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".

Treading Water (2001)

Director: Lauren Himmel
Starring: Angie Redman, Nina Landey, Annette Miller, Robert Harte, Shawn Nee

Casey lives on a boat with her loving girlfriend, Alex. Her parents are openly hostile to her 'lifestyle' but have begrudgingly invited Casey to Chri... Read more

Trick (1999)

Director: Jim Fall
Starring: John Paul Pitoc, Tori Spelling, Brad Beyer, Christian Campbell

Manhattan office worker/would-be musical comedy writer Christian Campbell's hunt for "Mr. Right" picks up when he catches the eye of handsome go-go da... Read more

Tropical Malady (2004)

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Utilizing elements of Thai folklore, this mesmerizing drama examines the love affair between soldier Keng and laborer Tong. Just as the youthful pair... Read more

True Blood: Season 1 (2008)

Director: Alan Ball, Michael Lehmann, John Dahl, Scott Winant, Daniel Minahan
Starring: Anna Paquin, Jim Parrack, Sam Trammell, Rutina Wesley, Stephen Moyer, Alexander...

Anna Paquin is a telepathic Louisiana barmaid in this gothically sexy and imaginatively peculiar show from Alan Ball ('Six Feet Under') and HBO. It is... Read more

True Blood: Season 2 (2009)

Director: Various
Starring: Anna Paquin, Michelle Forbes, William Sanderson, Sam Trammell, Michael McMillan,...

Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality and dark secrets. For Sookie Stackhouse, life is more dangerous than ever after she an... Read more

Tying The Knot (2004)

Director: Jim de Seve

While examining the politically white-hot topic of gay marriage in America, this powerful documentary brings the issue into emotionally personal focus... Read more

Ugly Betty: Season 1 (2006)

Starring: America Ferrera, Christopher Gorham, Eric Mabius, Alan Dale, Tony Plana, Ana Ort...

Young actress America Ferrara won an Emmy for her role as Betty Suarez, an overweight, ugly duckling who gets a job in the high-flying world of fashio... Read more

Vampire Diary (2007)

Director: Mark James, Phil O'Shea
Starring: Anna Walton, Morven Macbeth, Jamie Thomas King, Kate Sissons, Justin McDonald, K...

Whilst making a documentary about the so-called 'weekend vampire' phenomenon sweeping London clubs, filmmaker Holly meets the highly enigmatic and bea... Read more

Vampyros Lesbos (1970)

Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Ewa Stromberg, Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller

From the prolific Jess Franco comes this savage sexual shocker that mixes horror and lesbian thrills. Ewa Stromberg is the woman haunted by weird drea... Read more

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Eddie Izzard, Toni Collette, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ewan McGregor, Emily Woof, Ch...

Tells the story of the rise and fall of a glam rock legend. Mythical Rock God, Brian Slade, suddenly disappears at the peak of his fame after a public... Read more