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Queer Cinema

If it's queer, it's here! Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Alternative... However you want to label it, this is the place for some of the most compassionate, honest, witty and memorable films at Alice in Videoland. The list below contains works that feature important gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters and issues; many using same-sex romance or relationships as an integral plot device. "Queer Documentaries" may be accessed within the "Documentary" feature, left. Right: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Querelle".

Walk Like a Man (2008)

6.4/10
Director: Jim Morgison, Patricia Zagarella

Narrated by former rugby champion, Ian Roberts, "Walk Like a Man" traces the journey of two of the world's best gay rugby teams - reigning champions,... Read more

Walk On Water (2004)

7.4/10
Director: Eytan Fox
Starring: Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, Carolina Peters, Gidon Shemer

Eyal is a Mossad assassin sent to kill an aging Nazi war criminal. The target's grandaughter is living on a kibbutz in Israel and her brother is abou... Read more

We Were Here (2010)

7.8/10
Director: David Weissman

During the 1970s, San Francisco became a safe haven for the gay and lesbian community, providing a place where one could live openly, away from discri... Read more

Weekend (2011)

7.7/10
Director: Andrew Haigh
Starring: Tom Cullen, Chris New

This sensual, remarkably observed, beautifully acted wonder is the breakout feature from British writer-director-editor Andrew Haigh. Rarely has a fil... Read more

What's Cooking? (2000)

7.1/10
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Starring: Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard

A Jewish, Vietnamese, Latino and African-American family each assemble for their own version of the Thanksgiving holiday where conflicts quickly arise... Read more

When Love Comes (1999)

7.2/10
Director: Garth Maxwell
Starring: Nancy Brunning, Rena Owen, Dean O'Gorman, Simon Prast, Sophia Hawthorne

Six people from very different backgrounds journey through the ins and outs and ups and downs of love and destiny. It is a film that touches your hear... Read more

When Night Is Falling (1995)

6.7/10
Director: Patricia Rozema
Starring: Pascale Bussieres, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny, Don McKellar

From the director of 'I've Heard the Mermaids Singing' comes this refreshingly liberating tale of lesbian love. Camille (Pascale Bussieres) is a Chris... Read more

Wigstock: The Movie (1995)

6.8/10
Director: Barry Shils
Starring: RuPaul , The Lady Bunny, Lypsinka, Deee-Lite

'A celebration of life, liberty and the pursuit of big hair', New York City's annual Wigstock drag festival is the focus of this wild and exuberant do... Read more

Wild Side (1995)

5.6/10
Director: Donald Cammell
Starring: Christopher Walken, Joan Chen, Anne Heche

A torrid, erotic, suspenseful drama about a beautiful banker (Anne Heche) moonlighting as a prostitute who gets involved in more than just a blackmail... Read more

Wilde (1997)

6.9/10
Director: Brian Gilbert
Starring: Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle, Tom Wilkinson

This biographical tale of Oscar Wilde, poet, playwright and genius, chronicles his fascinating life during the years 1882 until 1897. The self-realisa... Read more