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Your search by 'Violence' identified 24 films


  • The Abominable Crime

    The Abominable Crime

    USA , 2013 , 66 min. A moving documentary that explores the homophobic culture of Jamaica by following a lesbian mom and a gay human rights activist, both of whom are forced to choose between homeland and survival.... Read more
  • Alaska Is a Drag

    Alaska Is a Drag

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. Leo’s dreams of being an international superstar are hard-fought working in a fish cannery in Alaska.... Read more
  • Blood in the Grass

    Blood in the Grass

    USA , 2012 , 17 min. In an alternate American future, family members of murder victims are granted the right to personally execute their loved ones’ killers.... Read more
  • The Buried

    The Buried

    USA , 2012 , 13 min. Based on a true story that took place in rural Alabama, a young gay man is brutally murdered by his friend.... Read more
  • Disclosure

    Disclosure

    USA , 2012 , 22 min. Tyler realizes that it’s time to talk to his partner about his HIV status, which takes them both on an emotional journey of heartache, isolation, and discrimination.... Read more
  • Fighting For Air

    Fighting For Air

    Australia , 2011 , 9 min. Rough-and-tumble KJ has a secret she keeps hidden from the world. When her teacher discovers this secret, KJ is faced with the opportunity to accept a helping hand, or turn and remain in her separate corner.... Read more
  • Frisk

    Frisk

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. Frisk is a story about resilience, strength, and the courage to be authentic in the face of institutionalized homophobia and harassment.... Read more
  • Homophobia

    Homophobia

    Austria , 2012 , 24 min. An adolescent boy serving in the Austrian Military Forces experiences feelings towards one of his comrades. The suppressed conflict bubbles up during their last night at the Austrian-Hungarian border, socially isolated and armed with loaded weapons.... Read more
  • It Gets Bitter

    It Gets Bitter

    USA , 2012 , 1 min. It Gets Bitter is a hilariously refreshing, albeit cynical, take on Dan Savage’s online video campaign by the Codependent Lesbian Team.... Read more
  • I've Only Just Begun

    I've Only Just Begun

    Finland , 2012 , 7 min. In response to a Russian law banning “homosexual propaganda,” director Koskimies has created an activist music video that depicts the androgynous Venuz Vulgar, a coterie of colorful queers, and their quest to fight discrimination.... Read more
  • Jackpot

    Jackpot

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. Jack, a fourteen-year-old living in suburban New Jersey circa 1994, hears about a stash of gay porn hidden in a local convenience store dumpster and sets off on his bike to find this Jackpot.... Read more
  • Joan in the Rain

    Joan in the Rain

    France , 2012 , 6 min. A wonderfully hypnotic, experimental found-footage collage of Joan of Arc films made for part of a museum exhibition to commemorate Joan’s 600th birthday.... Read more
  • La Partida

    La Partida

    Cuba , 2013 , 90 min. An Ecstasy-fueled night out leads to romantic feelings between Cuban youngsters Reinier and Yosvani, but external pressures of family, girlfriends, and poverty cause dramatic ups and downs in their subsequent relationship in this powerful and sexy drama set amid the streets of picturesque Havana.... Read more
  • Little Man

    Little Man

    Israel , 2012 , 22 min. Elliot is confronted with his inability to form long-lasting relationships. He reaches his limit when his brother shows up at his doorstep. Meanwhile, an odd neighbor living upstairs from Elliot starts spying on him and making strange noises at all hours of the night.... Read more
  • Lost Angel

    Lost Angel

    USA , 2013 , 16 min. A young Dutch tourist, stranded at the start of his US vacation, finds help from an unlikely stranger.... Read more
  • Rebel

    Rebel

    USA , 2013 , 72 min. Writer, Mother, Soldier, Spy. Loreta Janeta Velazquez altered her sex, ethnicity and identity to become a Confederate soldier in the US Civil War. Rebel unlocks the mystery of this border-crossing, gender-bending story that’s been dismissed as a hoax for 150 years.... Read more
  • Riot Ghoul

    Riot Ghoul

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. Lisa is bored with Brad, her jerk boyfriend, when she meets Valerie, a mysterious grrrl outside a punk show. Lisa becomes enamored with Valerie but soon discovers a shocking truth about her past, learning sisterhood is far from dead.... Read more
  • Soongava—Dance of the Orchids

    Soongava—Dance of the Orchids

    Nepal , 2012 , 85 min. The first film from Nepal dealing with lesbian love features a dangerous romance between middle-class college students whose families violently oppose it. Still, a dancer and her admirer decide to live together in defiance of their conservative society.... Read more
  • Summer Vacation

    Summer Vacation

    Israel , 2012 , 22 min. Sea, sun, island, and family—that’s what it takes to make a Summer Vacation. But all Yuval wants from this vacation, which brings along an unexpected visitor, is to get the heck out of there.... Read more
  • A Thousand Empty Glasses

    A Thousand Empty Glasses

    UK , 2012 , 15 min. Charlie goes on a whirlwind trip to France to visit his best friend, Arthur, where he is introduced to Oscar and Martha, a seemingly happy couple living in paradise. Then suddenly, cracks begin to form in this perfect picture of British society, provoking Charlie to question his ambitions, friendships, and sexuality.... Read more
  • Valentine Road

    Valentine Road

    USA , 2012 , 88 min. This extraordinary centerpiece documentary of Frameline37 about the 2008 murder of 15-year-old Larry King will both break your heart and fire you up into action. It brilliantly focuses on how bigotry and prejudice are community-wide problems, rather than only the acts of individuals.... Read more
  • We Are Animals

    We Are Animals

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. In We Are Animals the government carries out a barrage of frightening regulations such as enforcing quarantines, reinstating sodomy laws, and encouraging gay men to take a prescription drug that suppresses their libido.... Read more
  • Where I Am

    Where I Am

    Ireland , 2012 , 70 min. After a gay bashing in Ireland in 1999 left author and anthologist Robert Drake with permanent brain damage, he chose to get better, not bitter. This inspiring, beautifully shot portrait follows the eloquent Philadelphian’s return to Dublin and Sligo.... Read more
  • White Night

    White Night

    South Korea , 2012 , 75 min. This contemporary film noir is filled with unforgettable images and complex characters that focus on real world issues about homophobia in South Korean society while capturing the arresting and disturbing exploration of one man’s descent into the unsettling demons of his past.... Read more