Queer Cinema by Queer Directors
Feature and documentary films directed by LGBTQIA filmmakers that depict the varied experiences of LGBTQIA people.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
A small troupe of drag queens take their act on the road through the Australian outback and find it isn't so easy to shock people anymore.
Format: DVD - 2000
Holds: 2 on 2 copiesView this item
For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escape.
Format: DVD - 2015
Holds: 0 on 5 copiesView this item
By Hook or by Crook
A buddy film about two friends who steal and grift their way towards understanding themselves and the crazy world around them.
Format: DVD - 2002
Holds: 0 on 5 copiesView this item
Call Me by your Name
It's the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family's villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio's father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
Format: DVD - 2018
Holds: 25 on 125 copiesView this item
A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage.
Format: DVD - 2016
Holds: 5 on 29 copiesView this item
When Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her infertile sister and brother-in-law, it helps to mend the relationship with her mother but her girlfriend Lisa dumps her.
Format: Streaming Video - 2000
Holds: 0 on 1 copyView this item
A provocative coming-of-age story that cracks open the hidden, underground world of Iranian youth culture filled with sex, drugs and defiance. This suspenseful tale of love and defiance unfolds as a wealthy family struggles to contain their teenage daughter's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.
Format: DVD - 2011 Persian
Holds: 0 on 3 copiesView this item
How to Survive A Plague
The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time.
Format: DVD - 2013
Holds: 2 on 10 copiesView this item
The Kids Are All Right
Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child.
Format: DVD - 2010
Holds: 1 on 3 copiesView this item
Filmmaker Sara Jordeno introduces viewers to some of Kiki culture's most prominent personalities, going beyond the glamour of the balls to highlight the serious challenges facing queer black and Latino young people. Bringing together heartrending personal stories with incredible displays of creative expression. (3/21/2019 8:35:03 PM)
Format: DVD - 2017
Holds: 1 on 5 copiesView this item