Pride 2021

Pride 2021

A collection of LGBTQ films for Pride 2021, including many new releases, both feature films and documentaries.

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Pride 2021
  • Affirmations

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • Documentary • 1990 • 10 minutes

    An exploration of Black gay male desires and dreams. Affirmations starts with an affectionate, humorous confessional and moves on to a wish for empowerment and incorporation.

  • Before Stonewall: Restored Edition

    Directed by Directed by Greta Schiller; Co-Directed by Robert Rosenberg • Documentary • With Rita Mae Brown, Ann Bannon, Martin Duberman, Allen Ginsberg, Dr. Evelyn Hooker, Audre Lorde, Harry Hay • 1984 • 87 minutes

    In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenw...

  • After Stonewall

    Directed by John Scagliotti • Documentary • With Melissa Etheridge, Mike Carney, Barney Frank, Dorothy Allison, Peter Tatchell, Barbara Gittings, Karla Jay • 1999 • 88 minutes

    In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of ...

  • Vito

    Directed by Jefffrey Schwarz • Documentary • With Vito Russo, Lily Tomlin, Larry Kramer, Charles Russo, Armistad Maupin, Phyllis Antonellis, Michael Schiavi, Arnie Kantrowitz, Bruce Vilanch • 2011 • 93 minutes

    On June 27, 1969, a police raid on a Greenwich Village gay bar took a surprising turn ...

  • So Pretty

    Directed by Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli • Drama • With Edem Dela-Seshie, Thomas Love, Rachika Samarth • 2019 • 83 minutes

    A visiting German artist, an American academic, a millennial polyamorous enclave in New York City; director-actor Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli’s So Pretty is an excursion ...

  • Born in Flames

    Directed by Lizzie Borden • Documentary • With Honey, Adele Bertaei, Jeanne Satterfield, Flo Kennedy, Ron Vawter, Eric Bogosian • 1983 • 80 minutes

    The movie that rocked the foundations of the early indie film world, this provocative, thrilling classic is a fantasy of female rebellion set in Ame...

  • Anthem

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • Documentary • 1991 • 8 minutes

    Marlon Riggs' experimental music video politicizes the homoeroticism of African-American men. With images—sensual, sexual, and defiant—and words intended to provoke, Anthem reasserts the self-evident right to life and liberty in an era of...

  • Rebels on Pointe

    Directed by Bobbi Jo Hart • Documentary • 2016 • 90 minutes

    Exploring universal themes of identity, dreams and family, REBELS ON POINTE is the first-ever documentary film celebrating the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The notorious all-male, drag ballet company was founded o...

  • The Same Difference

    Directed by Nneka Onuorah • Documentary • With Premium Steez, Danielle Brooks, Ariane Davis • 2016 • 78 minutes

    THE SAME DIFFERENCE is a compelling documentary about lesbians who discriminate against other lesbians based on gender roles. Director Nneka Onuorah takes an in-depth look at the inter...

  • Come Undone

    Directed by Sebastien Lifshitz • Drama • With Jeremie Elklaim, Stephane Rideau, Marie Matheron, Dominique Reymond • 2000 • 97 minutes

    The sensual gay classic Come Undone explores a young man's homosexual awakening and the turbulence of first love in a small French seaside town.

    Mathieu, a quiet...

  • Early Works of Cheryl Dunye

    Directed by Cheryl Dunye • Documentary • With Cheryl Dunye, Zoie Strauss, Paula Cronan, Wanda Freeman, Shu Leah Cheang, • 1994 • 80 minutes

    Vilified by conservatives in Congress, defended by major newspapers, and celebrated by audiences and festivals around the world as one of the most provocati...

  • Olivia

    Directed by Jacqueline Audry • Drama • With Edwige Feuillere, Simone Simon • 1950 • 96 minutes

    OLIVIA is a remarkable work by one of France’s first ground-breaking female filmmakers, which easily merits rediscovery today after being neglected for almost 70 years.  Plunging the viewer—and the mai...

  • Eastern Boys

    Directed by Robin Campillo • Drama • With Olivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov, Daniil Vorobyov, Edea Darque, Bislan Yakhiaev • 2013 • 128 minutes

    Arriving from all over Eastern Europe, the men who loiter around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris are scraping by however they can, forming gan...

  • As Good As You

    Directed by Heather de Michele • Drama • With Laura Heisler, Anna Fitzwater, Raoul Bhaneja, Bryan Dechart, Annie Potts • 2017 • 85 minutes

    Jo (Laura Heisler) is having a bad year. She has major writer's block, a rather dire caffeine addiction and is deeply mourning the untimely death of her bea...

  • Parting Glances

    Directed by Bill Sherwood • Drama • With Richard Ganoung, John Bolger, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan, Kathy Kinney • 1986 • 90 minutes

    Heroic, funny and romantic, Parting Glances is a triumph for everyone who has ever been in love-straight or gay. The story revolves around two men, Michael and Robe...

  • Tomcat

    Directed by Händl Klaus • Drama • With Lukas Turtur, Philipp Hochmair, Thomas Stipsits, Manuel Rubey, Anders Nyqvist, Maria Grün • 2016 • 114 minutes

    Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vin...

  • The Watermelon Woman

    Directed by Cheryl Dunye • Drama • With Cheryl Dunye, Zoie Strauss, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson, Cheryl Clarke, Irene Dunye • 1996 • 90 minutes

    Re-released for its 20th anniversary in a pristine 2K HD restoration, The Watermelon Woman is the story of Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye...

  • Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • Documentary • 1992 • 38 minutes

    Through music, poetry and quiet, at times, chilling self-disclosure, five positive black gay men speak of their individual confrontation with AIDS, illuminating the difficult journey black men throughout America have made in coping with ...

  • Vic + Flo Saw a Bear

    Directed by Denis Côté • Documentary • With Pierrette Robitaille, Romane Bohringer, Marc-André Grondin • 2014 • 95 minutes

    A lonely bus stop, a trumpet-playing scout and a woman who refuses to pay him anything for his off-tune performance. This dryly humorous opening sets the tone for rest of th...

  • Denial

    Directed by Derek Hallquist • Documentary • 2017 • 92 minutes

    Every day our changing climate pushes us closer to an environmental catastrophe, but for most the problem is easy to ignore. As people we often find it difficult to face change. We'd rather be in denial. David Hallquist, CEO of a Verm...

  • From This Day Forward

    Directed by Sharon Shattuck • Documentary • 2017 • 76 minutes

    With her own wedding just around the corner, filmmaker Sharon Shattuck returns home to examine the mystery at the heart of her upbringing: How her transgender father Trisha and her straight-identified mother Marcia stayed together aga...

  • 108 (Cuchillo de Palo)

    Directed by Renate Costa Perdomo • Documentary • 2010 • 91 minutes

    When Rodolfo Costa was found naked on the floor of his home in Paraguay, he had been dead for days. Though ostensibly jobless, he had mysteriously amassed a small fortune. He also had a secret alias-Hector Torres-and a secret lif...

  • Alive!

    Directed by Vincent Boujon • Documentary • 2014 • 80 minutes

    The risk and adrenaline rush of skydiving can heighten the feeling of being alive.

    In this compelling documentary, five HIV-positive gay men spend a week preparing for their first solo parachute jump. The camaraderie inspired by the r...

  • Tongues Untied

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • Documentary • 1989 • 55 minutes

    The seminal documentary on Black gay life, Emmy Award-winning director Marlon T. Riggs’ 1989 Tongues Untied uses poetry, personal testimony, rap and performance (featuring poet Essex Hemphill and others), to describe the homophobia and r...