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New York's premier LGBT festival is taking place in hybrid form in 2021, and has a spectacular line-up, with cutting edge films from around the world as well as some natural crowd-pleasers.
The festival runs from 15 to 26 October.
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An intersex boy comes of age and explores the ambiguities of his identity and desires.
The director of a low-budget queer thriller tries to solve a violent murder mystery that threatens his set.
A madcap romp through the 1980s NYC art scene amid the colorful career of painter, Edward Brezinski, hell-bent on making it.
Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for 20 years threatens to ruin the life he has built.
In a fictional meta-critique on trans representation, a transgender actor struggles with what it means to be seen after the beloved captain of his lesbian bowling league dies and a mysterious stranger shows up at the funeral.
A brief encounter in a Berlin nightclub changes the course of two lives.
A portrait of a gay man who confronts the ghosts of his past. After fleeing war and repression 37 years ago, Miguel returns to Lebanon where he traces hidden longings, unrequited love and tormenting feelings of guilt.
Two mismatched roommates discover and relive the murky secrets of their new Upper East Side apartment.
Joana, 13, wants to find out why her great aunt died at 70 without ever having dated anyone - but she uncovers more secrets than she expected.
A true story about a gay boy growing up in the collapsing USSR, his courageous mail-order bride mother, and their adventurous escape to Seattle in the Nineties.