Genre

African American

EPISODICS

APPQUEEN

Film

APPQUEEN

Directed by Derek Cox and Dan Finnen
Damon deals with the comic aftermath of a hookup from a gay dating app in Chicago.
SHORT FILMS

BABY

Film

BABY

Directed by Jessie Levandov
This queer love story follows a Dominican teenager in the Bronx on a Saturday afternoon.
EPISODICS

DAVID MAKES MAN

Film

DAVID MAKES MAN

OWN presents an exclusive screening from Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight) and his highly anticipated new drama...
SHORT FILMS

DYNAMITE

Film

DYNAMITE

Directed by Leila Jarman
A poetic investigation of gender and masculinity through performance art and dance.
EPISODICS

FEMME QUEEN CHRONICLES

Film

FEMME QUEEN CHRONICLES

Directed by Ahya Simone
Four friends just try to make it through the day without getting clocked as trans women — or…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO

Film

FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO

Directed by Daniel Karslake
Four families of faith journey to accept their LGBTQ children in this powerful followup to For the Bible…
NARRATIVE FEATURES, ENCORE SCREENINGS

FROM ZERO TO I LOVE YOU

Film

FROM ZERO TO I LOVE YOU

Directed by Doug Spearman
Peter's fear of commitment and Jack's 15-year marriage to a woman complicate their undeniable attraction to one another…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES, FORD UNDER THE STARS

GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH

Film

GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH

Directed by David Charles Rodrigues
The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus journeys through the deep South with a message of tolerance and love…
SHORT FILMS

GENTLY, JENNIFER

Film

GENTLY, JENNIFER

Directed by Katie Doane Avery
When Jennifer and Madison sneak a peek at a porn collection, a model stirs a deep desire in…
EPISODICS

KING ESTER

Film

KING ESTER

Directed by Dui Jarrod
Under the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina, this story of survival explores the intersection of race, class, and gender...
SHORT FILMS

THE LINE

Film

THE LINE

Directed by Melisa Resch
Sparks fly at a Saturday morning abortion clinic defense line when dedicated activist Gigi meets punk loner Amber.
SHORT FILMS

THE LITAS

Film

THE LITAS

Directed by William Desena
Gevin Fax is the oldest member of the women motorcycle collective, The Litas. This film tracks her and…
SHORT FILMS

LUCKY

Film

LUCKY

Directed by Lydia Lane
Lucky devises a plan to be able to afford taking her girlfriend to prom, while hiding the relationship…
SHORT FILMS

MEG’S FIRST DANCE

Film

MEG’S FIRST DANCE

Directed by Ada Gorn
When Meg explores a world outside her Catholic high school routine, she begins to see her best friend…
EPISODICS

MOTHERSTRUCK

Film

MOTHERSTRUCK

Directed by Micaela Birmingham
Staceyann Chin embarks on a wild road toward motherhood in this series, based on her one-woman play directed…
SHORT FILMS

ODE TO PABLO

Film

ODE TO PABLO

Directed by Adelina Anthony
A young, queer deaf man holds his ground against the neighborhood boys on the basketball court.
SHORT FILMS

ORIGIN

Film

ORIGIN

Directed by Simone Lyles
In 1982, Kora's self-help conversion tapes only seem to push her closer to the truth about her feelings…
SHORT FILMS

OUTDOORING

Film

OUTDOORING

Directed by Maxwell Addae
During a traditional Ghanian baptism ceremony, Kobby attempts to steal some of the monetary presents for his escape…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

PIER KIDS

Film

PIER KIDS

Directed by Elegance Bratton
A transcendent visual exploration of the next spirited generation of NYC’s Christopher Street Pier kids living on the…
EPISODICS

QUEEN SUGAR

Film

QUEEN SUGAR

OWN presents an episodic screening of the critically acclaimed drama series Queen Sugar from creator and executive producer...
SHORT FILMS

TADPOLE

Film

TADPOLE

Directed by Jovan James
During a sleepover, Chris hopes to take a risk with his friend Alex that would change their friendship.
SHORT FILMS

TAKE ME TO PROM

Film

TAKE ME TO PROM

Directed by Andrew Moir
Queer Canadians revisit an iconic adolescent milestone while telling a story of social change that spans more than…
SHORT FILMS

TELL-BY DATE

Film

TELL-BY DATE

Directed by Sarah Ball
Ryan wants to tell his son that he’s transgender and not his biological father, but fears it will…
EPISODICS

TO BE ME

Film

TO BE ME

Directed by Daan Jansen
After many years away, nonbinary student Jordan returns home and has finally realized it’s time to share who…
SPECIAL EVENTS, THE LEGACY PROJECT, FREE

TONGUES UNTIED

Film

TONGUES UNTIED

Directed by Marlon Riggs
Released 30 years ago, Marlon Riggs’s experimental essay-documentary is a defiant fingersnap against racial hangups and homophobic anxieties…
SPECIAL EVENTS

TRANSFINITE

Film

TRANSFINITE

Directed by Neelu Bhuman
This omnibus film features several short stories in which supernatural trans and queer people from different cultures use…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

VISION PORTRAITS

Film

VISION PORTRAITS

Directed by Rodney Evans
Facing blindness, filmmaker Rodney Evans (Brother to Brother) reaches out to other artists who continue to create without…
SHORT FILMS

WONDER

Film

WONDER

Directed by Javier Molina
An 11-year-old kid growing up in “the hood” secretly dreams of trick-or-treating as Wonder Woman for Halloween.
SHORT FILMS

WORTH

Film

WORTH

Directed by Sara Prinz
Watch a child grow up through choreographic scenes and metaphorical vignettes representing the journey towards self empowerment, all…