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Beauty (2011)
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Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident. (99 mins.)
Director: Oliver Hermanus
 
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Taking Woodstock (2009)
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A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
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Red Without Blue (2007 Documentary)
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The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past. (74 mins.)
 
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Our Very Own (2005)
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Five teenagers in Shelbyville, Tennessee look to meet the actress Sondra Locke, who's returning to town for the local premiere of her big Hollywood movie. (106 mins.)
Director: Cameron Watson
 
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The Closet (2001)
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A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work. (84 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
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Gun Hill Road (2011)
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An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three years in prison to discover his wife estranged and his child exploring a gender transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test. (86 mins.)
 
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Camp (2003)
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After a series of Broadway flops, songwriter Bert Hanley (Dixon) goes to work at a musical camp for young performers. Inspired by the kids, he finds an opportunity to regain success by staging an altogether new production. (114 mins.)
Director: Todd Graff
 
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The Fluffer (2001)
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A young man employed as a fluffer in the adult entertainment industry finds himself falling for a gay-for-pay porn star whose hedonistic lifestyle may lead them both to destruction. (95 mins.)
 
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Borstal Boy (2000)
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Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Sheridan
 
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Strapped (2010)
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A handsome young prostitute learns about life and love during a sex-filled odyssey in an apartment building filled with strange inhabitants. (95 mins.)
Director: Joseph Graham
 
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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
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A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian. (85 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
 
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The Rules of Attraction (2002)
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The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate. (110 mins.)
Director: Roger Avary
 
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Loggerheads (2005)
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Three overlapping stories of estranged families in three regions of North Carolina. (95 mins.)
Director: Tim Kirkman
 
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Date and Switch (2014)
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Two guys who make a pact to lose their virginity before prom find their friendship tested when one of them comes out of the closet. (91 mins.)
Director: Chris Nelson
 
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Four (2012)
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On a hot 4th of July night, sparks fly between four people as they test the limits and possibilities of their own freedom. (75 mins.)
Director: Joshua Sanchez
 
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Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (2012)
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An intimate and dreamlike portrait of icon James Dean on the cusp of achieving fame. (93 mins.)
Director: Matthew Mishory
 
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Chicken Tikka Masala (2005)
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Jimi is surprised when his family announces an arranged wedding to Simran, especially as he is gay and has a boyfriend, Jack. The easy way out? No - he decides to arrange something a little unorthodox instead. (90 mins.)
 
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Free Fall (2013)
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A soon-to-be-father policeman falls for a gay fellow officer and his life starts falling apart. (100 mins.)
Director: Stephan Lacant
 
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Red State (2011)
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Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda. (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
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10 Rules for Sleeping Around (2013)
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A screw ball sex comedy following two couples and their ten rules to a happy healthy and open relationship. (94 mins.)
Director: Leslie Greif
 
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Dare (2009)
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A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Salky
 
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Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
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A shy but smitten college boy pursues a NY go-go boy through the pretext of making a documentary film about him, with the guys knowing each other only as "Doc" and "Go." (91 mins.)
 
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Test (2013)
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In 1985, a gay dance understudy hopes for his on-stage chance while fearing the growing AIDS epidemic. (89 mins.)
 
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In the Name of (2013)
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Gay priest with talent to straighten out delinquent lads can remain effectual only so long as not even a hint of his orientation is revealed or suggested. (102 mins.)
 
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Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992 TV Movie)
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Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim try to cope with life. (92 mins.)
Director: Ken Olin
 
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Keep the Lights On (2012)
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In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself. (101 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
 
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Last Weekend (2014)
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When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family. (94 mins.)
 
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To Russia with Love (2014 Documentary)
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Leading up to the Olympics in Sochi, a law banning 'propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors' was passed in Russia... (90 mins.)
Director: Noam Gonick
 
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Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (2014 Documentary)
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MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE is a film about the Matthew Shepard behind the headlines. An honest... (89 mins.)
Director: Michele Josue
 
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Eastsiders (2012 TV Series)
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What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson,... (115 mins.)
 
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Nate & Margaret (2012)
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Nate is nineteen. Margaret is fifty-two. Their odd, quirky, totally working friendship gets rattled when Nate gets his first boyfriend, who drives him away from Margaret as she tries to pursue a life as a stand-up comedian. (80 mins.)
Director: Nathan Adloff
 
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The Pass (2016)
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Nineteen-year-old Jason and Ade have been in the Academy of a famous London football club since they were eight years old... (88 mins.)
Director: Ben A. Williams
 
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Savage Grace (2007)
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A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies... (97 mins.)
Director: Tom Kalin
 
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Back on Board: Greg Louganis (2014 Documentary)
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Feature-length documentary about the greatest diver of all time. Four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis has faced more than his share of challenges... (90 mins.)
Director: Cheryl Furjanic
 
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Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)
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Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers... (95 mins.)
 
