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".

Three Of Hearts (1993)

Director: Yurek Bogayevicz
Starring: William Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Sherilyn Fenn

This unconventional romantic triangle concerns a beautiful nurse (Kelly Lynch) who hires a handsome male escort (William Baldwin) to seduce the sexual... Read more

To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

Director: Beeban Kidron
Starring: John Leguizamo, Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, Stockard Channing, Blythe Danner,...

The tale of three drag queens headed for Hollywood whose car breaks down in a small rural town where they are befriended by the local female populatio... Read more

Tomboy (2011)

Director: Celine Sciamma
Starring: Zoe Heran, Malonn Levana

Critically acclaimed French drama about a 10-year-old girl who assumes a male identity to fit in when her family move to a small village. The film has... Read more

Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls (2009)

Director: Leanne Pooley
Starring: Jools Topp, Lynda Topp

A revealing and engaging look into the lives of the world's only yodelling, lesbian, country and western singing twins, Leanne Pooley's documentary is... Read more

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Director: Paul Bogart
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein adapted his Broadway hit play about the trials and tribulations of being a sexually active, gay urban male in the 1970's for the big... Read more

Total Eclipse (1995)

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer

Ambitious biopic tracing the stormy romance between poets Verlaine and Rimbaud. Critically disliked, but forgiving fans of the stars and those seeking... Read more

Totally F***ed Up (1993)

Director: Gregg Araki
Starring: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill

Gregg Araki ('The Living End') scripted, edited, photographed, co-produced and directed this number about six gay teenagers trying to keep it together... Read more

Touch of Pink (2003)

Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid
Starring: Kristen Holden-Reid, Kyle MacLachlan, Jimi Mistry, Suleka Mathew, Brian George

Canadian writer/director Ian Iqbal Rashid debuts with this romantic comedy about a young gay Ismali-Canadian living in fashionable London. Alim (Jimi... Read more

Transamerica (2005)

Director: Duncan Tucker
Starring: Burt Young, Elizabeth Pena, Felicity Huffman, Fionnula Flanagan, Graham Greene,...

Felicity Huffman ('Desperate Housewives') won kudos and awards for her layered portrayal of a pre-operative transsexual named Bree. A week before the... Read more

Trash (1970)

Director: Paul Morrissey
Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Holly Woodlawn, Jane Forth

An outrageous tale of two of lifes losers, from the Andy Warhol factory. Joe Dallesandro is a heroin-addicted male hustler whose girlfriend, Holly Woo... Read more