by Deann Borshay Liem and Nicole Opper and Stephanie Wang-Breal
Premiere Date: August 31, 2010
POV features three films about adoption — Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy by Stephanie Wang-Breal; Off and Running by Nicole Opper; and In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee by Deann Borshay Liem — and has launched a national public awareness campaign to examine issues facing adoptees and families who choose to adopt. Watch all three films online through November, 2010. (various minutes)
by Olivier Meyrou
Premiere Date: June 30, 2009
The story of a family's struggle to seek justice for their murdered son while trying to transcend hatred and the desire for revenge. (90 minutes)
by Freida Lee Mock
Premiere Date: December 12, 2007
Tony Kushner, whose epochal Angels in America begins a revival run in New York this week, is one of the country's leading playwrights — and one of its fiercest moral critics.
by Arthur Dong
Premiere Date: August 26, 2003
What happens when conservative Christian families have children who are homosexual? Family Fundamentals goes to the heart of today's debate over homosexuality, where the personal is inextricably — and dramatically — bound up in the political. (54 minutes)
by Annie Goldson and Peter Wells
Premiere Date: June 20, 2003
What are the chances that a former prostitute could be elected a Member of the Parliament of New Zealand by a conservative, rural district? What if that person were also a transsexual? The odds may seem daunting, but Georgina Beyer did it. (54 minutes)
by Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras
Premiere Date: June 17, 2003
Flag Wars is a poignant account of the politics and pain of gentrification. Working-class black residents in Columbus, Ohio fight to hold on to their homes. Realtors and gay home-buyers see fixer-uppers. The clashes expose prejudice and self-interest on both sides, as well as the common dream to have a home to call your own. (54 minutes)
by Nancy Kates and Bennett Singer
Premiere Date: January 20, 2003
During his 60-year career as an activist, Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the movement. But his open sexuality forced him to remain in the background. (83 minutes)
by Tom Shepard
Premiere Date: June 19, 2001
"To be physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight" - this is the Boy Scout pledge. Since 1910, millions of boys have joined. But today, if you are openly gay, you can't. A 12-year-old Boy Scout named Steven Cozza launches a campaign to overturn the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy. (54 minutes)
by Lucy Winer and Karen Eaton
Premiere Date: June 8, 1999
If ever someone has embodied the maxim, age is a state of mind, it's 90-year-old Christine Burton. After decades of personal struggle, she reinvented her own life at age 80 by founding Golden Threads, an international network for older gay women. (56 minutes)
by Arthur Dong
Premiere Date: June 23, 1998
Arthur Dong goes inside prison to probe the minds and souls of men whose attitudes towards homosexuality have led them to murder.
by Carlos Aparicio and Susana Aiken
Premiere Date: July 9, 1996
Ricardo was once Sara, a homeless HIV positive transvestite, living in the underbelly of Manhattan. Today he is a churchgoing, married man, saved by a Dallas ministry.
by Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson
Premiere Date: June 18, 1996
Poet, lover, mother, warrior — Audre Lorde wrote passionately of love and anger, civil rights and sexuality, family politics and the glories of nature. (60 minutes)
by Teodoro Maniaci and Francine Rzeznik
Premiere Date: June 14, 1994
Can homosexuality be cured? From exorcisms to shock therapy, from Homosexuals Anonymous to beauty make-overs for lesbians, many have tried. While some of these methods may seem comical, filmmakers Teodoro Maniaci and Francine Rzeznik pose serious questions about who's asking gay men and lesbians to change and why.
by Tom Joslin and Peter Friedman
Premiere Date: June 15, 1993
At the heart of this ground-breaking video diary is a powerful tale of love, commitment, mortality and AIDS.
by Marlon Riggs
Premiere Date: July 16, 1991
"Marlon Riggs's Tongues Untied rises above the 'deeply personal' — far above it — in exploring what it means to be black and gay."
by Peter Adair
Premiere Date: June 18, 1991
Filmmaker Peter Adair asks 11 people — women and men, gay and straight, from all walks of life — to share their stories about living with the HIV virus.
by Lisa Leeman
Premiere Date: July 3, 1990
Gary, a 39 year-old successful animation artist and devout Christian, is pursuing a lifelong dream — to become a woman. Metamorphosis is a candid, non-sensational and sometimes humorous journey of nearly three years as Gary prepares physically and emotionally for sex reassignment surgery. Along the way, the film raises provocative questions about what really makes us men and women.