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  • 54: The Director's Cut

    54: The Director's Cut

    USA , 2015 , 106 min. A naïve New Jersey boy becomes the belle of New York’s 1970s disco demimonde in this glittering recreation of an era. This revelatory new cut restores Mark Christopher’s original vision, in which the Studio 54 waiter (Ryan Phillippe) embraces hedonism and uses his sexuality to get ahead.... Read more
  • Alex and Ali

    Alex and Ali

    USA , 2014 , 83 min. Two improbable soul mates, an American Peace Corps volunteer and a handsome Iranian in pre-revolutionary Iran, become lovers-in-secret for ten years before they are forced to separate. Thirty-five years later, despite obstacles, they reunite and attempt to rekindle their relationship.... Read more
  • All About E

    All About E

    Australia , 2015 , 93 min. After they find a bag full of cash and end up on the run, E, a sexy but closeted DJ, and her gay best bud seek refuge with E’s ex-girlfriend. Set in Sydney’s nightclub scene and Australia’s stunning outback, this thriller is about finding yourself while living between worlds.... Read more
  • Alto

    Alto

    USA , 2015 , 101 min. It’s a lesbian mob comedy, capeesh? Surprising attractions, the mob, and family traditions gone oobatz pave the road to hilarity in this character-rich story that reveals what it means to come out to The Family.... Read more
  • The Amina Profile

    The Amina Profile

    Canada , 2014 , 84 min. Catapulting viewers from intimate love story to international mystery, this markedly modern doc exposes the fluid reality of cyber life. Its questions about the unadulterated exhilaration of virtual love and cultural divides will leave you talking for days.... Read more
  • Bare

    Bare

    USA , 2014 , 88 min. Sarah is trapped in nowheresville Nevada when the worldly drifter Pepper blows into town and opens her eyes to life’s possibilities. But is Sarah being seduced by a wily user, or is she herself using Pepper to break free?... Read more
  • Beat

    Beat

    Canada , 2015 , 15 min. Beautifully shot and amplified with magical realism, Beat finds a shy illustrator ignited by a mysterious bike courier.... Read more
  • Beautiful Something

    Beautiful Something

    USA , 2014 , 91 min. In this sexy, gritty drama set during one night, four diverse gay men explore Philadelphia in search of love, art, and human connection. Wrong alleys turn up the unexpected—but not the unwelcome—for this smoldering quartet looking for love, brotherly or otherwise.... Read more
  • The Birthday

    The Birthday

    Germany , 2014 , 16 min. Young Taiwanese German immigrants Ron and May show that love can persist under the grey skies of Berlin in The Birthday.... Read more
  • Code Academy

    Code Academy

    USA , 2014 , 16 min. Nisha Ganatra (Chutney Popcorn, Frameline23) returns with Code Academy a futuristic sci-fi short peeking into the inner world of adolescence, gender identity formation, and the role of cyberspace during a tumultuous time of growth.... Read more
  • Deep Run

    Deep Run

    USA , 2015 , 75 min. Young transman Cole and his girlfriend Ashley seek spiritual refuge in a welcoming church—a daunting challenge in rural North Carolina, where conservative Christianity rules. What ultimately saves them is deep love for themselves, each other, and their God.... Read more
  • Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    Dyke Central Episodes 6-10

    USA , 2015 , 105 min. From new tensions in old friendships to sex scenes that will make you gasp and bite your lower lip, this Oakland webseries gives you everything you want—and everything you didn’t realize you craved until you watched this show.... Read more
  • Floating!

    Floating!

    Germany , 2014 , 86 min. Jana and Katha are ready to join their lives together, but the raucous bachelorette parties their closest friends arrange for them will test the bonds of their relationship and the true strength of their commitment.... Read more
  • Fresno

    Fresno

    USA , 2015 , 85 min. In this dark comedy, two co-dependent sisters who work as hotel maids—one a lesbian and the other a sex addict—use burglary, a bar mitzvah, and lots of purple dildos to dump the body of a hotel guest they accidentally kill.... Read more
  • From This Day Forward

    From This Day Forward

    USA , 2015 , 79 min. When Sharon Shattuck was still in middle school, her dad came out to her family as transgender and changed names from Michael to Trisha. Now preparing for her own wedding, Shattuck returns home to better understand her parents’ relationship.... Read more
  • The Future Perfect

