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Your search by 'Religion / Spirituality' identified 24 films


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Confession of Father John Thomas

    The Confession of Father John Thomas

    Australia , 2011 , 5 min. In the heart of the Australian outback lives Miss Beaver Eater who reveals her filthiest fantasies in The Confession of Father John Thomas.... 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
  • 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
  • Hollywood to Dollywood

    Hollywood to Dollywood

    88 min. Armed with a movie script, an RV named “Jolene,” and a birdhouse replica of Dolly Parton’s childhood home, gay twin brothers Gary and Larry embark on an epic road trip from LA to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in the hope of hand-delivering their script to Dolly during Dollywood’s 25th anniversary celebration.... 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
  • Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness

    Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness

    USA , 2011 , 16 min. A truly inspiring doc project about same-sex marriage from an African-American perspective, the film focuses on Massachusetts State Representative and Civil Rights Movement veteran Byron Rushing, who together with a group of progressive Black clergy and activists, took the campaign for same-sex marriage into the Black community, confronting the hostility of the church and finding important straigh... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shabbat Dinner

    Shabbat Dinner

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. When William’s family joins their oddball guests, Friday nights are not as boring as usual in Shabbat Dinner.... 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
  • Sister Mercy

    Sister Mercy

    USA , 2011 , 8 min. Kelli Dunham, a genderqueer comic, reflects on her time as a nun.... Read more
  • Taking a Chance on God

    Taking a Chance on God

    67 min. Pioneering gay priest, psychotherapist and teacher, Father John J. McNeill always knew he was gay and had intended to live as a celibate priest. But God had other plans and led McNeill on a more whole holy path.... Read more
  • Taking a Chance on God

    Taking a Chance on God

    USA , 2012 , 55 min. Pioneering gay priest, psychotherapist and teacher, Father John J. McNeill always knew he was gay and had intended to live as a celibate priest. But God had other plans and led McNeill on a more whole holy path.... Read more
  • Ursula’s Victory

    Ursula’s Victory

    Spain , 2011 , 17 min. In Ursula’s Victory it’s a stormy night, Ursula stops at the gate of an old cemetery and breaks the chains that keep her from entering. In her right hand she is holding a shovel, and in her left, a heavy suitcase…what does Ursula unearth?... Read more
  • Whistlin’ Dixie: Queer Sounds, New South

    Whistlin’ Dixie: Queer Sounds, New South

    USA , 2011 , 30 min. In this foot-stompin’, guitar-strummin’ ride to the southland, amidst evangelical country radio and confederate flags you’ll find a new generation of queer activists. Rock, folk, bluegrass and country music all seem to waft in the humid air and it deeply informs their sense of community. In Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia, Whistlin’ Dixie investigates the comple... 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
  • 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