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  • 54: The Director's Cut

    54: The Director's Cut

    USA , 2015 , 106 min. A naïve New Jersey boy becomes the belle of New York’s 1970s disco demimonde in this glittering recreation of an era. This revelatory new cut restores Mark Christopher’s original vision, in which the Studio 54 waiter (Ryan Phillippe) embraces hedonism and uses his sexuality to get ahead.... Read more
  • Actresses

    Actresses

    USA , 2014 , 11 min. For self-involved actresses love is sometimes sprinkled with a touch of constructive criticism.... Read more
  • Alex and Ali

    Alex and Ali

    USA , 2014 , 83 min. Two improbable soul mates, an American Peace Corps volunteer and a handsome Iranian in pre-revolutionary Iran, become lovers-in-secret for ten years before they are forced to separate. Thirty-five years later, despite obstacles, they reunite and attempt to rekindle their relationship.... Read more
  • All About E

    All About E

    Australia , 2015 , 93 min. After they find a bag full of cash and end up on the run, E, a sexy but closeted DJ, and her gay best bud seek refuge with E’s ex-girlfriend. Set in Sydney’s nightclub scene and Australia’s stunning outback, this thriller is about finding yourself while living between worlds.... Read more
  • Alto

    Alto

    USA , 2015 , 101 min. It’s a lesbian mob comedy, capeesh? Surprising attractions, the mob, and family traditions gone oobatz pave the road to hilarity in this character-rich story that reveals what it means to come out to The Family.... Read more
  • The Amina Profile

    The Amina Profile

    Canada , 2014 , 84 min. Catapulting viewers from intimate love story to international mystery, this markedly modern doc exposes the fluid reality of cyber life. Its questions about the unadulterated exhilaration of virtual love and cultural divides will leave you talking for days.... Read more
  • Audible

    Audible

    Iran , 2014 , 13 min. Set in Iran, this tale explores the possibilities of love far removed from the public arena, hidden in the shadows.... Read more
  • Bare

    Bare

    USA , 2014 , 88 min. Sarah is trapped in nowheresville Nevada when the worldly drifter Pepper blows into town and opens her eyes to life’s possibilities. But is Sarah being seduced by a wily user, or is she herself using Pepper to break free?... Read more
  • Beat

    Beat

    Canada , 2015 , 15 min. Beautifully shot and amplified with magical realism, Beat finds a shy illustrator ignited by a mysterious bike courier.... Read more
  • The Birthday

    The Birthday

    Germany , 2014 , 16 min. Young Taiwanese German immigrants Ron and May show that love can persist under the grey skies of Berlin in The Birthday.... Read more
  • Carina

    Carina

    Mexico , 2014 , 11 min. Carina is 8 years old and likes rock and roll music. Her life takes a complete spin when she believes her new teacher is the same woman from her dad’s pin-up magazine.... Read more
  • Code Academy

    Code Academy

    USA , 2014 , 16 min. Nisha Ganatra (Chutney Popcorn, Frameline23) returns with Code Academy a futuristic sci-fi short peeking into the inner world of adolescence, gender identity formation, and the role of cyberspace during a tumultuous time of growth.... Read more
  • Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    USA , 2015 , 105 min. From new tensions in old friendships to sex scenes that will make you gasp and bite your lower lip, this Oakland webseries gives you everything you want—and everything you didn’t realize you craved until you watched this show.... Read more
  • The First Session

    The First Session

    USA , 2015 , 6 min. Two adventurous women in search of a little relationship help visit a new therapist for their first session.... Read more
  • From This Day Forward

    From This Day Forward

    USA , 2015 , 79 min. When Sharon Shattuck was still in middle school, her dad came out to her family as transgender and changed names from Michael to Trisha. Now preparing for her own wedding, Shattuck returns home to better understand her parents’ relationship.... Read more
  • The Future Perfect

    The Future Perfect

    USA , 2014 , 13 min. It’s the 22nd century and a time traveler is assigned against his will to return to 1968 to thwart a nascent virus; his insistent supervisor (voiced by Zachary Quinto) has deep personal reasons for sending him back to create “the future perfect.”... Read more
  • The Girl Bunnies. ROCKETSHIP.

