Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell his parents the truth about himself. But when he finally is ready to come out in front of the entire family, his older brother Antonio ruins his plans.
In Copacabana, lesbian photographer Elvis meets transvestite hairdresser Madonna while delivering pizzas. The two quickly fall in love and move in together - but Madonna's ex-lover Joao, a drug dealer, tries to come between them and promises revenge against Elvis.
The dramatized, true life story of Eighties pop music sensation Boy George. George O’Dowd achieves music stardom as eighties pop icon Boy George, but with all the drugs, love, fashion, and glamour that accompany his celebrity lifestyle, can he find the happiness he desperately craves?
When Zack Stark came out to his parents, he had no idea that his life was about to change forever. Stuck inside "Love In Action"-the ex-gay rehabilitation program-the quiet teenager blogged about their draconian practices, sparking an impassioned, nationwide protest to rescue the teen. In This is What Love in Action Looks Like, filmmaker Morgan Jon Fox captures the stirring, inspirational true-story of how religious intolerance's quest to bully queer teens, lead to one of the first examples of social media inspiring change...and hope, for a new generation of activism.
Based on the bittersweet story of food writer Nigel Slater's childhood, and set to the songs of Dusty Springfield, Toast is a delicious love letter to the tastes and smells that a young boy associates with his journey into adulthood.
When graphic designer Oliver (Ewan McGregor) meets free-spirited Anna (Melanie Laurent) shortly after his father (Christopher Plummer) has passed away, Oliver realizes just how much of a beginner he is when it comes to long-lasting romantic love. Memories of his father, who, following the death of his wife of 45 years, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized and wonderfully tumultuous gay life, encourages Oliver to open himself up to the potential of a true relationship.
Pierre Thoretton‘s directorial debut follows the indelible icon Yves Saint-Laurent through the eyes of lifetime love and business partner Pierre Berge – from his early days as a design prodigy for Christian Dior through his decades as the face of a fashion empire.
Moody, dark and handsome Dominik (Jakub Gierszal) is tormented by his classmates after video footage of his drunken kiss with bully Alex is spread across the Internet. Grappling with the public humiliation Dominik seeks solace in an avatar based “suicide room” where the pink-haired rebel Sylvia consoles him. “We’re freaks, weirdos, outside the norm. You’re different. Treasure that,” she tells him. As Dominik’s depression worsens, and his wealthy, inattentive parents fail to deal with the problem, @SuicideRoom follows Dominik’s virtual adventures (in stunning animated sequences) as his online adventures begin to dangerously bleed into his real life.
Before Prop 8, Milk or Will & Grace, before the AIDS epidemic, gay pride parades or the Stonewall uprising, Mart Crowley’s “The Boys in the Band” changed everything. MAKING THE BOYS explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience.
Not science fiction, but American reality OPEN brings together a cast of real hermaphroditic, pandrogynous, and transpeople to create a revealing look at the pioneers of the new human experience, and the emerging possibilities for humanity at the dawn of a new millennium.
Guess who's coming FOR din din? Two twisted sisters live in their own self-made hell. BABY JANE? takes its cue from the original cult classic starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford...but continually takes the audience down unexpected twists and turns.
In this pulpy, sexually-charged, noir-style love story from the Shumanski Brothers (Wrecked), adorable boyfriends Sam and Aaron devise a devious plan to extort money from one of Sam’s clients who happens to be a prominent religious figure.
Filled with warm (and wacky) family drama, this fabulous comedy about two sisters (newcomers Shannon Lea Smith and Laurel Vail), their gay best friend ("So You Think You Can Dance" winner Benji Schwimmer), and their overzealous stage mother (legendary ballroom diva Melanie LaPatin) serves up a tale of uplifting gay affirmation — and exceptional choreography! With one sister pregnant and the other coming out of the closet, the whole family is hustling to stay on top in the wild world of competitive ballroom dance.
Xavier Dolan’s ménage-a-trois romantic comedy has been described as a gay Jules and Jim for it’s sophisticated tale of close friends Francis (handsome actor-director Xavier Dolan) and Marie (Monia Chokr) and their obsessive mutual desire for Nicolas (Niels Schneider).
Planet Green's fresh and irreverent series, The Fabulous Beekman Boys, puts a spotlight on urbanite couple Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell who leave everything behind in New York City as they attempt to become organic “gentleman farmers” at the fabulous Beekman Farm.
Tonia is a larger-than-life drag icon of Lisbon’s night life in the late 1980s. At the peak of her career, she meets and falls in love with Rosario, a young soldier who's gone AWOL. Under pressure from Rosario, Tonia begins a series of operations to become a woman but the final step proves much harder than she could have guessed.
Former bandmates Vic and Kat (played by two of Canada's top female stars, Tracy Wright and Molly Parker) reunite ten years after their band break-up to perform at a women in rock benefit show. After a wild night of reminiscing, reconnecting and true confessions the pair face the dawn and the true nature of their friendship. This heartbreakingly genuine rock-and-roll drama (Tracy Wright's final film performance before her tragic death from cancer in 2010) earned double Best Actress nominations for Wright and Parker at Canada's 2011 Genie Awards.
WHO TOOK THE BOMP? LE TIGRE ON TOUR Follows Iconic Feminist Electronic Band Le Tigre On Their 2004-2005 International Tour Across Four Continents And Through Ten Countries. Supported By A Community Of Devoted Fans And Led By Outspoken Riot Grrrl Pioneer Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill), Le Tigre Confronts Sexism And Homophobia In The Music Industry While Tearing Up The Stage Via Performance Art Poetics, No-Holds-Barred Lyrics, Punk Rock Ethos, And Whip-Smart Wit In This Edgy And Entertaining Documentary.
A wild, witty and sex-drenched horror-comedy /sci-fi thriller. Tells the story of Smith (Thomas Dekker), a bisexual 18-year-old college freshman who stumbles upon a monstrous conspiracy in a seemingly idyllic Southern California seaside town.