Films for Pride Month
Celebrate Pride Month with these recent films by and/or about LGBTQ+ folks. From comedies to documentaries to dramas and more, these films cover the multi-faceted nature of LGBTQ+ communities and experiences. (Updated May 2022)
Alice, a transgender teen and social media star, dreams of her first kiss while finding her footing at a new high school in more conservative southern Brazil.
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Call Her Ganda
PJ Raval's sobering documentary investigates the case of Jennifer Gaude, a transgender Filipina woman killed by a US Marine and her friends' and family's efforts to seek justice for her murder.
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Filmed by his French half-brother, this poignant and intimate documentary follows Jacob Hunt through his gender transition and explores the impact on his family, community and loved ones.
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In this meditative, leisurely paced film from Taiwanese auteur Tsai Ming-liang, an older, lonely man suffering from emotional and physical ailments and a young, handsome sex worker share a chance encounter.
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Dolor y gloria
Starring Antonio Banderas as an ailing gay film director, Pain and Glory is award-winning director Pedro Almodóvar's 21st feature film and perhaps the most autobiographical of his movies.
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End of the century
From Argentinian director Lucio Castro comes a touching and beautifully realized love story between two men who seemingly first meet through a random encounter only to realize that their paths have crossed before.
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Starring Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians), this light-hearted romantic comedy takes places at a lesbian bachelorette party where one of the brides-to-be drunkenly reveals she's never had an orgasm.
Format: Streaming VideoView The Feels
Happy Birthday, Marsha!
In this short film, black trans director Tourmaline pays tribute to legendary activist and transgender icon Marsha P. Johnson, recreating the hours immediately preceding the Stonewall uprising. Mya Taylor (Tangerine) stars as Marsha.
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Susani Mahadura's documentary follows Kelet, a young trans Somali woman, who returns to her childhood home in Finland to pursue her dreams of becoming a high fashion model.
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This thoughtful documentary tells the story of Beverly Glenn-Copeland, a pioneering electronic music composer whose groundbreaking 1986 album Keyboard Fantasies was rediscovered nearly 30 years after its initial release.
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