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1-800-ON-HER-OWN (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Dana Flor)
Ani DiFranco was an unmistakable talent who shook the Nineties alternative music scene. This documentary follows her life today.
After The Snowmelt (Xue Shui Xiao Rong De Ji Jie) (Country: Taiwan, Japan; Year: 2024; Director: Lo Yi-shan)
Filmmaker Yi-Shan's friends Chun and Yueh were trapped in a Nepal cave. Chun died before Yueh's rescue. Yi-Shan retraces their steps to the cave where Chun perished, confronting her grief through exploring the setting of their final adventure.
Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story (Country: Canada; Year: 2024; Director: Michael Mabbott, Lucah Rosenberg-Lee; Writer: Michael Mabbott, Lucah Rosenberg-Lee, Alison Duke; Stars: James Baley, Bobby Dean Blackburn, Rob Bowman, Sandra Caldwell, Jimmy Church, Makayla Couture, Rodney Diverlus, Andrenee Majors Douglas, Elaine Gaber-Katz, Howard Gentry, Michael Gray, Vonnie Moore, Marisa Richmond, Jackie Shane, Raymond Summerour)
Story of the trailblazing trans soul musician.
Desire Lines (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Jules Rosskam; Writer: Nate Gualtieri; Stars: Theo Germaine, Aden Hakimi, Grant Carriker, Larry Dane, Chevon Dortch, Mike Geraghty, Emilie Modaff, Brandon Rivera, Emj Saab, Steve Silver, Diego Torrado)
Past and present collide when an Iranian American trans man time-travels through an LGBTQ+ archive on a dizzying and erotic quest to unravel his own sexual desires.
Fragments Of A Life Loved (Frammenti Di Un Percorso Amoroso) (Country: Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Chloe Barreau; Writer: Chloe Barreau, Marco Perez, Giulia Sbernini; Stars: Sébastien Ryckelynck, Jeanne Rosa, Laurent Charles-Nicolas, Ariane Deboise, Rebecca Zlotowski)
Starting in her late teens, Chloé Barreau documented each of her many romantic partners on film. This footage from her past serves as the groundwork for a project about identity formed through romance, but Barreau knows that there are (at least) two sides to every story. Here she invites each of her exes to divulge their side of the story
Meanwhile Meanwhile
Meanwhile and Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
Helen And The Bear (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Alix Blair; Writer: Alix Blair, Katrina Taylor)
In 1970s California, a Republican Congressman and environmental activist form an unlikely romance, inspiring collaborative efforts to protect nature while she navigates her queer identity through another relationship.
The Herricanes (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Olivia Kuan; Stars: Jen Welter, Collette V Smith, Annise Parker, Dan Pastorini, Phoebe Schecter, Linda Carpenter, Vivan Acosta)
The Houston Herricanes were a part of the first women's full tackle football league in the 1970s. Despite adversity and hardship, they fielded a team purely for the love of the game.
A House Is Not A Disco (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Brian J Smith; Stars: Doug Harris, Scott Bromley, Marc Christensen, Crayton Robey)
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.
If I Die, It’ll Be Of Joy (Si Je Meurs, Ce Sera De Joie) (Country: France; Year: 2024; Director: Alexis Taillant)
An exploration of ageism in the LGBTQ+ community, and the positive realities of ageing.
Lady Like (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Luke Willis; Writer: Luke Willis; Stars: Lady Camden, Nina West, Tye Olson, Shiloh Brody-Clarke, Adriana Roy, Rosie Petals)
London-born San Francisco-based drag queen Lady Camden is catapulted into the spotlight when she becomes a contestant on season 14 of RuPaul's Drag Race. As she struggles to manage the demands of her newfound fame, she must come to terms with a traumatic childhood
Lesvia (Country: Greece; Year: 2023; Director: Tzeli Hadjidimitriou)
The history of the lesbian community that sprang up on Lesbos in the 1970s.
Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning (Country: Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Julia Fuhr Mann; Writer: Julia Fuhr Mann)
Consideration of the historic bias against female Black and queer athletes.
The Life Of Sean DeLear (Country: Austria; Year: 2024; Director: Markus Zizenbacher)
A multidisciplinary artist and scene queen in a variety of different circles from the beautiful elite to the queer punks of LA in the Nineties, Sean DeLear broke the mold when it came to being Black and gay in the art world and in the music scene.
Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Carlos López Estrada, Zac Manuel; Stars: Lil Nas X)
A documentary following rapper Lil Nas X as he embarks on his first live tour.
Linda Perry: Let It Die Here (Director: Don Hardy; Stars: Linda Perry, Sara Gilbert, Dolly Parton, Christina Aguilera, Brandi Carlile)
An intimate look at Linda Perry's personal and professional life as a multi-faceted singer, songwriter and producer.
Mad About the Boy: The Noel Coward Story (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Barnaby Thompson; Writer: Barnaby Thompson; Stars: Noël Coward)
An exploration of Coward's expansive career which features credits across the stage and screen, including Brief Encounter, Blithe Spirit, and Private Lives.
Meanwhile (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Catherine Gund)
A poetic, non-linear journey that explores the impact of white supremacy on connection, relationships, and life.
Merchant Ivory (Director: Stephen Soucy)
Story of the producing duo.
Pumping Iron II: The Women (Country: US; Year: 1985; Director: George Butler; Writer: George Butler, Charles Gaines; Stars: Rachel McLish, Bev Francis, Carla Dunlap, Lori Bowen Rice)
Judges and bodybuilders try to redefine femininity at the 1983 world championship, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.
Sally! (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Deborah Craig)
Sally Gearhart was a radical lesbian feminist (not to mention something of a sapphic Casanova) whose trailblazing vision and ebullient personality were the spark for movements with far-reaching impacts, yet her legacy has also largely been erased from history.
Second Nature (Country: US, Netherlands; Year: 2024; Director: Drew Denny)
A documentary and sexual and gender diversity across different species.
Teaches Of Peaches (Country: Germany; Year: 2024; Director: Philipp Fussenegger, Judy Landkammer; Stars: Peaches, Leslie Feist, Chilly Gonzales, Shirley Manson, Charlie Le Mindu)
Documentary charts the journey of Canadian Merrill Nisker into the internationally acclaimed cultural powerhouse that is Peaches.
The World According To Allee Willis (Country: US; Year: 2024; Director: Alexis Spraic; Writer: Pamela Adlon, Stephen Bray, Julie Brown; Stars: Allee Willis)
Songwriter/artist Allee Willis began filming her life as a kid in 1950s Detroit and never stopped. She pursued creative expression at all costs while struggling to fit established gender and sexual norms - until she found a path to love.

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