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".

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post (2018)

Director: Desiree Akhavan
Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz

In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians. Read more

Gentleman Jack (2019)

Starring: Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Gemma Jones, Timothy West

A dramatization of the life of LGBTQ+ trailblazer, voracious learner and cryptic diarist Anne Lister, who returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832,... Read more

A Fantastic Woman (2017)

Director: Sebastian Lelio
Starring: Luis Gnecco, Amparo Noguera

Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend. Read more

Blue / Glitterbug (1993)

Director: Derek Jarman
Starring: Tilda Swinton, Nigel Terry, John Quentin

A Derek Jarman double feature. "Blue" (1993, 75 mins) - A courageous personal testimony about his experiences with AIDS, Derek Jarman's final feature... Read more

Paris Is Burning (1990)

Director: Jennie Livingston
Starring: Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza

Equally outrageous, funny and touching, Jennie Livingston's acclaimed documentary looks at a very vocal segment of the gay community: the drag 'houses... 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

The Event (2005)

Director: Thom Fitzgerald
Starring: Don McKellar, Olympia Dukakis, Parker Posey, Brent Carver, Sarah Polley

A talented cast comes together for a contemporary issue film set in New York. A city prosecutor (Posey) is sent to investigate the death of an apparen... Read more

Eating Out (2004)

Director: Q Allan Brocka
Starring: Emily Stiles, Scott Lunsford, Jim Verraros

Hunky Caleb is attracted to pretty Gwen, who prefers spending time with her circle of gay male friends. Caleb's gay roommate, Kyle, gives him tips on... Read more

An Englishman in New York (2009)

Director: Richard Laxton
Starring: John Hurt, Swoosie Kurtz, Jonathan Tucker, Denis O'Hare, Cynthia Nixon

John Hurt reprises his acclaimed performance from 1975's 'The Naked Civil Servant', in which he portrayed "one of the stately homos of England" Britis... Read more

Boogie Nights (Blu-ray) (1997)

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, William H Macy, Heather Graham, Jo...

This acclaimed, disco-filled chronicle of the adult film industry's rise and decline in the late 70s and 80s stars Mark Wahlberg as the well-endowed s... Read more