reassignment surgery before her father marries her off to a male cousin, Eddie is saved by a naïve and conservative young wife who is shocked to learn Eddie is “trans.”... 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
  • Fly by Night

    Fly by Night

    South Korea , 2011 , 22 min. A young man has a sexual relationship with another man for money in Fly By Night, while he tries to not let on to his older brother what he’s up to.... 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
  • Gayby

    Gayby

    USA , 2012 , 89 min. The laughs are plenty when straight girl, Jenn, and her gay best friend, Matt, decide to have a baby the old fashioned way; in Jonathan Lisecki’s irreverent romantic comedy.... 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
  • Habana Muda

    Habana Muda

    Cuba , 2010 , 61 min. Amor speaks louder than words in Eric Brach’s compassionate documentary that follows the complicated romantic entanglements and émigré dreams of Chino, a charismatic deaf and hard of hearing bisexual who supports his female partner and kids in rural Cuba while falling for a Mexican lover in Havana.... 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
  • I Do

    I Do

    USA , 2012 , 97 min. Special Sneak Preview! When Jack faces deportation to his native England he marries his best friend to stay with his family. But when he meets the love of his life, things get tricky and Jack must decide just how he wants to live his life.... Read more
  • I Stand Corrected

    I Stand Corrected

    USA , 2011 , 83 min. This intimate and engrossing documentary follows jazz musician Jennifer Leitham’s career as a virtuoso of the upright bass and her liberating decision to risk everything to undergo sexual reassignment surgery.... Read more
  • Kiss Me

    Kiss Me

    Sweden , 2011 , 107 min. An uptight, engaged woman quickly falls in love with her free-spirited, future stepsister, and must decide between burying her feelings and losing those who love her.... Read more
  • Lili Longed to Feel Her Insides

    Lili Longed to Feel Her Insides

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. Lili Longed to Feel Her Insides is a short fairy tale inspired by the life of pioneer trans woman Lili Elbe.... Read more
  • The Maiden and The Princess

    The Maiden and The Princess

    USA , 2011 , 18 min. Emmy kisses a girl on the playground and is left feeling isolated and alone. The Grand High Council of Fairy Tale Rules and Standards sends her a hetero-normative fairytale to set her down the ‘right’ path in The Maiden and The Princess.... 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
  • Margarita

    Margarita

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min. Margarita the sexy nanny is muse to all. But when the family’s financial crisis threatens to send her back to Mexico, the “proposals” start flying and everyone must come together to keep her in town in this Canuck dramedy.... 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
  • Mississippi: I Am

    Mississippi: I Am

    76 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
  • The Mountain

    The Mountain

    Norway , 2011 , 73 min. Estranged couple Solveig and Nora trek through a frozen landscape in an attempt to repair their relationship. Sparse dialogue, superb performances and stunning photography enrich this deceptively simple story.... Read more
  • My Best Day

    My Best Day

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. At Hank’s Refrigeration on the 4th of July, receptionist Karen gets a call from her long-lost father. What follows is a day of mishaps, fireworks, and realizations alongside an ensemble of small town outsiders in this funny and reflective romp.... Read more
  • Naked as We Came

    Naked as We Came

    USA , 2011 , 84 min. A lifetime of dysfunction bubbles to the serene surface of this mesmerizing drama about one family’s struggle to connect. Filmmaker Richard LeMay crafts a quiet, forceful story that raises questions about lost love, lifetime regrets and the meaning of following your passion.... Read more
  • A Perfect Ending

    A Perfect Ending

    USA , 2011 , 114 min. The sexual chemistry is off the charts between ’90s TV icon Barbara Niven as the beautiful blond client and out lesbian actress Jessica Clark as the smokin’ hot hooker who truly does have a heart of gold (backed by the fabulous Morgan Fairchild as the madam).... Read more
  • Petunia

    Petunia

    USA , 2011 , 104 min. Meek, neurotic blogger Charlie Petunia is supposed to be celibate, but he’s in love with a married man… who lives in the apartment downstairs! Luckily for him, his family’s problems make his life look like a cakewalk in this personality-filled comedy with a winning ensemble cast.... Read more
  • The Piece of Furniture

    The Piece of Furniture

    Spain , 2009 , 3 min. The Piece of Furniture in the living room serves as one family’s proud and sacred window to their menaje.... 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
  • Reprise

    Reprise

    USA , 2011 , 14 min. When her teenage daughter is accepted to university one mother is forced to confront the state of her relationship and her life in Reprise.... Read more
  • The Right to Love: An American Family

    The Right to Love: An American Family

    100 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 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
  • A Safe Place for the Wild

    A Safe Place for the Wild

    Sweden , 2011 , 45 min. In A Safe Place For the Wild, couple Elisa and Klara share an intimate relationship with next door neighbor Maryam. Together with some friends, they tear down the wall between their two apartments, and the house warming party turns into a chaotic swirl of dancing, longing and desire.... Read more
  • Sassy Pants

    Sassy Pants

    2012 , 88 min. A biting coming of age, inter-generational comedy, Sassy Pants follows recent homeschool grad Bethany Pruitt as she struggles to break free from her smothering mom with minimal help from her deadbeat gay dad to realize her dream of attending fashion school.... Read more
  • Señorita

    Señorita

    2011 , 99 min. A transgender woman trades sex work in Manila for a job on a small-town mayoral campaign, but the discovery that a ruthless former client is behind the opposition sends her back to his bed as she schemes to upset his plans.... Read more
  • A Song of Despair

    A Song of Despair

    USA , 2012 , 5 min. A Song of Despair is about a couple deciding on the future of their relationship.... Read more
  • Stitches

    Stitches

    Israel , 2011 , 18 min. The beautifully complicated Stitches finds a couple at the hospital on the evening after their child is born.... 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
  • Unanimated

    Unanimated

    Spain , 2011 , 8 min. A cartoon character goes to therapy because he feels rejected in a ‘live-action’ world that dislikes those who are different in Unanimated.... 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
  • Unforgivable

    Unforgivable

    France , 2011 , 111 min. French auteur André Techiné (Wild Reeds, The Witnesses) entangles a complicated love story with a multigenerational family drama set along the canals of Venice, where a famous writer (silver fox Andre Dussollier) marries a chic bisexual and hires her lesbian ex to track down his wayward daughter.... Read more

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