Films / Programs

U.S. Features

These eclectic films show the wide range of contemporary LGBT cinema created right in our own backyard. We’ve got fresh local fare, a teenaged love triangle, tales of coming out and coming of age, and even an all-trans re-imagining of a Soviet uprising.

  • "Family"

    USA , 2008 , 111 min. Finding closeted life harrowing, six African American lesbians forge a pact to come out within 30 days. As familial and professional relationships change, the women come to depend on the family they chose instead of the family they chose instead of the family they were given. Text Voting Code: F118... Read more
  • And Then Came Lola

    And Then Came Lola

    USA , 2009 , 70 min. In the fast-paced, colorful, fragmented style of Run Lola Run, this local feature chronicles the tempestuous journey of commitment phobic photographer Lola. Don’t miss the fun-filled lesbian rom-com of 2009 complete with SF inside jokes and sexy bedroom scenes. Text Voting Code: F114... Read more
  • Champion


    USA , 2008 , 90 min. This hardcore, queer film tells the story of Jessie: a tattooed lesbian fighter who meets her match in and out of the ring. Even the toughest fighter can change with a worthy opponent...especially when that opponent sits on your face. This film contains sexually explicit material. Text Voting Code: F115... Read more
  • Clapham Junction

    Clapham Junction

    UK , 2007 , 99 min. The sexy and stimulating drama Clapham Junction paints an intricate picture of the public’s dichotomous view of homosexuality, as told through the interweaving stories of a group of gay men in South London. Text Voting Code: F132... Read more
  • Dare


    USA , 2009 , 90 min. Featuring amusing cameos from Sandra Bernhard and Alan Cumming, Dare is a touching, sexy and risk-taking film charting the frustrated dreams, thwarted ambitions and rampaging hormones of gay, bi and straight high school seniors. Text Voting Code: F128... Read more
  • Fiona's Script

    Fiona's Script

    USA , 2008 , 93 min. Unapologetically bisexual and dazzlingly beautiful queer women of color navigate the complex terrain of family loyalty, devastating breakups and hot hookups in this one-of-a-kind bi-friendly film. Text Voting Code: F111... Read more
  • Fruit Fly

    Fruit Fly

    USA , 2008 , 94 min. From H.P. Mendoza, writer, composer and star of Colma: The Musical (Frameline30) comes Fruit Fly, featuring rent control, public transit, one-night stands and other heartbreakingly familiar San Francisco mainstays celebrated in a lyrical chorus of clever wit. Text Voting Code: F113... Read more
  • Maggots and Men

    Maggots and Men

    USA , 2009 , 53 min. Film-watchers of the world unite! Seeing Cary Cronenwett’s Maggots and Men, you have nothing to lose but your preconceptions of gender. This utopian re-visioning of the Kronstadt Uprising of 1921 features film history’s first cast of over 100 transgender actors. Text Voting Code: F136... Read more
  • Misconceptions


    USA , 2008 , 95 min. This lighthearted look at the clash between same-sex couples and evangelical Christians examines what happens when a Southern woman answers a call from God to become a surrogate mother for a gay male couple. Text Voting Code: F143... Read more
  • Mississippi Damned

    Mississippi Damned

    USA , 2009 , 120 min. The lives of three African American kids from rural Mississippi are chronicled in this captivating drama. Each one is forced to find their own way in life, without any semblance of adult guidance or sparks of hope. Text Voting Code: F109... Read more
  • Night Fliers

    Night Fliers

    USA , 2009 , 78 min. The only salvation for a tween butch may be in the close friendship she forms with her new neighbor in this sensitive and sincere tale of the rough life of adolescence. Text Voting Code: F116... Read more
  • Not Fade Away

    Not Fade Away

    USA , 2008 , 110 min. An embittered thirtysomething aspiring photographer is forced to deal with her mother’s rapidly advancing Alzheimer’s, a parade of wine snobs and an unsympathetic girlfriend in this debut feature shot entirely in Sonoma. Text Voting Code: F144... Read more
  • Pornography


    USA , 2009 , 113 min. In this sexy, trippy creepshow, a gay porn star mysteriously disappears at the height of his fame. Rumors about a snuff film swirl for years, until a young writer decides to investigate the strange events, with terrifying results. Text Voting Code: F105... Read more
  • Redwoods


    USA , 2009 , 82 min. Everett’s domestic world is shaken when he meets an engaging writer passing through town. Set amidst the romantic splendor of Guerneville, Redwoods portrays the difficult choices one faces when confronted with an unshakable love. Text Voting Code: F121... Read more
  • Rivers Wash Over Me

    Rivers Wash Over Me

    USA , 2009 , 89 min. When his mother dies, smart and sensitive 15-year-old Sequan Green must relocate from New York to the rural South to live with family. Things don’t go well. And yet Sequan finds comfort, even love, in that most terrible of places: adolescence. Text Voting Code: F117... Read more
  • Thundercrack!


    USA , 1975 , 152 min. Witness, if you dare, the world’s only underground kinky art porno horror movie complete with four men, three women and a gorilla! This film contains sexually explicit material.... Read more
  • Watercolors


    USA , 2008 , 106 min. Sensitive and effeminate Danny and hunky swim jock Carter are star-crossed high school lovers in this award-winning film that features a rather impressive turn by a mustache-laden Greg Louganis. Text Voting Code: F142... Read more
  • We Are the Mods

    We Are the Mods

    USA , 2008 , 85 min. Two teenagers come of age amidst the subculture of the British Mod scene of the 1960s, but in modern day Los Angeles in this compelling narrative of the usual teen thrills: sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll. Text Voting Code: F102... Read more

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