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Frameline45 : homos, where the heart is

Frameline45 : homos, where the heart is

By Brian Bromberger

Whether consciously or not, the theme of Frameline45, in its programming of narrative films, is traditional values, mainly home and family.

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By Jim Provenzano | June 17, 2021

As Frameline celebrates its 45th anniversary, let's look back at coverage of their fifth anniversary in late June 1981, and the adult film advertised on the next page.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 15, 2021

June is such an exciting month on TV. Everybody remember that LGBTQ people exist. Ad campaigns include us... until June 30, at midnight, when we are shunted into the background again. Catch the LGBTQ programs while they're viewable.


By Gregg Shapiro | June 15, 2021

An award-winning actress, writer, activist, dancer, mother, singer, feminist, Latina and EGOT, Rita Moreno discusses her recent memoir and the new documentary about her amazing life.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | June 14, 2021

On June 18 filmmaker and film curator Jenni Olson will be honored with the prestigious Teddy Award, the Berlinale's queer film award, during the 71st Berlinale's Summer Special Festival.


By Steven Underhill | June 13, 2021

Hundreds of fans attended Frameline45 and SF Pride's outdoor screening of the musical film 'In the Heights,' with several speakers and performers, on Friday, June 11 at Oracle Park.

By Brian Bromberger | June 8, 2021

The 29th Annual San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (through June 17) includes some LGBT-themed films. The star of this lot is 'Surviving the Silence,' already a candidate for one of the best queer documentaries of the year.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | June 7, 2021

Now on display at the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (750 Kearny, inside the Hilton Hotel) is Women: From Her to Here, an exhibition of works by women from the Asian diaspora, many of them queer-identified.

By Heather Cassell | June 2, 2021

Queer movie buffs will have to choose between attending two of San Francisco's LGBTQ film festivals on a couple of nights this Pride Month.


By Brian Bromberger | May 25, 2021

Not even one frame or video shot has been screened, but Frameline45, which just announced its full program, has already made history. The Castro Theatre and other venues will finally reopen for in-person screenings, with plenty of online viewing as well.

By Gregg Shapiro | May 25, 2021

While his previous two full-length feature films dealt with a younger age demographic, director Ray Yeung's 'Twilight's Kiss' introduces us to men in the twilight of their gay years.


By Brian Bromberger | May 18, 2021

Microsoft pioneering techie Ric Weiland used his wealth and good fortune to make the world a better more just place, especially for LGBTQ people. A new documentary explores his forgotten short yet amazing life.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 18, 2021

Must-watch TV: FX's six-part 'Pride' series brings new perspectives on LGBTQ history, with interviews and rare footage; Asian American shows and characters get a to-view list, and Ellen DeGeneres imminent departure from her chat show made news.


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