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  • 24 Hitchhikers

    24 Hitchhikers

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. The roadside pickups of a closeted government official in the late ’60s and early ’70s are artfully and erotically reimagined through period-perfect black-and-white photography in this poetic short by Paul Detwiler, equal parts meditative memory piece and bearded-beefcake bonanza.... Read more
  • 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
  • After Hours

    After Hours

    USA , 2013 , 19 min. Despite her boyfriend’s indifference, Annie is determined to make her relationship work, but her best friend may help her see that it just isn’t the right fit.... Read more
  • The Altered Lives of LaVonne SalleĆ©

    The Altered Lives of LaVonne SalleƩ

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. A documentary profiling Bay Area, altered Barbie artist, LaVonne Salleé, including interviews with her fans, collectors, and a trip to her Vallejo gallery. Salleé shares her life, inspiration, and many of her pieces in this short, which is sure to inspire the Barbie fan, or conspirator, in all of us.... Read more
  • Aquaporko!

    Aquaporko!

    Australia , 2013 , 22 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • Benjamin's Flowers

    Benjamin's Flowers

    Sweden , 2012 , 12 min. Lovelorn and lonely Benjamin lives on the blurry borderline between fantasy and reality, in this pollen-filled romantic animation.... Read more
  • Between Ring & Pendant

    Between Ring & Pendant

    Hong Kong , 2012 , 15 min. Two boys spend a life-changing night exploring the streets of Hong Kong, and one another.... Read more
  • Big Words

    Big Words

    USA , 2012 , 94 min. Three members of a New York hip-hop group from the ’90s—one of whom is gay and estranged from the other two—unwittingly reunite on the eve of President Obama’s election in 2008.... 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
  • Burning Blue

    Burning Blue

    USA , 2013 , 96 min. Filmmaker David Greer, a former Naval Aviator, infuses this tragic love story with real world details, going behind the curtain to capture the emotional fallout of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.”... Read more
  • But I'm A Cheerleader

    But I'm A Cheerleader

    USA , 1999 , 85 min. Natasha Lyonne shines in this John Waters influenced, 1999 cult classic romantic comedy that brilliantly blends hilarity with romance as a high school girl finds the courage to be herself while she is forced to attend an extremely campy ex-gay program.... Read more
  • BY the Way

    BY the Way

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. Love. Fear. Hope. Doubt. In the blink of an eye a relationship can change. BY the Way asks in a world where we guard our hearts with judgment, anger, and accusation, can love be the force that breaks down our walls?... Read more
  • Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    USA , 2013 , 62 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • Change Over Time

    Change Over Time

    USA , 2013 , 7 min. This experimental, animated, personal documentary chronicles the filmmaker’s first year on testosterone from an impressionistic and poetic perspective.... Read more
  • Chuppan Chupai

    Chuppan Chupai

    Denmark , 2013 , 68 min. Chuppan Chupai (Hide and Seek) follows the lives of four LGBT Pakistanis: activist Neeli, flighty but “famous” Kami, shy Waseem, and Jenny, a transgender woman who struggles with her transition. All live under the specter of Pakistan’s sharia laws forbidding homosexuality. Throughout the film, their lives in the urban centers of Lahore and Rawalpindi are shown to be... Read more
  • Click

    Click

    Canada , 2013 , 17 min. When die-hard romantic Darcy gets her heart broken on her 30th birthday, her friends rally round to help her recover. Mayhem ensues in Chew’s (Falling for Caroline) modern, fun, romantic comedy about lesbian dating mishaps while trying to find a date that clicks—whether she’s found online or while out on a run.... Read more
  • Climax

    Climax

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. An urbane but stale couple lobs double entendres back-and-forth as they prepare for a dinner party in their honor. Will they ever make it to the party? And what about the corpse in the piano room?... Read more
  • C.O.G.

    C.O.G.

