FREAK SHOW

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Billy Bloom is a transplanted gay teen whose fabulousness doesn't play so well in the red state South until he takes a stand by running for homecoming queen.

LIKE FOAM (Como la espuma)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

A message circulates from mobile phone to mobile phone. A bunch of strangers meet in a mansion. They come searching for sex, but never has an orgy been so full of love. (Or feelings?)

SIGNATURE MOVE

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Zaynab, a thirty-something Pakistani, Muslim, lesbian in Chicago takes care of her sweet and TV-obsessed mother. As Zaynab falls for Alma, a bold and very bright Mexican woman, she searches for her identity in life, love and wrestling.

SENSITIVITY TRAINING

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Serena crosses a line with a colleague and is forced into sensitivity training with Caroline, a bubbly woman assigned to be her coach. While Serena does her best to get rid of Caroline, she may have finally met her match.

UNCLE GLORIA: ONE HELLUVA RIDE!

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

Uncle Gloria is a darkly funny film full of drama and family fireworks about the macho owner of an auto wrecking company in Florida who goes into hiding from the law as a woman setting off a bizarre journey of self discovery.

THE CONSTITUTION (Ustav Republike Hrvatske)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

The story follows four people who live in the same building, but avoid each other because of the differences in their assets, sexual habits, nationality and religion.

THE FEELS

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

Andi and Lu are excited to celebrate their upcoming wedding with a joint bachelorette weekend in wine country. On the first night, things get off to a rocky start when one of the brides admits that she's never had an orgasm.

4 DAYS IN FRANCE (Jours de France)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Pierre leaves the Parisian home that he shares with his lover Paul and leaves on a seemingly endless road-trip, guided only by Grindr hook-ups and bathroom stall phone numbers.

SOME LIKE IT HOT

North Straub Park 400 Bay Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL

SOME LIKE IT HOT bucked convention and broke boundaries when it was released in the late 1950’s. Starring Marilyn Monroe and featuring Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in drag throughout the entire film, it was unlike anything cinema had seen before – and it remains a favorite to this day.

SCREWED (Pihalla)

Screwed (orig. Pihalla) is a Finnish drama film, where seventeen year old’s Miku and Elias find themselves and each other during a summer in the Finnish countryside. Love is not as easy as it seems.

DATING MY MOTHER

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

In this festival favorite, the complex relationship between widowed mother and single gay son is explored with comedy and sincerity. Danny is an unemployed screenwriter and has recently moved from LA to stay with his mother Joan.

A DATE FOR MAD MARY

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

"Mad" Mary McArdle is released from prison and tries to reconnect with friends in Drogheda. Her best friend Charlene is getting married and Mary seeks a date to bring to her wedding.

WERE THE WORLD MINE

Epicurean Theatre 1207 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL

TIGLFF FUNDRAISER - Limited Seating - Buy Early!! Your ticket prices includes the film, meet and greet with Director Tom Gustafson, and a complimentary drink and a culinary treat from the Epicurean! Fantastical and fun, Tom Gustafson's WERE THE WORLD MINE swept up hearts and awards when it was released ten years ago, including TIGLFF's Audience…

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Kiss Me (Embrasse-Moi!)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Kiss Me! is an ordinary rom-com with a typical rom-com story … except it is about lesbians. Brava! It is about time lesbians were featured in a feel-good romcom, and we can thank French comedian and director, Océane Rose Marie for the good time. The story centers around Océanerosemarie (yep, that’s her name), a chiropractor with a big heart and a very active sex life.

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Kill the Monsters

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Three hunky men in a polyamorous relationship - Frankie (the young one), Patrick (the practical one), and Sutton (the hot, impulsive one) - travel across the country to start a new life. One of the most unique films of the festival, the story is about the “democracy” of a triad and the men’s belief that, no matter what, this is the best and only way to have a successful relationship.

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Freelancers Anonymous

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Billie is in a dead-end job that she hates, is engaged to Gayle whom she adores and is wound up tighter than a top. When she has a chemically induced epiphany, she quits her job and makes a dramatic exit, only to realize she has no job, a wedding to plan, and a fiancé who is going to be super pissed.

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Lez Bomb

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Thanksgiving is a blessed time of celebrating the ties that bind and the love of family, the perfect time to make memories and share precious moments, together. Thus, the perfect time to drop the “lez bomb.” If only Lauren’s family wasn’t completely nuts!

