Poll: Upcoming Queer Cinema
June is LGBT Pride Month. The following films with queer themes will be released in the second half of 2018. Which story sounds most interesting? Want to talk about it? Click here!
Poll by: yrnej
Created Jun 25 2018
July 20 - Alexander McQueen's rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of his McQueen's own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
August 3 - In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.
What Keeps You Alive (2018)
August 24 - Majestic mountains, a still lake and venomous betrayals engulf a female married couple attempting to celebrate their one-year anniversary.
Sauvage / Wild (2018)
August 29 - Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here - longing for love. He doesn't know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
A Paris Education (2018)
August 31 - Etienne comes to Paris from Lyon to study cinema, meets many new friends and falls under the thrall of the mysterious Mathias.
September 14 - A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.
September 26 - "Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
Boy Erased (2018)
September 28 - The son of a baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program.
September 2018 - Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius.
The Happy Prince (2018)
October 5 - The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.
Studio 54 (2018)
October 5 - Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era.
October 17 - Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams to become a ballerina.
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
November 2 - A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert in 1985.
El Angel (2018)
TBA - Fictionalised portrait of Carlos Robledo Puch, the real Argentinian serial killer who the press dubbed 'The Angel of Death' because of his cherubic appearance. The young man with the golden curls and the deadly aim was arrested in 1972, having just turned 20, with 11 homicides and over 40 thefts to his name.
Blowin' Up (2018)
TBA - Blowin' Up looks at sex work, prostitution and human trafficking through the lens of our nation's first human trafficking intervention court in Queens, New York.
Evening Shadows (2018)
TBA - Set in South India and Mumbai, 'Evening Shadows' is a tender heartwarming story about a mother-son bond that has to withstand the ravages of time, distance and truths.
TBA - American racing legend Hurley Haywood speaks for the first time about being gay in the 1970's macho world of motor sports, and sets the record straight about his relationship with co-driver Peter Gregg.
Mr. Soul! (2018)
TBA - Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL. On the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless black pioneer re-conceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era. He was hip. He was smart. He was innovative, political, and gay. He was Ellis Haizlip. The Revolution was SOUL.
Octavio Is Dead! (2018)
TBA - Tyler tries to discover the father she never got the chance to meet in this stirring psycho-sexual ghost story, exploring themes of gender and sexual identity.
Vita & Virginia (2018)
TBA - The fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.
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