Outfest has unveiled the complete programming lineup for the 2021 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival. Celebrating its 39th anniversary, Outfest will take place August 13-22 and will return to in-person screenings. In addition, nearly every film will also be available for streaming.
The festival will kick off opening night for its first ever outdoor gala with Cinespia at Hollywood Forever on August 13, with a screening of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – a big screen adaptation of the smash hit, award-winning West End musical that will feature in person appearances from Max Harwood, Lauren Patel, and director Jonathan Butterell, as well as Bianca del Rio. Closing the fest will be a screening of Fanny: The Right to Rock at the Orpheum Theatre on August 22. The film follows the first female rock band to release an album with a major label. The screening will be followed by a live reunion performance by the titular band, Fanny.
The global program slate features over 50 international films and 15 languages representing countries like South Korea, Nigeria, Mexico, Cuba, Palestine, Israel, Brazil, Bulgaria and Croatia.
The festival will include seven world premieres across features, U.S narrative, documentary, Platinum, special events, and episodics including the latest creation from the legendary Charles Busch (Psycho Beach Party, Die, Mommie, Die!), The Sixth Reel; U.S. narrative and absurdist comedy, Homebody; Outfest alum Jeffrey Schwarz’s true story of Gloria Swanson’s quest to star in a Sunset Boulevard musical, Boulevard! A Hollywood Story; investigative documentary on Ed Buck, Gemmel and Tim; Lyle Kash’s meta-critique on trans representation, Death and Bowling; portrait of Los Angeles Latina transgender activist, Bamby Salcedo, La Queenciañera; and the Grindr-produced comedy series, Bridesman. Outfest LA will also showcase the international premiere Sediments that centers around six trans women in León for the weekend who explore the land, themselves, and each other.
Centerpiece films will include Tribeca Film Festival prize-winner The Novice (US Centerpiece); a portrait of RuPaul’s Drag Race season one winner BeBe Zahara Benet spanning sixteen years, Being BeBe (Documentary Centerpiece), that will include a special live performance by BeBe; the world premiere of The Sixth Reel (Special Tribute Centerpiece) that will begin with a special memorial tribute to producer and Outfest alum Ash Christian; and Bo McGuire’s Southern drama Socks on Fire (Platinum Centerpiece).
Outfest Los Angeles’ Platinum Section showcases the bold innovators and cutting edge creators of experimental LGBTQ media and performance; this year the lineup includes Sundance hit We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, radical UK doc Rebel Dykes, and a shorts showcase that includes Paul Reubens as a transforming fish in the world premiere of JB Ghuman’s animated The Crown and the Shadow, with additional voice roles played by Geri Halliwell and Tatum O’Neal. These and the many more films in this program hope to expand viewers’ minds and sensibilities around LGBTQIA+ art and culture.
The Legacy section will feature screenings of classic LGBTQ feature films, including the world premiere of a new restoration of Maria Maggenti’s 1995 teen romance The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love, completed with Preservation Funding provided by the Sundance Institute; a 15th anniversary screening of the Echo Park-based coming-of-age tale Quinceañera directed by Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland; and the U.S. premiere of 1983’s newly restored Vestida de Azul (Dressed in Blue), a stylish, groundbreaking Spanish doc about the lives of tran sex workers that recently featured memorably in HBOMax’s hit series Veneno.
“We’re thrilled to be coming back in-person carefully and with intention to celebrate this amazing community, its stories and its resiliency and spirit with so many incredible films and special events,” said Outfest Executive Director, Damien S. Navarro. “Activating at some of our creators’ and audiences’ venue favorites like the DGA, Hollywood Forever, the Orpheum and REDCAT in DTLA, we hope brings all the ‘feels’ everyone is ready for. We can’t wait for everyone to see the festival we have curated – I believe the slate of programming not only meets the moment but distinctly presents the work of some of the most talent contemporaries in queer cinema.”
In addition to in-person and virtual film screenings, the festival will feature special events such as a celebrity tribute to Cloris Leachman attached to a screening of her final film role in Jump, Darling; a live performance by talent from Invisible – a doc about the untold influence by Lesbian artists in the country music scenes – including Mary Gauthier, Jess Leary, Dianne Davidson and other members of the cast; a live All-Male Revue show to accompany the documentary Baloney – about the popular gay male burlesque show in San Francisco – with Q&A moderated by RuPaul’s Drag Race star BenDeLaCreme; a season 2 sneak peek and Q&A session with Abby McEnany, co-creator and star of Showtime’s comedy series Work in Progress, alongside season 2 series regulars Armand Fields and Celeste Pechous. Outfest Los Angeles will also host its fifth annual Trans and Non-Binary Summit, feature Zackary Drucker and Our Lady J in live talks, a short film showcase, and a Season 2 sneak preview live read of Rain Valdez’s Emmy-nominated series Razor Tongue.