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White Rabbit

freeFall Theatre 6099 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL

Recently single, Korean-born LA artist Sophia Lee devotes herself to her public performance art, whether it’s a provocative Korean perspective on the LA Riots at a park or supermarket, or quirky digital art on social media. Meanwhile, when a stranger makes Sophia late for a TaskRabbit gig, she loses her temper, only to run into her repeatedly and discover a strong connection.

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Fun In Your Shorts

freeFall Theatre 6099 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL

Lighten your mood with this quirky collection of seven short films.

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Sell By – {Opening Night}

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

A charming ensemble comedy with a great cast and lots of fun! Adam and his insta-gay boyfriend Marklin have been together for five years. They love each other, but … their relationship is so bored and aimless, they consider marriage just because “it’s time.” The women in their lives are their best friends. They are caring and devoted and have their own love issues.

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Trick

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Let’s revisit aspiring Broadway songwriter Gabriel and hot go-go dancer Mark on their quest through the streets of New York, looking for places to seal the deal. Trick made Miss Coco Peru a household name with her infamous bathroom warning… “It burns!”

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Same But Different: A True New Zealand Love Story

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Single mom Rachel is fresh, funny and ready to “get back out there” after several years of chaste devotion to her job and her family. She gets the surprise of her life when she attends a Māori film festival and lays eyes on filmmaker Nikki Si’ulepa.

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The Shiny Shrimps (Les Crevettes pailletées)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Not since Priscilla, Queen of the Desert have queer men had so much fun on a bus. And that’s just part of this hilarious film about a flamboyant amateur water polo team on its way to the Gay Games. Add in a straight Olympic swimmer ordered to coach them as penance for a televised homophobic remark.

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Six Characters in Search of a Play – w/ Del Shores

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Del Shores is a consummate storyteller.  In this cinematic version of his staged performance, Del opens the secret vault of his memory and shares six characters whom we have not met, but whom those of us from the south certainly know.

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Straight Up

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

A highly entertaining romantic comedy with a twist: a love story without the thrill of copulation. Hyper-articulate, obsessive compulsive gay twenty-something Todd (Sweeney) wants to try being straight. Not because he thinks being gay is bad. He just thinks he is bad at being gay.

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Benjamin

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

In this charming romance, Benjamin is a young filmmaker in London, boyishly handsome, awkwardly brilliant, full of self-doubt. He must navigate the pretentious local arts scene to build his career, and his love life sucks. He bogs himself and others down in obscure philosophical banter.

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An Almost Ordinary Summer (Croce e delizia)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

When two grandfathers from different backgrounds fall in love, telling their families is the last hurdle before their wedding. What better way to get it over with than to bring them all, unsuspecting, to neighboring beach houses, drop the bomb and watch the fireworks begin?

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Tickle In Your Shorts

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Lighten your mood with this quirky collection of eleven short films.

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SAINT FRANCES

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

See it before anyone else!  Official Release Date:  28 February 2020 Maya and Annie are a middle age couple with two kids - a new baby boy and Frances, a fascinatingly precocious six-year-old, who needs a nanny. Frances gets the final say on the nanny and after her first choice flames out, she selects Bridget,…

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Laughter in Lockdown (shorts) {FREE}

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Since we can't gather together in person... We are excited to announce the launch of our new virtual screening platform TIGLFF Online, where we will be presenting regular virtual screenings! The program is curated by our new Director of Programming Derek Horne. We are kicking off the series with a free short film retrospective of…

Give or Take

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Celebrate Father’s Day and Pride Month with a sneak preview of this poignant and comedic drama about a son coming to terms with the memory of his deceased dad who lived his later years out and proud. Starring Norbert Leo Butz (Bloodline) and Cheri Oteri (SNL) When a disillusioned New Yorker's father dies, he goes…

Pioneers of Queer Cinema

Partner Online Screening

Take a trip into the past with these classics of early queer cinema that were all way ahead of their time. This trilogy of restored classic films presented by Kino Marquee include Victor and Victoria, Mädchen in Uniform, and Michael.  See all three for $15 and you'll have 10 days to watch. Or choose individual…

Stage Mother

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

TIGLFF is proud to present a special advance screening of the fabulous new comedy STAGE MOTHER, starring Lucy Liu, Adrian Grenier, and Jacki Weaver as a conservative church choir director who inherits her late son's San Francisco drag club. This film is guaranteed to lift your spirits! PURCHASE TICKETS/VIEW FILM HERE

BREAKING FAST

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Cocooned in strict Muslim beliefs about family, faith, and food, Mo – an adorably shy gay doctor in postbreak-up mode – cautiously expands his comfort zone during Ramadan to connect with Kal, an All-American gay actor who happens to speak Arabic and make great mloukieh (jute stew).

