Alphabetical Listing of All Films

All Feature Films

Aleksandr’s Price
American Independents
The emotionally troubled life of a young male prostitute in Manhattan is explored in this moving drama of sex, loneliness and redemption.
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
Centerpiece Screenings
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth is a feature documentary which that tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in cotton fields of Putnam County, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century.
Animals
Centerpiece Screenings
A Spanish teenager is forced to abandon the safety of childhood (and his walking, talking teddy bear) for the troubling world of adulthood, sexuality and responsibility in this wildly original story.
Bear City Book Reading
Special Programming
Before You Know It
The Documentary Tradition
A powerful observational documentary that looks at a neglected segment of the LGBT community: its senior population. This film looks at three men in particular as they navigate the challenge of getting old in a youth culture.
Beyond the Walls
International Queer Cinema
Two young men - one a needy and lost man-boy, the other a guarded but lonely bartender - embark on a fun, intense relationship only to see it threatened when one is imprisoned for drug possession.
Big Gay Love
American Independents
A very funny romantic comedy about one witty but plus-sized gay boy's attempt to find love in a world filled with superficial hunks.
Birthday Cake
American Independents
A bitterly funny mocumentary about a gay male couple's frantic world after they adopt a baby.
Born This Way
The Documentary Tradition
A group of activists fight for gay rights in Cameroon, where homosexual relations are subject to punishment by up to five years in prison and threats and harassment are common.
Boy Meets Boy
Shorts Programs
From first kisses to long-lasting love connections - and even a break-up or two - our "Boy Meets Boy" program takes a look at different kinds of gay pairings all around the globe.
Breaking the Girls
American Independents
Beauty and brains are a lethal combination in this sexy psychological thriller directed by Jamie Babbit (Itty Bitty Titty Committee, But I’m a Cheerleader) and co-written by Guinevere Turner (Go Fish, American Psycho).
Breaking Through
The Documentary Tradition
Riveting and triumphant, Breaking Through is a moving documentary that chronicles the many United States LGBT elected officials who courageously open up and tell their personal stories.
Bye Bye Blondie
International Queer Cinema
Two sexy sirens of French cinema: Emmanuelle Béart and Béatrice Dalle star as former teen lovers who meet 25 years later and attempt to rekindle their love. A sweetly charming romance from the director of the controversial Baise-Moi, Virginie Despentes.
C.O.G.
American Independents
Sexuality and religion come into conflict in the life of a smart young loner in this wryly funny and touching adaptation of David Sedaris’s autobiographical essay.
Cal
International Queer Cinema
This follow-up to the 2009 Shank is an impassioned drama of a young man in search of love and acceptance in a world seemingly devoid of compassion.
Capital Games
American Independents
Fueled by initial dislike for each other, two competitive co-workers find their animosity turn to passion in this indie American drama written by G.A. Hauser.
Chastity Bites
American Independents
Mean Girls meets Vincent Price in this campy horror flick that is fabulously filled with lesbian eroticism, witty feminism and virginal blood.
Cruising for Sex
Shorts Programs
Looking for some hot man on man action? So are these dudes. These lusty, sex-drenched cautionary tales, both stimulating and shocking, take a look at six different men navigating a world of quick, sweaty flings with strangers.
The Deception
American Independents
A closeted politician is forced to make a difficult decision when a lover from his past comes back into his life looking to rekindle their youthful romance.
The DL Chronicles Returns
American Independents
The hit cable series returns after a four year hiatus from the big and small screen, and The DL Chronicles is back with ALL NEW stories!
Fall to Grace & Battle of AmfAR
The Documentary Tradition
First Period
American Independents
This hilarious comedy (think Heathers-meets-John Waters) follows a spunky teenage girl (played by Brandon Alexander III) as she plans her totally rad "Sweet 16" party despite scheming by the mean girls and studs in school.
Five Dances
Centerpiece Screenings
An exceptionally talented young dancer finds love and friendship when he moves from his troubled home in Kansas to pursue his dreams in New York City.
Four
American Independents
Wendell Pierce leads a cast of four characters in romantic turmoil as they seek redemption on a hot summer night.
Free Fall
International Queer Cinema
A German police officer with a pregnant girlfriend risks his entire future when he falls for a mysterious bad-boy he meets during training.
G.B.F. 
Opening Night Film
The Festival opens with Darren Stein’s hilarious high school comedy about a shy gay teen who becomes the object d‘accessory for three scheming beauties who desperately need a Gay Best Friend to complete their look.