Read the complete programming lineup for Outfest below.
EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE directed by Jonathan Butterell
Inspired by true events, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the film adaptation of the award-winning West End musical about Jamie New (Max Harwood), a teen in a blue-collar English town dreaming of becoming a fierce, proud drag queen. His BFF Pritti (Lauren Patel) and loving mum (Sarah Lancashire) shower him with support as drag legend Miss Loco Chanelle (Richard Grant) mentors him toward his stage debut. But it’s not all rainbows for Jamie as his unsupportive dad (Ralph Ineson) and an uninspired career advisor (Sharon Horgan) attempt to rain on his aspirations. In rousing musical numbers, Jamie and his community inspire one another to face adversity and step into the spotlight.
**Special in person appearances planned by Max Harwood, Lauren Patel, Jonathan Butterell as well as Bianca del Rio
FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK directed by Bobbi Jo Hart
Rock out with the groundbreaking Fanny — the first all-female rock band to release an album with a major label.
**Screening to be followed by a live reunion performance by Fanny, including members Jean Millington, June Millington, Alice de Buhr, and Brie Darling, joined by Patti Quattro and Lee Madeloni!
THE NOVICE directed by Lauren Hadaway
A college freshman becomes unhinged when her compulsive obsession with climbing the ranks of the varsity rowing team pushes her to the very edge.
BEING BEBE directed by Emily Branham
Shot over a period of 15 years, this intimate portrait captures the incredible rise of the first ever winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race—the legendary BeBe Zahara Benet.
**Special live performance by BeBe Zahara Benet to precede the screening.
SPECIAL TRIBUTE CENTERPIECE
THE SIXTH REEL (World Premiere) directed by Charles Busch & Carl Andress
When the death of a close friend unearths the long-thought lost final reel of a classic undiscovered film, Jimmy (Charles Busch – Psycho Beach Party and Die, Mommie, Die!) and his social circle of obsessive collectors each concoct wild, underhanded schemes to cash in on a big sale of the film.
**This screening will begin with a special memorial tribute to producer and Outfest alum Ash Christian, who passed away during the development of this film in 2020.
ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE directed by Nathan Hale Williams
Actors Bernard David Jones, Dyllon Burnside, and Thomas Hobson bring to life the words of Black non-binary author George Matthew Johnson’s transparent and sparkling memoir, aided by director Nathan Hale Williams’ visual poetry and vocal work from Jenifer Lewis as Johnson.
FIRSTNESS directed by Brielle Brilliant
A wayward father and his non-binary child each try to bloom in the desert as they both navigate unlikley connections.
HOMEBODY (World Premiere) directed by Joseph Sackett
Nine-year-old Johnny sends his spirit into his babysitter’s body in this genderqueer body-transfer absurdist comedy.
LANGUAGE LESSONS directed by Natalie Morales
Adam and Cariño meet when Adam’s husband gifts him Spanish lessons online. After tragedy strikes, their small digital window into one another’s lives begins to widen.
MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY (Online Only) directed by Marion Hill
Sparks fly when Bertie and Lane, two women who were formerly polyamorous lovers, reunite at a secluded farmhouse in the south of France.
POTATO DREAMS OF AMERICA directed by Wes Hurley
Potato, a young gay man, leaves the Soviet Union along with his mother, for a strange and unpredictable new life in America.
SEE YOU THEN directed by Mari Walker
A decade after abruptly breaking up with Naomi, Kris invites her to dinner to catch up on their complicated lives, relationships, and Kris’ transition.
WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING directed by Sean King O’Grady
Trapped with her family for days after a freak storm with no sign of rescue, queer teen Melissa comes to realize that she and her girlfriend may have conjured the untold horrors lurking just outside the door.
THE BEST FAMILIES directed by Javier Fuentes-León
A birthday dinner hosted by two aristocratic families in Peru turns into all-out class warfare when long-hidden secrets come to the surface.
