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Your search by 'Sexuality' identified 49 films


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bedding Andrew

    Bedding Andrew

    Canada , 2014 , 5 min. Andrew, a man with cerebral palsy and an indomitable spirit and humor, reflects on his first sexual encounter and how the event shaped his identity as a gay man.... Read more
  • Blood and Water

    Blood and Water

    USA , 2014 , 12 min. Blood and Water finds lust awash in neon on the streets of NYC’s dive bars, as a young student falls for her professor.... Read more
  • El Canto del Colibrí

    El Canto del Colibrí

    USA , 2015 , 50 min. In this intimate, candid, and deeply personal documentary, Latino fathers across the country recount the impact of their children’s coming out, while discussing issues of immigration, culture, prejudice, compassion, and understanding.... 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
  • Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Belgium , 2015 , 105 min. In his dazzling and giddy glitter-bomb of a film, Peter Greenaway imagines what might have happened to the great Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein during a pivotal period of artistic and sexual awakening in 1931 while sojourning in Mexico.... Read more
  • F*ggot

    F*ggot

    Mexico , 2014 , 18 min. In 1990s Mexico, little Arturo is being bullied at school for girlish ways he can’t help. A rich fantasy life helps him cope and build a connection with his handsome uncle, who is struggling himself with HIV in an era of intolerance.... 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
  • Game Face

    Game Face

    USA , 2015 , 95 min. This forthright and sincere doc tracks the parallel stories of the first transgender pro mixed martial arts fighter, Fallon Fox, and a gay college hoops player who is cautiously planning his coming out, as they struggle for acceptance within their sports and society.... Read more
  • Give Him Something Red

    Give Him Something Red

    USA , 2015 , 4 min. A young black artist looks at his choices and how they might impact the rest of his life.... Read more
  • Guidance

    Guidance

    Canada , 2014 , 80 min. A liquored-up former child star channels his inner Stuart Smalley and prepares for the ultimate role: impersonating a high school guidance counselor. His hilariously inappropriate remedies lead him down an unexpected path of self-realization.... Read more
  • Health Class

    Health Class

    Canada , 2014 , 8 min. Trevor looks back on his public education to find it coming up short against the realities of his adult sexuality; so he confronts his sex ed teacher. The short’s genius comes from its explicit, re-imagined animated sex ed materials.... Read more
  • Hidden Away

    Hidden Away

    Spain , 2014 , 96 min. A cross-cultural friendship between a restless Spanish teen and an undocumented Moroccan immigrant grows into something much more profound. This story of clandestine first love unfolds in non-linear fashion against a suspenseful and wrenching social justice backdrop.... Read more
  • Hole

    Hole

    Canada , 2014 , 15 min. Billy is a middle-aged gay man with a severe physical disability. Battling loneliness and unquenchable desire, he has only his home health worker, Craig, to turn to for help, in this brave and unforgettable character study.... Read more
  • I Am Michael

    I Am Michael

    USA , 2015 , 100 min. In a controversial transformation, committed gay rights advocate Michael Glatze (James Franco) shocked his followers when he renounced homosexuality and embraced a heterosexual life. Justin Kelly’s compelling directorial debut presents this true story in an admirably measured, non-judgmental fashion.... 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
  • Mamis: A Family Portrait

    Mamis: A Family Portrait

    Cuba , 2013 , 19 min. In Cuba, where their access to adoption and assisted reproduction is prohibited, lesbians who want to be mothers face extra challenges as they try to realize their dreams. Exploring ideas of personal rebellion, Mamis reveals that there is often a way to get around the rules.... 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
  • My Life Is A Dream

    My Life Is A Dream

    USA , 2015 , 8 min. Perky and portly Cousin Wonderlette never imagined she’d meet the man of her dreams, so when her dreams turn into nightmares she’s not so surprised. In this dark comedy, we follow CW on a disturbing journey to creepy places where she encounters demented housewives, greedy swine, and sexual deviants.... 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
  • 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
  • Out to Win

    Out to Win

    Canada , 2014 , 100 min. Featuring interviews with trailblazing sports legends Martina Navratilova, David Kopay, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, and many others, this inspiring doc takes a powerful look at the struggles and triumphs of LGBT athletes in professional sports and leaves everyone cheering.... 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
  • Peter de Rome: Grandfather of Gay Porn

    Peter de Rome: Grandfather of Gay Porn

    Argentina , 2014 , 97 min. This intimate portrait of pioneering underground filmmaker Peter de Rome, chock-full of frisky erotic clips spanning three decades, charts his life and career as they unfolded alongside significant events in 20th-century gay history.... Read more
  • Pipe Dream

    Pipe Dream

    Indonesia , 2014 , 15 min. Adorable high-school nerd Peter Epstein-Takahashi is popular with a certain female classmate, but he’s concerned about his, er, endowment. Who else to turn to for advice but his two gay dads? They may not quite be prepared to handle the situation Peter presents.... 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
  • QORDS Camp

    QORDS Camp

    USA , 2014 , 24 min. In this feel-good short documentary, a hodgepodge of teens comes together at a Southern summer camp that builds queer community through music and artistic expression.... Read more
  • Querelle

    Querelle

    Germany , 1982 , 108 min. New German Cinema wunderkind Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1982 swansong, a fever-dream adaptation of Jean Genet’s classic 1947 novel of existential homoeroticism, stars hairy-chested Brad Davis as the titular sailor caught up in dangerous games of sadomasochistic seduction in a French port town teeming with lustful lads.... Read more
  • Roads

    Roads

    Mexico , 2013 , 10 min. When the adventurous free-spirited Abril comes across quiet Carmela in the countryside of Mexico, things are bound to change.... 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
  • 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
  • Scrum

    Scrum

    Australia , 2015 , 54 min. Three gay rugby athletes are vying for a spot on the elite Sydney Convicts team, competing for the 7th Annual Bingham Cup. Can they put behind their past struggles and win the prize? This is a steamy, pulsating documentary about acceptance, sportsmanship, and male camaraderie.... 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
  • Seed Money: The Chuck Holmes Story

    Seed Money: The Chuck Holmes Story

    USA , 2015 , 72 min. Porn and politics meet between the sheets and on the streets in this sexy, stirring account of infamous provocateur and heroic philanthropist Chuck Holmes, who parlayed his success as the founder of pretty-boy empire Falcon Studios into lifesaving LGBT activism.... Read more
  • Showboy

    Showboy

    Australia , 2013 , 15 min. Teenaged Julian’s surly dad thinks he’s at soccer practice, but in an effort to escape a miserable home after the death of his mom, Julian feels compelled to perform in drag, in this gritty and compelling award-winning short film from Australia.... 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
  • 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
  • Supernature

    Supernature

    USA , 2014 , 7 min. An African American man with Down syndrome comes out as gay and finds support from his drag queen heroes as well as the amazing staff at The ARC of San Francisco.... Read more
  • Tab Hunter Confidential

    Tab Hunter Confidential

    USA , 2015 , 90 min. Following the rapturously received I Am Divine (Frameline37) and Vito (Frameline36), 2015 Frameline Award recipient Jeffrey Schwarz vibrantly recalls the rollercoaster life and career of formerly closeted 1950s Hollywood heartthrob Tab Hunter in this lively and fascinating documentary.... 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
  • 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
  • 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