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Your search by 'Black / African American' identified 15 films

  • "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
  • Drool


    USA , 2009 , 86 min. Anora Fleece is your typical beaten down house-wife, until Imogene, the Kathy K. Cosmetics saleswoman, moves in next door. Sparks fly, and after a few facials and a little homicide, Anora and her chosen family hit the road and discover what freedom feels like. Text Voting Code: F130... Read more
  • Fig Trees

    Fig Trees

    Canada , 2009 , 104 min. Queer cinema visionary John Greyson (Lilies, Proteus) once again dazzles the senses and challenges the intellect with this experimental documentary, a remarkably complex and moving rumination on AIDS activism, St. Teresa of Avila and Gertrude Stein that features a singing albino squirrel. Text Voting Code: F134... 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
  • I've Got You

    I've Got You

    USA , 2008 , 5 min. Melange’ Lavonne dreams of the day when she will have children and expresses how much love and support she will have for them in I’ve Got You, a positive music video which demonstrates that love and a nurturing spirit crosses all boundaries. Text Voting Code: S570... Read more
  • Keep It Movin'

    Keep It Movin'

    USA , 2008 , 9 min. Recording rap duo Yo Majesty on world tour. Featuring JWl B and Shoulda K. Text Voting Code: S588... Read more
  • Losing Ground

    Losing Ground

    USA , 2007 , 8 min. Every night, countless people under the age of 18 sleep at shelters, friends’ homes, or on the street, having been kicked out of their homes because they are gay. This piece highlights three young people facing this crisis, shedding light on their everyday challenges and their sources of strength and inspiration. Text Voting Code: S532... 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
  • Off and Running

    Off and Running

    USA , 2009 , 80 min. An African American teenager growing up in Brooklyn with two mothers attempts to contact her birth mother, bringing about an identity crisis that threatens her future in this fly-on-the-wall documentary that explores issues of race and the definition of family. Text Voting Code: D318... 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
  • Sista Chronicles

    Sista Chronicles

    USA , 2008 , 17 min. Four friends weigh in as to whether one of them should steal back her favorite sex toy from her ex girl. Text Voting Code: S600... Read more
  • Standing-N-Truth: Breaking the Silence

    Standing-N-Truth: Breaking the Silence

    USA , 2008 , 70 min. Harrowing and hopeful, this passionate, absorbing documentary about African American sexuality includes stories and insights from academics, artists and preachers as they talk about what it means to be black and gay in America. Text Voting Code: D305... Read more
  • Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen

    Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen

    USA , 2008 , 77 min. Preachers, teachers, students and activists educate us simply by making their presence known in this documentary filled with vivid images and an open discussion about the experience of being black, transgender and a man. Text Voting Code: D300... Read more
  • Wig


    USA , 2008 , 21 min. A bald dead woman, her favorite wig stolen by her son and a family that expects to bury her in it in three days? Wig mines humor in the face of tragedy and brings fresh style to the timeless journey of recovery after loss. Text Voting Code: S531... Read more

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