- Outstanding First Feature: Something Must Break
- Outstanding Documentary Feature: Kumu Hina
- Audience Award for Narrative Feature: The Way He Looks
- Audience Award for Documentary Feature: Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank
- Audience Award for Short Film: Black Is Blue
Frameline38 (2014) Films
America’s “Gaysian Sweetheart,” comedian Alec Mapa (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives), sparkles onstage with incisive and flirtatiously filthy stand-up. In this bigger-than-life performance film featuring his sold-out, high-paced, award-winning show, Mapa takes on every topic in his amazingly queer life...
Outspoken twentysomething Shirin is a bit of a mess—she can’t come out to her family, she’s in the process of breaking up with her girlfriend, and her long-term career prospects are nonexistent, unless you count teaching film to a bunch of five-year-olds who only want to talk about zombies and farts.
Nine-year-old Junior obsesses about transforming his truculent curly mop into a luxuriant head of silky, straight hair. He fills his lazy vacation days wandering the crowded streets of Caracas in search of tonsorial treatments—a temporary respite from the tiny apartment and pinched existence he shares with his unsympathetic mother and infant brother.
“Two fish in a tank, one turns to the other: ‘Do you know how to drive this?’” So begins this quirky dark rom-com, in which semi-orphaned botany nerd Jenni leaves her crumbling life behind with the help of fast-talking hustling hottie Sam. Together, they set out on the adventure of a lifetime.
Zachary Harrington came out at fourteen, accepted and embraced by close friends and family. So what made him take his own life just five years later? In their terrible shock and grief, his loved ones desperately try to understand. In 2010, the mayor of Norman, Oklahoma, proposed October as LGBT History Month.
Campaign of Hate is a lucid and necessary documentary primer on the hot-button issue of LGBT discrimination in Russia. Directed by outspoken provocateur and social activist Michael Lucas, a Moscow native, the film provides impressive, candid access to everyday Russian LGBT citizens and activists coping with...
It has all the drama of fiction: former opponents who join forces to fight for a just cause, a witness recanting on the stand, late nights combing through thousands of pages of documents, and even a cameo from the President. But it’s no Hollywood melodrama—it’s a riveting account of the epic five-year legal battle that overturned Proposition 8.
This fascinating documentary explores the life (private and public) of our country’s most prominent out gay politician to date: the inimitable Barney Frank, a staunch defender of civil rights and “small-d” democratic principles for 32 years in the U.S. House of Representatives...
The phallometric tests were used in the Czech Republic until recently in order to verify the homosexuality of asylum seekers, who reported homosexuality-based persecution in their home country as grounds for asylum. This short tells the story of a young guy whose sexuality will be tested through this method in a satirically way.