LGBT

lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender-related films. Films that deal with or feature significant LGBT characters or issues, and may have same-sex romance or relationships as an important plot device.

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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After Orlando, Getting Its Pulse Back

United States | 2016 | 14:25 English, Spanish with English Subtitles A month after the Orlando massacre, three friends who survived the attack begin the road to recovery.

Late Bloom

Peter Sparling | United States | 2016 | 4:46 Late Bloom is both an elegy and celebration of middle-age male eroticism and the fluidity of a body’s gendered expression. Evoking vintage blue movies, photographs and nude models’ poses, this lyrical work, like many of Sparling’s video self-portraits, explores gender and the male persona via the… Read more »

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Iridescence

Max Beauchamp | Canada | 2017 | 9:00 Facebook “Iridescence” is an experimental visual short film, which exposes how society needs to label a person by their sexuality. In this story, dance and interpretive movement replaces the dialogue, allowing us to use the body to communicate the relationship between the characters and they’re true human… Read more »

SIRENS

Shiri Amit | Israel | 2014 | 24:03 Hebrew with English Subtitles Facebook Maya, a young army widow, and Nurit, her childhood friend and sister in law, meet surprisingly at the Israeli National Memorial Day service in the small village they grew in, by the Sea of Galilee. After several years of estrangement, the two… Read more »

Older Than What?

Steen Starr | Canada | 2017 | 12:48 Facebook | Twitter Aging has a tendency to fade people out of the picture. Older Than What? brings LGBTQ elders sharply back into focus with humour, frankness, wit and charm. Filmed interview-style, 12 seniors respond to 10 questions about aging and share stories about how they made history.

Momo

Yun Joo Chang | Republic of Korea | 2016 | 15:44 Korean with English Subtitles Sohee meets up with her ex-girlfriend Areum who is about to set off to live abroad in Germany. Sohee takes custody of Momo, the cat they once shared. But Sohee’s current girlfriend Yujin sees Momo as a reminder of Areum… Read more »

Masquerading: To Hell and Back

Sofia de Fay | South Africa | 2017 | 13:33 Two hilarious and eccentric old drag queens living in Cape Town, South Africa remember their lives and how they survived years of brutal and terrifying discrimination. The fifty year old drag queens remember the apartheid years, where up till 1994 in South Africa it was illegal to “masquerade”… Read more »

Not the Devil

Siobhan Schwartzberg | United Kingdom | 2017 | 13:05 Facebook | Twitter A teenage boy exploring his identity develops an obsession with a woman on his estate. One day, they meet. Not The Devil focuses on the difficulties the LGBT community face for social acceptance and highlights the lack of support and feelings of isolation they so frequently experience…. Read more »

Dead Draw

Charli Brissey, Cou | United States | 2016 | 1:58 Two dandies flirt over a game of chess.

The Play Within Documentary

United States | 1:26:40 This documentary looks at the adaptation of a scene from the film, “Impossible Choice”, for stage presentation… as a way of exploring the issues faced by the LGBTQ community. We see the play (the award-winning “The Play Within”); we observe the talkback that follows, and we are exposed to expert views on… Read more »