October 20, 21, 22
times and details below

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Friday October 20th 7:30 PM


Director John F Lincoln II

A very good-looking Jack is always looking for hook-ups, until he meets his match with physical challenges. 







Director Andy Valentine 

This is a story about family, both made and found. When their foster child reunites with his birth mother, husbands Thomas and Oscar deal with the loss in very different ways. Oscar’s acting career finally picks up, taking him out of state for filming for months at a time. Meanwhile, Thomas finds himself at home alone, dealing with his new world full of change and loss. Thomas and Oscar navigate their differing world views, while growing and changing, both as individuals and as a couple. THE MATTACHINE FAMILY tells a story about the universality of love, family, and community. 




Saturday October 21st 1 PM

Everything Under the Rainbow Shorts Program


SHAFTED   20 minutes  USA

Directors Emerson Collins and Del Shores 

Joel and Rafi are in what seems to be a standard romantic comedy. What do you do when you find yourself alone in an elevator with your gym crush? Is this real life or just one guy’s fantasy? 










WENDY 10 minutes USA

Director Maren Lavelle 

WENDY is about a quiet but imaginative eighth grader who attempts to find the courage to approach her secret crush while working on a production of Romeo & Juliet. 










hush-hush  12 minutes USA

Director Manahar Kumar

Innovative ideas fail as a philosophy professor finds the courage to tell his wife a hidden secret before their 5th anniversary.










STONE. 13 minutes  United Kingdom

Director Jake Graf 

When Tess learns of her estranged father’s death, she travels to the funeral hoping for nothing more than some closure and the chance to meet the woman who stole him from her. Immediately blindsided by the revelation that her father was a transgender woman. 










Director Augustus Hinton 

Ted, a closeted, gay high school boy, imagines literally fighting his way out of an encounter with bullies at a track meet.








Boifriend  10 minutes USA

Directors Lane Michael Stanley & Rebecca Marquardt 

A gay cis woman's father is surprisingly happy when she brings her transmascboyfriend home - but she soon realizes he's only happy because she's in a straight-passing relationship.











AIKANE  15 minutes USA

Directors Daniel Sousa, Joe Wilson and Dean Hamer 

A valiant island warrior, wounded in battle against foreign invaders, falls into a mysterious underwater world. Everything changes when the octopus who rescues him transforms into a handsome young man.







(in)convenience  12 minutes USA

Director Alexandra Greenspan

Kirby is a trans man in his mid-twenties. During his early months on testosterone, he still has his period. At the convenience store to pick up tampons, he meets Phoebe; the sociable cashier. She is surprised and intrigued at the scene she perceives: a man secure enough to buy tampons for his girlfriend? But if he tells Phoebe the truth, how will she react?






Nana Dara is Gay.  8 minutes USA 

Director Andrea Maxwell. 

This hilarious comedy zeroes in on the moment Nana Dara has avoided for 40 years. It's 1970 and she invites her stepdaughters, Edna (who goes by "Eddie" and wears men's suits) and gin-soaked, bible thumper Miss Debbie, to her trailer for the great reveal: she is a lesbian. 




Saturday October 21st  3 PM


Director Mike Syers

Urvashi Vaid, an outspoken immigrant, lesbian and woman of color was an LGBTQ+ superhero who believed in human rights for all people and helped shape the modern-day gay rights movement. Her vision for the movement serves as a roadmap of initiatives & tools for generations of activist as they face the anti-LGBTQ+ backlash. Her life in Provincetown, Massachusetts and decades-long relationship with partner Kate Clinton inspired her call to action to achieve equality by creating community.



Director Gussy Sakula-Barry

What's it like starting a family when you're both transgender? This intimate film follows Hannah and Jake Graf on a journey through prejudice and surrogacy to birth during lockdown. They shine a light on some of the challenges - and joys - they faced as a transgender couple hoping to start a family. 




Saturday October 21st 5 PM

Queer Cinema Classic Program

THE  WATERMELON WOMAN   90 minutes USA.  (Remixed and Remastered in 2023) 

Director Cheryl Dunye

The wry, incisive debut feature by Cheryl Dunye (1996) gave cinema something bracingly new and groundbreaking: a vibrant representation of Black lesbian identity by a Black lesbian filmmaker. Dunye stars as Cheryl, a video-store clerk and aspiring director whose interest in forgotten Black actresses leads her to investigate an obscure 1930s performer known as the Watermelon Woman, whose story proves to have surprising resonances with Cheryl’s own life as she navigates a new relationship with a white girlfriend (Guinevere Turner). Balancing breezy romantic comedy with a serious inquiry into the history of Black and queer women in Hollywood,








Saturday October 21st 7 PM


Director Tom Gustafson 

Ride along on a surreal, glittery musical romance, all set to the hits of the iconic, Grammy Award-winning Indigo Girls. Serious musician Doom (Alan Cammish) and free-spirited circus kid Glitter (Filipino musical superstar Alex Diaz) start a budding summer relationship filled with camping trips, late-night conversations, and plenty of song and dance. Their relationship is put to the test as they deal with trying to make it in the music biz, their mothers and finding what feeds each of their souls and dreams.




Sunday October 22nd 2pm 


BROTHER  17 minutes USA

Director Aleksei Borovikov

With his wedding to Carlos approaching, Tony, a young immigrant to the US, invited his conservative elder sister to the ceremony - a fateful decision that forces Tony to choose between his family and his happiness. 








LIE WITH ME   98 minutes France

Director Oliver Peyon

This powerful and emotional romance/drama centers on a middle-aged man who, when visiting his childhood town, is flooded with memories of first gay love. Celebrated novelist Stéphane Belcourt travels to his hometown after over 30 years. There, he meets Lucas, the son of Thomas, his secret teenage love. Lucas, inquisitive for information on his now deceased father, sets off turbulent emotions in the writer as his mind is flooded with memories of Thomas and their summer of love. 




Sunday October 22nd  4:30PM



Director Ethan Roberts 

The morning after hooking up, two recent college grads wrestle with their feelings for each other while a strange and inexplicable phenomenon creeps up in the background.







Director Marc Saltarelli

Studio One was more than just a disco; it was a mecca for gay men looking for identity in a world that saw them as outcasts. Its adjoining nightclub, The Backlot, merged the gay community with the Hollywood elite for the first time. From 1974-1993 it became the center of nightlife in West Hollywood and the staging ground for the rise of the LGBT rights movement and the fight against the AIDS crisis. 



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