Celebrate Pride on Comcast Xfinity with New Films from Frameline Distribution
Jun 1, 2018
Frameline Distribution is thrilled to continue to partner with Comcast to include films as part of their LGBTQ Film & TV Collection on Xfinity! Comcast recently announced that Frameline Distribution has 12 films now available to all Comcast Xfinity subscribers at no additional cost through April 2019.
Now is your chance to share Frameline Distribution films with friends and family across the country, and celebrate Pride month through the power of queer film. Grab your popcorn and get ready to binge watch a diverse array of LGBTQ stories that will take you into the worlds of an advocate for trans youth, two lesbian couples hosting a BBQ fraught with mystery, a teen who finds chosen family in the NYC ball community, and more.
To find the films on Comcast, simply say "LGBTQ" or "Pride" into your X1 Voice Remote and you'll see a special section entitled "Frameline Distribution Films." You can also search "LGBTQ" while using the Xfinity Stream App to browse Comcast's full collection.
Frameline Distribution is the world's only non-profit distributor catering solely to LGBTQ film. Our collection highlights queer history and stories underserved by mainstream media - such as youth, elders, people of color, and trans and gender non-conforming communities.
FEATURE FILMS INCLUDE
Directed by Carly Usdin | Narrative Feature | USA | 2017 | 78 min
Featuring Jasika Nicole (Scandal, Fringe) and actor/writer Brittani Nichols (Transparent, Words with Girls), Suicide Kale is a micro-budget dark comedy opening up the mumblequeer genre in LGBTQ film. Filmed in just five days with an intimate cast and crew of queer women of color, Suicide Kale is a tale of two couples, one brunch, and a mysterious note.
A SELF-MADE MAN
Directed by Lori Petchers | Documentary Feature | USA | 2013 | 56 min
This moving documentary interweaves the poignant story of Tony Ferraiolo's personal transition with his life work as a transgender youth advocate. A Self-Made Man is an endearing and inspiring guiding light for families looking to move forward together with love, empowerment, and compassion.
SHORT FILMS INCLUDE
Directed by Steven Liang | Narrative | USA | 2016 | 14 min
The story of a Latina struggling to thrive at the intersection of her transgender and immigrant identities.
Directed by Claudia Lorenz | Narrative | Switzerland | 2004 | 12 min
Two women who were friends growing up serendipitously cross paths at the hair salon 40 years later.
IN MY SHOES: STORIES OF YOUTH WITH LGBT PARENTS
Directed by Jen Gilomen, COLAGE | Documentary | USA | 2005 | 31 min
Five young people talk about growing up with LGBTQ parents.
Directed by Jenn Kao | Narrative | USA | 2004 | USA | 22 min
A futuristic drama about a survivor struggling to break free from a repressive post-apocalyptic society.
Directed by Lisa Udelson, Catherine Opie | Documentary | USA | 2011 | 29 min
A short documentary about how modern American families are constructed.
Directed by Lucretia Knapp | Documentary | USA | 2006 | 14 min
A powerful and evocative experimental documentary about a young person's conflict between the desire to transition, and passion for swimming on a women's college team.
THE VICIOUS AND THE DELICIOUS
Directed by Tonnette Stanford | Narrative | Australia | 2008 | 12 min
A queer parody of classic soap operas such as Dynasty and The Bold and the Beautiful, The Vicious and the Delicious explores the shocking scandals of the powerful Cassamento family and their lovers.
TRANS-NEPTUNE (OR, THE FALL OF PANDORA, DRAG QUEEN COSMONAUT)
Directed by Matthew Long | Narrative | Canada | 2006 | 14 min
Pandora, the last of the Drag Queen Cosmonauts, recounts her voyage to the edge of the solar system.
Directed by Ruth Fertig | Documentary | USA | 2007 | 22 min
Joey Criddle is a Two Spirit man fighting with other LGBTQ Native Americans to reclaim the place of honor that many Two Spirit people once held prior to colonization.
WALK FOR ME
Directed by Elegance Bratton | Narrative | USA | 2016 | 12 min
A contemporary coming out story about a trans teenager who finds chosen family in the NYC ball community.
About the Frameline Distribution
Established in 1981, Frameline Distribution is the only nonprofit distributor that solely caters to LGBTQ film. Frameline's collection has over 250 award winning films that we distribute globally to universities, public libraries, film festivals, and community organizations. In 2008, we launched Youth in Motion, a program that provides free LGBTQ films and curriculum resources to middle and high schools in all 50 states. 2011 saw the creation of Frameline Voices, a digital showcase of free, streaming content highlighting diverse LGBTQ stories, with an emphasis on films by and about people of color, trans and gender-expansive persons, youth, and elders.