Frameline41: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival
For more info and to purchase
Elmwood tickets click HERE
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival showcases the best queer cinema from around the globe! The festival runs June 15-25 and will be at the Elmwood June 18-22.
Phillipines , 2016 , 84 min
Mixing comedy and commentary, first-time feature director Samantha Lee has made a sassy romantic dramedy in warm pastels with an easy-on-the-eye cast of up-and-comers, giving audiences a refreshing look at lesbian life from a Filipina perspective.
Sunday, June 18 7pm ♿
USA , 2017, 72 min
Single Girls Club friends Leila and Patricia navigate the challenges and glories of Tinder dates, family expectations, casual dating you wish wasn't quite-so-casual, and committing to yourself above all the noise, in this kind and quietly revelatory episodic that centers on the intimate friendship of two young women of color.
Sunday, June 18 9:30pm ♿
USA , 1985 , 96 min
Get out your western wear and time-travel back to 1985, when this unabashed big-screen lesbian romance made its landmark debut. Sure, a few star-crossed lesbian vampires and sad divorcées had been featured in mainstream movies before Desert Hearts, but when Donna Deitch adapted Jane Rule's novel and put lesbian passion on explicit display, she made lesbian cinema history. Finally, the sisters were making movies for themselves.
Monday, June 19 7pm ♿
The Devil is in the Details
These exquisite shorts from around the globe shine a light on love, relationships, and perceptions of gender, revealing stories of courage and desire. Drama and intrigue abound in these complex and beautifully constructed shorts that demonstrate just how far one will go to live their truth.
Monday, June 19 9:30pm ♿
The F Word
USA , 2017, 60 min
Oakland couple Kristan and Nicole are ready to move beyond casual neighborhood baby-watching and make the leap into the world of parenthood. To expand their family, they're venturing into the complicated system of foster-to-adopt care, and with this heartfelt and humorous documentary web series, they invite us to join them on the journey.
Tuesday, June 20 7pm ♿
Woman on Fire
USA , 2016 , 85 min
Meet Brooke Guinan, a Long Island–born, third generation FDNY firefighter who happens to be transgender. Embracing her authentic self while being a part of "New York's Bravest" -in the city, women make up less than one percent of the force—brings an extra set of challenges for New York City's first trans firefighter.
Tuesday, June 20 9:30pm ♿
Realness & Revelations
These stellar shorts beautifully center rich depictions of queer and trans folks of color. From roadtripping, to the quest for a boo thing, to speaking truth to power, these films bolster QTPOC folks holding it down with solidarity and real talk.
Wednesday, June 21 7pm ♿
USA , 2016 , 87 min
The ultimate female buddy comedy, Sensitivity Training is the first feature from writer-director Melissa Finell (Disaster Preparedness, Frameline39). It stars Anna Lise Phillips as Serena, Jill E. Alexander (Silicon Valley, Mad Men) as Caroline, and comedian Quinn Marcus (MTV's Girl Code) as Serena's Quidditch-playing grad student and lab assistant.
Wednesday, June 21 9:30pm ♿
Hot to Trot
USA , 2017 , 88 min
Four international dancers go all out in the same-sex ballroom dance competition at the 2014 Gay Games. Their dedicated journeys include changing roles and partners, facing illness, affirming identity, and finding love—on and off the dance floor.
Thursday, June 22 7pm ♿
Puerto Rico, Venezuela , 2016 , 113 min
A daughter's return home, after many years' estrangement, to announce her engagement coincides with a catastrophe in her family's poultry business. These two events set off a chain reaction that will either unite or destroy her fractious clan, in Puerto Rican writer-director Carla Cavina Melendez's dazzling, indelible feature debut.
Thursday, June 22 9:30pm ♿