FREAK SHOWTampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL, United States
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.
HEARTSTONE (Hjartasteinn)Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL, United States
A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend.
TORREY PINESAMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Based on a true story, the animated film is a queer punk coming-of-age tale, taking place in the early 1990's. Raised by a schizophrenic single mother, Petersen's life story unfolds in a series of baffling and hallucinated events.
Evening ShadowsThe Portico 1001 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL, United States
Under the 'Evening Shadows', truth often plays hide and seek. Set in South India and Mumbai, 'Evening Shadows' is a tender heartwarming story about a mother-son bond that has to withstand the ravages of time, distance and truths. While gay rights and marriage equality has been embraced by most countries, a small town in Southern…
Zen In The Ice Rift (Zen sul ghiaccio sottile)Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL, United States
Maia (who prefers to go by Zen) is a walking cube of ice, freezing out the world. Zen plays hockey on the high school boys’ team to hone the skills needed to land a place on the national women’s team. She is constantly bullied by her teammates.
This is Not Berlin (Esto no es Berlín)Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL, United States
In high school Carlos is an outsider who likes unpopular music and building robotic sculptures. But one night when he gains entrance to the unique El Azteca nightclub in Mexico City, he suddenly finds himself to be at home among a crowd of outsiders.
JoséMetro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL, United States
José fills his free moments playing with his phone and having random sex with other men, arranged on street corners and dating apps. When he meets attractive and gentle Luís, a migrant from the rural Caribbean coast, they pursue an unexpected relationship with more emotion than José has ever felt.
Paradise HillsTampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL, United States
In this futuristic fairy tale, Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up in a rose- and tulle-filled boarding school for wayward young women, whose families pay big bucks for their daughters to emerge perfect. With the love and support of the women in this beautiful prison, she must find a way to escape, or risk being erased.
ClementineMetro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL, United States
Heartbroken Karen becomes unwittingly entangled with the younger Lana after breaking into her ex's lake house on a bender of passion and without much forethought. She comes to find that Lana is a loose cannon, and with a little weed and nothing better to do, the women grow a friendship that might be another bad idea.
Knives and SkinTampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL, United States
Carolyn, Joanna, Laurel, and Charlotte are your average teenage girls in rural Ohio: they front afro punk bands, make out with fellow cheerleaders in the woods, and deal with unstable parents. But when Carolyn disappears one night, the town must come together to investigate this unimaginable trauma.
Potato Dreams of AmericaAMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL, United States
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.
Saturday ChurchGreen Light Cinema 221 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Working single mother, Amara, leaves her two boys at home with their domineering Aunt Rose. Rose has her eyes on the older son Ulysses as he steals nylons and wears his mother’s shoes. Ulysses is just beginning to explore his identity and sexuality. When Rose demands an end to it, the boy escapes to the Village and discovers both supportive friends and the inspiration to become exactly what he is feeling inside. A musical coming-of-age story is all the better for tackling multiple sides of the young LGBTQ experience, with compassion and heart combined.
Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt)Green Light Cinema 221 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL, United States
17 year old Ellie is struggling to find the courage to ask her classmate, Abbie, to the formal. Luckily her Aunt Tara, a lesbian who died in the 80's has shown up as a "Fairy Godmother" to dish out advice, whether Ellie wants it or not.
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Thanks to HerTampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL, United States
Thanks to Her is a film that focuses on the self, sexuality, and how that plays out in one's community.
The Butterfly QueenAMC Sundial 12 151 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Five years ago, best friends Casey and Robin parted ways. Casey wanted to draw cartoons and take over their grandparents’ sheep farm, Robin wanted to leave town and never look back.