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Frameline40: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

Frameline40: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

June 16-26

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Elmwood tickets click HERE

San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival showcases the best queer cinema from around the globe!

Bruising for Besos
USA , 2016 , 90 min
Yoli, a queer xicana artist finds great passion and love with Dana. But their growing intimacy stirs up their own troubled histories. Can Yoli break the cycle, face the past, and create something new for herself?... Read more
Sunday, June 19 7pm

USA , 2016 , 77 min
Brooklyn-based tailors Bindle & Keep specialize in bespoke suits for the LGBTQ community. This poignant documentary focuses on the individual stories of their clients on the trans spectrum, showing how something as simple as a well-tailored suit can be identity- and dignity-affirming.... Read more
Sunday, June 19 9:30pm

Ovarian Psycos
USA , 2016 , 72 min
In the midst of persistent sexism and violence against women of color, East LA's Ovarian Psycos Bicycle Brigade builds on the legacy of the Chicanx civil rights movement through support, sisterhood, and having big-ass, kick-ass ovaries.... Read more
Monday, June 20 9:30pm

Political Animals
USA , 2015 , 90 min
This is the eye-opening story of four out lesbian politicians—Sheila Kuehl, Carole Migden, Jackie Goldberg, and Christine Kehoe—who took the LGBT civil rights struggle from the streets to California's state capitol.... Read more
Monday, June 20 7pm

Realness & Revelations
78 min These captivating shorts celebrate an abundance of voices of queer and trans folks of color. From homecomings to crossings over, to redefining the meaning of familia and just kickin' it with the peeps, these films feature QTPOC folks who keep on keepin' on with resilience and resistance.... Read more
Tuesday, June 21 7pm

Pushing Dead
USA , 2016 , 108 min
In this quirky dark comedy set in San Francisco, a bureaucratic snafu keeps an HIV-positive writer from getting his prescriptions. Skewering healthcare bureaucracy, a gentrifying city, and the tribulations of being a longtime HIV survivor, the film features a terrific ensemble cast, including James Roday, Robin Weigert, Danny Glover, and Khandi Alexander.... Read more
Tuesday, June 21 9:30pm

Her Story: Season One
USA , 2015 , 55 min
The much anticipated sexy new-media series grapples forthrightly with the frictions and fissures of desire between trans and queer women, as they navigate sometimes paradoxical identities in Los Angeles.... Read more
Wednesday, June 22 7pm

Sticky Fingers
81 min In these sexy, rambunctious shorts, we capture rabble-rousers on wild rides through first crushes, friend crushes, and online crushes-this collection of shorts gives a fresh twist on rebellion and living out your truth, all accompanied by an energetic soundtrack featuring new music artists.... Read more
Wednesday, June 22 9:30pm

Real Boy
USA , 2016 , 72 min
Bennett Wallace is 19, a musician, and in recovery. On a journey to find his own way as a trans man, Bennett bonds with his friend and mentor, musician Joe Stevens of Coyote Grace, while navigating the difficult terrain of his familial relationships.... Read more
Thursday, June 23 7pm

From Afar
Venezuela , 2015 , 93 min
When a middle-aged single man who cruises his Caracas neighborhood for rough trade takes a tough teenager into his home, the two confused, angry men negotiate a relationship that intertwines violence and romantic nurturing.... Read more
Thursday, June 23 9:30pm

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Adult $12.95
Senior 62+ $11.50
Child 11 and under $11.50
Students with valid student ID except Fri/Sat after 6pm $11.50
Bargain Matinees
Daily before 5:30pm $11.50