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?)

CITY OF THE FUTURE (Cidade do futuro)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

A family formed by Milla, pregnant, and by the two parents of the child, Gilmar and Igor, faces life in Serra do Ramalho. A life that includes, in spite of the three, the prejudices and homophobia of Bahian society.

THE WOUND (Inxeba)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best kept secret, Xolani’s entire existence begins to unravel.

CHAVELA

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Chavela is the captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved performer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican popular music and triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame.

I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE (Sueño en otra idioma)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

A linguist arrives in a small jungle settlement hoping to record a conversation between two elderly men, the last speakers of the Zikril language. Unfortunately the men are feuding and haven't spoken to each other in 50 years.

APRICOT GROVES

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

Aram returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram sees many cultural, religious, and national differences on the one day trip, but harder obstacles are ahead.

HEARTSTONE (Hjartasteinn)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

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.

SEVENTEEN (Siebzehn)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Paula, an above-average intelligent student, is in love with her classmate Charlotte. At the same time she feels permanently provoked by dissolute Lilly to challenge her limits.

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.

CLOSE KNIT (Karera ga honki de amu toki wa)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

After being neglected by her mother, a little girl is taken in by her uncle and his transgender girlfriend, who create a loving home for her.

EVA + CANDELA (¿Cómo te llamas?)

freeFall Theatre 6099 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL

Time is obviously synonymous with wear, and love is inherent in time. This is not a love story. It's a story of how love is transformed, of the relationship between two strong, independent women. It's the story of how everyday life takes its toll on two lives.

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Hard Paint (Tinta Bruta)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Socially awkward Pedro escapes his melancholy life in Brazil’s southern city of Porto Alegre by becoming his on-camera persona “Neon Boy.” He comes alive on camera, known for painting himself in vibrant neon colors and performing sex acts for his many paying viewers.

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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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Reinventing Marvin (Marvin ou la belle éducation)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Marvin Bijou is sensitive, creative boy living in, what he will later in life identify as, exile. He knows at a young age that he is gay and that he is completely alone when facing the sexual and physical abuse of bullies and the oppressive ignorance of his family.

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A Moment in the Reeds (Tämä Hetki Kaislikossa)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Leevi, a Finnish man living in Paris begrudgingly comes home to Finland to help his estranged father renovate a summer home. There, he meets Tareq, a Syrian immigrant hired by his father to help with the work. Their connection happens easily and quickly and, as luck would have it, the father leaves, giving the men time to spend time together.

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Good Manners (As boas maneiras)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

lara is poor, Black, and so desperate for work that she takes a demeaning job working for what appears to be (at least on the surface) an entitled, self-absorbed wealthy, pregnant white woman. Make no mistake – nothing in this story is what it appears to be.

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Call Her Ganda

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

When 26-year old Filipina transgender woman and alleged sex worker, Jennifer Laude, is found dead with her head plunged into a motel room toilet, the perpetrator is quickly identified as 19-year-old U.S. marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. A military recruit in an unfamiliar land, Pemberton was on “liberty leave” when he solicited Jennifer at a disco.

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Mario

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Why should a talented young man choose between his lifetime dream and the first love of his life? Mario has been working and dreaming toward a career as a professional soccer player. He was well on his way when Leon walked into his life.

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Sorry, Angel (Plaire, Aimer et Courir Vite)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Christophe Honoré’s (Love Songs) skillfully crafted and thoroughly engaging new effort is a time capsule back 25 years to when AIDS was on the mind of every gay man and cruising in parks and theaters was in vogue .Novelist Jacques lives downstairs from friend Mathieu who sometimes cares for Jacques’ young son Loulou.

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Just Friends (Gewoon Vrienden)

freeFall Theatre 6099 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL

Dreamy medical student Yad moves backs home after too much partying in Amsterdam and not enough studying. He attempts to land a job as a surf instructor, but ends up as home help for elderly clients, much to his parent’s disapproval.

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Zen In The Ice Rift (Zen sul ghiaccio sottile)

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

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.

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This is Not Berlin (Esto no es Berlín)

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

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.

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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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Billie and Emma

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Billie and Emma are sent to a Catholic high school for very different reasons. Set in the Philippines of the mid-1990’s, Billie is banished by her city parents to get her away from her girlfriend. Emma is brilliant, overachieving, popular, and on course for a bright future.

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José

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

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.

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Being Impossible (Yo impossible)

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

After attempting her first sexual experience with her boyfriend, Ariel discovers that she is different. Her gynecologist reveals that her sex life may be complicated by "corrective" surgery and a strictly gendered upbringing by her family and religious societal norms of Venezuela. Now, as she discovers her body for the first time, Ariel must decide who she wants to be.

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Universal Drama (Shorts)

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

Join us for a collection of six short films that celebrate queer people around the world.

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The Ground Beneath my Feet (Der Boden unter den Füßen)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Lola is a jet-setting overachiever in a cutthroat corporate environment. She keeps both her relationship with her boss, Elise, and the existence of an older sister, Conny, a secret.  But when she receives the news that Conny has attempted suicide, Lola's secrets threaten to explode into the open.

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Kattumaram

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

Anandhi understands loss. Her parents and relatives perished into the waves of a Tsunami off the coast of India. Her Uncle Singaram feels the loss even deeper, as he is the only one left to look after Anandhi, with all the tenderness and the hand wringing of an anxious father.

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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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Song Lang

Metro Wellness and Community Center 3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

When a hunky, brooding, and hardened debt collector and martial arts practitioner Dung “Thunderbolt” threatens to set fire to a pile of traditional opera costumes for an upcoming performance, one of the actors, Linh Phung, steps in to argue for more time. This non-traditional meeting instead ignites a slow burn between the two men.

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End of the Century (Fin de siglo)

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Time bends in this sexy film about the chance meetings of two scruffy, handsome men. Ocho meets Javi while vacationing in Barcelona. The electricity between them is immediate.

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And Then We Danced

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

Merab has been dancing since he was ten. He aspires to make the National Ballet and he feels confident, until Irakli shows up. Irakli is strong, handsome, and confident in the way someone can be when they have always been better than everyone else.

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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…

TRANSFORMISTAS

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Filmed covertly without permission from the Cuban government, this intimately epic documentary fluctuates between the past and the present, contrasting the struggles that different generations of drag queens have faced in their country.

YOUNG HUNTER (EL CAZADOR)

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

A horny teen left alone by vacationing parents may have a familiar ring but this film’s intimate treatment of a gay boy’s early sexual explorations is far more original with its mystery and mayhem mix of thriller and coming-of-age story.

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.

In-Person
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Drag Stars Double Feature:

TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Two Films: Being BeBe: the BeBe Zahara Benet Documentary and Workhorse Queen

Virtual