With Frameline (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Votes: 152,876 | Gross: $31.84M
2. Tongues Untied (1989)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary
Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary act. The film intercuts footage of Hemphill ... See full summary »
4. Nous étions un seul homme (1979)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
During the final days of World War II, a simple French peasant rescues a wounded German soldier and nurses him back to health. As their playful camaraderie grows, two young men who should ... See full summary »
5. Before Stonewall (1984)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, History
The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement.
6. Not Gay (2008)
Short, Comedy, Drama
Gay-straight friendships are put under the microscope in this collection of four short films that delve into their complexities. The quartet includes films from France, the United States ... See full summary »
7. Vito (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.
8. Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II (1991)
Unrated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Ron Peck talks about his experiences of growing up as a gay man, the attitudes to homosexuality in Britain, and his journey towards making his film Nighthawks (1978).
10. Making the Boys (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »
Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.03M
11. Fun Down There (1989)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fun Down There follows a week in the life of Buddy, a naif who arrives in Manhattan ready to fall in love. The film's dry lends itself to a refreshingly casual quality about the sex scenes-plus there's a happy ending.
12. Westler (1985)
94 min | Drama
Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening.... See full summary »
13. The Best Men (2007)
Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama
Moments before his best friend's wedding, Peter gets one last chance to rekindle mutual feelings long suppressed, but not abandoned. Sometimes the perfect reminder of first love's passion ... See full summary »
57 min | Documentary
Documentary about transgender women and drag queens who fought police harassment at Compton's Cafeteria in San Francisco's Tenderloin in 1966, three years before the famous riot at Stonewall Inn bar in NYC.
15. After (1990)
45 min | Drama
A young soldier is being treated very harsh by his commanding lieutenant. Just before they will be sent out to Lebanon, their battalion gets one day off to relax in Jerusalem. There the ... See full summary »
16. Cruel and Unusual (2006)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, Crime
Five transgender women share their prison experiences. Interviews with attorneys, doctors, and other experts are also included.
17. A Florida Enchantment (1914)
Unrated | 63 min | Comedy
A young woman discovers a seed that can make women act like men and men act like women. She decides to take one, then slips one to her maid and another to her fiancé. The fun begins.
18. Wild Flowers (1989 TV Movie)
Robert Smith's Wild Flowers is an exquisite drama set at the funeral for a daughter, where her mother remembers the passionate yet painful affair she once had with another woman in Scotland.
19. Nitrate Kisses (1992)
67 min | Documentary
Visually structured around four couples making love, one couple at a time; narratively structured around four chapters in lesbian life: older women talking about what it was like in the 30s... See full summary »
21. She's Safe!: A Curated Package of Woman-to-Woman Safer-Sex Videos (1993 Video)
A witty as well as fact-filled compilation of short films intended to convince lesbians of the need for and the fun of safe sex. It begins with facts about sexually transmitted disease, and... See full summary »
Director: Jenni Olson
22. Urinal (1989)
100 min | Drama
A mystery man brings together a group of dead, gay artists to investigate a police response to the dilema of wash-room sex in Toronto. The artists have seven days in which to report on the ... See full summary »
77 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Directed by Oscar-winner Richard Schmiechen and narrated by Patrick Stewart, Changing Our Minds: The Story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker portrays the life and work of the woman who undertook the ... See full summary »
28. Boys' Shorts: The New Queer Cinema (1993)
In these sexy, fun and darkly entertaining boys shorts, we see the hilarious terrors of gay childhood, an Internet hook-up with unexpected motivation and what happens when you hate musicals... See full summary »
29. Harsh Beauty (2005)
Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary
For centuries, Eunuchs have been an important part of Indian society. But the elevated role they once held has now faded. Today they live in isolated communities, working as prostitutes and beggars. A warm, poignant, revealing portrait.
Director: Alessandra Zeka
57 min | Documentary, Biography
No Secret Anymore shows Del and Phyllis creating coalitions that took on the prevailing belief that lesbians were illegal, immoral and sick. Phyllis and Del did the groundbreaking work on ... See full summary »
31. Black Sheep Boy (1995)
Unrated | 37 min | Short, Fantasy
The psychological and emotional motivations of gay sexual fetish, especially relating to gay male teens maturing into men and their sexual exploits.
32. Damned If You Don't (1987)
Not Rated | 42 min | Short, Drama, Romance
"Damned If You Don't is a real prize. Beautifully shot in black and white, it blends conventional narrative technique with impressionistic camerawork, symbols and voicovers to create an ... See full summary »
33. The Dead Boys' Club (1992)
Not Rated | 26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
It's the 1990s. Toby, just out of college in Wisconsin, comes to Manhattan to spend the summer with his older cousin, Packard, a gay man whose lover John R. has just died of AIDS. Toby is ... See full summary »
36. The Attendant (1993)
8 min | Short
Memory mixes with desire as a museum attendant is caught up in sado-masochistic fantasies inspired by a 19th century painting of slaves in chains called Scene on the coast of Africa. The ... See full summary »
37. Hi Maya (2004)
12 min | Short
Two older women catch each other's eye at their hairdresser's. It's not Charlotte's usual day, so they've not met before. One is Maya, with a tart tongue and a businesslike air; the softer ... See full summary »
38. Girl Talk (1989)
Four lonely women decide to get together during a weekend to talk about their personal conflicts, to get away from men and have some fun, and the reunion turns into an entertaining display ... See full summary »
41. Yellow Fever (1998)
Unrated | 26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Monty, a gay Chinese guy living in London, makes it a habit to date only white boys. When his handsome East Asian neighbor invites him over for dinner, Monty has to decide if he's an Anglophile or simply prejudiced.
42. Roberta Loved (2002)
24 min | Short, Drama
This dark bittersweet drama focuses on Roberta, a 350-lb secretary who loses her job and learns she is dying on the same day. On her last day alive, she develops an unusual relationship ... See full summary »
43. Decoding Alan Turing (2009)
17 min | Documentary, Short
A brilliant Cambridge Mathematician whose work "On Computable Numbers" forms the basis of today's programable computers. Perhaps affecting modern society more than any other individual to ... See full summary »
Director: Christopher Racster
44. Nexus 2.431 (1994)
Sometime in the distant future, several earthlings turn up on a strange planet ruled over by a despotic ruler with magic powers. A young earth-man initiates a successful uprising.
45. The Joy of Life (2005)
Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, History
A blending of documentary and experimental narrative strategies, combining stunning 16mm landscape cinematography with a bold, lyrical voice-over to share two San Francisco stories: the ... See full summary »
47. Together Alone (1991)
87 min | Drama
During the early AIDS epidemic, a young and insecure gay man meets another man with whom he spends the night, have sex, and shares life experiences and hopes for the future.
Votes: 100 | Gross: $0.11M
48. The Vicious and the Delicious (2008)
12 min | Short, Comedy
A queer parody of classic soap operas such as Dynasty and The Bold and the Beautiful, The Vicious and the Delicious explores the shocking scandals of the powerful Cassamento family and ... See full summary »
50. Tiny and Ruby: Hell Divin' Women (1989)
Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Music
Profiling legendary jazz trumpeter Tiny Davis and her partner of over 40 years, drummer-pianist Ruby Lucas, Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin' Women weaves together rare jazz recordings, live ... See full summary »