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 Universe of Keith Haring (2008)

Director: Christina Clausen

An intimate portrait of one of the most popular and culturally significant artists of the 20th century, whose mantra was 'art is for everyone!'. Chris... Read more

Joe Bell (2020)

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Connie Britton, Gary Sinise

The true story of a small town, working class father who embarks on a solo walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented... Read more

The Last Bus Home (1997)

Director: Johnny Gogan
Starring: Anthony Brophy, Brian O'Byrne, Annie Ryan, Gemma Craven

Though it is late in the punk rock movement, four Dublin youths get together in 1979 to form their own band. Accurately recounting the energy and rawn... Read more

Rick and Steve - The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World: Season 1 (2007)

Director: Q Allan Brocka
Starring: Voices Of, Will Matthews, Peter Paige, Q Allan Brocka, Wilson Cruz, Alan Cumming...

Three gay couples - the titular Rick and Steve, Chuck and Evan, and Dana and Kirsten - live in the 'gay ghetto' of West Lahunga Beach, all working thr... Read more

The High Life: Series 1 (1994)

Director: Angela deChastelai Smith
Starring: Alan Cumming, Forbes Masson, Siobhan Redmond, Patrick Ryecart

Hilariously over-the-top and camp Scottish sit-com written by and starring Alan Cumming and Forbes Masson, friends from their days at the Royal Scotti... Read more

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Kevin Spacey, John Cusack, Jack Thompson

A New York magazine writer (John Cusack) is sent to picturesque Savannah, Georgia, to cover a lavish party hosted by local antiques merchant Jim Willi... Read more

Salmonberries (1991)

Director: Percy Adlon
Starring: k d lang, Rosel Zech, Chuck Connors, Jane Lind

Singer k.d. lang stars as an androgynous foundling looking for her identity in an isolated Alaskan outpost, a quest which leads to a meeting with a be... Read more

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

Wigstock: The Movie (1995)

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

We Were Here (2010)

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