This tremendously entertaining collection includes such top award-winning faves as David Dean Bottrell's brilliant West Hollywood blind-date mix-up, Available Men; the rollicking high school student election comedy, Sissy Frenchfry; and the crowd-pleasing story of a gay guy and the outsider-couture fashion queen he loves, Irene Williams: Queen of Lincoln Road (winner of a dozen best short film awards to-date). Plus: Todd Downing's wickedly funny portrait of passive aggression, The Underminer; an excellent take on a classic problem, Straight Boys; a hilarious odyssey of one gay man's experience with the personals, Hello, Thanks; and the genius animated tale of Cowboy Love, Tumbleweed Town.
In this funny valentine to love 90’s style, three wide-eyed college grads score a great apartment in Greenwich Village and set out to take New York by storm. Laughing in the face of cynicism, Marc dreams of that big Broadway break, songwriter Robert dreams of Marc while the deliciously delusional Cynthia (Mara Hobel, “Mommie Dearest”) stalks her dream employer with nothing to recommend her except for a blank resume and the ability to accessorize. But when sexy neighbor David (Hugh Panaro, “Phantom of the Opera”) enters the picture, the harsh realities of life, love and career test their incorrigible optimism in this gay romantic comedy classic. A festival favorite, “Broadway Damage” is the winner of the Outfest Audience Award.
From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee comes an epic American love story, based on the short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Proulx and adapted for the screen by the team of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Two university students, Gerardo and Jonas, meet on campus and fall passionately in love. They enjoy a blissful romance until Jonas becomes obsessed with another boy and drives Gerard into the arms of Sergio. The young men become entangled in a hypnotic dance of love, longing, rejection, validation and sexual expression.
Written, directed and edited by James Franco, this intimate experimental portrait of the legendary early 20th century gay poet Hart Crane takes a poetic approach to its subject and features a tour de force performance by Franco as the young, doomed writer.
Three young Israelis, two guys and a girl, share an apartment in Tel Aviv's hippest neighborhood: headstrong Lulu, who works in a bath products boutique; flamboyant Yali, who manages a trendy café; and brooding music store clerk Noam, who spends his weekends serving at checkpoints in the National Guard. When Noam meets and falls in love with a Palestinian man named Ashraf, he and his friends conspire to help Ashraf stay on in Tel Aviv illegally. They participate in a beach rally, celebrating a peaceful coexistence, and calling for an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories. But ultimately, their carefully constructed utopia is shattered by the political and social realities of the Middle East, and the constant outbursts of violence.
From the makers of Shank and Release comes this fabulously quirky British comedy following a young gay couple who find one-hell-of-a-unique-way to get themselves out of their mounting debt problems - selling themselves online!
From Sundance Award-winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, comes a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary following five kids and families over the course of a school year. Offering insight into different facets of America’s bullying crisis, the stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. With an intimate and often shocking glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices, this is a powerful and inspiring film that every educator, parent and teenager should see.
Megan (Natasha Lyonne) has it all. She's popular, pretty, dates the captain of the football team, and she's a cheerleader. To Megan's surprise, one day her family and friends confront her with evidence that she is gay: she's a vegetarian, she doesn't like kissing her boyfriend, and she's got a poster of a cheerleader in her locker.
This innovative Sundance hit spins a tremendously entertaining adventure story about two butch buddies on the streets of San Francisco in search of love and money. One of the most popular lesbian cult movies of all time.
Part social allegory, part family drama, Change of Life chronicles the broken relationship between a father and daughter in a story about love, redemption, the consequences of hate, and the power of a second chance.
A missed flight...a lack of intimacy...guarded secrets... To Catherine (Julianne Moore), every detail suggests that her husband David (Liam Neeson) has been unfaithful. But there's only one way to know for sure. Catherine pays the mysterious Chloe (Amanda Seyfriend), an escort, to seduce her husband. She wants to know exactly how far she can trust him. But soon Catherine finds herself pushed beyond all limits as passions burn and obsessions build. From Academy Award®-nominated director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter, 1997).
True-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood (whose Berlin Stories was the basis for the beloved Cabaret) and American portrait painter Don Bachardy
After his best friend Mark dies, Jeff decides to meet Andrea, an Italian man who Mark has been Internet dating. The two strangers quickly bond and develop a meaningful friendship that changes their lives forever.
Awesome collection of 10 LGBT films in one handsome package: The Children’s Hour, La Cage Aux Folles, My Beautiful Laundrette, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Birdcage, Bent, The Object of My Affection, Boys Don’t Cry, Kissing Jessica Stein, Imagine Me & You.
Dirk Schafer's (Man of the Year) latest explores the fabulous world of circuit parties. John, a small-town cop, meets Hector, a prostitute who introduces him to the LA circuit. John falls in love with Gill, but his friends are upset with his increasingly wild ways. At the annual White Party in Palm Springs, a crisis looms. Includes on location footage and terrific soundtrack.
Charismatic young actresses Nikohl Boosheri and Sarah Kazemy immerse us in the experience of two teenage girls navigating the wild Iranian underground scene as they grapple with their attraction for one another against the backdrop of an impossibly homophobic society. Maryam Keshavarz’s terrific lesbian drama has been getting rave reviews everywhere since its Sundance premiere. A truly must-see movie.
After winning a grant to write a biography of the Hispanic author Jules Gund, Iranian-American student Omar (Omar Metwally) must travel to Uruguay and convince the family to give him permission. Omar finds more than expected as he tries to persuade the late writer’s brother (Anthony Hopkins), wife (Laura Linney), and mistress (Charlotte Gainsbourg). A complex look at loss, The City of Your Final Destination is a moving drama from director James Ivory.
This controversial lesbian drama was the biggest lesbian feature since Desert Hearts when it was first released. Against the backdrop of a writer's retreat for women, Claire (Trisha Todd) suppresses her attraction to Noel (Karen Trumbo) until she finally succumbs to her desire.