Cured

How many people can say that they cured 20 million people of a mental illness overnight? Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings can. Watch this triumphant roller coaster account of how they take on the psychiatric establishment, armed with data from Evelyn Hooker and other pioneering researchers. Watch a brave psychiatrist testify to his colleagues in […]

Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve tells the story of Curve Magazine – the long-standing, iconic lesbian publication that your mother dragged you past at the newsstand. Franco Stevens founded the magazine (originally named “Deneuve”) thirty one years ago and now we find her considering its future. We travel back to the 90s, as a band of feisty […]

Genderation

When director Monika Treut set out at the end of the 1990s to make a film about the emerging phenomenon of ‘trans’ (transgender, transsexuality), it was to San Francisco, the epicentre of the trans scene, that she headed. With her documentary, Gendernauts (1999), she created a cinematic tribute to all the fascinating artists she met during her […]

Raw! Uncut! Video!

Raw! Uncut! Video! is the unabridged, unflinching, explicit, and honest story of gay porn studio, Palm Drive Video, and its creators Jack Fritscher and Mark Hemry. Directors Ryan A. White and Alex Clausen document the rise and fall of this grassroots establishment and its long lasting, far reaching influence on the porn scene and our erotic […]

No Ordinary Man

American jazz musician Billy Tipton developed a reputable touring and recording career in the mid-twentieth century, along with his band The Billy Tipton Trio. After his death in the late 80s, it was revealed that Tipton was assigned female at birth, and his life was swiftly reframed as the story of an ambitious woman passing […]

No Straight Lines

For everyone who loves comics and has felt the thrill of discovering an LGBTQIA+ artist who drew about – and celebrated and skewered – one’s own realities, this is your documentary. This beautiful love letter to five pioneering queer cartoonists will introduce you to the first black gay superhero (drawn by Rupert Kinnard), the first […]

P.S. Burn this Letter Please

Untold LGBTQIA+ history can be difficult to come by, with much of it finding its way into archival trash bins. P.S. Burn This Letter Please is a documentary that captures a moment in queer history – a moment that could have easily been lost. This film about New York City’s drag community unfolds thanks to […]

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