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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".

Moonlight ( Blu-ray ) (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Barry Jenkins
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders,...

This drama charts the life of a black gay youth named Chiron as he grows up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. In the first segment, Chiron is a ten-ye... Read more

Moonlight (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Barry Jenkins
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders,...

This drama charts the life of a black gay youth named Chiron as he grows up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. In the first segment, Chiron is a ten-ye... 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

La Belle Saison ( Summertime ) (2015)

7.4/10
Director: Catherine Corsini
Starring: Cecile De France, Kevin Azais, Izia Higelin, Noemie Lvovsky

Catherine Corsini casts a delicate glance over womens liberation and female sexuality in the seventies set French drama, Summertime (La belle saison... Read more

The Girl King (2015)

5.9/10
Director: Mika Kaurismaki
Starring: Hippolyte Girardot, Patrick Bauchau, Michael Nyqvist, Martina Gedeck, Peter Lohm...

The Girl King paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are agai... Read more

The Danish Girl (2015)

7.1/10
Director: Tom Hooper
Starring: Sebastian Koch, Ben Whishaw, Eddie Redmayne, Amber Heard, Alicia Vikander, Matth...

Tom Hooper directs this biographical drama starring Eddie Redmayne as Danish artist, and one of the first recipients of gender reassignment surgery, E... Read more

Nasty Baby (2015)

5.6/10
Director: Sebastian Silva
Starring: Mark Margolis, Alia Shawkat, Reg E Cathey, Kristen Wiig, Sebastian Silva

"Nasty Baby" centers on a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. The f... 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

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

Freeheld (2015)

6.5/10
Director: Peter Sollett
Starring: Julianne Moore, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell, Ellen Page

The true love story of Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with... Read more