    USA , 2013 , 88 min. In this darkly comic film based on a well-known David Sedaris short story, a naive Yale graduate travels to Oregon to work as an apple picker; there, his journey of self-discovery takes a series of bizarre turns.... Read more
  • The Companion

    The Companion

    Peru , 2012 , 20 min. In the outskirts of Lima, a young sex worker tends to his elderly father, a fallen-from-grace artisan. Feeling as though his efforts are never enough for his father, he tries to break free.... Read more
  • Concussion

    Concussion

    USA , 2013 , 93 min. Frameline37 opens with Concussion, a sexy and daring breakthrough drama about a wealthy lesbian housewife whose straight-laced lifestyle takes a drastic and rebellious turn following a head injury.... Read more
  • Continental

    Continental

    USA , 2013 , 95 min. Filled with steamy dark-room encounters, gossipy dish from transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn and onstage antics by The Divine Miss M, this fascinating documentary by the director of Small Town Gay Bar and Bear Nation recalls the glory days of New York City’s legendary bathhouse and its silver-fox impresario Steve Ostrow.... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Gail Marquis, an Olympic medalist (Montreal ’76), met Audrey Smaltz when she was 43 and Smaltz, a former model, was 61. Their story will resonate with the ’late bloomers’ among us as it tracks the course of these women’s incredible lives, each rich with accomplishment, and celebrates their love story.... Read more
  • dik

    dik

    Australia , 2012 , 9 min. A six-year-old boy brings home a piece of schoolwork that provokes his parents to question his sexual orientation (and their own), with disastrous, yet hilarious, results.... Read more
  • Dos Almas

    Dos Almas

    USA , 2013 , 16 min. 1850, deep in the forest, two women from different worlds meet. Breaking through barriers, they discover each other in both flesh and spirit.... Read more
  • Families Are Forever

    Families Are Forever

    USA , 2013 , 22 min. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, Vivian Kleiman (Always My Son, Frameline34), Families Are Forever offers a powerful glimpse into the life of a Mormon Family in a conservative California community as they journey from door-knocking in favor of Proposition 8 to acceptance of their adolescent gay son.... Read more
  • Family Restaurant

    Family Restaurant

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. When the diner closes up for the night, the salt and pepper shakers, napkin holders, and other inanimate objects inside the restaurant come to life in this whimsical tale about what makes a family. One night, Picky, a curmudgeonly toothpick dispenser, causes a stir when he insists that two ketchup bottles and two mustard bottles can’t fall in love with each other. The next day, with the help... 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
  • Finding Franklin

    Finding Franklin

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. This simply gorgeous short about death, nostalgia, and digging through old family memories is hauntingly touching, and truly tender. Returning to the family home upon the death of her grandfather, young Violet finds someone from the past: a mysterious man named Franklin. Violet investigates deeper, and the film delicately weaves old and recreated footage, set to a wonderful soundtrack, to recount ... Read more
  • For Dorian

    For Dorian

    Canada , 2012 , 16 min. A father fears the sexual awakening of his disabled son, Oliver, as he struggles with the notion of letting him grow up.... Read more
  • Free Fall

    Free Fall

    Germany , 2013 , 100 min. A young police cadet with a pregnant girlfriend finds himself drawn to his rebellious male roommate during training and their resulting affair has serious ramifications for their friends and loved ones in this sexy and moving drama... 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
  • Gay Latino Los Angeles

    Gay Latino Los Angeles

    USA , 2012 , 78 min. In their inspiring journey to adulthood, three twentysomethings from Los Angeles speak to the dynamic reality of being gay and Latino in Los Angeles, supported by an Indigenous tradition that suggests the recovery of a rich, neglected history.... Read more
  • G.B.F.

    G.B.F.

