A young child tells their mother, "I'm not a girl", for the first time.
A young woman seeks digital refuge from an overwhelming world and a bewildering obsession.
A young Indigenous trans musician and his rock band bring mumble punk to the Interstellar Rodeo. A rock ‘n’ roll survival story of a different stripe.
Painfully shy teen Kat has a crush on the school’s coolest girl, Eden, but unbeknownst to Kat, their best friend Stevie has a crush on them! Madcap montages, stylized music videos, and a super synth score for punkers and lovers of all generations!
Raw! Uncut! Video! chronicles the rise and fall of homegrown gay porn studio Palm Drive Video, and explores how a devoted couple helped battle a devastating health crisis by promoting kinky sex.
This experimental/performative short film celebrates the diversity of the Black diaspora in the Bay Area.
Boy I Am profiles the journey of three trans men as they transition, uncovering their hopes and dreams in the process. This documentary opens up a dialogue between transgender communities and trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERF).
Unity Skateboarding, founded by Jeffrey Cheung and his partner Gabriel Ramirez in Oakland, seeks to create a safe space and visibility for queer skateboarders within the hetero-masculine mainstream skateboarding culture.
Lovers of lesbian film unite! _Dykes, Camera, Action! _is a joyous trip down memory lane, featuring the ultimate array of filmmakers and thinkers of the past 50 years as they examine works from Go Fish to But I’m a Cheerleader.
Since childhood, Léa has been seeing ghostly deer looming around her. Now that she is in a relationship with Maud, the visions are getting worse. How can she prove to her girlfriend, and to herself, that this is a real problem to be dealt with?
Charles explores the gray areas of his own sexuality after going through an unexpected breakup. Screenwriter Charles Gould (Bonding) stars alongside Charles Rogers (Search Party) and Brianna Baker (Suicide Kale).
An introduction to four unique queer, trans, and genderqueer voices as featured in the Fruitbowl Podcast.
National Gay Freedom Day marches in June 1977 are vibrantly captured across the country in this groundbreaking historical documentary, beautifully restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive in collaboration with Frameline and Outfest.
With a nod to both La jetée and the erotic works of Bob Mizer, master director Peter Strickland threads still frames of a naked, homoerotic locker room brawl into a vigorous deconstruction of masculinity.
Happy Birthday, Marsha! is a film about iconic transgender artist and activist, Marsha "Pay it No Mind" Johnson, and her life in the hours before she ignited the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City.
An openly gay college student is forced to leave New York and return to his family's Iowa farm.
Winner of the Teddy Jury Award at the Berlin International Film Festival, Instructions for Survival is an exquisite and timely documentary portrait and a profoundly honest window into one couple’s struggle to live openly.
In this portrait of trans icon Kate Bornstein, the charming self-described “transdyke” takes the viewer on a journey into her life as a tattooed and pierced septuagenarian writer, actress, performance artist, cancer survivor, bon vivant.
Set in a not-too-distant future, two cousins bond over the course of a night on the town, until their relationship is tested in more ways than one.
Young, gay, Mormon, and highly educated, Moroni Benally sets out to confront the political establishment as he runs for president of the Navajo Nation in a homecoming that challenges what he imagined home, and himself, to be.
Going by the moniker Mr. Navajo, Zachariah George wears two hats; the first as a public figure renowned for event speaking and singing in the Navajo language, the second is as an advocate for LGBTQ+ communities.
Stefan Lynch remembers the community of gay men—lovingly nicknamed his "aunties"—who helped raise him, the dark days of the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, and the lessons that he learned from this powerful family.
Noor and Layla are breaking up. Is it the end of the road for these two Muslim women… or is it just the beginning?
Thought lost for nearly 50 years, Parade is a remarkable record of San Francisco’s first officially city-permitted Gay Pride Parade in 1972: a brave, small, but festive procession in the heart of the Financial District.
Queer Coolie-tudes is a queer ethnography which utilizes decolonial aesthetics mirroring philosopher Édouard Glissant's concept of opacity to reclaim the racial slur of ‘Coolie’.
Queer Genius explores the remarkable lives and work of five queer female artists: Barbara Hammer, Eileen Myles, Black Quantum Futurism, Moor Mother, and Dynasty Handbag / Jibz Cameron.
An intimate glimpse of the first visible group of transgender men in the Pacific Islands: the Rogers of Samoa, whose stories reveal the challenges and possibilities of life in an island society rooted in culture and tradition.
Two queer women recall their awkward, closeted high school days of kissing boys and straight-girl crushes.
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