LGBTQ+ Films

Poignant, heartfelt, and insightful stories from the LGBTQ+ community.


Aline

Alban lives in a ski resort with his mother. Every night, the young teenager sneaks out to join Julien – this older boy who is strangely named like the hero of the novel he devours.

In competition for the Best of the Festival Award and Best LGBT+ Short Read More

Running Time: 31


Arabian Alien

Saad, a Muslim married man, gets over his depression after a space alien is introduced into his life.

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Running Time: 16


Are You Hungry?

A single mother struggles to connect with her adopted teenage son, who she believes is gay. Worried that the vulnerable boy will fall victim to older men preying on young boys online, she takes it upon herself to guide him safely through this period of self-exploration by setting him up on a date. In competition for Best... Read More

Running Time: 12


Beautiful You

While Christine tries in vain to get her mute daughter to speak again, an unexpected encounter occurs: She meets Leonore and feels attracted to the woman. Driven by the duties of family life, Christine becomes increasingly conscious of how her own speechlessness prevents her from expressing herself and her desires. In... Read More

Running Time: 19


Beauty Boys

On the night leading up to his first ever performance, 17-year-old aspiring drag queen Leo faces a number of hurdles, which can be tough to clear in knee-high sequined heels. Will he make it to the mic, or will outside forces thwart his auspicious debut? Presented with the kind permission of ARTE:... Read More

Running Time: 18


Beer! Beer!

A Chinese expatriate and a native German saunter through the streets of Berlin after a long night out at the club in this droll “anti-romantic comedy.”

In competition for Best Comedy Short Read More

Running Time: 17


Darling

As a new show is introduced at an erotic dance theatre in Lahore, a sacrificial goat goes missing, a dreamy trans girl desperately tries to become a star and a naive young boy falls in love.

In competition for Best LGBT+ Short and the Young Cineastes Award Read More

Running Time: 16


Dirty

A trans teenager and his boyfriend cut class to lose their virginities.

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Running Time: 11


The Distance Between Us and the Sky

Night, national road. Two strangers meet for the first time at an old gas station. One has stopped to gas up his bike, while the other is just stranded. Lacking the 22.50€ he needs to get home, he will try to sell him the distance that separates them from the sky.

In competition for Best LGBT+ Short Read More

Running Time: 9


Educated

After a strange encounter with his seemingly benign teacher, an isolated school boy must decide how to negotiate this contentious and intriguing relationship.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and the Young Cineastes Award Read More

Running Time: 17


Fabiu

80-year-old retiree Arthur lives in a modest council home in Vienna. For quite some time he has lovingly been caring for his seriously ill wife Martha, with only female nurses assisting him. With the arrival of Fabiu, the new male Hungarian care worker, his routine is broken. In competition for the Bridging the Borders Award... Read More

Running Time: 30


The Fabric of You

In the Bronx in the era of 1950s McCarthyism, everybody wants to look the same. Michael, a gay twenty-something-year-old mouse, hides his true identity while he works as a tailor. When Isaac enters the shop one day, he offers the escapism and love Michael craves.

WINNER: Best Animated Short Read More

Running Time: 11


Flesh

Rare, medium rare, medium, medium well and well done. Through intimate and personal stories, five women share their experiences in relation to the body, from childhood to old age.

In competition for Best Documentary Short Read More

Running Time: 12


Friends Like That

After getting dumped, Maia seeks solace by crashing with her best ex Alex.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short and Best LGBT+ Short Read More

Running Time: 8


From the Top

An unnerving incident begins to chip away at a young songwriter’s state of mind.

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Running Time: 15



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