ELLIE & ABBIE (& ELLIE’S DEAD AUNT)

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Move over Cinderella… this modern queer fairytale belongs to Ellie who has her very own fairy godmother in the form of her reincarnated Aunt Tara appearing just in the nick of time to give advice to Ellie who is coming out to her mother and trying to pursue Abbie, the girl of her dreams at school.

SHORTS PROGRAM #1: RITES OF PASSAGE

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

From birthdays and bat mitzvahs to prom dates and expiration dates, this bittersweet program celebrates those special occasions that leave indelible impressions on a life’s journey from adolescence to adulthood

SHORTS PROGRAM #3: MIXED SIGNALS

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

These sly and sardonic shorts prove that technology can’t improve our relationships when it comes to the confusion spawned by human flaws in communication

DRAMARAMA

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In this bittersweetly nostalgic drama-rama-com set in 1994, pop-culture references and witty wordplay are as plentiful as clues in a mystery novel when five high school theater friends dress up in costumes for one final murder mystery party before they leave for college.

STAGE MOTHER

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Stage Mother delivers the ultimate wish-fulfillment fantasy for any misfit who longs for their parent’s unconditional approval. This feel-good, laugh-out-loud, sing-along comedy proves that it is never too late to change your mind, change your views, and change your life.

ALICE JÚNIOR

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In this uber hip, pop culture film laced with electrifying emojis, the stunningly gorgeous Anna Celestino Mota stars as Alice Junior - a high octane social influencer and Teen Top Model trans girl – who panics when she finds she must move to the Brazilian hinterlands to attend a Catholic school.

GIVE OR TAKE

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

When a disillusioned New Yorker’s father dies, he goes home to Cape Cod and prepares the house for sale while sharing it with his father’s temperamental live-in boyfriend. Grieving, they circle each other, butt heads, and are forced to negotiate how to remember the man they both loved.

SHORTS PROGRAM #4: DESPERATE MEASURES

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

When up against formidable odds, these truth-seekers discover that the ultimate battle is waged within their own minds and, to win a sense of peace, they must out-maneuver themselves.

SHORTS PROGRAM #5: IDENTITY CRISIS

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

It’s not me…it’s YOU. These perceptive shorts show that sometimes the only identity crisis that’s going on is the one that’s happening in someone else’s judgmental mind.

FIRST BLUSH

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

When a young married couple becomes involved with another woman, they learn to navigate the emotional intricacies of a polyamorous relationship in this tenderly told, relatable story about the pursuit of love.

Language Lessons – Opening Night Film

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Natalie Morales directs this charming feature film that she stars in alongside Mark Duplass, her co-writer, to tell a story that is extremely timely and and underscores the importance of human connection in this technologically isolating time.

In-Person
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Mascarpone

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Antonio is a 30-year-old family man, whose life finds an unexpected twist when he's suddenly dumped by his husband, whom he depends both psychologically and economically.

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Nimby

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Mervi and Kata, a lesbian couple living in Helsinki, are considering coming out of the closet but when they visit Mervi’s hometown and family, all hell breaks loose.

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Between Them (Toutes les deux)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

This tongue-in-cheek homage to spy thrillers and screwball comedies follows a lesbian private eye who is hired by a desperately jealous Russian professor to follow his wife who he is convinced is cheating on him. Having to travel to Montreal for the stakeout, she must sleep in her car since most hotels in Montreal were closed during lockdown.

In-Person
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Kiss Me Kosher

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

When two generations of Israeli women fall for a German and a Palestinian, chaos follows in this romantic misadventure crossing all borders.

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Potato Dreams of America

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

Wes Hurley’s autobiographical dark comedy about growing up gay in the Soviet Union and emigrating to America with his mail-order bride mother is divided into two strikingly different halves featuring two different pairs of actors playing the nick-named Potato and his mother.

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Glob Lessons – Closing Night Film

AMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

Move over Felix and Oscar, the latest odd couple is Alan and Jesse, two mismatched strangers who are paired together by a children’s theater company to perform low-budget productions of Robin Hood and A Christmas Carol in elementary schools.

In-Person
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A Little Hocus Pocus

Palladium Theater 253 5th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

Break out your best costume and join the sisters on Halloween for a treat you won’t soon forget! A Little Hocus Pocus is a 90 minute interactive tribute show that turns one of our favorite holiday classics (Hocus Pocus) on its head.

In-Person
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