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It Could Be Worse (2013 Mini-Series)
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Jacob Gordon can't catch a break. A struggling actor with a personal life to match. His epic streak of bad luck just might change when he's cast in a Broadway musical; "The Ice Queen", opposite stage and screen royalty Veronica Bailey.
 
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Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
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A gay student who is "out" at college but not to his family receives an unexpected visit from his boyfriend while at home during the holidays. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Williams
 
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Eastern Boys (2013)
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A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster's involvement in a controlling street gang. (128 mins.)
Director: Robin Campillo
 
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Premature (2014)
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A high school senior has to re-live losing his virginity over and over again until he gets it right, with the right girl. (93 mins.)
Director: Dan Beers
 
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Slash (2016)
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Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a whole new universe. (100 mins.)
Director: Clay Liford
 
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Closet Monster (2015)
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A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood. (90 mins.)
Director: Stephen Dunn
 
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Departure (2015)
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An otherwise nuclear family unravels in the South of France. (109 mins.)
Director: Andrew Steggall
 
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Hunky Dory (2016)
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A glam rock dilettante's life takes a dramatic turn when his ex unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off for the week. (88 mins.)
 
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Being 17 (2016)
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Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them. (116 mins.)
 
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Miles (2016)
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A kid from middle America, desperate to move to Chicago, joins the volleyball team to get a scholarship - the only catch is that his high school only has a girls team. (90 mins.)
Director: Nathan Adloff
 
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King Cobra (2016)
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This ripped-from-the-headlines drama covers the early rise of gay porn headliner Sean Paul Lockhart a.k.a... (91 mins.)
Director: Justin Kelly
 
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Me Him Her (2015)
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Twenty-something drifter Cory arrives in Los Angeles to help his semi-famous TV star friend Brendan take his first steps out of the closet. (98 mins.)
Director: Max Landis
 
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Starcrossed (2005 Short Film)
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Two brothers develop a sexual attraction to one another amid the unkind world around them. (15 mins.)
 
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Hunter (2013)
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Two friends vie for the attention of a stranger who passes out at their doorstep. (88 mins.)
Director: Ian Samplin
 
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Happy Endings (2005)
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Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself. (128 mins.)
Director: Don Roos
 
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Difficult People (2015 TV Series)
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Life is really tough for Julie and Billy, two 30-something aspiring comics living and working in New York City... (30 mins.)
 
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Holding the Man (2015)
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Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team... (127 mins.)
Director: Neil Armfield
 
53.
Love Is Strange (2014)
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After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved. (94 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
 
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The Surface (2015)
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The struggle of a young man to slowly create his own sense of family. (79 mins.)
Director: Michael J. Saul
 
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Drown (2015)
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Three surf lifesavers on a big night out. Jealousy, homophobic fears and unrequited lust culminate in a tragic booze-fueled episode of near-fatal bullying. (93 mins.)
Director: Dean Francis
 
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Burning Blue (2013)
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Two Navy fighter pilots find themselves in the midst of a forbidden relationship throwing their lives and careers into disarray. (96 mins.)
Director: D.M.W. Greer
 
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Gerontophilia (2013)
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A male youth begins exploring his attraction to much much older men while working in a nursing home. (82 mins.)
Director: Bruce LaBruce
 
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The Dark Place (2014)
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Keegan Dark returns to the the heart of California's wine valley to make peace with his long-estranged family. Instead, he finds a harrowing mystery that endangers his life and those he loves. (87 mins.)
Director: Jody Wheeler
 
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
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A grieving man meets his lover's family, who were not aware of their son's sexual orientation. (102 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
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Let My People Go! (2011)
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At Passover, Reuben, a French-Jewish man living in Finland with his Nordic boyfriend, finds himself back in Paris with his zany family after a lovers' quarrel. (96 mins.)
Director: Mikael Buch
 
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Unconditional Love (2002)
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After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox... (124 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Transgender Bridge (2015)
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A transgender teen dies after she is pushed off a bridge by another teen. The DA's office wants to try the aggressor as an adult and charge him with a hate crime, even though he appears to be genuinely remorseful. (60 mins.)
 
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Other People (2016)
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A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother. (97 mins.)
Director: Chris Kelly
 
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A Taste of Honey (1961)
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The moving story of a plain young girl who becomes pregnant by a black sailor, befriends a homosexual, and gradually becomes a woman. (100 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
 
65.
Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
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Preacher's kid Henry Gamble is turning 17 today. Bring your swimsuit. (87 mins.)
Director: Stephen Cone
 
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Like You Mean It (2015)
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When Mark commits to falling back in love with Jonah, he is forced to look at himself with unprecedented courage and honesty. (90 mins.)
Director: Philipp Karner