Being Thunder
A a two-spirit genderqueer teenager from the Narragansett tribe in Rhode Island, explores what it means to be a queer Indigenous person in a world bound by binary gender roles.

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A Distant Place
A man who has retreated to the countryside find his delicate balance upset by the visit of an old friend.
Firstness
A maladjusted dad is trying to heal in an experimental therapy group called Infinite Beginnings. Meanwhile, his non-binary kid is getting close with an older man. Their relationship feels both dreamy and concerning-depending on who is watching.
The First Death Of Joana
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.

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Leading Ladies
A reflection on how different perspectives and memories affect one group of queer women.

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Pariah
A teenager juggles conflicting identities and endures heartbreak in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Poppy Field
The struggle of a closeted young genderme.
Potato Dreams Of America
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.

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Rebel Dykes
Documentary about the underground lesbian scene in London in the Eighties.
Shortbus
An avant-garde examination of the diverse sexual experiences of a group of New Yorkers.
The Scary Of Sixty-First
Two mismatched roommates discover and relive the murky secrets of their new Upper East Side apartment.
See You Then
A decade after abruptly breaking up with Naomi, Kris invites her to dinner to catch-up on their complicated lives, relationships, and Kris’ transition.
Sweetheart
A socially awkward, environmentally conscious teenager is dragged to a coastal holiday park by her painfully family, where she becomes unexpectedly captivated by a chlorine smelling, sun-loving lifeguard.
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