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Your search by 'Violence' identified 28 films


  • 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
  • Beauty

    Beauty

    South Africa , 2011 , 98 min. A closeted, middle-aged married man with an unhealthy fixation on a studly college grad explodes in self-hatred and sexual violence in this challenging drama by South African writer-director Oliver Hermanus, who deftly reveals the tragic longing behind his protagonist’s repression and rage.... Read more
  • The Bridge

    The Bridge

    USA , 2011 , 8 min. Kicking it on The Bridge a young vato braves the consequences of coming-out in his tough Los Angeles barrio.... 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
  • Fortune Cookie Magic Tricks

    Fortune Cookie Magic Tricks

    USA , 2011 , 11 min. In Fortune Cookie Magic Tricks, a traditional Chinese father struggles to cope with his son’s sexuality, which then takes an absurd and comical turn for the worse.... 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
  • Joe+Belle

    Joe+Belle

    Israel , 2011 , 80 min. Cynical Joe and depressed Belle don’t have much in common—except a body in the living room and some cops in pursuit. But that’s enough to spark an unlikely romance in this quirky black comedy.... Read more
  • Love and Anger

    Love and Anger

    USA , 2012 , 17 min. In Love and Anger, the tale of Cousin Wonderlette whose mother has treated her like human garbage (literally) her entire life. One day she discovers she has a clumsy and unsophisticated Fairy Godmother who transports her to a far away land from another time.... Read more
  • Mixed Kebab

    Mixed Kebab

    Belgium , 2012 , 98 min. Cross-cultural pals Bram and Kevin travel from Belgium to Turkey, encountering family traditions, fundamentalist religious sects, unexpected romance and steamy sex in a hammam in Guy Lee Thys’s deftly balanced dramedy.... Read more
  • More or Less

    More or Less

    Brazil , 2010 , 14 min. Sandro and Ivo study together in a high school in Brazil but have a troubled relationship in More or Less. When there is less than expected, there may be more than you think.... Read more
  • My Night with Andrew Cunanan

    My Night with Andrew Cunanan

    USA , 2011 , 11 min. My Night with Andrew Cunanan portrays one drunken gay man’s decisions during an encounter in San Francisco with future serial killer Andrew Cunanan.... Read more
  • Nisa

    Nisa

    USA , 2010 , 12 min. A teenage prostitute must take creative measures to escape a brothel when her secret is discovered in Nisa.... Read more
  • Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story

    Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Nowhere to Run: Paul’s Story from ORAM (Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration) chronicles the challenges Paul faces as he tries to escape to the United Kingdom from Jamaica after being ostracized by his neighbors for his sexual orientation.... Read more
  • Our Paradise

    Our Paradise

    France , 2011 , 100 min. In this sexy and disturbing drama, Vassili, an aging hustler, meets the younger Angelo in a Paris park, and they embark on a passionate affair. Unfortunately, the older man’s increasingly alarming and violent behavior toward their clients threatens to upend the couple’s dreams of a happy life together.... Read more
  • The Performance of Drowning

    The Performance of Drowning

    USA , 2011 , 10 min. On a trip to “Crippled Children’s Camp,” Terry Galloway falls for the deep-end swimming instructor, nearly drowning as she learns to perform her newly discovered queer, disabled identity in The Performance of Drowning.... Read more
  • Prora

    Prora

    Switzerland , 2012 , 23 min. Prora is on the Baltic Sea, a mysterious, endless place that is a deserted former Nazi vacation center and communist military complex—here teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on a game that puts their friendship at risk.... 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
  • Queermation!

    Queermation!

    86 min. Ever wonder what the apocalypse, talking penises and a gay cartoon musical have in common? We’re not sure either, but they’re all subjects in amazing animated queer films brought to life in our annual animated program.... 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
  • 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
  • Slow

    Slow

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. Slow tells the story of an online hook up and each person’s very different expectations of the evening.... 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
  • Teens Like Phil

    Teens Like Phil

    USA , 2012 , 20 min. Teens Like Phil explores the complicated and painful circumstances surrounding a relationship in an effort to better understand the roots of the bullying epidemic.... Read more
  • Transgender Tuesdays: A Clinic In the Tenderloin

    Transgender Tuesdays: A Clinic In the Tenderloin

    USA , 2012 , 54 min. In the late ’80s, as AIDS raged, San Francisco opened the country’s first primary care clinic for transgender people, who came for the hormones and stayed for the healthcare which had long been denied them.... Read more
  • Unconditional

    Unconditional

    UK , 2011 , 92 min. An astonishingly brave and surprising coming-of-age story, Unconditional convincingly demonstrates the malleability of sexuality and gender in its story of an unsure teenaged boy romanced by a charismatic loan officer who wants him to wear women’s clothes.... Read more
  • The Wilding

    The Wilding

    Australia , 2012 , 16 min. In The Wilding, Malcolm, a juvenile delinquent, is offered parole, yet he is torn between his chance for freedom and protecting the one he loves.... Read more
  • Wildness

    Wildness

    USA , 2012 , 74 min. Exploring the common urban problem of community, visibility and gentrification, Wildness is a love story between a young, idealistic transplant and the magical bar that takes him in and helps him grow up.... 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