BOY MEETS BOY directed by Daniel Sánchez
After a night of partying, Harry meets Johannes and spends 15 hours wandering around Berlin, as they begin a journey of romance and self-discovery that could end in heartbreak.
A DISTANT PLACE directed by Kun-Young Park
Jin-woo, a taciturn rancher choosing to live an isolated life in the Korean countryside finds his quiet world turned upside down when an old university friend shows up.
FIREBIRD directed by Peeter Rebane
Based on a true story, a dangerous love triangle takes shape between a young private, a female secretary, and a dashing fighter pilot during the Cold War.
JUMP, DARLING directed by Phil Connell
After a bad breakup, a down-and-out drag queen flees to the countryside to live alongside his sharp-tongued grandmother who finds herself in a state of decline.
**Screening will be accompanied by a celebrity memorial tribute to Cloris Leachman, as well as a rare, pre-recorded introduction by Cloris Leachman herself!
KNOCKING (Theatrical Only) directed by Frida Kempff
A Swedish woman looking to make a fresh start hears an ominous knocking noise in her new apartment building, which indicates one thing: someone’s here.
LEADING LADIES directed by Ruth Caudeli
Five women reunite for a dinner party where desires are unearthed, secrets are revealed and all is not what it seems. Will these women stay friends or will the secrets divulged tear them apart?
LOVE, SPELLS, AND ALL THAT directed by Ümit Ünal
Eren returns to the tiny Turkish island where she grew up to find her childhood sweetheart, Reyhan. Can they re-capture the love that put a spell on them 20 years ago?
SWEETHEART directed by Marley Morrison
Teenaged AJ ruefully attends a family vacation in Dorset, but the arrival of a lovely young lifeguard challenges her commitment to moodiness.
BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY (World Premiere) directed by Jeffrey Schwarz
Outfest alum Jeffrey Schwarz’s amazing true story of Gloria Swanson’s attempt to get a musical version of Sunset Boulevard made, and the bizarre love triangle that derailed the whole venture.
CRYSTAL DIARIES directed by Enyce Smith and Gina Lamb
GEMMEL AND TIM (World Premiere) directed by Michiel Thomas
Two differing but complementary films examine the deaths of Gemmel Moore and Timothy Michael Dean at the West Hollywood home of businessman and political donor Ed Buck.
EVERYTHING AT ONCE directed by Alberto Fuguet
Erotic photographers Paco and Manolo, a couple of thirty years, reveal their process in which their male subjects bare all and release their inhibitions for their camera.
INVISIBLE directed by T.J. Parsell
Lesbian country music songwriters talk about what it’s been like to write some of country music’s greatest hits, but still not being able to be who they are and acknowledged as queer women.
**including live performance by Mary Gauthier, Jess Leary, Dianne Davidson and other members of the cast.
LADY BUDS directed by Chris J. Russo
Sneak Preview Screening
Six plucky women turn the cannabis industry into a community, following its legalization in California in 2016, and become modern-day pioneers along the way.
MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen
Pauli Murray’s many accomplishments and challenges are spelled out in this deep dive into one of the most influential lawyers, activists, and clergypeople in recent history.
NO STRAIGHT LINES: THE RISE OF QUEER COMICS directed by Vivian Kleiman
NO STRAIGHT LINES highlights the careers of five pioneering queer comic artists and the massive ripple their impact made in the community, its history, and its future.
NORTH BY CURRENT by Angelo Madsen Minax
Filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax confronts family trauma after the unexpected death of his niece in this moving personal essay.
RAW! UNCUT! VIDEO! directed by Alex Clausen and Ryan A. White
Chronicling the legacy of gay porn studio Palm Drive Video, this provocative documentary celebrates the hardcore, blue-collar fetish and kink films released in reaction to the surging AIDS epidemic.
SEDIMENTS (International Premiere) by Adrián Silvestre
Six trans women in León for the weekend explore the land, themselves, and each other, exposing layer after layer of earthen richness.
SOCKS ON FIRE directed by Bo McGuire
Old family wounds are opened as the filmmaker’s once beloved aunt, now a religious homophobe, endeavors to cast out her gay, drag-queen brother from the family.
Will include a pre-show drag performance emceed by director Bo McGuire
DEATH AND BOWLING (World Premiere) directed by Lyle Kash
In a meta-critique on trans representation, a transgender actor struggles with what it means to be seen after the beloved captain of his lesbian bowling league dies and a mysterious stranger shows up at the funeral.
