Genre

LGBTQIA+

16

Film

16

Directed by Kristal Chan
After a bad breakup, a young woman transports herself to a time before broken hearts and when first…

ENGAGED

Film

ENGAGED

Directed by David Scala
Darren wants to propose to his boyfriend, but one thing after the next keeps preventing him.

GENTLEMAN SPA

Film

GENTLEMAN SPA

Directed by Yu Jhi-han
Hao, a chubby gay man, works as a janitor at a gay spa.

GLORIOUS MRS. KIM

Film

GLORIOUS MRS. KIM

Directed by Monica Cho
A Korean mother grapples with her identity and desires in life as she comes to terms with her…

HALWA

Film

HALWA

Directed by Gayatri Bajpai, Nirav Bhakta
An immigrant Indian woman decides to rekindle her relationship with her childhood companion through Facebook messages, until her…

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.
Special Presentations

LEITIS IN WAITING

Film

LEITIS IN WAITING

Directed by Dean Hamer, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Joe Wilson
FREE PROGRAM | An intrepid group of native transgender women fight a rising tide of religious fundamentalism in…

MASKS

Film

MASKS

Directed by Mahaliyah Ayla O
A closeted medical student risks being outed to her family when she is targeted in a mass shooting…

MY FRIEND MICHAEL JONES

Film

MY FRIEND MICHAEL JONES

Directed by Ian Leaupepe, Samson Rambo
A high school misfit with severe OCD forms an unlikely bond with a popular classmate through a shared…
Narrative Feature Competition

NORMAL.

Film

NORMAL.

Directed by Mragendra Singh
After having their first child, an interracial couple struggles to hold onto their marriage while dealing with temptations…

RANI

Film

RANI

Directed by Hammad Rizvi
A Pakistani transgender woman sets out to take care of an abandoned child.
International Narrative Feature Competition

SONG LANG

Film

SONG LANG

Directed by Leon Le
An unlikely bond forms between an underground debt collector and a cai luong "Vietnamese opera" performer against the…

SPEAK EASY, B

Film

SPEAK EASY, B

Directed by Becca Park, Jun Shimizu
In therapy, B breaks through cultural conditioning, past loves, and psychological defenses to arrive at True Self.

SPINSTERHOOD

Film

SPINSTERHOOD

Directed by Jhanvi Motla
Sara Chatterjee is forced to come out when her girlfriend Spencer discovers she secretly goes on dates with…

SWIMMING

Film

SWIMMING

Directed by Anna Chi
Struggling with her sexual identity, Michelle, a Chinese American teenager girl, cuts herself while her Chinese-born immigrant mother,…

THE NIGHT BEFORE

Film

THE NIGHT BEFORE

Directed by Mragendra Singh
On the night before her wedding, Shae, a deaf Indian-American bride, pays a visit to her ex, Nikki,…

WAYWARD EMULSIONS

Film

WAYWARD EMULSIONS

Directed by Tina Takemoto
Queer glimpses of a wayward woman captured in bits of emulsion lifted from stray reels of a 35mm…

ZERO ONE

Film

ZERO ONE

Directed by Nick Neon
When Jimmy Park visits home for the first time in years, he's forced to make peace with the…