OLYA’s LOVE shines in its smallness, documenting one woman’s dynamic path to queer self-love.
Naz & Maalik
Jay Dockendorf’s NAZ & MAALIK is a successful debut feature ruled by ambitious tonal and emotional shifts, following two closeted Muslim teens in Brooklyn.
Rigoberto Perezcano’s CARMIN TROPICAL is a Mexican neo-noir rendering of transmisogynistic intimate partner violence that burns slowly, simmering with tension throughout.
XENIA is a heartfelt road movie that traverses through Greece at a time of sociopolitical crisis, with Koutras exemplifying this instability through the experiences of two brothers.
The Royal Road
Jenni Olson’s essay film is an inventive and complex mediation on love, history and art, told through gorgeous 16mm landscape cinematography married with subtly revealing narration.
Margarita, with a Straw – An Interview with Co-director and Producer Nilesh Maniyar
We sat down with MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW director, Nilesh Maniya at Frameline39 to talk about intersectionality in queer cinema, and representing sexuality on screen.
Tab Hunter Confidential
TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL is a charming biography of one of the biggest stars from Hollywood’s yesteryear – and one who spent most of his career in the closet.
Peter De Rome: Grandfather of Gay Porn
An intriguing exploration of the master of underground gay porn in the ’60s and ’70s, Ethan Reid’s debut is the tale of a master of his craft and makes a solid argument for the analysis of pornography as a form of art.
I Am Michael
I AM MICHAEL is a provocative film, that serves as a kind of reverse coming-out story; burdened under the weight of its own controversial status.
El Canto del Colibrí
El Canto del Colibrí empowers its subjects, both the fathers and their children, with a simple, conventional approach to documentary filmmaking. Nevertheless, it magnifies voices often not heard in the LGBTIQA+ community.