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  • 20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg

    20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg

    Netherlands , 2013 , 81 min. Modern and lovely, this Dutch film follows lesbian couple Emma and Ilse and gay couple Sjors and Bert as they raise a rebellious teenager. Amidst jealousy, confusion, and a clash of values, the couples manage to form a family.... Read more
  • Anita’s Last Cha-Cha

    Anita’s Last Cha-Cha

    Philippines , 2013 , 112 min. As a tough Armed Forces Reservist prepares to visit her childhood village, she flashes back to the sweet innocence of being a 12-year-old and the first time she fell in love with a beautiful and mysterious woman.... Read more
  • Appropriate Behavior

    Appropriate Behavior

    USA , 2013 , 86 min. In this dry comedy, a semi-closeted bisexual Persian American tries to live up to her family’s ideals and traditions while going through a breakup, navigating Brooklyn’s dating scene with both men and women, and figuring out what to do with the rest of her life.... Read more
  • Bachelorette

    Bachelorette

    Germany , 2012 , 15 min. In Bachelorette Stefanie attends her friend’s bachelors party, but she doesn’t quite find a man, instead an enticing woman sparks her interest.... Read more
  • Barrio Boy

    Barrio Boy

    USA , 2013 , 8 min. A sexy, lyrical daydream: in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, a young Latino barber’s taboo romantic fantasies about his cute customer must remain a private, affecting voiceover shared only with us.... Read more
  • Being Stavros

    Being Stavros

    UK , 2013 , 10 min. In a bid to find true love, 32-year-old Stavros enters the Mr. Gay UK beauty pageant—things don’t go as anyone plans. Stavros’s challenge: He weighs three times as much as his competitors. This joyous, affirming, and poignant profile examines gay body image and just how to wear your underpants.... Read more
  • Boy Meets Girl

    Boy Meets Girl

    108 min. Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl is a sweetly profound romantic comedy that vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of “non-traditional” love in a small town.... Read more
  • Boy Meets Girl

    Boy Meets Girl

    USA , 2014 , 95 min. Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl is a sweetly profound romantic comedy that vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of “non-traditional” love in a small town.... Read more
  • Boygame

    Boygame

    Sweden , 2012 , 14 min. A sexual practice session between two young men has its own rewards in this Swedish dramedy.... Read more
  • Boys Don’t Cry

    Boys Don’t Cry

    USA , 1999 , 118 min. With its indelible lead performance by Hilary Swank as a young Brandon Teena and its unstinting portrait of the violent undercurrent of the blue-collar Midwest, Boys Don’t Cry retains its power to stir the emotions fifteen years after its original release.... Read more
  • Brace

    Brace

    UK , 2013 , 25 min. In this gritty, contemporary, romantic drama set in London, Adam meets Rocky, a handsome and mysterious drifter. As the pair gets closer, Rocky seems eager to reveal a secret that Adam is not ready to hear. Silence abounds until one explosive night changes everything about the way they feel about themselves and each other.... Read more
  • Candy Cravings

    Candy Cravings

    Finland , 2013 , 7 min. Candy has just moved in with her girlfriend, but there is one problem: she has a very unusual eating desire. She goes to therapy to work through her issues as she wants the love, not the hunger, to win.... Read more
  • Dinner at 40

    Dinner at 40

    USA , 2014 , 18 min. A neurotic Manhattanite finds his intimate birthday party turning into a comic nightmare in this sharply written, wonderfully acted short with a poignant touch.... Read more
  • Disaster Preparedness

    Disaster Preparedness

    USA , 2014 , 14 min. A hurricane racing toward their New York City apartment pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them squarely at the crossroads of commitment, disaster, and the art of being prepared.... Read more
  • Dream Date

    Dream Date

    UK , 2012 , 3 min. Two women check into a hotel for a night of fun, but is all as it seems on this Dream Date?... Read more
  • Dual

    Dual

    Denmark , 2013 , 102 min. Two women, a stranded Danish traveler and a Slovenian van driver, embark on an interlude that will have a profound effect on both. Dual is a bittersweet exploration of love, secrets, and the allure of travel.... Read more
  • Eat With Me

    Eat With Me

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. A middle-aged Asian woman leaves her bland marriage and winds up crashing in her gay son’s apartment. Mother and son attempt to reconcile their estranged relationship and rediscover their zest for life in this hilarious food-centered dramedy.... Read more
  • Everybody’s Got Somebody… But Me

