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Paese Che Vai - When In Rome
Set in a small town in the Italian countryside, a young and handsome Alfredo returns home after a long time along with his partner Mattia...
A queer sixteen-year-old girl, Mahina, resides in the predominantly Native Hawaiʻian neighborhood of Wai’anae, Oahu. After suffering abuse from her stepfather, Mahina must navigate life on the streets, until she eventually finds refuge at the Pu’uhonua o Wai’anae––Hawaiʻi’s largest organized homeless encampment.
A boy recounts his failed attempts to impress his crush, this time determined not to repeat his mistakes.
Vote Neil
Marine vet Neil Rafferty runs to be the first openly gay man in the Alabama State Legislature alongside his fiancé Michael Rudulph. An intimate portrait about politics, the Southern LGBTQ experience, and one incredible love story.
Jack and Anna
Based on true events, "Jack and Anna" tells the tragic story of a young woman who was put on trial for cross-dressing and same-sex marriage in the early 1900s.
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Caro Comes Out
Caro Comes Out is a queer torture experiment, but also a comedy, but also a short film about coming out to your entire Cuban family.
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The Paint Wizzard
Millie "The Paint Wizzard" is a transgender housepainter who lives in a bright yellow motorhome in Austin, Texas. A few years ago, at the age of 58, she gained the courage to leave "Michael" behind and embrace her authentic self, cat ears and all.
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Celebrating Pride with impactful stories of the LGBTQ+ community.

92 min. This program contains language and mature themes. 

Free online Q&A with filmmakers from this program will stream live on Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 PM ET and will be available on-demand afterward. Click HERE to register for and to view the Q&A.

Set in a small town in the Italian countryside, a young and handsome Alfredo returns home after a long time along with his partner Mattia, an African American man. After meeting Alfredo's grandmother, the sweet and crazy Donna Maria, the pair go to see Alfredo's father, Sor Pucci. Alfredo must break the news to his old-fashioned father about his secret.

In Italian with English subtitles

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  • Year
  • Runtime
    11 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    World Premiere
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Comedy, Family-Friendly, LGBTQ+
  • Director
    Luca Padrini
  • Screenwriter
    Luca Padrini, Simona Toma
  • Producer
    Luca Padrini, Cinzia Bomoll, Vijaykumar Mirchandani
  • Executive Producer
    Fabrizio Vicari, Giuseppe Mottola
  • Cast
    Alessandro Benvenuti, Rocco Fasano, Jason Prempeh, Giusy Valeri