Calendar

March – June 2014

THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU
Part of WES ANDERSON in 35mm On the eve of the release of his eighth picture, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, the Roxie is proud to [...]
WILLIAM SHATNER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION: WRATH OF FILM CULT
WILLIAM SHATNER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! Co-Presented by the Vortex Room! Saturday, March 22 Join FILM CULT for a five-hour mission at the ROXIE THEATER to [...]
FRAMELINE: REALNESS & REVELATIONS
From taboo-smashing LA homeboys with hearts of gold, to brown girls navigating coming out, this collection of shorts features QTPOC folks keeping it real [...]
FRAMELINE: DUAL (Dvojina)
A bittersweet meditation on travel, secrets, and romance, Dual tells the story of a chance meeting between two young women and the profound effect [...]
FRAMELINE: Purple Skies: Voices of Indian Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transmen
This upbeat documentary accomplishes many things in its short running time. It details the advocacy work of two wonderful Indian organizations: Sangini, the first [...]
FRAMELINE: BAD HAIR (Pelo Malo)
Nine-year-old Junior obsesses about transforming his truculent curly mop into a luxuriant head of silky, straight hair. He fills his lazy vacation days wandering [...]
FRAMELINE: GET ANIMATED!
Jimmy Carter, Chelsea Manning, lesbian penguins, and two rabbits named Tord share the spotlight in an animation program for adults that is as wild [...]
FRAMELINE: KIDNAPPED FOR CHRIST
Expected to attend: Director Kate Logan A teenage girl is awakened in the middle of the night, forced to get dressed, and then sent [...]
FRAMELINE: DERBY CRAZY LOVE
For both roller derby novices and the most seasoned jammers out there, this film offers both an in-depth look at the history of women’s [...]
FRAMELINE: THE GEM PEOPLE
How does one survive an encounter with death, a silent men’s retreat, or an evening at T.G.I. Friday’s? Watch and learn. These playful and [...]
FRAMELINE: LETTER TO ANITA
In 1978, Dr. Ronni Sanlo came out and got divorced. But this was in Florida, home of orange juice spokeswoman Anita Bryant and her [...]
FRAMELINE: 20 LIES, 4 PARENTS AND A LITTLE EGG
( 20 Leugens, 4 Ouders en een Scharrelei ) Old friends Emma and Sjors haven’t seen each other in twelve years. In that decade, [...]
FRAMELINE: GENERATIONS: YOUTH AND ELDERS MAKING MOVIES
This yearly program highlights films created in Frameline and TILT’s local Generations Film Workshop, as well as five other films featuring the powerful voices [...]
FRAMELINE: BROKEN GARDENIAS
“Two fish in a tank, one turns to the other: ‘Do you know how to drive this?’” So begins this quirky dark rom-com, in [...]
FRAMELINE: AL NISA: BLACK MUSLIM WOMEN IN ATLANTA'S GAY MECCA
Eight women share a meal. It’s a simple act, but in this case, they also share deep soul sustenance as Black Muslim lesbians previously [...]
FRAMELINE: YOU AND THE NIGHT
In a secluded fortress, young lovers Ali (Kate Moran, Born in 68) and Matthias (Niels Schneider, Heartbeats) and their transvestite maid, Udo (Nicolas Maury, [...]
FRAMELINE: Past (Im)perfect: Filming Queer History
Free! Secret lives, hidden communities and suppressed imagery have made telling queer history on film a challenging task. This panel brings together passionate and [...]
FRAMELINE: EVERYBODY'S GOT SOMEBODY... BUT ME
( Todo el Mundo Tiene a Alguien Menos Yo ) It begins as a passionate affair—two beautiful women making out in cars and movie [...]
FRAMELINE: QUICK CHANGE
Everybody in Manila’s beauty pageant–mad transgender community loves “Doctor” Dorina. Her in-home, under-the-table collagen-injection services not only provide gender-confirmation for her friends and community, [...]
FRAMELINE: WHAT IT WAS
Taking a break from her high-flying career, Adina, a successful Latina starlet, (the stunning Arlene Chico-Lugo) takes refuge from Hollywood and the collapse of [...]
FRAMELINE: From Crowdfunding to Social Media to Distribution: Leveraging Emerging Digital Platforms and Technologies
Free! 90 min. Whether talking about the first dollar raised or the last seat filled during a “theatrical run,” the trajectory of an independent [...]
FRAMELINE: BI CANDY: BISEXUAL SHORT CINEMA
Why isn’t sex ever truly simple? Or relationships for that matter? Is it because we can never truly understand what goes on in someone [...]
FRAMELINE: CHANGE MAKERS: IN CONVERSATION WITH WOMEN FILMMAKERS
Free! 90 min. 2014 marks both the 20th Anniversary of the seminal New Queer Cinema classic Go Fish and the 15th Anniversary of the [...]
FRAMELINE: IN THE CITY OF SHY HUNTERS
This handsome collection of shorts puts transguys front and center. From seemingly familiar greetings and unfamiliar goodbyes, to finding empowerment through embodiment, to sci-fi [...]
FRAMELINE: FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS
Present-day Poland is by no means a safe haven for the LGBT community; Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has recently stated unapologetically that [...]
FRAMELINE: SALVATION ARMY
( L’armée du Salut ) Adapting his own autobiographical novel, director Abdellah Taïa tells the story of a Moroccan boy’s struggle to find himself [...]
FRAMELINE: OF GIRLS AND HORSES
( Von Mädchen und Pferden ) The latest feature from prolific queer filmmaker Monika Treut (Gendernauts, Frameline23) follows the slow rhythm of farm life [...]
FRAMELINE: PUSSY VS. PUTIN
This bracing three-film program, part of Frameline38’s spotlight on Russian LGBT cinema, brings together the funny, fresh, and bold voices of women on the [...]
FRAMELINE: DRUNKTOWN'S FINEST
Early in Drunktown’s Finest, a wise spiritual leader states: “What we look for and what we get aren’t always the same thing.” This truth [...]
FRAMELINE: BOY MEETS GIRL
Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of “non-traditional” love in a small town. Ricky [...]