Genre

Women

CENTERPIECES

ADAM

Film

ADAM

Directed by Rhys Ernst
An awkward high schooler learns some hard truths about love, friendship, and acceptance during a pivotal summer with…
EPISODICS

ANNE+

Film

ANNE+

Directed by Valerie Bisscheroux
The weekend Anne moves into her own flat in Amsterdam, she runs into her first love, causing her…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

THE ARCHIVETTES

Film

THE ARCHIVETTES

Directed by Megan Rossman
A determined team of volunteers join forces to safeguard New York’s Lesbian Herstory Archives, the world's largest collection…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

BILLIE AND EMMA

Film

BILLIE AND EMMA

Directed by Samantha Lee
A model student falls for the new kid at their all-girl Catholic school, but can their budding romance…
SHORT FILMS

THE BONY LADY

Film

THE BONY LADY

Directed by Adriana Barbosa, Thiago Zanato
This film follows Arely Vazquez, a transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte cult in Queens, NY,…
SPECIAL EVENTS, ENCORE SCREENINGS

BOOKSMART

Film

BOOKSMART

Directed by Olivia Wilde
BFFs Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein) kept their noses to the grindstone all through high school...
EPISODICS

DELIVERY GIRL

Film

DELIVERY GIRL

Directed by Kate Krieger
Trisha struggles with her queer identity and Catholic upbringing while making money delivering drugs in her conservative New…
SHORT FILMS

DESIRES OF THE FLESH

Film

DESIRES OF THE FLESH

Directed by Rafaela Camelo
For young Camila, blessed be Sunday, for that is the day to see Giovana.
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

FABULOUS

Film

FABULOUS

Directed by Audrey Jean-Baptiste
Transgender dancer Lasseindra Ninja returns to her home in French Guiana to empower the local LGBTQ community through…
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…
SHORT FILMS

FRAMING AGNES

Film

FRAMING AGNES

Directed by Chase Joynt, Kristen Schilt
Watch as preeminent trans culture-makers of our time breathe new life into a 1950s archive of never-before-seen histories…
SHORT FILMS

FULL BEAT

Film

FULL BEAT

Directed by Kase Pena
A trans teen reluctantly braces herself for court-ordered time with her unaccepting dad, but finds an unlikely ally…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

THE GARDEN LEFT BEHIND

Film

THE GARDEN LEFT BEHIND

Directed by Flavio Alves
Tina, a young trans woman, and her grandmother navigate Tina's transition while attempting to build a life for…
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…
SHORTS PROGRAMS, ALL GIRL FRIDAY

GIRLS SHORTS

Program

GIRLS SHORTS

The women in this year’s collection of effervescent shorts know how to take chances against all odds. Whether...
SHORT FILMS

GUM

Film

GUM

Directed by Lizette Barrera
A teenager can’t find peaceful solitude or a way to come to terms with her grandfather’s passing until…
EPISODICS

THE HANDMAID’S TALE

Film

THE HANDMAID’S TALE

The third season of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is driven by June’s (Elisabeth Moss) resistance to the dystopian...
SHORT FILMS

HOMIES

Film

HOMIES

Directed by Ina Espiritu
Maine can't admit to best friend/f*ck buddy Raven that she is in love with her. A queer almost-love…
SHORT FILMS

I

Film

I

Directed by Hallfridur Thora Tryggvadottir, Vala Omarsdottir
Svanur searches for the freedom to be themself, in the big city and in the rural countryside at…
SHORT FILMS

I KNOW HER

Film

I KNOW HER

Directed by Fawzia Mirza
In the afterglow of a seemingly fated hookup, two women realize that perhaps they have a little too…
SHORT FILMS

I THINK SHE LIKES YOU

Film

I THINK SHE LIKES YOU

Directed by Bridey Elliott
When Justine and Julia pick Jake up at a bar, it’s not quite the threesome he was expecting.
FORD UNDER THE STARS, SPECIAL EVENTS

KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY

Film

KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY

Directed by Troy Miller
Kathy Griffin dishes the gossip on her infamous Trump photo shoot and the media storm that followed in…
SHORT FILMS

LADIES DAY

Film

LADIES DAY

Directed by Abena Taylor-Smith
Amma’s day at the salon is full of sheen spray, gossip, and laughter, but how will she deal…
SHORT FILMS

LIGHT IN DARK PLACES

Film

LIGHT IN DARK PLACES

Directed by Lagueria Davis
A mother makes a shocking discovery when she's left to pack up her daughter's house after a tragic…
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

LOCKDOWN

Film

LOCKDOWN

Directed by Celine Held, Logan George
Marie, a 14-year-old, stages a risky but almost perfect plan to understand the feelings she’s developing for her…
SHORT FILMS

MISDIRECTION

Film

MISDIRECTION

Directed by Carly Usdin
A chance encounter teaches Cam — a college freshman with a big, gay crush on her roommate —…
SHORT FILMS

MOMSTER

Film

MOMSTER

Directed by Drew Denny
Amanda Plummer and Brianna Hildebrand are a bank-robbing mother and roller-skating daughter who finally reunite in the ultimate…
EPISODICS