REBEL DYKES directed by Harri Shanahan and Siân A. Williams
A sexy, gritty, ride through the dyke community of late 1980s London with a rebel band of outcast women depicted through animation, archival footage, and interviews.
WE’RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD’S FAIR directed by Jane Schoenbrun
Alone in her attic bedroom, teenager Casey becomes immersed in an online role-playing horror game, wherein she begins to document the changes that may or may not be happening to her.
PLATINUM SHORTS SHOWCASE (89 min.)
EXORCISMS AND OTHER SUPPLICATIONS directed by Georden West
When an exorcism brings a young person face-to-face with a shadow self, reality explodes in a crisp white Le Corbusier utopia in an exploration of the paradoxes of faith as their soul hangs in the balance.
DWARF PLANET directed by Adrian Chiarella
The dark tale of a lonely, awkward teenager and his encounter with a male sex worker on a brisk morning in suburban Sydney.
HYENA directed by Zinzi LeMond
This sexy horror-filled music video is a dark commentary on modernity and the wreckage of an empire in free fall.
BODIES OF DESIRE directed by Varsha Panikar and Saad Nawab
A gorgeously sensual celebration of universal love and desire that captures four sets of lovers amid passion; creating a portrait of tender intimacy, longing, discovery, desire, and profound companionship.
THE CROWN WITH A SHADOW directed by JB Ghuman
A mixed-media animated film based on the real-world gender morphing Pink Skunk Fish. The story is led by a male fish (Paul Reubens / Pee Wee Herman) who transforms during the film & learns from his mother (Geri Halliwell / Ginger Spice) the logic of a shared universe in the face of a bully shark (Tatum O’Neal / Oscar winner).
MAN OF MY DREAMS directed by Tristan Scott-Behrends
Two gorgeous magnetic male lovers traipse around the streets of NYC enmeshed in a dreamy romance.
NSFW (ANGRY YELLOW MEAT) directed by Woohee Cho
2 years worth of dick pics sent to the filmmaker without consent or conversation are animated into this thoughtful and funny music video allowing the filmmaker to speak his truth about these deliveries to his inbox.
CHILDHOODS directed by Aaron Biscombe
A gay, second generation Afro-Caribbean immigrant is forced to reevaluate his worldview when he returns to the Netherlands to reconnect with his older brother.
F1-100 directed by Emory Chao Johnson
Animation, archival footage and video are interwoven in this transnational meditation through time and space of an international art student carrying a heavy burden regarding gender transformation and home.
REBEL directed by Jose Alfredo and Coker Jones Garcia
A LA teenager tries to find his place in the world where he splits his time between the machismo centric gang life of his neighborhood and his desire to wear women’s clothes and embrace his non-binary identity.
MONSTER GIRL directed by Jake Mcclellan and Eric Griffin
A phone sex line host, has a breakthrough during a breakdown as she travels through television while telling her story. Call 1-888-5-BLUE-YOU… she will actually pick up, seriously.
RUN OUT GROOVE directed by Kelsey Fordham
After a mysterious record player lands outside of her house, a disillusioned painter journeys through her tumultuous breakup, guided by her ex-girlfriend.
JUPITER & EUROPA directed by Milo Ferguson
Living on Jupiter’s moon Europa isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. One day, on a boring maintenance mission, Owen breaks free from routine with someone who makes outer space feel a little warmer.
IN THE AIR TONIGHT directed by Tito Soto
In a nod to such legends as Freddie Mercury, KISS, and Elton John, this hi-production drag performance centers around the journey of healing lifelong trauma.
**NOTE: Live performance elements are subject to change as policy around Los Angeles’ mask mandate evolves
AIDS DIVA: THE LEGEND OF CONNIE NORMAN
Seizing her power as she confronts her mortality, trailblazing trans activist Connie Norman evolves as a voice for the AIDS and queer communities of early 90’s Los Angeles.
The men behind San Francisco’s wildly popular gay All-Male Revue reveal all in this look behind the curtain.
**Screening will be accompanied by a live Baloney show and a Q&A moderated by RuPaul’s Drag Race star BenDeLaCreme!
THE EXTINCTION OF FIREFLIES directed by James Andrew Walsh
When playwright James invites a legendary TV diva, as well as his actor friend, to workshop his new creation over a long weekend, the feedback is unforgettable.
