Gay & Lesbian

52 Tuesdays

52 Tuesdays

Director: Sophie Hyde
Year: 2013

A teenage girl's coming of age told as her mother begins his gender transition.

52 Tuesdays

Bear Nation

Bear Nation

Director: Malcolm Ingram
Year: 2011

In BEAR NATION, filmmaker Malcolm Ingram (Small Town Gay Bar), takes you on a fascinating journey inside a fast growing segment of the gay community where what was once a perceived negative is now redefining the definition of what it looks like to b...

Bear Nation

Better Things

Better Things

Director: Maria Paz Cabardo
Year: 2012

Jeffrey Catherine Jones was a transgender painter, illustrator, and comics artist. Narrated and told through the experiences and perceptions of Jeffrey, the film is guided and shaped by a group of creators who were influenced by Jeffrey at various...

Better Things

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Director: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade
Year: 2013

A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations of sexuality and the body influenced generations...

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Chris & Don. A Love Story

Chris & Don. A Love Story

Director: Guido Santi, Tina Mascara
Year: 2007

CHRIS & DON: A LOVE STORY is the true-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood (whose Berlin Stories was the basis for all incarnations of the much-beloved Cabaret) and American portrait...

Chris & Don. A Love Story

Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Director: Ilppo Pohjola
Year: 1992

Tom of Finland is one of the major icons of the gay world. His provocative erotic drawings have had an enormous influence on gay identity, attitude and self-understanding. This ground-breaking work combines interviews with Tom (prior to his death in...

Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Diary of a Lost Girl

Diary of a Lost Girl

Director: G. W. Pabst
Year: 1929

Diary of a Lost Girl represents the second and final work of one of the cinema's most compelling collaborations: G. W. Pabst and Louise Brooks. Diary confirmed Pabst's artistry as one of the great directors of the silent period and established Brook...

Diary of a Lost Girl

Different from the Others

Different from the Others

Director: Richard Oswald
Year: 1919

One of the first gay-themed films in the history of cinema. Different From the Others was banned at the time of its release, later burned by Nazis and was believed lost for more than forty years. Now recovered, this brave effort to repeal Germany's...

Different from the Others

Dirty Diaries: 12 Shorts of Feminist Porn

Dirty Diaries: 12 Shorts of Feminist Porn

Director: Martin Östberg, Elin Magnusson, Sara Kaaman, Ester Martin Bergsmark, Nelli, Andreas, Åsa Sandzén, Pella Kågerman, Tora Mårtens, Wolfe Madam, Jennifer Rainsford, Universal Pussy, Joanna Rytel, Ingrid Ryberg
Year: 2009

Dirty Diaries is a collection of twelve short pornographic films created by a group of feminist filmmakers in Sweden. The series of shorts is intended as a feminist response to traditional pornography -- porn films made by women to explore and...

Dirty Diaries: 12 Shorts of Feminist Porn

I Killed My Mother

I Killed My Mother

Director: Xavier Dolan
Year: 2009

Focusing on the relationship between Hubert Minel (Xavier Dolan), a 16-year-old Quebecois living in suburban Montreal, and his single mother Chantale (Anne Dorval), I KILLED MY MOTHER beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship.

I Killed My Mother

Just Gender

Just Gender

Director: George Zuber
Year: 2013

Through the stories of transgender individuals and their spouses, friends, and allies, JUST GENDER explores the confusion, the isolation, and the fear felt by many transgender persons. It also reveals their growing awareness and acceptance, and...

Just Gender

Just Gender for High School

Just Gender for High School

Director: George Zuber
Year: 2014

Excerpts from the feature-length documentary of the same name, combined with specially created classroom instructional materials and a teachers' training manual.

Just Gender for High School

Love Free or Die

Love Free or Die

Director:
Year: 2011

Love Free or Die is about a man whose two defining passions the world cannot reconcile: his love of God and for his partner Mark. It is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity. man's struggle to dispel the notion that god's...

Love Free or Die

Michael

Michael

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Year: 1924

Available for the first time on DVD, Michael takes its place alongside Dreyer's better known masterpieces as an unusually sensitive and decorous work of art and is one of the earliest and most compassionate overtly gay-themed films in movie history.

Michael

Mutantes: Punk Porn Feminism

Mutantes: Punk Porn Feminism

Director: Virginie Despentes
Year: 2011

MUTANTES is a documentary about pro-sex feminism, a movement that seeks to redefine how we understand pornography and its role in media. Through interviews with sex workers, porn actresses, and other members of the sex industry, the film demystifies...

Mutantes: Punk Porn Feminism

The Queen

The Queen

Director: Frank Simon
Year: 1968

More than 40 years before RuPaul's Drag Race, this ground-breaking documentary about the 1967 Miss All-American Camp Beauty Pageant introduced audiences to the world of competitive drag, as well as LGBTQ icons Flawless Sabrina and Crystal LaBeija.

The Queen

Revealing Mr. Maugham

Revealing Mr. Maugham

Director: Michael House
Year: 2012

A new documentary by Michael House tells the story of Somerset Maugham, the novelist, spy, playwright, physician and prolific writer, who took on the taboo subjects of adultery and sexual jealousy and breathed new life into the spy novel.

Revealing Mr. Maugham

Sebastiane

Sebastiane

Director: Derek Jarman, Paul Humfress
Year: 1976

Derek Jarman's feature film debut is a historical drama which lays bare the latent homoeroticism that has always lurked beneath the glossy surface of Hollywood biblical epics, audaciously spoken in Latin and supported by one of Brian Eno's best musi...

Sebastiane

Sex in Chains

Sex in Chains

Director: William Dieterle
Year: 1928

Brimming with visual invention and breathless erotic angst, Sex in Chains uniquely combines gorgeous cinematic craftsmanship with bold subject matter.

Sex in Chains

A Sinner in Mecca

A Sinner in Mecca

Director: Parvez Sharma
Year: 2015

Parvez Sharma risks death to illegally film his Hajj pilgrimage - an act made more daring by the fact that he's gay. 

A Sinner in Mecca

Steam - The Turkish Bath

Steam - The Turkish Bath

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
Year: 1997

Tired of his troubled marriage, an Italian businessman's life changes dramatically after he learns that an aunt has left him property in Istanbul. Francesco (Alessandro Gassman) arrives to the Turkish city hoping that he can take care of the matter...

Steam - The Turkish Bath

The Tempest (Jarman)

The Tempest (Jarman)

Director: Derek Jarman
Year: 1979

Jarman presents Shakespeare's intricate comedy of magic and revenge in a form that is at once faithful to the spirit of the play and a dazzling spectacle mixing Hollywood high camp and gothic horror. His film recalls the innocent homoeroticism of...

The Tempest (Jarman)

Those Who Love Me Can Take The Train

Those Who Love Me Can Take The Train

Director: Patrice Chereau
Year: 1998

The students of a charismatic yet tyrannical painter arrive for his funeral in this celebration of new life blossoming from tragic loss.

Those Who Love Me Can Take The Train

Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland

Director: Dome Karukoski
Year: 2017

This stirring biopic follows the life of the artist whose proudly erotic drawings of leather-clad studs served as an emblem of gay liberation and influenced art, fashion and culture for decades to come.

Tom of Finland

War Requiem

War Requiem

Director: Derek Jarman
Year: 1989

British cinema's enfant terrible teams with his muse Tilda Swinton and Laurence Olivier, for a spectacular and moving interpretation of composer Benjamin Britten's 1961 orchestral masterpiece.

War Requiem

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