Geography Club
American Independents
Sixteen-year-old Russell is a closeted high school student who is in need of self-acceptance in this entertaining, Hollywood-slick comedy-drama.
The GO DOC Project
Centerpiece Screenings
Adroitly blending fiction and documentary, this lusty tale of sexual obsession and filmmaking features a college student who begins filming the life of a sexy go-go boy.
Gore Vidal: the United States of Amnesia
The Documentary Tradition
The life and world of Gore Vidal, one of the wittiest and opinonated authors and commentators of the 20th century, is revealed in this hugely entertaining documentary that was a smash hit when it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The Happy Sad
Centerpiece Screenings
Rodney Evans (Brother to Brother) directs this witty look at two couples (one white and straight; the other black and gay) as they attempt to redefine their ideas of sexual identity and emotional fulfillment.
Hawaii
International Queer Cinema
Sexual tensions spill off the screen as two young men and former childhood friends become sexually attracted to one another during a hot summer in the Argentinean countryside.
Hot Guys with Guns
Closing Night Film
We conclude our festival with this wildly entertaining modern film noir which mixes dry gay wit with action and intrigue as two gay hunks team up to solve a series of robberies. "Noah's Arc" actor Doug Spearman's directorial debut is an unqualified winner.
I Am Divine
The Documentary Tradition
A wildly entertaining and loving look at one of film's most iconic and memorable performers: Divine.
In Bloom
American Independents
Two young men find their seemingly great relationship threatened when temptations and unease begin to pull them apart. A knowing, powerful look at modern gay love.
In the Name Of
International Queer Cinema
The sexual desires of a country priest for a local boy threatens his sincere devotion to his calling in this impassioned Polish drama.
Interior. Leather Bar.
American Independents
James Franco and Travis Matthews (I Want Your Love) collaborate on this experimental and sexually explicit film imagining what was cut from the classic Cruising. It created a huge controversy when screened earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival.
The Invisible Men
The Documentary Tradition
A heartrending portrait of persecution and discrimination, this documentary profiles imperiled gay Palestinians who flee to Israel in hopes of one day freely expressing their sexual and national identity.
It Had to be You
Philly-Centric
Following the intertwined stories of six different characters, local director Lary Campbell shines a spotlight on the Philly Gayborhood in this thoughtful and highly ambitious micro-budget drama.
The Last Match
International Queer Cinema
Two young men fall passionately in love with each other in the slums of Havana in this super sexy and romantic drama.
Leather
American Independents
A young gay man returns to his recently deceased estranged father's rustic home to settle his affairs, only to meet a childhood friend who is living in the house.
Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution
The Documentary Tradition
Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution revisits lesbian/feminist activists of the '70s and '80s and their revolutionary efforts to create a women-centered community.
Lose Your Head
International Queer Cinema
A young Spaniard becomes enveloped in the drug- and sex-filled world of nocturnal Berlin in this dizzyingly, almost hallucinogenic thriller.
Love Will Tear Us Apart
American Independents
Dripping with cinematic inventiveness, French film chic and a cool soundtrack, this tale follows two best friends who find their world of detachment shattered after they fall in love with the same young man. Definitely the most stylish film in this year's festival and one of the most enjoyable.
Margarita
International Queer Cinema
Told through the eyes of a hard-working illegal Mexican nanny, Margarita is an award-winning dramedy, which intelligently captures a turning point in the life of a Canadian family.
Married and Counting
The Documentary Tradition
In this award-winning documentary narrated by George Takei, "Equal parts love story and political protest" - Time, two men celebrate 25 years together traveling the country getting married in every state where gay marriage is legal.
Meth Head
American Independents
Lukas Haas is riveting as a gay man whose life and loves fall apart after he become a meth addict. A powerful, disturbing drama not easily forgotten.
Monster Pies
International Queer Cinema
Two high school students meet and fall in love and then face the scrutiny of their confirming classmates and unsupportive family. A tender, romantic, emotional drama of first love.
Mr. Angel
The Documentary Tradition
Mr. Angel chronicles the extraordinary life of transgender advocate, educator and porn star, Buck Angel. Buck has survived addiction, homelessness, suicide and relentless opposition to his gender expression. Still, he lives his truth without compromise or apology.
The New Black
The Documentary Tradition
The New Black is a documentary that uncovers the complicated histories of the African-American and LGBT civil-rights movements.
Out in the Dark
International Queer Cinema
Brimming with intensity and compassion, Out in the Dark follows two men – one Israeli and one Palestinian – who risk everything for love on the West Bank.
