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  • 575 Castro St.

    575 Castro St.

    USA , 2008 , 7 min. 575 Castro St. reveals the play of light and shadow on the walls of the Castro camera store set for Gus Van Sant’s Milk as we hear Harvey Milk’s original recording to be played in the event of his assassination. Text Voting Code: S628... Read more
  • Act Up Oral History Project Series

    Act Up Oral History Project Series

    USA , 2008 , 90 min. ACT UP helped to transform entrenched cultural ideas about homosexuality, illness, health care, civil rights, the rights of patients and more. Here is how, in the words of those who did it. Text Voting Code: D314... Read more
  • Alessia


    USA , 2009 , 6 min. Inspired by personal stories shared during the workshop, Alessia captures a warm respite from a family gathering, shared between a young woman who is questioning her identity, and her uncle’s partner. Text Voting Code: S636... Read more
  • Ander


    Spain , 2009 , 123 min. Set in the verdant splendor of remote Basque country, a traditional family gives way to queer reinvention, as the fortysomething single farmer Ander struggles to escape parental judgment. Text Voting Code: F110... Read more
  • Anotherworld


    Italy , 106 min. Fabiomassimo Lozzi’s feature elegantly straddles the border between fiction and reality with 43 confessional vignettes that range from beautiful to anxious to heartbreaking looks at Italian gay male culture. Text Voting Code: F101... Read more
  • The Baby Formula

    The Baby Formula

    Canada , 2008 , 81 min. In a Canadian mockumentary with a kick (pun intended), Athena and Lilith rock lovely lady lumps as they dare to boldly go where no couple has gone before — simultaneously bearing children with two biological mothers. (No sperm!) Text Voting Code: F103... Read more
  • Baby Shark

    Baby Shark

    France , 2005 , 15 min. Pascal-Alex Vincent’s (his feature Give Me Your Hand also plays in this year’s festival) fascinating Baby Shark is a triptych of teenage malaise, angst and sibling rivalry Text Voting Code: S622... Read more
  • Best Friends

    Best Friends

    Germany , 2008 , 5 min. Based on old super 8 material, this movie about being 15, living in a small town and being best friends. Text Voting Code: S539... Read more
  • Born in '68

    Born in '68

    France , 2009 , 173 min. This rollicking emotional and political history of middle-class French life begins in 1968 with an idealistic ménage-à-trois forming a commune, and ends with some hard-earned truths about love and activism. Text Voting Code: F133... Read more
  • Boy


    Philippines , 2008 , 83 min. An exquisitely tender evocation of the delicate nether-world between lust and love, the latest from gifted Filipino director Aureus Solito (The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros) centers on a poetic, well-off teenager and the macho dancer he rents for New Year’s Eve. Text Voting Code: F131... Read more
  • Boy Meets Boy

    Boy Meets Boy

    Korea , 2008 , 14 min. On a warm spring day, small Min-Soo meets tall and broad-shouldered Seok-i on a bus. Min-Soo keeps staring at the intimidating boy whose sharp eyes are hidden under his cap. What will happen between them? Text Voting Code: S538... Read more
  • The Butch Factor

    The Butch Factor

    USA , 2009 , 88 min. Masculinity and homosexuality have always been hopelessly — and helplessly — intertwined. From clones to queens, Bears to gym rats, Christopher Hines’ wide-ranging documentary explores it all. Text Voting Code: D319... Read more
  • City of Borders

    City of Borders

    USA , 2009 , 66 min. Welcome to the border between Ramallah and Jerusalem, where cement barriers, barbed wire and army guards divide Israel and Palestine. Four interwoven stories reveal the complexity of LGBT life in communities where religious belief pits neighbor against neighbor. Text Voting Code: D321... Read more
  • Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics On Trial

    Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics On Trial

    USA , 30 min. Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics on Trial explores the additional homophobic hurdle on the already arduous road to athletic excellence. When a gay athletic group started the Gay Olympic Games in the mid-’80s, the U.S. Olympic Committee sued for use of the Olympic name and the case went all the way to the Supreme Court. — JOANNE PARSONT Text Voting Code: S500... 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
  • Closure


    USA , 2008 , 4 min. A man imagines one final conversation with his ex-lover. Text Voting Code: S530... Read more
  • College Boys Live

