Director Jorge Pelicano takes a look at the relationship between a mother and her son who are at odds over his profession as a pornstar in Until Porn Do Us Part (Até Que o Porno Nos Separe) which focuses on the way in which a family can become strained and look to rekindle the love for each other.
From Alan Turing, Colette, and Elton John, the telling of these stories are also becoming a way of reviving suppressed queer history. Austrian musician and filmmaker Reinhold Bilgeri explores the fascinating story of Erik Schinegger, a man who was once a world champion female skier.
Galore is, at times, heart-rending with its encapsulation of the body image issues that burden modern-day performers, it captures a side of drag queens that is not often seen, but it is unequivocally an inspiring story that needs to be told.
Released in 2014 and directed by Ira Sachs, Love Is Strange deals with the complexities of gay marriage in modern American society. Starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, the movie was filmed in New York City, and was nominated for a number of awards, including Outstanding Film at the GLAAD Media Awards.
Director Leon Le paints a beautiful, intimate story of desire set during 1980’s Saigon. By taking tradition and modern ideals, Song Lang is able to find a sensitive medium between two opposing worlds and two very opposing lead characters.
Mark Saxenmeyer’s documentary The Queens accounts the history of the coveted Miss Continental crown, an acclaimed annual female impersonation pageantry in Chicago with winners including RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni, Naysha Lopez and Brooke Lynn Hytes.