    Everybody’s Got Somebody… But Me

    Mexico , 2012 , 100 min. The dynamics of a passionate love affair between a shy, snobbish middle-aged woman and a brazen, vivacious teenage girl change suddenly and artfully in Raúl Fuentes’s feature film debut, with a unique narrative style, seductive black-and-white cinematography, and an eclectic soundtrack.... Read more
  • Five Dances

    Five Dances

    USA , 2013 , 88 min. A reticent young dancer from Kansas struggles to gain his footing as an artist, a man, and a lover in this intimate drama set in New York’s modern dance world; the film features exquisite choreographed sequences—a must for fans of dance.... Read more
  • Gerontophilia

    Gerontophilia

    Canada , 2013 , 90 min. Queer cinema bad boy Bruce LaBruce (Hustler White, L.A Zombie) continues to shock but also reveals a newfound sensitivity in this tender tale of 18-year-old nursing-home attendant Lake, who discovers his titular fetish for elderly men and falls hard for the wise and witty octogenarian Mr. Peabody.... Read more
  • Go Fish

    Go Fish

    USA , 1994 , 83 min. Produced at the height of the New Queer Cinema movement, director Rose Troche’s debut feature first created a buzz 20 years ago as Frameline18’s Opening Night selection. This 1990s will-they-or-won’t-they rom-com tells the story of Max and Ely—and the friends who try to set them up.... Read more
  • Good Morning

    Good Morning

    Canada , 2013 , 10 min. The touching and funny breakfast-table encounter between a Canadian man hung over from his 30th birthday party, and the adorable 17-year-old stranger he finds crashing in his apartment.... Read more
  • I Am Happiness On Earth

    I Am Happiness On Earth

    Mexico , 2013 , 124 min. A famous film director confuses the process of artistic creation with sexual conquest when his filmic narratives interrupt his “real life”—bodies express desire, longing, and loss in this searingly sensual meditation.... Read more
  • The L Riders

    The L Riders

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. Five lesbians use motorcycles to express themselves, explore their sexuality, and create a community that tackles the social stigmas of the LGBT community.... Read more
  • Lilies

    Lilies

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. Past and present coincide when a chance meeting reveals a love story as intricate as origami.... Read more
  • Lit

    Lit

    USA , 2014 , 13 min. In this beautiful lensed short queer twentysomethings Eva and Jessie (performance artist D’Lo) meet at a bar at last call and embark on a late night odyssey around San Francisco. What seems like it may be a one night stand goes in a different direction when Eva reveals it's her last night drinking.... Read more
  • Luigi and Vincenzo

    Luigi and Vincenzo

    Italy , 2013 , 5 min. An aging gay couple in Italy struggle with exposing their love for each other, despite the changing times. But even as acceptance becomes more commonplace, Luigi and Vincenzo know we still have a long way to go.... Read more
  • Mum

    Mum

    USA , 2013 , 11 min. In this nearly wordless short, a deaf swimmer—a regular at his gym’s pool—tries to attract a guy he has his eyes on, but wonders if his disability may get in the way.... Read more
  • Nomansland

    Nomansland

    Denmark , 2013 , 35 min. In contemporary Copenhagen’s cruisy underground, handsome Christian struggles to pick up the pieces of his shattered life after the untimely death of his ex-lover, whose family blames Christian for keeping secrets not of his making. A gritty, beautifully acted and emotionally powerful drama about grief, the persistence of love, and the price of authenticity.... Read more
  • Off Road

    Off Road

    72 min. This engaging, beautifully lensed documentary offers a glimpse into the lives of Beatrice, a transgender auto mechanic and offroad racing champion, and Marianna, the Romanian nurse who won her heart, as they raise their own unique family in Italy.... Read more
  • Off Road

    Off Road

    Italy , 2013 , 67 min. This engaging, beautifully lensed documentary offers a glimpse into the lives of Beatrice, a transgender auto mechanic and offroad racing champion, and Marianna, the Romanian nurse who won her heart, as they raise their own unique family in Italy.... Read more
  • Open Up to Me

    Open Up to Me

    Finland , 2013 , 95 min. Part psychodrama and part coming-of-age tale, Open Up to Me follows Maarit, a transgender woman (played superbly by award-winning Finnish actress Leea Klemola) who equally embodies vulnerability and determination as a person anxious for her new life to finally begin.... Read more
  • The Other Woman

    The Other Woman

    Senegal , 2013 , 12 min. In a flash of color and beauty from Senegal, The Other Woman reveals some unforeseen risks of bringing another woman into the home.... Read more
  • Overflow

