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Your search by 'Violence' identified 11 films


  • After Love

    After Love

    Austria , 2014 , 72 min. A doomed love triangle forms between a fashion photographer, a trans call-girl, and an emotionally distant rentboy in this haunting, stylishly shot noir, calling to mind David Lynch by way of the French New Wave.... Read more
  • Carmín Tropical

    Carmín Tropical

    Mexico , 2014 , 80 min. This noir-mystery of crime and passion delves deep into the heart, mind, and soul of Mabel, a Mexican muxe (transwoman) who revives past demons when she comes face to face with the people, places, and memories of a faraway life.... Read more
  • How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

    How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)

    Thailand , 2015 , 80 min. As the Thai military draft approaches, an 11-year-old boy tries to keep his beloved older brother close to home and out of the service; but in this tender drama, love and luck might not be enough, as he unwittingly sets in motion events that expose the limited options facing Thailand’s working poor.... Read more
  • Olya's Love

    Olya's Love

    Russia , 2014 , 67 min. Moscow-based LGBTQ activist Olya is devoted to her girlfriend, Galya. But is the struggle against Russia’s homophobia her true love? This documentary judiciously explores the intersection of the idea of “freedom” in a couple’s public and personal lives.... 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
  • 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
  • Stories of Our Lives

    Stories of Our Lives

    Kenya , 2014 , 61 min. Homophobia is institutionalized in Kenya, heightening the stakes of this brave vignette quintet. Via intimate dramatizations of identity under siege, drawn from real life experiences of LGBTQI people, this anthology, exquisitely shot in black and white, breaks the silence enforced by intolerance.... Read more
  • Thirst

    Thirst

    Israel , 2014 , 14 min. On an intense desert hike, two buddies get hot and bothered when one of them seems to willfully lose their water and their way, intent on pushing their friendship to a new level.... Read more
  • To Russia with Love

    To Russia with Love

    USA , 2014 , 80 min. As the 2014 Olympics in Sochi approached, LGBT athletes and broadcasters had to choose whether to protest Russia’s anti-gay legislation. This fast-moving, entertaining documentary follows skater-broadcaster Johnny Weir, Billie Jean King, and Olympic hopefuls as they navigate the choppy waters where sports and human rights intersect.... Read more
  • While You Weren't Looking

    While You Weren't Looking

    South Africa , 2015 , 72 min. A lesbian couple realizes how far they’ve strayed from the radical ideals of their youth, as they navigate infidelity, aging, class issues, and the complexities of gay life in post-Apartheid South Africa.... 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