USA, 2017, 95′
A young woman diagnosed with cancer tries to play matchmaker between her soon-to-be-widowed husband and her bisexual twin brother.
Denmark/USA, 2017, 67′
“This film is made as a gender liberation manifestation, through the artist Miss Rosewood is the intention to give an experience of self-empowerment to live out who you believe you are or what you want to be. There is no specification to this process and the message is of that to free the mind from classification. The images are rough to unsettle the morality of a perfect view to the gender liberation, its intentional to provoke inner conflict with what is freedom.”Helle Jensen.
USA, 2017, 15′
The bond between a disabled Muslim father and his son is tested when love is pitted against religion. Everyday Waleed washes his disabled dad, Khaled, for prayer as a part of their Islamic religious obligation. But, when Khaled suspects his son is gay he’s torn between accepting him or living on his own unable to pray.
USA, 2018, 7′
An afternoon visit to a small city Sex Shoppe inspires excitement, surprise, and comic relief.
USA, 2018, 5′
An emotionally nuanced reconnection at a tree stump.
USA, 2018, 4′
Liz, an out lesbian, and Kylie, a questioning heterosexual, are neighbors. When they first meet, there is an undeniable attraction between them. Their chemistry is immediately apparent even to Kylie’s boyfriend Matt. The two girls fall in love and Matt is soon out of the picture. But despite all their passion, Kylie continually pulls away, fighting the reality that she is in love with a woman.
USA, 2017, 18′
Film about Carson, a gay twenty-something looking for love on all the wrong apps. After being rejected by an online hookup for being too “femme”, Carson embarks on a hilarious journey towards self-discovery and acceptance by way of a manic existential crisis and a drag queen fairy godmother. Set in Hell’s Kitchen, the epicenter of New York City gay life, Carson must confront his own notions of masculinity, gender performance, and discrimination within the LGBTQ community.
USA, 2018, 14′
A 15-year-old teenager wants to lose her virginity. She has four mothers who advise her.
USA, 2018, 13′
A photographer and his boyfriend have problems with jealousy.
USA, 2018, 4′
Matt and Dan play lovers , just after some seemingly satisfying-sex. But when Matt tells Dan he “just has a few notes”, Dan doesn’t expect just how intensive this note session is, and soon realizes he has more work in store than he thought…
USA, 2017, 8′
Burlesque icons Luminous Pariah and Chris Harder star in this Tom of Finland inspired queer retelling of ‘The Little Mermaid’. Antonin Dvorak’s opera score accompanies this sexy homage to Hans Christian Andersen, vintage homoerotica and the golden era of silent film.
EUA, 2017, 6′
A gay Chinese American believes that his traditional mom would have a hard time accepting his boyfriend. However, it turns out that she is more complex than he has supposed.
USA, 2017, 5′
Idealistic young man Nigel has been in a secret romantic relationship with his friend, Malik, for several weeks, seemingly content with their unofficial status, but he longs for more.
USA, 2017, 100′
Sam (Alan Cumming)is a troubled New York-based artist. A survivor of the AIDS epidemic, his loft is full of souvenirs and memories of former lovers, along with evidence of his time as an activist in ACT UP. He meets a young man, Braeden (Zachary Booth) in a bar and assumes that because of his youth the only reason for him to pursue a sexual encounter is a commercial one. However, it turns out to be the catalyst for a new phase in his life as an artist. Through Sam, a generation deals with the unresolved trauma of loss for those who lived through the 1980s and 1990s. Sam’s grief and anger turn into a sharing of knowledge and experience, expanding the possibilities of intergenerational understanding.
USA, 2016, 86′
A misanthropic woman is forced in sensitivity training and forms an unlikely friendship with the bubbly woman who is assigned to be her coach.
USA, 2017, 6′
This film shows what Andy (Warhol) kept off screen (and the world wondering about for over 50 years)
USA, 2016, 17′
A pair of senior citizens have a relationship that shocks both their families. In this endearing comedy, a potty-mouthed octogenarian in an assisted living facility gets a big-time surprise engineered by his daughter, in this funny and endearing sketch directed (and with a delightful cameo) by Danny DeVito.
Mexico. USA, 2016, 22′
Sthefany Galante is a Mexican trans woman who migrated to the United States after experiencing gender discrimination in her hometown. After being away from home for six years, Sthefany is preparing for an imminent trip to Hidalgo, Mexico, to confront her parents about her gender identity.
USA, 2016, 6′
A short conversation with a transwoman has a profound impact on young Mel. This is our response to the Trump Administration’s rescission of the rights of transgender students across America.
USA, 2016, 15′
Virgin Territory is sex-positive, queer, and questioning coming-of-age story about a teenage girl who decides to have sex for the first time in commencement of her journey of sexual exploration.
USA, 2016, 89′
A charismatic Xicana lesbian seduces and alluring Puerto Rican woman, only to find herself recreating her tumultuous past.
USA, 2015, 100′
A contemporary film noir, set in West Hollywood…
In Los Angeles, it’s sometimes hard to tell your friends from your enemies, and all of Dusty’s friends, it seems, are capable of murder.
USA, 2016, 66′
“We felt like every day was wonderful and anything could happen.” Rich and distinguished stories unfold among the lives of long-term survivors who have learned how to celebrate, heal, love, and thrive after the devastation of the early AIDS crisis (…)
Survivors are still affected by the trauma of not only their diagnosis but also the loss of community and way of life. Nobody knew they would grow old with AIDS.
USA, 2016, 97′
A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.
Saudi Arabia, USA, 2016, 11′
A compelling story of love, death, and sacrifice, set against a backdrop of war, hatred, and intolerance, in one of the world’s most troubled regions.Daesh Girl tells the story of Sarah, a young woman drawn into a world of violence and treachery when her friend, Noorah, is abducted by Daesh and forced into servitude. The necessity of freeing Noorah forces Sarah to concoct a desperate scheme which will put her in the greatest possible danger, as she goes undercover to infiltrate one of the world’s most ruthless and deadly extremist groups, with the aim of freeing her friend and killing her captors.
USA, 2015, 15′
A firsthand account of Terran, an African American gender fluid teenager navigating bullying, violence and rejection from their father and peers before finding their courage and voice to come out.
To Leelah Alcorn (1997-2014) who said:”The only way I will rest in peace is if one day transgender people aren’t treated the way I was (…) Gender needs to be talked about in schools, the earlier the better. My death needs to mean something.”
USA, 2015, 20′
Jesse Ritter has been living with a secret. What begins as a quiet evening of driving for Pick Up (the latest car service to share the road with Uber and Lyft), turns into a life changing journey filled with conversations about life, sex, stigma, and guilt, as Jesse falls for one of his passengers and is forced to confess the truth.
Awards: Grand Jury Award for Best Short DOC NYC Winner, Jury Award for Best Documentary Palm Springs
USA, 2015, 15′
BJ, a butch lesbian, successfully avoided dresses her entire life until she and her partner Sherrie adopted Jeffrey, who starts to dance in gowns and perform for his parents. Now that six-year-old Jeffrey wishes to dress up in public, BJ must navigate where it is safe for him in conservative rural Florida.
USA, 2016, 14′
A trans woman goes on a blind date with a man with the same name as her ex…
Rain Valdez kept her gender identity secret for years in Hollywood. Now, she’s out, and ready to finally represent her community in her favorite film genre: the comedy.
USA, 2016, 5′
“The transgender movement may be making headlines, but our rich history is often overlooked,” Ernst said in a press release. “Transgender people have always existed, and have lived many different lives. These stories show us just how important it is to share our histories.