Petunia
American Independents
An exciting cast of well-known actors - Christine Lahti, Thora Birch, Brittany Snow, Michael Urie and more - highlight this dysfunctional family comedy from director Ash Christian (Mangus!, Fat Girls).
Pit Stop
American Independents
Set in a small Texas town, two lonely men struggle through relationships until one day they meet each other. A refreshing, intelligent drama about two very un-stereotypical gay men.
Queeradelphia
Philly-Centric
RoadStrip
Special Programming
Romeo Romeo
The Documentary Tradition
Romeo Romeo is an intimate portrait of a modern marriage. Lexy and Jessica's story and their struggle is at once heartbreaking and funny, landing them in circumstances they never could have imagined. The outcome surprises us all.
The Rugby Player
The Documentary Tradition
A celebration of the life of Mark Bingham, one of men who stormed the cockpit of UA flight 93 on 9/11. Openly gay, Mark was a larger-than-life individual as this film, which pays special attention to his relationship with his mother, attests.
The Secret Disco Revolution
The Documentary Tradition
This hilariously mock-documentary uncovers the hidden agenda of disco but beneath the polyester, sequins and mannered movements and reverberated vocals is a revolutionary aim: to free gays, black and women from the clutches of heterosexual conformity!
Sexual Tension: Violetas
International Queer Cinema
Exploring the art of seduction between two women through six very different, incredibly sexy stories, Sexual Tension: Violetas is an assured lesbian classic in the making.
Silent Youth
International Queer Cinema
In this quiet, observational romance, two socially-awkward young men meet on the streets of Berlin and begin a cautious love affair while learning to open up.
Solo
International Queer Cinema
Two young men in Buenos Aires meet and begin an erotic, intimate relationship but secrets from their past are revealed, threatening their love in this taut Argentinean drama.
Soongava - Dance of the Orchids
International Queer Cinema
An aspiring dancer falls in love with her best female friend in this, the first Nepali feature to deal with same-sex relationships. Beautiful dance sequences and exotically unfamiliar locales highlight director Subarna Thapa's groundbreaking romance.
Southern Baptist Sissies
American Independents
A filmed version of the hilarious play Southern Baptist Sissies by Del Shores, this is the story of how growing up gay in the church affects four very different Texas boys.
Troubled Youth
Shorts Programs
These shorts running the gamut from heartbreaking to riotously funny, this program examines what it's like growing up gay today (or, in the case of one film, in 1994). No one ever said it would be easy.
Truth
American Independents
Sean Paul Lockhart (recipient of QFEST's 2011 Rising Star Award) lights up the screen as a sexy but emotionally brittle young man caught up in a torrid relationship with an older man who harbors his own kinds of troubles.
Tumbledown
American Independents
The before-and-after of a sexual assault is seen through the eyes of three separate characters in this dark drama from prolific filmmaker, Todd Verow.
TWO: The Story of Roman & Nyro
The Documentary Tradition
A touching and sweeping look at a male couple and the family they create: form their two boys, their surrogate mother and the many relatives and friends who embrace them.
Two Mothers
International Queer Cinema
A deep and intimate character study, Two Mothers chronicles a fervent lesbian couple as they pursue unorthodox measures to start a family.
Undressing Israel: Gay Men in the Promised Land
The Documentary Tradition
The always-controversial Michael Lucas has fashioned an eye-opening and surprisingly entertaining doc on being gay in the Holy Land.
Valentine Road
The Documentary Tradition
In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King at point blank range. Unraveling this tragedy from point of impact, the film reveals the heartbreaking circumstances that led to the shocking crime as well as its startling aftermath.
Violence of the Mind
American Independents
Two seemingly nice guys (but closeted psychopaths) get together not only to make love but to also make death in this fun, blood-soaked thriller.
The Way to Kevin
Philly-Centric
A touching, revelatory documentary about Philadelphia native Kevin Mines, a mime, minister and porn star. His personal journey through these contradictory rows makes for a fascinating story.
Where I Am
Philly-Centric
With a powerful stroke, Pamela Drynan’s documentary Where I Am is an inspirational tale of the unparalleled struggle and ultimate triumph of Philadelphia gay writer Robert Drake.
Where the Girls Are
Shorts Programs
Humor, heartache and some friendly competition take you “Where the Girls Are.”
Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf?
Centerpiece Screenings
A woman on a mission should not be stopped, especially when she's wearing an oversize vagina costume!

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