    The Girl Bunnies. ROCKETSHIP.

    Canada , 2015 , 9 min. Two girl bunnies meet on a block of ice in space, become romantically smitten, and look for a way to cross the galaxy together.... Read more
  • Golden

    Golden

    Germany , 2015 , 3 min. Festival favorite Kai Stänicke returns with a quick hitting tale of feeling different but discovering your place as a part of a shimmering community.... Read more
  • Heft

    Heft

    USA , 2014 , 10 min. Set in the East Bay, Heft is about the daily encounters between a large queer black woman and the suitors and scoundrels who vie for her attention.... Read more
  • I Love Her

    I Love Her

    Ukraine , 2013 , 3 min. Lesbian love in Ukraine takes on charming melodic overtones as a songstress takes to the streets and sings despite the country’s stifling climate.... Read more
  • Liz in September

    Liz in September

    Venezuela , 2014 , 92 min. A tight-knit group of lesbian friends are enjoying their annual vacation on a beautiful Caribbean beach when Eva, a straight stranger, crashes the party. On a dare, the group’s heartbreaker Liz launches a seduction, with results that surprise them both.... Read more
  • Ma/ddy

    Ma/ddy

    USA , 2014 , 11 min. A grieving genderqueer widow overcomes obstacles to create the family she’s always dreamed of.... Read more
  • Margarita, with a Straw

    Margarita, with a Straw

    India , 2014 , 100 min. Laila is a talented young composer-songwriter from India whose cerebral palsy is only a minor hurdle to overcome in the fulfillment of her desires—which she finds in an unexpected source when she transfers to an American university.... Read more
  • Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Argentina , 2015 , 102 min. This sexy drama follows a group of Argentinian friends and lovers along two parallel storylines, each set in motion by one decisive act that creates vastly different romantic and erotic outcomes.... Read more
  • Noam

    Noam

    Israel , 2015 , 15 min. Boy meets boy at tryouts for the school play in this sweet tale of first love and coming out … as an actor.... Read more
  • Open Relationship

    Open Relationship

    Spain , 2014 , 13 min. Oscar and Sergio have been in a comfy partnership for 5 years, but they are heading into choppy waters when one of them nonchalantly proposes an open relationship, prompting an unexpected response.... Read more
  • Out Again

    Out Again

    USA , 2014 , 4 min. A 16-year-old boy named Sam attempts to come out to his crush Jordan. After it fails to go the way he planned, Sam discovers an ability to travel through time and fix his mistakes until he can get the “perfect” coming out.... Read more
  • Pepper

    Pepper

    Canada , 2014 , 7 min. Threesomes turn out not to be for everyone, as jealousies abound for an uber sexy trio.... Read more
  • Pipe Dream

    Pipe Dream

    Indonesia , 2014 , 15 min. Adorable high-school nerd Peter Epstein-Takahashi is popular with a certain female classmate, but he’s concerned about his, er, endowment. Who else to turn to for advice but his two gay dads? They may not quite be prepared to handle the situation Peter presents.... Read more
  • Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

    Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

    Canada , 2014 , 82 min. This clever, sophisticated Canadian dyke romcom centered around a forty-something Toronto TV producer is thoughtful and fresh—spinning a new groove into the old tune that we can’t always get (back) what we want.... Read more
  • Put the Needle on the Record

    Put the Needle on the Record

    USA , 2014 , 10 min. Remember that high school babe that everyone wanted to get down with, but no one dare try? For these four friends that person was Samantha, and as they light up and spin vinyl in this erotic short, one of them claims to remember her a bit better than the others.... Read more
  • The Royal Road

    The Royal Road

    USA , 2015 , 65 min. A road movie like no other, Jenni Olson’s cinematic essay is part memoir, part history lesson, part travelogue—and entirely original. Confessional narration about butch identity and long-distance longing is layered over mesmerizing 16mm images of California landscapes in this engrossing meditation on memory and nostalgia.... Read more
  • S&M Sally