    USA , 2013 , 94 min. Closeted high school B.F.F.s Brent and Tanner plot to become the coveted novelty G.B.F. (Gay Best Friend) of one of the three prom queen rivals amidst a crazy web of hilarious dilemmas and mishaps.... Read more
  • Genderfreak

    Genderfreak

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. What happens when violinist Rachel, the token straight friend in her group, meets a handsome genderqueer teenager named Sammy, who happens to play guitar?... Read more
  • Happy Birthday

    Happy Birthday

    Denmark , 2013 , 24 min. In Happy Birthday, a new film from the director of the schoolboy drama You Are Not Alone (1978), life can be frustrating for Thomas, a 14-year-old boy in Denmark, a country where the age of consent is 15. His birthday might be right around the corner, but his handsome neighbor is making it seem like forever!... Read more
  • The Happy Sad

    The Happy Sad

    USA , 2013 , 87 min. Two young couples in New York—one black and gay, one white and heterosexual—find themselves intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity and redefine monogamy.... Read more
  • Heterosexual Jill

    Heterosexual Jill

    USA , 2013 , 80 min. Filmmaker Michelle Ehlen wrote, directed, and stars in this satirical pseudo-romantic comedy—and sequel to Butch Jamie (Frameline32)—about being in love with the person you think you are.... 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
  • Housebroken

    Housebroken

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. A hopeless romantic learns a thing or two about relationships when he gets too close to the perfect couple.... Read more
  • Ian Harvie Superhero

    Ian Harvie Superhero

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. In his debut stand-up comedy concert film, trans comic Ian Harvie, who served as the opening act for Margaret Cho for a number of years, shares hilarious and unabashed insights relating to his trans experience. Ian Harvie Superhero presents a lighthearted yet self-aware approach to important intersections, such as acquiring male privilege, navigating gendered bathroom politics, acknowledgin... Read more
  • I'm Yours

    I'm Yours

    Canada , 2012 , 6 min. A doc-style short showing two people who transitioned to the other sex answering the same questions. Director Chase Joynt uses clever cuts to create rhythmic montages through their juxtaposition.... Read more
  • Interior. Leather Bar.

    Interior. Leather Bar.

    USA , 2012 , 60 min. By re-imagining the infamous “lost” footage cut from the controversial 1980 crime thriller Cruising (in which Al Pacino infiltrated New York’s leather world), directors Travis Mathews and James Franco create a genre-defying exploration of Hollywood, censorship and sexual mores.... Read more
  • In Their Room: London

    In Their Room: London

    USA , 2013 , 33 min. Since 2009, Travis Mathews has been taking his friendly and inquisitive camera into the bedrooms of gay men across the world for a series of intimate interviews about sex and love in the hook-up age. In this installment, Londoners reveal their private desires and fears while quietly going about warmly-lit rituals of bathing and grooming.... Read more
  • In the Name Of

    In the Name Of

    Poland , 2012 , 97 min. Father Adam is a handsome and unconventional Catholic priest running a Polish reformatory for tough teenage boys. But he is in a spiritual crisis, prompted by sexual feelings he has long avoided. This compassionate feature won Berlin’s prestigious Teddy Award.... Read more
  • It's All So Quiet

    It's All So Quiet

    Netherlands , 2013 , 94 min. On a placid Dutch farm, an isolated 55-year-old dairyman cares for his ailing father and rebuffs outside friendships…until small changes begin to awaken his soul. It’s All So Quiet is an intimately powerful portrait of loneliness and self-discovery.... 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
  • JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    Canada , 2012 , 52 min. Sisters are doing it for themselves in this intimate portrait of Missionary P. Delight and her fellow members of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence as they look back on decades of faerie-fabulous radicalism and whip out their wimples for colorful celebration.... Read more
  • kink

    kink

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Ever wonder what—and who—really goes down in that imposing brick fortress at Mission and 14th? This adults-only doc (produced by James Franco) goes behind closed doors at the Armory to reveal purveyors of fetish porn, working and wanking on the edge of big-business BDSM.... Read more
  • Kiss Me Softly

    Kiss Me Softly

    Belgium , 2012 , 16 min. Seventeen-year-old Jasper lives in a small town with his family, where his father is a local singer. In his family, he cannot be himself, as all the attention in the family goes to his father’s career. Jasper searches for a way to handle this and is faced with the typical questions in the life of an adolescent.... Read more

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