    College Boys Live

    USA , 2009 , 90 min. You may have paid to watch the sexy webcams, but you haven't really gone inside this infamous online party house until you see George O'Donnell's fascinating documentary. Meet “house mothers” Zac and Jonathan and their teen and twentysomething tenants - troublemaker J.C., heartbreaker Tim and fresh-out-of-the-closet Chuck - then see what happens when their neighbors rally to kick them out.... Read more
  • Comme Une Lettre A La Poste

    Comme Une Lettre A La Poste

    Switzerland , 2008 , 15 min. Suspecting his teacher has stolen his research for his article, Franco, decides to seek evidence as he discovers the unorthodox sexual practices of his thesis director. Text Voting Code: S609... Read more
  • Confessions


    USA , 1971 , 16 min. McDowell, a graduate student at San Francisco Art Institute, opens his film with a confession to his mother and father, listing (in exhausting detail) his sins of the flesh.... Read more
  • The Country Teacher

    The Country Teacher

    Czech Republic , 2008 , 113 min. Winner of Best Queer Film at Reykjavík Film Festival last year, The Country Teacher’s elegiac camera work and subtle character motivations give it the sweeping feel of classical foreign cinema, while its bites of wit give it a sense of the modern that makes this coming out story one you surely haven’t seen before. Text Voting Code: F146... Read more
  • Created Equal

    Created Equal

    USA , 2008 , 4 min. Created Equal is a dynamic and touching rap music video from MC Flow about Prop 8 and the importance of equality. Text Voting Code: S604... Read more
  • Cure For Love

    Cure For Love

    Canada , 2008 , 59 min. This pair of films introduces us to gay people searching for both God and Love. Must they sacrifice one in order to satisfy their need for the other? Or can they reconcile both as integral aspects of their lives? Text Voting Code: D301... 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
  • A Day At The Beach

    A Day At The Beach

    USA , 2008 , 3 min. Brad and Sally get more than they expected when they go to the beach on a beautiful sunny day. Text Voting Code: S590... Read more
  • Decoding Alan Turing

    Decoding Alan Turing

    UK , 2008 , 17 min. Uncovers Alan Turing, British WWII hero at the center of US/UK Intelligence, now hailed as the father of the modern computer. His mysterious suicide in 1954 (by eating a cynanide laced apple) has gained him cult status, and spawned an urban legend that the Apple Computer logo is a nod to his genius. Text Voting Code: S591... Read more
  • Dish


    USA , 2009 , 16 min. Emo kids Israel and Louie walk around their east Los Angeles neighborhood dishing about their high school classmates. After listening to Louie boast about his sexual escapades, Israel decides he has some catching up to do. Text Voting Code: S595... Read more
  • Don't Erase My History

    Don't Erase My History

    USA , 2008 , 32 min. Bay Area youth search for the history that has no name in schools. In a world where queer history has often been erased, what will they discover? Text Voting Code: S505... Read more
  • East/West - Sex & Politics

    East/West - Sex & Politics

    Germany , 2008 , 97 min. This gutsy documentary reveals the complex, contradictory nature of lesbian and gay life in Moscow, illustrating at each turn the difficulty of building a movement for minority rights — especially gay rights — in a country without a democratic tradition. Text Voting Code: D328... Read more
  • An Englishman In New York

    An Englishman In New York

    USA , 2009 , 74 min. In this sequel to The Naked Civil Servant (also screening at this year’s Festival), Britain’s most famous homosexual sashays stateside, with the help of Manhattan agent Connie Clausen who gets Quentin resident alien status based on his “unique qualities” and a film review gig at The Village Voice and he quickly becomes the toast of New York society. Text Votin... Read more
  • Falling in Love... with Chris and  Greg Episode 1:

    Falling in Love... with Chris and Greg Episode 1: "O Canada"

    USA , 2008 , 23 min. “Falling In Love With Chris & Greg” is a dystopian sitcom about a disastrously mismatched gay couple. Text Voting Code: S563... Read more
  • Falling in Love... with Chris and  Greg Episode 2:

    Falling in Love... with Chris and Greg Episode 2: "Road Trip! TV Special"

    USA , 2008 , 23 min. “Falling In Love With Chris & Greg” is a dystopian sitcom about a disastrously mismatched gay couple. Text Voting Code: S640... Read more
  • The Family Album

    The Family Album

    USA , 2009 , 14 min. Centered around weddings past and present, and interspersed with original animations, The Family Album playfully questions queer and straight relationships. Text Voting Code: S637... Read more
  • Fashion Ho