    S&M Sally

    USA , 2015 , 80 min. In this fresh romcom, cuddling and picking out curtains are quickly replaced by flogging and safe words, as lesbian couple Jamie and Jill spice up their sex life by venturing into the leather scene.... 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
  • Seashore

    Seashore

    Brazil , 2015 , 83 min. In an abandoned house on the Brazilian coast, two teenage boys, friends since childhood, reveal secrets, re-open family wounds, and sort out new meanings of friendship, independence, and love in a suddenly adult world. This is a film of delicate poetry and subtle erotic tension.... Read more
  • Separate, Together

    Separate, Together

    USA , 2015 , 13 min. When Alma discovers she has feelings for her best friend Jena, she’s confronted with all the usual, unanswerable coming-of-age questions—plus some—in this experimental narrative snapshot of fluid attraction and identity.... Read more
  • Siren

    Siren

    UK , 2014 , 22 min. Elizabeth, a perfect English rose, falls for Sirena, a sensuous Spanish visitor, but Elizabeth’s on-again, off-again relationship with Tom complicates her new romance in this lusciously risqué look at the nature of desire and the drama of self-discovery.... Read more
  • Stevie

    Stevie

    USA , 2014 , 18 min. Stevie, a small-town tomboy, experiences romance for the first time when an attractive brother and sister move in nearby. Stevie’s mixed feelings of attraction take her by surprise after they all spend a night out together.... Read more
  • Still A Rose

    Still A Rose

    USA , 2015 , 12 min. Love, by any other name, is still Love. This inclusive take on Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene interchanges four actors who play the star-crossed lovers, as it celebrates equal love in unequaled prose.... Read more
  • Stuff

    Stuff

    USA , 2015 , 98 min. After 14 years together, Deb and Trisha are miles apart—emotionally and in their king-size bed. An attractive mom at their daughter’s preschool temporarily alleviates Deb’s loneliness but forces the couple to confront their shared reality.... Read more
  • The Summer of Sangaile

    The Summer of Sangaile

    Lithuania , 2015 , 88 min. Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is obsessed with stunt planes and struggling in her adolescence, but when she meets vivacious, outgoing Auste at an aeronautics show, her life changes. This is a sumptuously shot, subtly told story of the transformative power of first love.... Read more
  • The Surface

    The Surface

    USA , 2014 , 78 min. An aimless 22-year-old man happens upon a yard sale, where he finds a vintage 8mm camera for sale. His impromptu purchase awakens unexpected impulses, both artistic and personal, which adjust his life’s course and set him on unfamiliar paths.... Read more
  • That's Not Us

    That's Not Us

    USA , 2015 , 98 min. Whiskey-fueled card games, buzz-killing wisecracks, and overdue emotional conversations are just part of what three couples pack into one end-of-the-season beach house vacation in this naturalistic romantic comedy. The superb ensemble cast’s improvised dialogue delivers a refreshingly honest take on contemporary relationships.... Read more
  • Those People

    Those People

    USA , 2014 , 89 min. A young artist must choose between pursuing a relationship with a hot new man or continuing his unrequited love for his lifelong best friend in this erotic and arresting romantic drama, set among Manhattan’s social elite.... Read more
  • Together Forever

    Together Forever

    USA , 2014 , 8 min. A lesbian couple creates the perfect moment for their engagement and finds the grandiose in the everyday.... Read more
  • Trémulo

    Trémulo

    Mexico , 2015 , 20 min. On the eve of Mexican Independence Day, a young barbershop assistant is smitten when he locks eyes with a new army recruit, who stops by for a trim before he must deploy.... Read more
  • Two 4 One

    Two 4 One

    Canada , 2014 , 80 min. After a surprising one-night stand that rekindles their previous relationship, ex-partners Adam and Miriam make a most unusual discovery: they are both pregnant. Two 4 One is a refreshing trans romcom.... 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
  • Whatever We Want to Be

    Whatever We Want to Be

    USA , 2014 , 14 min. Pansexual playgirl Dylan is forced to question her free-spirited, poly lifestyle when enchantingly seductive Sam turns her world on its head.... 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