TUCKED
Nov
4
7:00 PM19:00

TUCKED

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Directed by Jamie Patterson, 2018

Tucked is a raw and tender drama about an aging 80 year old drag queen who forms an unlikely friendship with a younger queen, both struggling with their own issues of gender identity and mortality.

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THE FRUIT MACHINE
Nov
4
4:00 PM16:00

THE FRUIT MACHINE

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Directed by Sarah Fodey, 2018

After the Second World War, Canada began investigating federal employees who might be susceptible to blackmail by Soviet spies. Homosexuality, then considered a “character weakness", was grounds for surveillance and interrogation by the RCMP.

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MAN MADE
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

MAN MADE

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Director: T Cooper, 2018

This inspiring and empowering new documentary tracks the path of four hopefuls as they prepare to compete in North America's only transgender bodybuilding competition, Trans FitCon, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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EDIE WINDSOR: TO A MORE PERFECT UNION
Nov
4
12:00 PM12:00

EDIE WINDSOR: TO A MORE PERFECT UNION

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Directed by Donna Zaccaro, 2017

The film chronicles unlikely heroes -- octogenarian Edie Windsor and her attorney, Roberta Kaplan, on their quest for justice. Edie had been forced to pay a huge estate tax bill upon the death of her spouse because the federal government denied federal benefits to same-sex couples - and Edie's spouse was a woman. Seeking justice, Edie decided to sue the United States government - and won.

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STUDIO 54
Nov
3
9:15 PM21:15

STUDIO 54

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Director: Matt Tyrnauer, 2018

Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club's hallowed threshold, this no holds barred documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.

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HALF THE PICTURE
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

HALF THE PICTURE

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*There will be a DJ set up from 6:00 - 7:00 pm before the film, and the bar will be open and ready to go!

Directed by Amy Adrion, 2018

Amy Adrion’s stirring new documentary, Half the Picture, celebrates the groundbreaking work of dozens of female filmmakers, investigating the systemic discrimination that has, for decades, denied opportunities to far too many talented women in Hollywood.

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BUDDIES
Nov
3
4:00 PM16:00

BUDDIES

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Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr. - 1985

When 25 year-old gay yuppie David (David  Schachter) volunteers to be a “buddy” to an AIDS patient, the gay community center assigns him to Robert (Geoff  Edholm), a 32 year-old politically impassioned gay California gardener abandoned by his friends and lovers. The first feature-length drama about AIDS, Arthur J. Bressan Jr’s gay indie masterpiece has long been unavailable. Rainbow Visions, in partnership with San Francisco’s Frameline Festival, is proud to present the premiere of this stunning new 2K digital restoration by Vinegar Syndrome.

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LIGHT IN THE WATER
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

LIGHT IN THE WATER

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Director: Lis Bartlett, 2018

In 1982, soon after the first Gay Games, ‘West Hollywood Swim Club,’ as it was known then, registered as the first openly gay masters swim and water polo club. This feature documentary film follows their battle for acceptance: from their humble beginnings, to how these men and women have become a renowned force fighting injustice in the world of competitive sports.

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TRANS YOUTH
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

TRANS YOUTH

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Director: Rebecca Adler, 2017

Filmed over three years in Austin, Texas, this film follows seven trans young adults as they navigate family judgment and relationships, find their voices in DIY punk bands, fall in love, navigate the unknowns of hormone therapy and move through the transitions of top surgery. 

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THE HAPPY PRINCE
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

THE HAPPY PRINCE

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Director: Rupert Everett, 2018

In a cheap Parisian hotel room, Oscar Wilde lies on his death bed. The past floods back, taking him to other times and places. Was he once the most famous man in London?

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MAPPLETHORPE
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

MAPPLETHORPE

Director: Ondi Timoner, 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe’s photography displayed eroticism in a way that had never been examined nor displayed before to the public. The film explores the intersection of his art and his sexuality and his struggle for mainstream recognition.

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