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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".

Call Me By Your Name (Blu-Ray) (2017)

8/10
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Amira Casar, Michael Stuhlbarg, Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy.... Read more

Campfire (2000)

5.8/10
Director: Bavo Defurne

Up and coming European filmmaker Bavo Defurne has brought together this collection of some of his best known short films exploring the themes of gay l... Read more

Can't Stop The Music (1980)

4.5/10
Director: Nancy Walker
Starring: Valerie Perrine, Bruce Jenner, Steve Guttenberg, Village People

New York City DJ/Songwriter Jack Morell (Steve Guttenberg) needs just one big break to get his music heard and land a record deal. But with the help o... Read more

Capote (2005)

7.4/10
Director: Bennett Miller
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Chris Cooper, Bru...

In 1959 author Truman Capote read an article about the home invasion and slaying of a Kansas family that led to his personal investigation and subsequ... Read more

Caravaggio (1987)

6.7/10
Director: Derek Jarman
Starring: Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Tilda Swinton

Derek Jarman's elegant and extraordinary film on the life of Caravaggio, the notorious Renaissance painter whose personal life, artistic vision, and m... Read more

Carol (2015)

7.2/10
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rooney Mara, John Magaro, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lac...

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmiths seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves... Read more

Carol ( Blu-ray ) (2015)

7.2/10
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy, Cory Micha...

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves... Read more

Chemsex (2015)

5.3/10

In hidden basements, bedrooms and bars across London, "Chemsex" is a documentary that exposes frankly and intimately a dark side to modern gay life. T... Read more

Chris and Don: A Love Story (2007)

Director: Guido Santi, Tina Mascara
Starring: Don Bachardy, Christopher Isherwood

The true-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood (whose "Berlin Stories" was the basis for... Read more

Circumstance (2011)

5.9/10
Director: Maryam Keshavarz
Starring: Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy, Reza Sixo Safai, Soheil Parsa, Nasrin Pakkho, Sin...

Within the oppressive society of contemporary Iran, two Tehran schoolgirls are romantically drawn to each other and seek the freedom to live their liv... Read more