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Your search by 'Aging / Elders' identified 12 films


  • Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    USA , 2016 , 17 min. Those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s live an average of eight years after their symptoms first become noticeable—it’s been 12 years for Greg. He lives at a memory care facility in Chicago and can no longer live independently. Every day a man named Michael comes and visits for a couple of hours. No one can say for sure if Greg knows who Michael is or why he comes every day, but it see... Read more
  • Conversations with Gay Elders: An Intergenerational Film Project

    Conversations with Gay Elders: An Intergenerational Film Project

    USA , 2016 , 60 min. In this project-in-progress screening, director David Weissman (We Were Here, The Cockettes) brings viewers inside the experiences of gay men of the pre-Stonewall generation via filmed conversations, which are in turn edited by young gay filmmakers in a unique cross-generational collaboration.... Read more
  • Dance Card

    Dance Card

    Australia , 2016 , 7 min. Cara has something important to tell her grandfather, and she’s worried he might find it a bit shocking. But ol’Gramps has some surprises for Cara, too.... Read more
  • The Glory Hole

    The Glory Hole

    USA , 2014 , 4 min. Two San Franciscans, together 22 years, recount their unlikely first date.... Read more
  • Jonathan

    Jonathan

    Germany , 2016 , 99 min. Gorgeous cinematography, a bucolic German setting, and a lyrical storytelling style make Jonathan—a tale about a later-in-life coming out and the repairing of a father-son bond—a uniquely sumptuous visual experience.... Read more
  • The Joneses

    The Joneses

    USA , 2015 , 80 min. Jheri Jones is the 74-year-old transgender matriarch of a unique Mississippi Bible Belt family. After years of estrangement, she lives with two of her four grown sons in her tidy trailer park home, where challenges abound but love conquers all.... Read more
  • Last Men Standing

    Last Men Standing

    USA , 2016 , 65 min. The emotional history of San Francisco’s gay community unfolds in the lives of long-term survivors who have found their own profoundly personal ways to celebrate, heal, love, and thrive in the aftermath of the devastation of the early AIDS crisis.... Read more
  • Pushing Dead

    Pushing Dead

    USA , 2016 , 108 min. In this quirky dark comedy set in San Francisco, a bureaucratic snafu keeps an HIV-positive writer from getting his prescriptions. Skewering healthcare bureaucracy, a gentrifying city, and the tribulations of being a longtime HIV survivor, the film features a terrific ensemble cast, including James Roday, Robin Weigert, Danny Glover, and Khandi Alexander... Read more
  • Thanks for Dancing

    Thanks for Dancing

    Norway , 2015 , 19 min. A tender glimpse of an aging couple set in snowy Norway, Thanks for Dancing finds two former pro skiers broaching—and avoiding—the fact that this may be their last winter together.... Read more
  • These C*cksucking Tears

    These C*cksucking Tears

    USA , 2015 , 15 min. Discover Patrick Haggerty, the man behind the world’s first and only gay-themed country music album, Lavender Country, 40 years after its release, in this SXSW 2016 Jury Award-winning film.... Read more
  • This Is Me: Generations, Episode 2

    This Is Me: Generations, Episode 2

    USA , 2016 , 6 min. Trans advocate and therapist Valerie Spencer and trans teenager Lily Rubenstein don’t let a few decades get in the way of understanding. As they travel throughout LA, visiting points of references from Spencer’s personal herstory, the two are brought closer than they could ever imagine.... Read more
  • Tits on a Bull

    Tits on a Bull

    New Zealand , 2015 , 16 min. Set in rural New Zealand, Tits on a Bull follows a women’s rugby team’s star player, Phoenix, as she struggles to choose between the longtime friendship with her aging coach, Rusty, or the new relationship blossoming between her and the team captain, Mel.... Read more