LA QUEENCIAÑERA (World Premiere) directed by Pedro Peira
A portrait of a Los Angeles legend, Latina transgender activist and founder of TransLatin@ Coalition, Bamby Salcedo.
THE LEGEND OF THE UNDERGROUND directed by Giselle Bailey, Nneka Onuorah
Several bold and charismatic queer youth in Nigeria fight against anti-LGBTQ laws in this urgent documentary.
PROGNOSIS – NOTES ON LIVING by Debra Chasnoff
When maverick Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff is diagnosed with stage-4 cancer, she faces down injustice as she always has: with her camera.
SHIT & CHAMPAGNE directed by D’Arcy Drollinger
San Francisco’s legendary stage show is adapted to the screen with great flourish in this hilarious, over the top, 70s inspired romp.
** Champagne White will host a ridiculous pre-show with members of the cast and the world’s trashiest “strippers”. Straight from San Francisco, D’Arcy Drollinger and the Oasis crew are bringing you the raunchiest film in Outfest! With a title too dirty for mainstream media! Everything you’ve heard about it is true! Once you see it, you’ll never be the same! Witness the shocking phenomenon, that is…SHIT & CHAMPAGNE!
THIS IS JESSICA directed by Andrea Meyerson
Jessica Bair, a longtime LGBTQIA+ rights advocate with Human Rights Campaign, shares her struggle to remain in her Mormon faith despite coming out as transgender.
TRANS & NON-BINARY SUMMIT
The 5th Annual Trans & Nonbinary Summit is a celebration of commUNITY, taking place Saturday, August 21st. This year’s summit consists of 3 separate back-to-back programs – the summit Keynote Address & “Post-Pose: The Future of Trans & Nonbinary Storytelling” Panel featuring established and emerging trans & nonbinary creators, such as Zackary Drucker and Our Lady J, a Shorts Program highlighting up-and-coming trans & nonbinary filmmakers, and a Table Read premiere of Razor Tongue Season 2 by Rain Valdez, read by a robust cast of trans & nonbinary actors. The summit will culminate with a mixer celebration.
OUTFEST SCREENWRITING LAB LIVE READ
Several scenes from Outfest’s 2020 Screenwriting Lab fellows are performed live at the festival.
BOY CULTURE – Episodes 1 & 2
NOAH’S ARC: THE ‘RONA CHRONICLES
Two trailblazing and beloved gay classics revamp and reboot in 2021!
In the continuation of Q. Allan Brocka’s 2006 fan favorite Boy Culture, Derek Magyar returns as X, still working hard as an escort for hire. But in 2021, he’s up against a younger generation who have gained a competitive edge on the market in the digital age. As X keeps his aging body fit, and his unusual roster of kinky clients happy, he’s also dealing with the realities of still living with Andrew (Darryl Stephens), who’s aiming to move on from their former romantic entanglements.
Darryl Stephens also headlines the reunion special of Noah’s Arc, a pandemic-era return to the beloved characters of Patrik-Ian Polk’s groundbreaking series that set the bar for Black gay male representation onscreen. In the midst of a worldwide health crisis and unprecedented social justice movement, Polk’s characters are joined by a star-studded guest roster including Wanda Sykes, Titus Burgess, Wilson Cruz, and more!
BRIDESMAN (World Premiere)
In the hilarious first series produced by Grindr, Jimmy Fowlie stars as Terry, the man-of-honor intent on stealing away his best friend Judith’s husband-to-be before the couple can make their vows.
Armed with zero shame, bizarrely iconic fashion choices, and hilarious one-liners covered in a thick layer of vocal fry, comedian Jimmy Fowlie steals the show in this first-ever series produced by Grindr. Fowlie plays Terry, the self-absorbed gay man-of-honor at his best friend Judith’s wedding. When Terry decides he must have Judith’s gorgeous husband-to-be for himself, he secretly plans to break up the ceremony — but first he’ll have to contend with Judith’s scheming other best friend, Muriel, and her army of wedding planners. Don’t miss this chance to watch the entire series – filled to the brim with priceless sight gags and endlessly quotable dialogue!
THR PRESENTS: WORK IN PROGRESS Season 2
Outfest is proud to team up with The Hollywood Reporter to present a sneak peek of the phenomenal SHOWTIME Comedy Series, Work In Progress. An advanced look at the first two episodes will be followed by a live Q&A discussion with co-creator and star Abby McEnany, alongside co-stars Armand Fields and Celeste Pechous; moderated by Chris Gardner of The Hollywood Reporter.
