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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".

2 Seconds (1998)

Director: Manon Briand
Starring: Charlotte Laurier, Dino Tavarone, Jonathan Bolduc, Suzanne Clement, Yves Pelleti...

Champion of the mountain bike circuit, Laurie (Charlotte Laurier) is, after ten years, still at the top of her game. At the start of a crucial race sh... Read more

50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)

Director: Stewart Main
Starring: Andrew Patterson, Harriet Beattie, Jay Collins, Georgia McNeil, Michael Dorman,...

Growing up in Central Otago in 1975, 12-year-old Billy is a farmer's son out of step with the other kids at his school. He's not interested in farmin... Read more

52 Tuesdays (2013)

Director: Sophie Hyde
Starring: Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Del Herbert-Jane

16-year-old Billies reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition and their time together becomes... Read more

9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)

Director: Lab Ky Mo
Starring: Glen Mulhern, Brendan Mackey, Steven Berkoff, Michael Praed, Vas Blackwood

An over-the-top crime caper comedy about two Irish lads who attempt to supplement their giros by becoming rent boys in London's upmarket gay community... Read more

A Boy's Life (1993)

Director: Peggy Rajski, Raoul O'connell, Todd Haynes
Starring: Evan Bonifant, Raoul O'Connell, Brett Barsky

A compilation of three short films, "Dottie Gets Spanked" by Todd Haynes, "A Friend of Dorothy" by Raoul O'Connell and "Trevor" by Peggy Rajski. Each... Read more

A Boys Life 2 (1996)

Director: Brian Sloan, Raoul O'connell, Robert Lee King
Starring: Josh Weinstein, Raoul O'Connell, Matt Nolan

Three tales of lust, love and liberation for gay film fans. "Pool Days" by Brian Sloan, "A Friend of Dorothy" by Raoul O'Connell and "The Disco Years"... Read more

A Home at the End of the World (2004)

Director: Michael Mayer
Starring: Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Dallas Roberts, Sissy Spacek

Best friends and once teen-lovers Bobby (Colin Farrell) and Jonathan (Dallas Roberts) reunite after a long separation. Bobby is now a charismatic het... Read more

A Jihad For Love (2007)

Director: Parvez Sharma

The world's first feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality. Director Parvez Sharma enters the m... Read more

A Man Of No Importance (1994)

Director: Suri Krishnamma
Starring: Albert Finney, Brenda Fricker, Michael Gambon

While staging Oscar Wilde's controversial 'Salome' at his local Dublin Church, a theatre-loving bus conductor examines his repressed sexual feelings -... Read more

A Single Man (2009)

Director: Tom Ford
Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode

Set in Los Angeles in 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, "A Single Man" is the story of a British college professor (Colin Firth) who is... Read more