    Overflow

    USA , 2013 , 7 min. Two girls try to work through an unexpected crisis in their friendship in this locally made film highlighting the role of social media in youth relationships.... Read more
  • The Places I Can Never Go Back To

    The Places I Can Never Go Back To

    USA , 2014 , 10 min. We all have places we avoid because they trigger a bad memory. Parks. Cafés. Street corners. Even the most mundane locations can feel tainted once something bad happens. This film explores the rise and fall of a relationship through the exact places where things went wrong.... Read more
  • Scaffolding

    Scaffolding

    Spain , 2012 , 14 min. Eduardo and David, two neighbors in a Spanish apartment building, barely exchange words for six months, until construction work forces them to share a balcony. Will they share more?... Read more
  • Sex Date

    Sex Date

    USA , 2014 , 15 min. Kenton’s neighborhood is under siege from a police manhunt—a situation that wreaks havoc with the online sex date he has just set up. Complications and hilarity ensue.... Read more
  • Something Must Break

    Something Must Break

    Sweden , 2013 , 90 min. Sebastian, an introspective boy who’s uncomfortable in his own skin, meets Andreas, a wayward straight boy drawn to Sebastian regardless of his evolving gender identity. Their story is a journey of discovery that offers a powerful message about transitioning.... Read more
  • Songs for Alexis

    Songs for Alexis

    Denmark , 2014 , 75 min. Ryan Cassata is a transgender teen and aspiring singer-songwiter living in the suburbs of Long Island. He is deeply in love with 16-year-old Alexis from California. This skillful, intimate coming-of-age documentary is a love story for the ages—all ages.... Read more
  • Throw Like a Girl

    Throw Like a Girl

    USA , 2013 , 16 min. Throw Like a Girl is the pilot of a mockumentary web series that follows a group of women who work at a small Bay Area startup selling sports bras.... Read more
  • Tord and Tord

    Tord and Tord

    Sweden , 2010 , 10 min. One day, Tord accidentally walks in to the apartment next to his own, finding another person named Tord living there. Through their newfound friendship, they learn about themselves and about each other. But will their contact last when they hit obstacles along the way?... Read more
  • Tru Love

    Tru Love

    Canada , 2013 , 94 min. While doing a favor for her busy friend Suzanne, serial dater Tru meets Suzanne’s mother, Alice, a beautiful widow in town for a visit. What starts as a polite gesture grows into a genuine connection that will shake both Suzanne and Tru to their core.... Read more
  • The Truth About Love and Panic

    The Truth About Love and Panic

    USA , 2014 , 12 min. To avoid rejection, a young woman hides her problems with anxiety—only to find that being honest might just be the real route to connection.... Read more
  • Under Ground

    Under Ground

    China , 2013 , 14 min. Xuan, a talented young Chinese musician who lives in NYC, dreams of touring the world as an indie-rock star—not only because she loves music, but to her it seems the only way she can reveal her relationship to her family.... Read more
  • Violette

    Violette

    France , 2013 , 139 min. Emmanuelle Devos tears up the screen in Martin Provost’s (Séraphine) brilliant biopic of tormented lesbian writer, Violette Leduc, whose unbalanced relationship with Simone de Beauvoir was key to her eventual success.... Read more
  • Violette Leduc: In Pursuit of Love

    Violette Leduc: In Pursuit of Love

    France , 2013 , 57 min. Lyrically combining archival interviews and the author’s own words, this absorbing documentary offers a rare opportunity to rediscover the taboo-breaking works and life of lesbian writer Violette Leduc.... Read more
  • Wandering Clouds

    Wandering Clouds

    Mexico , 2013 , 13 min. Mexico’s poetic writer-director Julian Hernández (see also this year’s I Am Happiness On Earth) choreographs the lyrical catapults and plunges of two divers, as a teenage boy watches longingly from afar... Read more
  • The Way He Looks

    The Way He Looks

    Brazil , 2014 , 96 min. A warm, funny, and remarkably well-acted film about teenage love and friendship, The Way He Looks tells the story of a blind boy named Leo; his best pal, Giovana; and the new kid in school whom they both develop a crush on.... Read more
  • What It Was

    What It Was

    USA , 2013 , 86 min. Taking a break from her high-flying life, a Hollywood starlet seeks refuge in her ex-girlfriend’s Brooklyn flat. The visit rekindles memories and ignites new possibilities in this sexy romantic drama.... Read more
  • What’s Your Sign?

    What’s Your Sign?

    USA , 2013 , 6 min. The language of love does not need to be heard for these two young ladies to make a connection.... Read more

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