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LGBTQ Films in the Ithaca College Library


Carol (2016) VIDEO 10763
An unexpected love affair set in 1950s New York
The Danish Girl (2016) VIDEO 10726
The evolving story of an artistic couple as they navigate a transgender journey
Growing Up Coy (2016) VIDEO 10930
A family fights for their 6-year-old transgender daughter’s rights.
Moonlight (2017) VIDEO 10998
Three stages in the life of black man who faces his sexuality and identity
A Womb of Their Own VIDEO 11284
focuses on a "group of masculine-of-center-identified people who experience pregnancy."
Les Adieux a la Reine = Farewell, My Queen (2012) DVD 9263
Marie Antoinette was a lesbian? In French.
Albert Nobbs (2011) DVD 2591
Story of a 19th century Irishwoman after passing as a man 30 years.
Anak-Anak Srikandi = Children of Srikandi (2013) DVD 9447
An experimental film about queer women, combining documentary, fiction and shadow puppets. In Indonesian.
L'Armée du Salut = Salvation army (2013) DVD 2776
A young gay man navigates the sexual, racial and political climate of Morrocco. In Arabic and French.
Beginners (2010) DVD 8366
Old men can learn new tricks. An Oscar for Christopher Plummer.
Black Swan (2010) DVD 517
Beautiful ballet, psychological melodrama, and a controversial sex scene.
Bridegroom (2013) DVD 10180
What the death of a partner meantbeforesame-sex marriage was legalized.
The Case Against 8 (2015) DVD 1615
HBO film on the California case that overturned the ban on same-sex marriage.
Cloud Atlas (2013) DVD 9628
One of the film's interwoven stories is a tragic tale of a bisexual composer and letter-writer.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013) DVD 1651
A homophobe learns to deal.
Elena Undone (2010) DVD 9820
A troubled marriage leads a woman tofind hotromance elsewhere.
Foxcatcher (2014) DVD 10355
Is this wrestling story homoerotic or homophobic
Gen Silent (2011) DVD 5208
A documentary look at LGBT aging.
God Loves Uganda (2014) DVD 10777
Examines the role American evangelics in the persecution of homosexuals in Uganda.
Grandma (2015) DVD 10757
A lesbian poet in mourning bonds with her granddaughter seeking an abortion.
Growing Up Trans (2015) DVD 10622
An exploration of the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Originally aired on Frontiline.
How To Survive a Plague (2012) DVD 9301
How an improbable group of activists stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence.
Howl (2010) DVD 4718
Allen Ginsberg, his poem, and a trial.
The Imitation Game (2014) DVD 10459
The life of cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing.
J. Edgar (2011) DVD 9852
The story of J. Edgar Hoover, emphasizing sexual secrets.
Just Gender(2013) DVD 10426
Stories of transgender individuals and their spouses, friends, and allies.
The Kids Are All Right (2010) DVD 7431
A same-sex couple, their children, and a stranger
Living Adoption: Gay Parents Speak (2010) DVD 10956
Lesbian and gay adoptive parents who share their experiences, feelings, challenges and strategies.
Love Is Strange (2015) DVD 10744
A mature gay couple must deal with separation and otherharsh realities.
Making the Boys (2011) DVD 8911
The "boys" as in the play and movieBoys in the Band.
Mine Vaganti = Loose Cannons (2010) DVD 1248
Sibling rivalry over coming out. In Italian.
The New Black (2013) DVD 1615
Examines the African-American church and community as it grapples with the gay rights issue.
The Normal Heart (2014) DVD 10042
The early days of the AIDS crisis in NYC. First aired on HBO.
Omoide no Marnie = When Marnie Was There (2015) DVD 4334
Anime film about adolescent girls developing a close and intimate friendship dripping with romantic tension.
Out for the Long Run (2010) DVD 9804
Focuses on a handful of openly gay high school and college athletes.
Out Late (2008) DVD 3204
Five individuals tell their stories about come out as a lesbian, gay, or transgender after the age of 55.
ParaNorman (2012) DVD 9240​
The first mainstream animated film with an uncloseted gay character, a jock at that.
Pariah (2011) DVD 9700
A young urbanblack lesbian's coming-of-age tale.
Patrik Age 1.5 (2010) DVD 7662
A same-sex couple adopt a teen by mistake. In Swedish.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) DVD 9727
Misfits, including a gay twin, show us what it means to belong.
Philomena (2013) DVD 9858
To reveal the reason this film is on the list would risk spoiling the plot.
Photos of Angie: a Tragedy in Five Acts (2012) DVD 10334
The story of Angie Zapata, a transgender teen murdered in Colorado in 2008
Pitch Perfect & Pitch Perfect 2 (2012 & 2015) DVD 9486
Collegiate female a cappella, a story sexual confusion, tension, and playfulness.
Pride (2014) DVD 10909
Feelgood and powerful fictionalized account of gay activists working together with reluctant miner families in a small Welsh town during a national strike.
Private Romeo (2011) DVD 9683
Shakespeare's tragic love story more than inspires two military school cadets.
PUZZLES: When Hate Came to Town (2012) DVD 10822
Tells the story of a hate crime in a gay bar called Puzzles Lounge in New Bedford, MA.
The Same Difference (2015) DVD 10943
Examines homophobia and gender discrimination within the black lesbian community.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) DVD 7762
"Because I'm in lesbians with you."
Stonewall Uprising (2011) DVD 6461
Story of the Stonewall Inn riot, originally broadcast on PBS's The American Experience.
Tales of the Waria (2011) DVD 10724
A community of transgender women in Indonesia search for romance and intimacy.
To Be Takei (2014) DVD 10898
Documentary look at the career and daily life of film star and gay activist George Takei
Valentine Road (2013) DVD 10243
A character study of a 14-year old killer.
La vie d'Adèle = Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013) DVD 9819
Girl meets girl;one has blue hair; defining love story for the new century. In French.
Vision (2010) DVD 5261
One of the subplots in this film about 12th century mystic, abbess, and composer Hildegard von Bingen is her intense attachment to a young nun.
We Were Here (2011) DVD 10213
San Francisco, AIDS, and the power of community.
Weekend (2011) DVD 8915
Brief Encounter updated, sorta, with two queer Brits.

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