THE INCREDIBLY TRUE ADVENTURES OF TWO GIRLS IN LOVE dir. Maria Maggenti
World Premiere Restoration! Theatrical Only
Laurel Holloman and Nicole Ari Parker starred in this winning 1995 romance, an iconic example of early 1990s queer cinema and indie film, in which working class Randy and popular, affluent Evie navigate the tricky terrain of revealing their new relationship to friends and family. Outfest is proud to present the world premiere of this new restoration, completed with Preservation Funding provided by the Sundance Institute.
QUINCEAÑERA (15TH ANNIVERSARY) dirs. Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland
As Magdalena’s 15th birthday approaches, her simple Echo Park life is complicated by the discovery that she’s pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin.
VESTIDA DE AZUL (DRESSED IN BLUE)
U.S. Restoration Premiere! Theatrical Only
Recently spotlighted in the HBOMax series Veneno, this landmark 1983 Spanish documentary reveals the daily lives of several trans prostitutes in Madrid, who candidly discuss their personal experiences and histories.
- 1-888-5-BLUE-YOU dirs. Jake Mcclellan, Eric Griffin
- 2 DOLLARS dir. Robin Cloud
- ALL THOSE SENSATIONS IN MY BELLY dir. Marko Djeska
- ALMOST A YEAR dir. Jamieson Baker
- AND THEN dir. Ravenna Tran
- ARE YOU STILL WATCHING? dirs. Tali Polichtuk, Kitty Chrystal, Alex Cardy
- AT LAST dir. Lorena Gordon
- AUTOETHNOGRAPHY dir. Iván Reina Ortiz
- BEAUTIFUL THEY dir. Cloudy Rhodes
- BEFORE THE ERUPTION dir. Roberto Pérez Toledo
- BETWEEN US dir. Cailleah Scott-Grimes
- BLACK BOY JOY dirs. Joshua Walker, Avery Archie
- BODIES OF DESIRE dirs.Varsha Panikar, Saad Nawab
- BOREKAS dir. Saleh Saadi
- BRACHA dirs. Mickey Triest, Aaron Geva
- BREAK IN dir. Alyssa Lerner
- CHILDHOODS dir. Aaron Alexis
- CHLOE MARY LYDIA dir. Megan Chumbley
- COCOON LOVE dir. Xiaowen Wang
- CODED dir. Ryan White
- COMPLICATED dir. Isak Kohaly
- COVID SUMMER dir. Todd Verow
- DAISY BOY dir. Aj Knight, Darrin Bush
- DREAMER dir. Stephanie Osuna-Hernandez
- DUSTIN dir.Naïla Guiguet
- DWARF PLANET dir. Adrian Chiarella
- EDEN dir. Sven Spur
- EGGSHELLS dir. Slava Doycheva
- EXORCISMS AND OTHER SUPPLICATIONS dir. Georden West
- F1-100 dir. Emory Chao Johnson
- FAREWELL dir. Maria Åkesson
- FERVOR dir. José Manuel Vélez
- FISHBOWL dir. Jacqueline Chan
- FISHERMAN dir. Nicky Miller
- GAYME ON dir. Giovanni Adams
- GIRL NIGHT STAND: CHAPTER TWO dir. Jenna Laurenzo
- GIRLS & THE PARTY dir. Paloma Lopez
- GIRLS SHOULDN’T WALK ALONE AT NIGHT dir. Katerine Martineau
- GOD’S DAUGHTER DANCES dir. Sungbin BYUN
- GRADUATION dir.Robin Wang
- GROWING FANGS dir. Ann Marie Pace
- HEADLOCK dir. Damon Laguna
- HOMEGOING dir. Carlton Daniel JR.
