There are no hollow corporate pride celebrations in this electrified line-up of films exploring realities past and present for Rainbow communities across the globe. Historic disenfranchisement and unjust tragedies sit alongside joyous sexual awakening and powerful self-expression to provide diverse and nuanced glimpses into the LGBTQI+ experience.
Die Grosse Freiheit
In post-war Germany, Hans is repeatedly convicted for being gay. Over his many stints in prison, he develops a tumultuous friendship with Viktor. A moving film about the forces that conspire to destroy one man’s freedom.
Te llevo conmigo
Documentarian Heidi Ewing turns to narrative feature filmmaking in this lilting, graceful love story about two Mexican men whose bond is tested by distance, homophobia and hostile immigration systems.
This queer coming-of-age romance combines all the sensuality of François Ozon’s best with the infectious energy of a CW drama and how meeting one person can open you up and change the trajectory of your life.
“The Liberace of Sandusky” emerges from retirement for one last day in the sun – and one final night on stage – in a knock-out turn by Udo Kier.