When Leo isn’t throwing fish guts at his day job in a cannery or caring for his twin sister, he moves gracefully from stage to ring as both an aspiring drag queen and promising boxer...
Wear your onesies, bring your blankies, and come early to enjoy the vegan-friendly cereal bar for an assorted mix of adorable, mature, and passionate animated films.
After a rare illness left him a quadrilateral amputee, Will Lautzenheiser reshaped his life with pure optimism, gallows humor, and the support of his family and partner Angel...
Framed by home movies of his middle-class Pakistani family in the 80s, the director exposes his personal struggle to understand what it means to be gay, South Asian, and Muslim.
Check out the latest work from our Reel Queer Youth program, the TWIST 3-Day Filmmaking Challenge, and Blanket Fort Films Motion Picture program.
CLOSING NIGHT! “Transvisionary gender obliviator” Billy Bloom (a pitch-perfect Alex Lawther, THE IMITATION GAME) decides to run for homecoming queen despite hordes of conservative classmates devoted to football and Jesus. Supporting performances by Bette Midler, Abigail Breslin, AnnaSophia Robb, John McEnroe, and Laverne Cox.
CENTERPIECE FILM! A blaring air horn signals an immediate sense of urgency at the start of this epic, heart-wrenching love story of courageous, resilient people who fought for our very existence.
Films that defy cinematic narrative standards and normative desire. Embracing radical politics and documenting the freaky beauty of queer culture, these shorts are a welcome sensual and freshly abstract experience.
The love that holds us tenderqueers, the glamorous ways we find to celebrate ourselves, and the almost (never) endearing confusion this causes for inexperienced minds.
Go behind the scenes to witness the impressive creative process that YouTube sensation Hall used to produce his mesmerizing visual album Straight Outta Oz...
Oscar-nominated director David France (HOWTOSURVIVE A PLAGUE) explores the puzzling 1992 death of renowned Stonewall veteran and transgender rights activist Marsha P. Johnson.
Thrilling shorts that will scare your pants off.
CENTERPIECE FILM! Written and directed by Tehran-based Pouria Heidary Oureh, APRICOT GROVES reflects a story of family, faith, brotherhood, and love.
Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the most racially divided cities in America. But these systems of inequality—and those upholding them—are in for the fight of their lives.
From the producers of the online cult lesbian erotica series, Crash Pad, comes Shine Louise Houston’s titillating tale of a sex toy photographer stalked by a bloodthirsty creep.
Martín is a traveling linguist specializing in preserving dying languages. To document an ancient language only understood by two elderly men, Martín attempts to reunite these estranged friends.
Maria Toorpakai, a rising star in the women's squash world, grew up in “one of the most dangerous places on earth,” the extremely conservative Waziristan region of Pakistan...
This selection of shorts by and for queer people of color reflects the joys and challenges of our intersectional identities. Curated by Lion’s Main Art Collective.
Fellas falling in love and lust in a testosteronic collection of missed connections, one-night stands, and fiery matches..
CENTERPIECE FILM! In this Glee-ful coming-of-age musical, Ulysses struggles to come to terms with the reality of a dismal home life with his bigoted aunt Rose...
Find your groove with some pumpin’ jamz! A graceful balance of beauty, skill, and contemporary love dances, this glittery-gold, drag-fagulous trashbag of shorts will have you shaking your tail feather.
Ex-nun, journalist, author, outspoken activist, community organizer, civil rights advocate, legendary butch feminist...she liked to call herself a “professional lesbian”
Gay boys are no exception to relationship drama (threesome, anyone?). These shorts are a mass of hilarity in both truth and ridiculousness, full of wonderful little surprises whether you like it or not.
Germany has always been at the forefront of the queer rights movement, and this fascinating historical documentary specifically focuses on West Berlin.