- HOT DREAMS dir. Darci Fulcher, Vaughn Greve
- HOW MOVING dir. Owen Thiele
- HOW TO BE QUEER dir. Monica Zanetti
- HOW TO DIE YOUNG IN MANILA dir. Petersen Vargas
- HOW TO RAISE A BLACK BOY dir. Justice Jamal Jones
- HYENA dir. Zinzi LeMond
- IN THE AIR TONIGHT dir. Tito Soto
- IT WAS THE DOG THAT SAVED MY LIFE dirs. Adam Golub, Sylvaine Alfaro
- IT’LL BE OVER SOON dir. Benjamin Rigby
- JACK AND JO DON’T WANT TO DIE dir. Kantu Lentz
- JUPITER & EUROPA dir. Milo Ferguson
- KWÊSKOSÎW (SHE WHISTLES) dir. Thirza Cuthand
- LITTLE MX. SUNSHINE dir. Alessandro Nori
- LITTLE SKY dir. Jess X. Snow
- LUV U CUZ dir. Eric Pumphrey
- MAMA HAS A MUSTACHE dir. Sally Rubin
- MIND OVER TIME dir. Will Holst
- MOTHER BUNKER dir. George Metaxas
- MOTTA dir. Nish Gera
- MOUNTAIN LODGE dir. Jordan Wong
- NARCISSISTER BREAST WORK dir. Narcissister
- NI AQUÍ NI ALLÁ dir. Ley Comas
- NIMZO dir. Adelina Anthony
- NOOR & LAYLA dir. Fawzia Mirza
- NSFW (ANGRY YELLOW MEAT) dir. Woohee Cho
- NUCLEAR FAMILY dir. Faustine Crespy
- OF SELF-BLESSING dir. golden lionheart collier
- OLLIES ON THE MOON dir. Brittany Campbell
- ONLY FOR THE NIGHT dir. LaQuan Lewis
- OUR BED IS GREEN dir. Maggie Brennan
- OVER MY DEAD BODY dir. Quinlan Orear
- OVER MY DEAD BODY dir. Tamiah Bantum
- PEACE dir. Adomako Aman
- PINE dir. Bethany Michalski
- PINK & BLUE dir. Carmen LoBue
- PLAISIR dir. Molly Gillis
- POOL BOY dir. Luke Willis
- PRIVATE PHOTOS dir. Marcelo Grabowsky
- PURE dir. Natalie Jasmine Harris
- QUEER ISOLATION dir. Jordana Valerie Allen-Shim
- QUINCEAÑERO dir. Justin Floyd
- REBEL dir. Jose Alfredo Garcia
- RIGHT TO TRY dir. Zeberiah Newman
- ROADKILL dir. Aliza Brugger
- RUN OUT GROOVE dir. Paige Henderson
- RUTH dir. Beulah Pidakala
- SEASICK dir. Lindsey Ryan
- SENIOR PROM dir. Luisa Conlon
- SMOKE, LILIES AND JADE dirs. Deondray and Quincy LeNear Gossfield
- SQUISH dir. Xavier SERON
- STEPHEN & JAMES: BEST GIRLFRIENDS dir. Dave Quantic
- SUPREME dir. Youssef Youssef
- SWIMMING TO THE END OF THE WORLD dir. Todd Verow
- TAFFETA dir. Lovell Holder
- TAFFY dir. Jon Crawford
- THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE dir.Elizabeth Archer
- THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT dir. Whitney Skauge
- THE BINDING OF ITZIK dir. Anika Benkov
- THE CROWN WITH A SHADOW dir. JB Ghuman, Jr.
- THE DAILY WAR dir. Karla Legaspy
- THE FUGITIVES dir. Dami Sainz Edwards
- THE LIGHTS ARE ON, NO ONE’S HOME dir. Faye Ruiz
- THE MAN OF MY DREAMS dir. Tristan Scott-Behrends
- THE NIGHT TRAIN dir. Jerry Carlsson
- THE NUMBER 12 dir. Jed Bell
- THE RECORDER dir. Justine Lupe
- THE SMALL THINGS dir. Natalie Jasmine Harris
- THE WAY WE ARE dir. Amanda Ann-Min Wong
- THE YOUNG KING dir. Larin Sullivan
- THEY/THEM dir. Goldbloom Micomonaco
- THƠ dirs. Jake Villadolid, Heather Muriel Nguyễn
- TO THE FUTURE, WITH LOVE dir. Shaleece Haas
- TRADE CENTER dir. Adam B Baran
- UNLIVEABLE (INABITÁVEL) dir. Matheus Farias, Enock Carvalho
- UNTIE dir. Lane Michael Stanley
- VALIENTE (BRAVE) dir. Miguel Melo
- VIRGIN MY ASS dir. Adar Sigler
- WHAT’S LEFT INSIDE dir. Michael Varrati