Frameline’s mission is to change the world through the power of queer cinema. This year it's headed by a woman of colour for the first time, and exploring exciting new directions, with a great line-up of films from around the world.

The festival runs from 19 to 29 June in San Francisco and from 24 to 30 June online.

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Frameline Latest Reviews

My Old Ass
My Old Ass
The summer before college, bright-yet-irreverent Elliott comes face-to-face with her older self during a mushroom trip. The encounter spurs a funny and heartfelt journey of self-discovery and first love as Elliott prepares to leave her childhood home.
Extremely Unique Dynamic
Extremely Unique Dynamic
During their final weekend together, two best friends test the limits of their friendship while making a double-meta film.
A House Is Not A Disco
A House Is Not A Disco
What if you really did put all the gays on an island? In this vibrant portrait of queer paradise Fire Island Pines, past and present blur as the iconic beach town bands together to celebrate its legacy and redefine itself for a new, inclusive era.
Lesvia
Lesvia
The history of the lesbian community that sprang up on Lesbos in the 1970s.
In The Summers
In The Summers
On a journey that spans across the formative years of their lives, two sisters navigate their loving but volatile father during their yearly summer visits to his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
The Queen Of My Dreams
The Queen Of My Dreams
Against the backdrop of a shared obsession with Bollywood fantasy, Mariam, a Pakistani Muslim woman, and her Canadian-born daughter Azra come of age in two different eras.
Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
Consideration of the historic bias against female Black and queer athletes.
Chuck Chuck Baby
Chuck Chuck Baby
Romance unfolds at a chicken packing factory.

Frameline Features

Making filmmaking fun
Harrison Xu and Ivan Leung on Extremely Unique Dynamic
Cathedral in the sand
Brian J Smith on his love for the Pines and A House Is Not A Disco
A sporting chance
Julia Fuhr Mann on exploring athletic bias and looking beyond the binary in Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
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