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LGBTQ Films in the Ithaca College Library


The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) DVD 1641
Advocate #12. Drag queens on a road trip through Australia. An Oscar for Best Costume Design.
After Stonewall: from the riots to the millenium (1999) DVD 2741
Message: Stonewall was important.
Aimée & Jaguar (1999) DVD 135
A lesbian affair is not a safe thing to have in Nazi Germany. In German.
American Beauty (1999) DVD 2744
Just one of the hollow ad executive's suburban problems is caused by a homophobic neighbor.
And the Band Played On (1993) DVD 2920
​Strong-willed men and women fight to save lives in the face of a mysterious illness. First aired on HBO.
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1994) DVD 5058
IntersectingSan Francisco stories.A PBS miniseries.
JFK (1991) DVD 719
Didn't you know? Homosexuals plotted the assassination.
L.A. Confidential (1997) DVD 3060
At its core is the murder of a Hollywood hunk, who is a bisexual hustler. But was he the only closest gay character in the film?
Longtime Companion (1990) DVD 7165
A group of friends learn about loyalty, love, and courage in the face of AIDS.
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997) DVD 4299
Eight gay men spend summer holiday weekends together at a beach house.
Ma Vie en Rose = My Life in Pink (1997) DVD 2812
A 7-year old boy can’t wait to grow up to become a beautiful woman. In French.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) DVD 6559
What secrets lie behind the murder at an elegant Christmas party in Savannah?
Miller's Crossing (1990) DVD 1817
The gangland violence is over the top, but the homosexual love triangle is subtly presented.
Mulan (1998) DVD 1748
Chinese warrior woman. The earliest and perhapsclosest Disney has come to tackling gender identity issues head on. With Mulan II.
My Own Private Idaho (1991) DVD 5036
Two friends on a quest; one's a gay street hustler.
Naked Lunch (1991) DVD 4972
A weird but surprisingly hetereosexualized interpretation of William Burrough's work.
The Opposite of Sex (1998) DVD 1938
​A runaway, her gay half-brother, and hunky boyfriend go cross-country after a heist.
Orlando (1992) DVD 361
A ​nobleman undergoes extraordinary transformations.
Paris Is Burning (1990) DVD 4011
Advocate #3. Explores the 1980s ball culture in NYC.
Philadelphia(1993) DVD 448
Advocate#6. Called a "a groundbreaking time capsule." It's about a discrimination case. An Oscar for Tom Hanks.
The Pillow Book (1996) DVD 33
Awoman is inspired by 10th century Japanese courtisan. In Japanese, Chinese, and English.
Poison(1991) DVD 1767
T​hree interweaving tales tell of abusive sex, monstrous sex, and obsessive sex.
Priest(1994) DVD 10193
A gay priest is torn between keeping the faith and exposing the truth.
Quand Tombe la Nuit = When Night Is Falling(1996) DVD 10184
A professor & a circus performer. In English & French.
Reality Bites (1994) DVD 4094
Why does one of the main character's gay friends remain celibate?
Les Roseaux Sauvages = Wild reeds (1994) DVD 821
Two French teenaged boys, uncertain of their sexuality, come of age. In French.
Silverlake Life: the View from Here (1993) DVD 8878
A video diary of living with AIDS.
Six Degrees of Separation(1993) DVD 1558
Themes of race, class, deception, and sexuality all intersect.
Smoke Signals (1998) DVD 1215
An odd friendship on the Rez. One is very straight, the other is not.
Swoon (1992) DVD 5296
A thriller based on the Leopold and Loeb case.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) DVD 6555
Duplicity, lies, gay lust, and murder, not necessarily in that order.
Thelma & Louise(1991) DVD 428
Two bold women, desperate and funny, now iconic.
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar(1995) DVD 9801
A road trip to a drag queen beauty pageant. Basically a buddy pic.
Todo Sobre Mi Madre = All About My Mother[in Viva Pedro: the Almodóvar collection](1999) DVD 3045
A nurse deals with AIDS, homosexuality, transsexualism, faith, and existentialism. It's a comedy.
Velvet Goldmine (1998) DVD 4082
Are porter looking for a glam-rock superstar finds weirdness and truth.
The Watermelon Woman(1996) DVD 4315
Parallel stories of mixed race lesbian couples.
Wilde (1997) DVD 10204
The importance of being Oscar Wilde.
Xi yan = The Wedding Banquet (1993) DVD 8281
He is gay; she needs a green card; the aren't the same race; their parents misunderstand. In Mandarin and English.
Yo, la Peor de Todas = I, the Worst of All (1990) DVD 4003
The making of a poet after a woman develops an intimate relationship in a convent and has to face the Inquisition. In Spanish.
Zero Patience (1993) DVD 5818
"Patient Zero," in this complex tale, is the flight attendant accused of bringing AIDS to North America.

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