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Your search by 'Youth' identified 48 films


  • Alle Werden

    Alle Werden

    Switzerland , 2011 , 19 min. In Alle Werden, Samuel meets Philippe, a handsome, highly admired colleague of his best friend Andreas. As the two get close, Andreas becomes irritated and put in the uncomfortable position to watch his best mate helplessly fall in love.... Read more
  • Alone with Mr. Carter

    Alone with Mr. Carter

    Canada , 2011 , 18 min. In Alone with Mr. Carter, John dreams of becoming a cop and wants to confide in his neighbor that he is secretly in love with him—but time is of the essence as Mr. Carter is going away forever.... Read more
  • America’s Most Unwanted

    America’s Most Unwanted

    USA , 2012 , 21 min. Local director Shani Heckman America’s Most Unwanted reveals the lives of foster youth and exposes the homophobia in the foster care system.... Read more
  • The Art of Walking Through The Streets

    The Art of Walking Through The Streets

    Brazil , 2011 , 18 min. Poetry is all over the streets of Brasilia and especially in the eyes of two schoolgirls in The Art of Walking Through The Streets.... Read more
  • Bay Area Buffet

    Bay Area Buffet

    96 min. From the drag queens and bears of the Castro to the butches of Oakland, this year’s local cinematic smorgasbord provides a little something for any queer Bay Area film lover.... Read more
  • The Blessed

    The Blessed

    Chile , 2012 , 15 min. In The Blessed, Papa has arranged for his hija to play the Virgin Mary in a procession as a means to heal her.... Read more
  • Boy Cheerleaders

    Boy Cheerleaders

    UK , 2011 , 60 min. Armed with pairs of pompoms and an abundance of adolescent energy, the DAZL Diamonds cheerleading squad of South Leeds is preparing to become the first all-boy team to compete in the UK Cheerleading Championships.... 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
  • Bunnies Galore

    Bunnies Galore

    60 min. Hop on down to the Castro Theatre for this bunny-filled Sunday morning kid-friendly animated program sure to delight viewers of all ages. The Girl Bunnies, a trio of stop-action animation shorts, will be rounded out with the wonderful Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales.... Read more
  • Burmese Butterfly

    Burmese Butterfly

    Myanmar/Burma , 2011 , 13 min. Twenty-one-year-old hairdresser Phyo Lay provides a rare glimpse into the emergent gay community in Burmese Butterfly.... Read more
  • Con Tu Nombre

    Con Tu Nombre

    85 min. This collection of queer Latin@ shorts brings together a strong blend of poder, fe y nuestra familia. Family photos entwine with sacred ritual and relationship remembrance, fly homeboys and crushed-out schoolgirls explore their deseos, a ranchero yearns of being una reina, and a precious regalo is shared with comunidad.... Read more
  • CRUSH

    CRUSH

    USA , 2011 , 9 min. It’s Prom Night in the South Bronx, Michael is in for an evening of horror, hilarity and hope as he decides whether or not to kick it to his CRUSH.... Read more
  • Deep End

    Deep End

    Canada , 2011 , 8 min. When Dane’s older brother comes out to him, he has to choose between siding with his homophobic classmates or supporting his brother and becoming a social pariah.... Read more
  • Elliot Loves

    Elliot Loves

    USA , 2011 , 92 min. Finding love in the big city is never easy. But it’s always entertaining in this bouncy romantic comedy from first time feature filmmaker Terracino. Complete with wild visual nuances, surprising fantasy interludes and a non-traditional approach to just about every aspect of filmmaking, this a must see for connoisseurs of brave new cinema.... Read more
  • Four

    Four

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. In this adaptation of Christopher Shinn’s play Four, a closeted married man, his young daughter, a gay teen, and a minor drug dealer struggle to escape the dullness and desperation of their lives through temporary connections.... Read more
  • Gender Menu

    Gender Menu

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. Gender Menu exams a dystopic society where the gender binary has taken over…until one day a gender rebel sparks a change and gender revolution begins.... Read more
  • Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    Generations: Youth and Elders Making Movies

    95 min. Celebrate youth and elders in this collection of shorts, including three films from this year’s Frameline Generations Filmmaker Workshop, as well as films from around the country!... Read more
  • Half

    Half

    USA , 2011 , 6 min. Moleskin notebooks and serendipity make two hotties cross paths in Half.... 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
  • Hold On Tight

    Hold On Tight

    Ireland , 2011 , 12 min. When it comes to same-sex relationships, showing your love outside of the home is sometimes a complicated personal and political choice. This short documentary moves between the public and private spaces in which lesbian and gay couples live.... Read more
  • Lost and Found

    Lost and Found

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. The arrival of a mysterious package leads a disenchanted queer youth to an encounter with the colorful Mrs. Vera in Lost and Found.... Read more
  • The Maiden and The Princess

    The Maiden and The Princess

    USA , 2011 , 18 min. Emmy kisses a girl on the playground and is left feeling isolated and alone. The Grand High Council of Fairy Tale Rules and Standards sends her a hetero-normative fairytale to set her down the ‘right’ path in The Maiden and The Princess.... Read more
  • Mariquita