    The Future Perfect

    USA , 2014 , 13 min. It’s the 22nd century and a time traveler is assigned against his will to return to 1968 to thwart a nascent virus; his insistent supervisor (voiced by Zachary Quinto) has deep personal reasons for sending him back to create “the future perfect.”... Read more
  • Gold Star

    Gold Star

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. Two basketball players confront their strained relationship in a game of one-on-one.... Read more
  • Heavenly Peace

    Heavenly Peace

    USA , 2014 , 5 min. A cherub uses his manipulative ways to reunite a couple at Christmas.... Read more
  • Liz in September

    Liz in September

    Venezuela , 2014 , 92 min. A tight-knit group of lesbian friends are enjoying their annual vacation on a beautiful Caribbean beach when Eva, a straight stranger, crashes the party. On a dare, the group’s heartbreaker Liz launches a seduction, with results that surprise them both.... Read more
  • Love Island

    Love Island

    Bosnia & Herzegovina , 2014 , 86 min. Love is mad in paradise! A lush getaway to a gorgeous haven on the Adriatic Sea leads to romantic antics, frisky business, and a few rhapsodic musical interludes for amiable party-boy Grebo, his very pregnant wife Liliane, and mysterious local dive master Flora.... Read more
  • Margarita, with a Straw

    Margarita, with a Straw

    India , 2014 , 100 min. Laila is a talented young composer-songwriter from India whose cerebral palsy is only a minor hurdle to overcome in the fulfillment of her desires—which she finds in an unexpected source when she transfers to an American university.... Read more
  • Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Mariposa (Butterfly)

    Argentina , 2015 , 102 min. This sexy drama follows a group of Argentinian friends and lovers along two parallel storylines, each set in motion by one decisive act that creates vastly different romantic and erotic outcomes.... Read more
  • Naz & Maalik

    Naz & Maalik

    USA , 2014 , 85 min. Two Black Muslim teens hang out on a quiet Friday afternoon in Brooklyn, little suspecting that an FBI agent is on their tail. Maalik and Naz may be hiding something, but it’s not what the agent thinks.... Read more
  • The New Girlfriend

    The New Girlfriend

    France , 2014 , 105 min. In this exquisite tale of triangulated love Claire (Anaïs Demoustier) reaches out to her deceased best friend’s widower David (Romain Duris) only to discover he dresses as a woman in the privacy of his home, in the latest from director François Ozon.... Read more
  • Open Relationship

    Open Relationship

    Spain , 2014 , 13 min. Oscar and Sergio have been in a comfy partnership for 5 years, but they are heading into choppy waters when one of them nonchalantly proposes an open relationship, prompting an unexpected response.... Read more
  • Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

    Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

    USA , 2014 , 77 min. Part detective story, part rumination, and all celebration, this warm and vivid film unpacks a very personal history of what it meant to be an artist and a lesbian in early 20th century America.... Read more
  • Pepper

    Pepper

    Canada , 2014 , 7 min. Threesomes turn out not to be for everyone, as jealousies abound for an uber sexy trio.... Read more
  • Playing with Balls

    Playing with Balls

    Iceland , 2014 , 8 min. As tempers rise between a couple on the tennis court, a group of older lesbians become intrigued with the goings-on in Playing with Balls.... Read more
  • Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

    Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

    Canada , 2014 , 82 min. This clever, sophisticated Canadian dyke romcom centered around a forty-something Toronto TV producer is thoughtful and fresh—spinning a new groove into the old tune that we can’t always get (back) what we want.... Read more
  • S&M Sally

    S&M Sally

    USA , 2015 , 80 min. In this fresh romcom, cuddling and picking out curtains are quickly replaced by flogging and safe words, as lesbian couple Jamie and Jill spice up their sex life by venturing into the leather scene.... Read more
  • The Same Difference

    The Same Difference

    USA , 2014 , 67 min. Self-identified studs Felicia “Snoop” Pearson (The Wire), AzMarie Livingston (Empire), and many others discuss hypocrisy in terms of gender roles and performative expectations within the Stud/Aggressive community. From stud-on-stud relationships to dressing femme for pay, no topic is left untouched.... Read more
  • Seashore