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE

Film

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE

Directed by Debra F. Simone
All Dana wants to do is create a fun and inclusive videogame, but instead she's stuck working at…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPERS

Film

MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPERS

Directed by Kestrin Pantera
As a legendary 1970s rock and roll photographer nears death, her adult children gather to try to figure…
SHORT FILMS

PATRON SAINT

Film

PATRON SAINT

Directed by Georden West
The ecstasy of a queer saint brings her to the gates of heaven. 
EPISODICS

QUEEN SUGAR

Film

QUEEN SUGAR

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

QUEERING THE SCRIPT

Film

QUEERING THE SCRIPT

Directed by Gabrielle Zilkha
A dynamite mixture of devoted fans, show creators, and TV stars explores the rocky history and potentially bright…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

RIOT GIRLS

Film

RIOT GIRLS

Directed by Jovanka Vuckovic
A teen lesbian couple is caught in the crossfire in a post-apocalyptic, parent-free world in this sci-fi thriller…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

SAINT FRANCES

Film

SAINT FRANCES

Directed by Alex Thompson
An unplanned pregnancy and a new job nannying the precocious daughter of a lesbian couple lead Bridget to…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

SECOND STAR ON THE RIGHT

Film

SECOND STAR ON THE RIGHT

Directed by Ruth Caudeli
A 30-something bisexual actress struggles with her career and relationship while the rest of her friends seem to…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

SELL BY

Film

SELL BY

Directed by Mike Doyle
A struggling artist and his Insta-gay boyfriend hit a rough patch in their five-year relationship, as their female…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES, FORD UNDER THE STARS

SID & JUDY

Film

SID & JUDY

Directed by Stephen Kijak
Vintage photos and footage blend with contemporary narration to tell the tempestuous love story between Judy Garland and…
SHORT FILMS

SINKED UP

Film

SINKED UP

Directed by Raechel Zarzynski
Elsie and Frankie feel their way from roommate to romance, out of order and out of their respective…
SHORTS PROGRAMS, ALL GIRL FRIDAY

SHORTS: SO LET’S MAKE THINGS PHYSICAL

Program

SHORTS: SO LET’S MAKE THINGS PHYSICAL

These female-centric stories focus on the longing, heartache, and lust that so often entangle themselves when it comes...
SHORT FILMS

STEALTH

Film

STEALTH

Directed by Astor Stark
Gia is a "stealth" transgender woman -- able to pass as cis, but still contending with her love…
SHORT FILMS

SUNLIT NIGHTS

Film

SUNLIT NIGHTS

Directed by Vilde Moberg
Two strangers let loose and break free over an impromptu karaoke performance.
EPISODICS

TAKE ONE THING OFF

Film

TAKE ONE THING OFF

Directed by Sammi Cohen, Scout Durwood
Featuring original music from her debut album, Scout Durwood recounts her life story as the existential odyssey that…
EPISODICS

THESE THEMS

Film

THESE THEMS

Directed by Jett Garrison
After realizing she may be a lesbian, Gretchen quickly befriends non-binary dog walker, Vero, who decides to stop…
SHORT FILMS

THROUPLE

Film

THROUPLE

Directed by Chrissie De Guzman
Hungover from a bad breakup, a not-so-great stripper makes a house call to a progressive married couple, upending…
SHORT FILMS

TIME & AGAIN

Film

TIME & AGAIN

Directed by Rachel Dax
Eleanor and Isabelle meet again, 60 years after their relationship broke apart.
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…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

TO THE STARS

Film

TO THE STARS

Directed by Martha Stephens
In God-fearing 1960s Oklahoma, shy high school outsider Iris’s world is shaken when beguiling Maggie moves into town.
EPISODICS

TOUGH LOVE

Film

TOUGH LOVE

Directed by James Mackenzie
Nikki is committed to finding a unicorn: someone – male, female, non-binary – who she's madly attracted to,…
SHORT FILMS

UNDER COVERS

Film

UNDER COVERS

Directed by Michaela Olsen
On the night of a lunar eclipse, we uncover the sweet, salacious, and spooky secrets of a small…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

UNSETTLED

Film

UNSETTLED

Directed by Tom Shepard
Four LGBTQ refugees seeking political asylum face struggles and bureaucracy in their attempts to gain residency in the…
SHORT FILMS

VEVER (FOR BARBARA)

Film

VEVER (FOR BARBARA)

Directed by Deborah Stratman
In this meditation on unfinished works and the creative process, Deborah Stratment resuscitates abandoned footage shot in Guatemala…
SHORT FILMS

VIBES

Film

VIBES

Directed by Bane Fakih
Mayssa is looking for a sexual release to cure her recent depression, but luck — and her mother…
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…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

YOU DON’T NOMI

Film

YOU DON’T NOMI

Directed by Jeffrey McHale
Fans, detractors, filmmakers, and critics all share their thoughts and perspectives about the glorious excesses of the unforgettable…
GALAS

CLOSING NIGHT GALA: BEFORE YOU KNOW IT

Film

CLOSING NIGHT GALA: BEFORE YOU KNOW IT

Directed by Hannah Pearl Utt
In this Sundance favorite, sisters Rachel and Jackie discover their mother (Judith Light) — whom they thought was…