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Mapplethorpe
An intimate portrait of the celebrated yet controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (Matt Smith) whose relationship with Patti Smith and other icons of '70s New York influenced his ambitious photos while he explored his emerging sexuality. Nominated for Best Narrative Feature…
Red Cow - Para Aduma
Benny's hair is as red as the fur of her devout father's treasured calf - which he believes will bring salvation. But the 17-year-old feels as lonely and trapped as the calf in its enclosure. Benny's mother died giving birth…
Kirschrot (Cherry-Red)
Anna and Marie are two women who could possibly love each other. Marie wants to be open to this new overwhelming feeling, even if she has to throw away all that she has ever held to be right. Anna on…
Disobedience
Ronit (Rachel Weisz) returns to the Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend Esti (Rachel McAdams). Once reunited, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Winner of…
Social Butterfly
It's Chloe's eighteenth birthday, a mysterious American woman joins her party without being invited. SOCIAL BUTTERFLY delicately depicts this young girl's discovery of her sexuality, magnifying the turbulent period of adolescence. Nominated for Best Narrative Short Film at the Sundance…
Suicide Kale
New couple Jasmine and Penny find an anonymous suicide note while on a brunch date with "perfect" lesbian couple, Jordan and Billie. They set out to uncover the mystery of its author. Winner of Best First U.S. Dramatic Feature at…
Buddies
When yuppie David volunteers to be a "buddy" to an AIDS patient, the gay community center assigns him to Robert, a politically impassioned man abandoned by his friends and lovers. Released in 1985, BUDDIES was the first feature-length drama about…
Bent
In 1930s Berlin, Max (Clive Owen) sleeps with German officer (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), only to see him killed by his fellow Nazis the next morning. Refusing an offer of new papers from his Uncle Freddie (Ian McKellan) for fear of leaving…
Extra-Terrestre
Teresa is a successful astrophysicist who lives with her girlfriend, Daniela, in the Canary Islands. After years of self-exile, Teresa returns to Puerto Rico to invite her family to her wedding. But her family is a conservative clan from a…
Piglets - Ferkel
Two guys, a grandmother and two piglets in a surrealistic atmosphere. Official Selection at the Berlin International Film Festival. Official Selection at the Outfest Film Festival.
Mother Knows Best - Mamma Vet Bäst
A woman gives her teenage son some friendly advice on their way home from having met her son's boyfriend for the first time. Their conversation begins in a casual manner but ultimately leads to revelations that will completely change their…
4 Days in France - Jours De France
On a seemingly ordinary night in Paris, Pierre takes one last look at his lover Paul and steals away, with his Grindr app as his only guide. Paul sets out after him, using his own phone to track Pierre's movements…
Pop Rox
Jesse decides to profess her love to her best friend Roxanne with a grand gesture. What could possibly go wrong? Official Selection at the Berlin International Film Festival , Frameline Festival and Outfest .
Summer
Two young friends, Leung and Will, are walking in the woods. Leung's affection for his friend becomes apparent. We see his anxiety, confusion and excitement hanging out with Will and wanting to kiss him, but not knowing how to approach…
Spring
This acclaimed short film is about a young man, Joe, seeking to discover his sexual boundaries with a stranger. Joe is seeking an immediate sexual thrill, while Tim wants something more psychological. Two very different needs, but sought within the…
Rubber Dolphin
A portrait of one night's intimacy between two men that just met. Their physical connection is immediate and they get carried away and have unsafe sex. Once the sexual tension has been released they're having an intimate conversation, about gay…
The Wild Boys - Les Garçons Sauvages
The debut feature from Bertrand Mandico tells the tale of five adolescent boys (all played by actresses) enamored by the arts, but drawn to crime and transgression. After a brutal crime committed by the group and aided by TREVOR -…
The Angelic Conversation
"My most austere work, but also the closest to my heart." So Derek Jarman described THE ANGELIC CONVERSATION, his lyrical celebration of gay love set within the context of a series of Shakespeare's sonnets. Ethereal Super-8 images slowed to a…
MURDER and murder
From acclaimed feminist filmmaker Yvonne Rainer, MURDER AND MURDER is a middle-aged love story between Mildred, a life-long lesbian, and Doris, who is in love with a woman for the first time. An unflinching meditation on female aging, lesbian sexuality…
Let My People Go!
A sweet and hilarious fusion of gay romantic comedy, Jewish family drama and French bedroom farce, Mikael Buch's LET MY PEOPLE GO! follows the travails and daydreams of the lovelorn Ruben, a French-Jewish gay mailman living in fairytale Finland with…