Frameline43 San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, June 20-30, 2019

We're proud to announce the following highlights from the Frameline43 San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, June 20 – 30, 2019. 

Check them out below and get your tickets before they sell out! For additional savings, become a Framelime member today. 

Watch for our full Festival lineup and website launching May 22. 

FRAMELINE43 PRESALE FILMS:

Vita & Virginia

OPENING NIGHT: Sensational star turns by Elizabeth Debicki as Virginia Woolf and Gemma Arterton as Vita Sackville-West bring to dazzling, erotic life one of the great lesbian love affairs of the 20th century...

Gay Chorus Deep South

CLOSING NIGHT: To combat the reemergence of anti-LGBTQ+ laws brought upon by the Trump era, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus boldly tours areas of the southern United States...

Sid & Judy

CENTERPIECE DOCUMENTARY: A revelatory, poignant new portrait of Judy Garland, rich with spectacular film clips and rare concert footage, told through the memoirs of her confidant, producer, and husband, Sid Luft...

Temblores (Tremors)

CENTERPIECE WORLD CINEMA: When confident, sophisticated Pablo reveals that he is going to leave his wife and children to live with the man he loves, his affluent evangelical family in Guatemala is ripped apart...

Before You Know It

CENTERPIECE US FEATURE: Exceptionally funny, smart, and heartfelt, Before You Know It welcomes us into the eccentric Gurner family home, perched atop their business: a community theater in downtown NYC...

A Luv Tale: The Series

CENTERPIECE EPISODIC: Reminiscent of the classic 90s film Love Jones, this Harlem-set series follows four stunning queer women of color as they navigate their friendships, love lives, and artistic careers...

Bit

SHOWCASE: An LA vacation quickly turns into a fight to survive for Laurel (Nicole Maines of CBS’s Supergirl), a transgender teenage girl who falls in with a glamorous quartet of queer feminist vampires...

End of the Century (Fin de siglo)

SHOWCASE: The mysteries of romantic connection, the challenges of a long-term relationship, the allure of personal freedom—all are explored in Lucio Castro's sexy, funny, and moving feature debut...

Kinky Boots: The Musical

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Broadway babies and footwear fans rejoice! Come thrill to the world premiere screening of the rousing Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, in this HD-cinema, live-captured performance from London’s Adelphi Theatre...

Kattumaram

WORLD CINEMA: In a small Indian village ravaged by a tsunami, people become suspicious of school teacher Anandhi when a new friendship blossoms with a fellow female teacher...

Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts

DOCUMENTARY: Both funny and illuminating, this behind-the-scenes exposé of RuPaul’s Drag Race star and country music songstress, Trixie Mattel, offers a glimpse into the backstage drama of a drag superstar...

You Don’t Nomi

DOCUMENTARY: Local icon Peaches Christ joins critics, writers, and fans for an enlightening and entertaining reassessment of the Hollywood disaster and gay cult classic: Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls...

Coming Up Queer - Shorts Program

YOUTH SHORTS PROGRAM: Queer and trans youth are in the spotlight across these stellar short films. Meet Two-Spirit dancers and teen best friends in love, journey to first school dances and a magical world with teddy bears, and end with a trans wrestler making global headlines.

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