When Alex wakes suddenly from a dream in which she confesses her love to her best friend, her whole world is turned upside down. She uses the following weeks to understand herself and slowly comes to terms with who she may be, all the while trying really hard not to lose the best friend she’s had since she was five. After all, coming out isn’t easy. 'From A to Q’ is a story of friendship, coming out and learning to love yourself.
Outlines Of LoveOctober 25, 2020
Luka is a 23 year old Portuguese-British art student. With just hours to go before his family join him for his graduation show, he feels it’s the perfect time to share something very personal with his grandmother, who helped raise him and with whom he has a very strong bond. During this afternoon, they share feelings and memories, whilst discovering each others acceptances and self-realizations of love.
Egghead & TwinkieJanuary 1, 2022
Egghead & Twinkie is a feature-length coming of age comedy about coming out of the closet. The film follows a teenage girl named Twinkie as she comes out to her parents and takes off on a cross country road trip to meet her mysterious online crush, BD. She even convinces her nerdy best friend, Egghead, to come along for the ride. The only problem? Egghead is in love with Twinkie, and BD might not be everything she seems to be on the internet. A feature film adaptation of the 2019 short.
They/ThemJanuary 15, 2020
Ash Nielsen is a teenager who is struggling to come to terms with being nonbinary. However, on top of figuring out their gender identity, they also must navigate bullying at school.
Caro Comes Out is a queer torture experiment, but also a comedy, but also a short film about coming out to your entire Cuban family.
Esi is a 25 year old, queer, biracial woman. Growing up in a conservative town in Missouri with immigrant parents, her sexuality and desire to be a photographer have become laced with shame and guilt. Six months after moving to LA, we find Esi isolated and disconnected from world around her. After another day of feeling invisible as a PA, Esi stumbles upon a vivid house party of QTPOC (queer and trans people of color). For the first time in her life, Esi is welcomed into a community where she can let down her walls, let go of societal and family pressures and begin to embrace her true self.
Tongue-TiedFebruary 14, 2018
In Stavanger, Norway, teenager Sondre decides it's time to come out to his friends, as well as face the abandonment issues which have resurfaced following big news from his boyfriend.
Pass the SaltSeptember 12, 2018
When two women of different faiths fall in love, they must find a way for their traditional families to break bread.
My Dad Works the Night ShiftAugust 28, 2018
Felix, fourteen, starts a relationship with an older boy, hoping to get caught by his conservative father so he can confront him.
LifeStories: Steve BurdickDecember 18, 1990
Steve Burdick is closeted television anchorman whose lover dies of an AIDS-related illness. Steve decides to come out and then tells his story about being gay and battling AIDS during a special segment of the nightly news. Originally episode eight of LifeStories, it was moved to later in the season due to the subject matter.
Off the Beaten PathJanuary 7, 2011
Lewis is a devout Christian who strives to lead a righteous life. Skeet is a militant queer hell-bent on pushing people's buttons. Puff is an eighteen-year old Peter Pan on pot. When their friend Paul tries to end his life, they travel to visit him, embarking on a volatile journey that could bring them together or tear them apart.
Backseat DetourJune 11, 2001
College freshman Catie comes home for Thanksgiving, but finds herself trapped between a rock and a hard place when mom inquires about her love life.
This SpringJuly 28, 2018
Documentary of a young man coming out to his loved ones at their old summer home in the north of France.
Lions In WaitingAugust 18, 2017
The new member of a high school hockey team struggles to make sense of who he is.
Tooth and NailMarch 11, 2018
A dysfunctional family reunites after the son, Matt, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Matt and his sister Kate make a pact. He agrees to give her his sperm for future use with a partner if she agrees to come out to the family that night.
Digital Theatre: Beautiful ThingJune 18, 2013
This 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey’s play about two working class teenage boys falling in love on a south east London council estate was captured by Digital Theatre live at the Arts Theatre in London’s Leicester Square. It was directed by Nikolai Foster and starred Suranne Jones as Sandra.
FirstOUT 2April 8, 2008
A collection of 6 gay short films. 1 - Thermopylae. 2 - Love, Death, and Cars. 3 - The Love Within. 4 - Sexy Grandpa. 5 - Connected. 6 - Like a Brother.
Boys on Film Presents: CampfireJune 2, 2017
BOYS ON FILM is proud to present the complete short film collection of Bavo Defurne (North Sea Texas [Noordzee, Texas] (2011)), a beautiful imaginative series that reflects on different aspects of youth and sexuality. Defurne’s short films have wowed festival audiences all over the world and won numerous awards. His fluid directing style playfully takes reference from works of art and legendary filmmakers and creates something unique and original. The short films collected in Boys on Film Presents: Campfire showcase the foundation of an unusual directing talent with astonishing visual flare.
Includes: Campfire [Kampvuur] (2000), Particularly Now, in Spring (1996), Sailor [Matroos] (1998), Saint (1996).