    Mariquita

    USA , 2011 , 14 min. At his tia’s birthday party, a ten-year-old boy in an upscale Miami home takes advantage of a well-attended family gathering to make a very personal announcement in Mariquita.... Read more
  • Mississippi: I Am

    Mississippi: I Am

    76 min. Under the backdrop of the very Christian and traditionally homophobic southland, Mississippi: I Am examines the push from young people to bring LGBT civil rights issues to the forefront with some help from out Mississippi native, Lance Bass.... Read more
  • Mississippi: I AM

    Mississippi: I AM

    USA , 2011 , 46 min. Under the backdrop of the very Christian and traditionally homophobic southland, Mississippi: I Am examines the push from young people to bring LGBT civil rights issues to the forefront with some help from out Mississippi native, Lance Bass.... Read more
  • Mosquita y Mari

    Mosquita y Mari

    USA , 2011 , 85 min. A sweet and genuine film about two Chicana high schoolers, Yolanda, a shy, straight-A student, and Mari, her “bad girl” classmate, as they come into their own and come to grips with their budding romance.... Read more
  • The Naked-Boy Business, Part 2

    The Naked-Boy Business, Part 2

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. A dream-like confession set to music—two wrestlers, kicked off their team for posing nude, bare their souls and brave the consequences.... Read more
  • North Sea Texas

    North Sea Texas

    Belgium , 2011 , 96 min. In this charming, sexy coming-of-age story set along the Belgian coastline in the early 1970s, Pim is a boy unafraid of his predilection for dressing up in women’s clothes, putting on makeup or pining for the handsome, older boy who lives next door.... Read more
  • Off Beat

    Off Beat

    Switzerland , 2011 , 95 min. Lukas is a guy with many faces: he’s a lover, a musician, manager of a hemp plantation, a drug addict, and a big brother. When his more-talented little brother joins the spotlight, Lukas’s own dreams fade fast in Jan Gassmann’s gritty, intimate narrative debut.... Read more
  • One Night

    One Night

    Sweden , 2012 , 23 min. In the darkness of the Norwegian nightclub One Night finds the meeting place for the first few hours in a young couple’s relationship, as they deal with the intimacy and desire that this meeting provokes.... 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
  • Positive Youth

    Positive Youth

    USA , 2012 , 44 min. Positive Youth is a documentary which follows four HIV-Positive youth (late teens to 27) in four different North American cities in Cinema vérité style.... Read more
  • Positive Youth

    Positive Youth

    57 min. Positive Youth is a documentary which follows four HIV-Positive youth (late teens to 27) in four different North American cities in Cinema vérité style.... 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
  • The Right to Love: An American Family

    The Right to Love: An American Family

    100 min. The Leffew family fights for marriage equality in a humble, powerful way. They post home videos on YouTube to let people know that they are just like any other loving family and absolutely deserve equal protection under the law.... Read more
  • The Right to Love: An American Family

    The Right to Love: An American Family

    USA , 2012 , 88 min. The Leffew family fights for marriage equality in a humble, powerful way. They post home videos on YouTube to let people know that they are just like any other loving family and absolutely deserve equal protection under the law.... Read more
  • Run-A-Ways

    Run-A-Ways

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. A youth and an elder discuss the youth’s future and the elder’s past in Run-A-Ways.... Read more
  • San Francisco Past and Present

    San Francisco Past and Present

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. San Francisco Past and Present tells a series of intergenerational stories that offer a glimpse of LGBT history and examine an evolution in the local community.... Read more
  • Sassy Pants

    Sassy Pants

    2012 , 88 min. A biting coming of age, inter-generational comedy, Sassy Pants follows recent homeschool grad Bethany Pruitt as she struggles to break free from her smothering mom with minimal help from her deadbeat gay dad to realize her dream of attending fashion school.... Read more
  • Scar

    Scar

    USA , 2011 , 3 min. A troubled teen discovers tools to help him navigate his discovery that he is gay, and possibly transgender in Scar, created in BAVC’s Factory youth program.... 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
  • Unanimated

    Unanimated

    Spain , 2011 , 8 min. A cartoon character goes to therapy because he feels rejected in a ‘live-action’ world that dislikes those who are different in Unanimated.... Read more
  • Us. A Family Album

    Us. A Family Album

    USA , 2011 , 7 min. Us. A Family Album is a striking montage of home movies proving that all family and all love is equal.... Read more
  • What Do You Know? Six to Twelve Year-Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians

    What Do You Know? Six to Twelve Year-Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. In What Do You Know? Six to Twelve Year-Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians, elementary school students share their unique perspective.... 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
  • The Wise Kids

    The Wise Kids

    USA , 2011 , 91 min. Questions of faith and sexuality run quietly and deeply in Stephen Cone’s brilliantly sweet coming of age drama about being gay and Southern Baptist in middle-class Charleston, South Carolina.... Read more
  • Yes or No?

    Yes or No?

    Thailand , 2010 , 107 min. The hesitant relationship between a girly college student and her boyish new roommate introduces Thailand’s first lesbian movie romance. This winsome romantic comedy doesn’t mask conservative Thai society’s disapproval of “tomboys,” their term for women who prefer women and dress like men.... Read more