    Fashion Ho

    USA , 2008 , 3 min. Music video from the group Dalistyxx. Text Voting Code: S603... Read more
  • Fifth Fugue

    Fifth Fugue

    Switzerland , 2009 , 4 min. A young student takes lessons with a teacher to learn piano. Text Voting Code: S610... 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
  • Fireworks


    USA , 1947 , 15 min. Fireworks releases Kenneth Anger’s “explosive pyrotechnics of a dream.”... Read more
  • Flight To Sinai

    Flight To Sinai

    USA , 2008 , 30 min. In Flight to Sinai, Jack is a San Francisco high school student, who attempts to reconcile his sexuality with his Christian upbringing. He courageously asserts — in song no less! — that his challenge is to live genuinely despite pressure from his parents and church to change who he is. Text Voting Code: S586... Read more
  • Frequent Traveller

    Frequent Traveller

    Portugal , 2007 , 8 min. Within the security control system of an airport, a man seeks to be touched. Today he crosses different frontiers. Text Voting Code: S542... 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
  • Galactic Sex Wars

    Galactic Sex Wars

    Australia , 2009 , 14 min. In the year 3069 a bitter struggle between homosexual separatists and Christian fundamentalists rages. Now only one homo star fighter remains and with it one last chance to save homokind - destroy god itself. Text Voting Code: S626... Read more
  • General Idea: Art, AIDS and the Fin de Siecle

    General Idea: Art, AIDS and the Fin de Siecle

    Canada , 2008 , 48 min. AMFAR AIDS insignia — clever graphic or apolitical rip-off of Robert Indiana’s LOVE? The Apple logo-simple symbol or tribute to the gay man who invented computers? Quentin Crisp-honored family member or notorious shame? You decide in these biopics. Text Voting Code: D311... Read more
  • Get Happy

    Get Happy

    USA , 2008 , 27 min. Get Happy is a coming-of-age musical extravaganza about Mark Payne, who became a singer, clothing designer and stage performer alongside Bob Hope and Milton Berle, all before puberty. Now one of the most sought-after makeup artists in Hollywood, a plethora of childhood footage documents Mark’s trek to the top. Text Voting Code: S520... Read more
  • Give Me Your Hand

    Give Me Your Hand

    France , 2009 , 80 min. Exploring the conflict and camaraderie between twin brothers, Pascal-Alex Vincent crafts an elliptical, sexy and beautifully shot debut film. Text Voting Code: F123... Read more
  • Golden Diamonds

    Golden Diamonds

    USA , 2008 , 3 min. Augusto and Rosetta Guerrero engage in a fantastical adventure discovering the strength of the sexual powers and the charm of Meir golden shoes. Text Voting Code: S585... Read more
  • The Good American

    The Good American

    Germany , 2009 , 90 min. German male escort entrepreneur Tom Weise is the subject of this stunning doc about the man who gave us HustlaBall and, and whose ambivalence about success, porn and national identity contextualizes the dreams and travails of male prostitution. Text Voting Code: D325... Read more
  • Greek Pete

    Greek Pete

    UK , 2008 , 70 min. Young and beautiful, with his whole life in front of him, Pete is going to the top as the world’s greatest male escort. Greek Pete is an emotionally honest and sexually explicit documentary-narrative hybrid that exposes the world of male escorts in London. Text Voting Code: F108... Read more
  • Group of Seven Inches

    Group of Seven Inches

    Canada , 2005 , 8 min. Group of Seven Inches subverts the subjectivity and authority of colonial art history and everything else it can get its hands on. Text Voting Code: S634... Read more
  • Hollywood, je t'aime

    Hollywood, je t'aime

    USA , 2009 , 95 min. Jerome is a charming French tourist roaming the seedy streets of Tinseltown in this delightfully funny, hugely entertaining film that combines biting Hollywood satire with a melancholy search for love and acceptance. Text Voting Code: F138... Read more
  • I Was A Teenage Rumpot

    I Was A Teenage Rumpot

    USA , 1960 , 10 min.
  • I, An Actress

    I, An Actress

    USA , 1977 , 10 min. The answer to a time and effort conundrum at the San Francisco Art Institute results in a wannabe actress’s screen test that gets to the guts of a dramatic scene--an actress and a director.... Read more

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