When Kena and Ziki first lock eyes, it’s a genuine coup de foudre despite the fact their families are political rivals. The young women grow close, but as they are not able to show their attraction in public — or even to their relatives and friends — they are forced to sneak small moments in private.
Johnny begrudgingly tends to his family’s land in rural England, coping with his resentment and loneliness with drunken evenings and meaningless, secret sex with other young men. When a cool and collected Romanian farmhand arrives on the scene, Johnny is initially irked, but also attracted by his quiet confidence.
Director Frank Simon takes us behind the scenes of the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Contest, and captures the days and decisions leading up to the NYC-set pageant.
Prodigious filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder casts himself as the titular Fox, whose sudden lottery win makes him a target for his bougie boyfriend.
This legendary “AIDS musical” brings camp, pop tunes and a discerning lens to the myth of Patient Zero.
Double crosses and genre twists abound in this neo-noir mob caper from the Wachowski Sisters.
An inspiring documentary about enigmatic songwriter Arthur Russell, followed by a live performance of cover songs.
Olivia arrives at a new finishing school and is caught in the middle of an emotional turf war between two headmistresses.
A landmark documentary and cultural time capsule about the influential Harlem drag ball scene.
Trans filmmaker Sydney Freeland’s trailblazing drama about three interconnected characters on unique paths to self-discovery.
Upon arriving in a new neighbourhood, tomboy Laure is mistaken for a boy and takes the opportunity to explore.
A violinist falls in love with his student in this courageous silent film: the first to feature openly gay characters.
An aspiring Black lesbian filmmaker researches an obscure 1930s Black actress in this cult favourite.
A groundbreaking exploration of a young Black man’s search for identity in a rough Miami neighbourhood.
An exclusive double bill of what is considered to be the best French gay porn ever made (1980), and the 2018 Cannes Competition wild card entry.
John Cameron Mitchell’s explicit, sex-positive coming-of-self dramedy stars Toronto’s own Sook-Yin Lee, set in post 9/11 Manhattan.
A day in the friendship of two trans women combing LA for a disloyal boyfriend, trying to make it to a singing engagement on time, handling the dangers of sex work--all on Christmas Eve.
This bold and beautiful tale of a budding romance on a ranch for women getting Reno divorces was named one of the best lesbian films of all time.
A fake marriage to appease visiting Taiwanese parents is the centrepiece of Ang Lee’s under-seen comedy of manners.