    Seashore

    Brazil , 2015 , 83 min. In an abandoned house on the Brazilian coast, two teenage boys, friends since childhood, reveal secrets, re-open family wounds, and sort out new meanings of friendship, independence, and love in a suddenly adult world. This is a film of delicate poetry and subtle erotic tension.... 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
  • Stuff

    Stuff

    USA , 2015 , 98 min. After 14 years together, Deb and Trisha are miles apart—emotionally and in their king-size bed. An attractive mom at their daughter’s preschool temporarily alleviates Deb’s loneliness but forces the couple to confront their shared reality.... Read more
  • Sugarhiccup

    Sugarhiccup

    USA , 2014 , 16 min. A neurotic journalist searches through digital clues trying to decipher a cryptic message left by her fiancée right before she disappears for the next 48 sleepless hours. Sugarhiccup shows how nonsensical data, social media, and distrust can all add up to destructive decision-making.... Read more
  • Summer Nights

    Summer Nights

    France , 2014 , 104 min. In a secluded country home in 1950s France, two men, longtime friends, meet, as they do most weekends—elegantly dressed as respectable middle-class women. But can they maintain their double lives? This quirky, layered drama asks questions of gender, love, and identity.... Read more
  • The Summer of Sangaile

    The Summer of Sangaile

    Lithuania , 2015 , 88 min. Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is obsessed with stunt planes and struggling in her adolescence, but when she meets vivacious, outgoing Auste at an aeronautics show, her life changes. This is a sumptuously shot, subtly told story of the transformative power of first love.... Read more
  • The Surface

    The Surface

    USA , 2014 , 78 min. An aimless 22-year-old man happens upon a yard sale, where he finds a vintage 8mm camera for sale. His impromptu purchase awakens unexpected impulses, both artistic and personal, which adjust his life’s course and set him on unfamiliar paths.... Read more
  • Sworn Virgin

    Sworn Virgin

    Italy , 2015 , 90 min. A young Albanian woman, chafing against her culture’s strictures on female behavior, chooses to live and work as a man. Years later, questioning his choice, he leaves his remote village and embarks upon a journey of self-discovery.... Read more
  • That's Not Us

    That's Not Us

    USA , 2015 , 98 min. Whiskey-fueled card games, buzz-killing wisecracks, and overdue emotional conversations are just part of what three couples pack into one end-of-the-season beach house vacation in this naturalistic romantic comedy. The superb ensemble cast’s improvised dialogue delivers a refreshingly honest take on contemporary relationships.... Read more
  • Those People

    Those People

    USA , 2014 , 89 min. A young artist must choose between pursuing a relationship with a hot new man or continuing his unrequited love for his lifelong best friend in this erotic and arresting romantic drama, set among Manhattan’s social elite.... Read more
  • Together Forever

    Together Forever

    USA , 2014 , 8 min. A lesbian couple creates the perfect moment for their engagement and finds the grandiose in the everyday.... Read more
  • Tradesman’s Exit

    Tradesman’s Exit

    USA , 2015 , 12 min. Hank, an eccentric handyman with power tools and a temper, finds that taking things apart can be emotionally cathartic, in this San Francisco-made zinger.... Read more
  • Two 4 One

    Two 4 One

    Canada , 2014 , 80 min. After a surprising one-night stand that rekindles their previous relationship, ex-partners Adam and Miriam make a most unusual discovery: they are both pregnant. Two 4 One is a refreshing trans romcom.... Read more
  • Visible Silence

    Visible Silence

    USA , 2015 , 42 min. A delicate but probing look at “tom” and “dee” lesbians in Thailand, as they confront expectations to conform to a rigidly gender-assigned society. Silent but visible within it, they speak to us from a rich variety of experience.... Read more
  • Whatever We Want to Be

    Whatever We Want to Be

    USA , 2014 , 14 min. Pansexual playgirl Dylan is forced to question her free-spirited, poly lifestyle when enchantingly seductive Sam turns her world on its head.... 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
  • Xenia

    Xenia

    Greece , 2014 , 128 min. Following the death of their mother, two brothers embark on a surreal road trip from Athens to Thessaloniki to find their estranged father in this alternately poignant and bold fable from Greece.... Read more