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Turkey time? Done and dusted! But hey, the weekend’s just unfolding its cozy blanket! ๐Ÿฟโœจ Who’s ready for a fabulous movie marathon? Break out the leftover pie and prep your comfiest couch corner, because we’ve got a dazzling lineup of fantastic LGBT flicks waiting for you! Whether you’re eager to dive into stories streaming straight into your living room or you’re set to hit the theaters for that big-screen buzz, we’ve got you covered. So grab your remote (or your tickets!), and let’s embark on a cinematic journey thatโ€™s as colorful and diverse as our wonderful community! Get ready to laugh, cry, cheer, and maybe even dance โ€“ itโ€™s movie o’clock, lovelies! ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽฅ

Shoulder Dance





Sparks fly in "Shoulder Dance" when a reunion brings hidden desires back into the light. Watch as Ira and Roger navigate the blurred lines of friendship and love against the backdrop of a passion-filled weekend, challenging the very essence of their relationships. A tender, tumultuous tale of LGBTQ romance, loyalty, and life's unexpected encounters, this film will steal your heart. ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ




Kokomo City





"Kokomo City" takes you into the hearts and lives of four Black trans sex workers with candor and style. Filmmaker D. Smith crafts a cinematic experience where each shot and story beats with authenticity and the spirit of resilience within the trans community. Step into their world for a dose of unapologetic reality mixed with essential, unstoppable grace. ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธโœจ




Out In The Ring





Dive into the world of LGBTQ wrestlers with "Out In The Ring," as it tackles the grand tale of inclusion and representation in professional wrestling. Discover the history and the personal battles, celebrated victories, and ongoing struggles of queer athletes through authentic voices and raw emotion. It's a gripping narrative that pins down the complexities of identity in the ring. ๐Ÿคผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ




Mutt





"Mutt" is a compelling look at the intersections of family, identity, and transition, capturing a day in the life of a trans man. This poignant narrative showcases the highs and lows of reconnecting with family and redefining relationships, offering a raw and powerful portrayal of the transgender experience. Witness Feรฑa's profound journey in the bustling backdrop of New York City. ๐ŸŒ†๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธ




Rustin





Take an inspirational journey through the life of Bayard Rustin, a pivotal organizer of the civil rights movement and an openly gay Black man. "Rustin" sheds light on the lesser-known aspects of his remarkable life, his relentless fight for justice, and his seminal influence on American history. This heartfelt biopic honors his legacy, illuminating his struggles and unwavering commitment to equality. ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆโœŠ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽฌ




The Dads





"The Dads" is a heartwarming and poignant documentary that shares the stories of love, hope, and fear from a group of fathers with queer and trans children. During a transformative fishing trip, they embrace vulnerability, share their stories, and find a common bond in the unconditional love for their children. A touching exploration of fatherhood and acceptance within the LGBTQ+ community. ๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธ




Next Goal Wins





Directed by the brilliant Taika Waititi, "Next Goal Wins" is an uplifting underdog story of the American Samoa soccer team and their coach's quest to redefine what it means to win. Featuring Jaiyah Saelua, the first trans woman in a FIFA World Cup qualifier, this heartening film celebrates the intersection of sports and LGBTQ+ representation with a winning spirit and infectious charm. โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธ๐Ÿ†




Saltburn





Emerald Fennell, the Oscar-winning mind behind "Promising Young Woman," presents "Saltburn," a riveting tale of desire and privilege at Oxford University. Enter the world of Oliver Quick, whose life unravels in an entangling web of aristocratic allure and forbidden love. This tale of self-discovery explores the nuanced facets of LGBTQ+ identity against a canvas of social elitism and homoerotic tension. ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ’”




May December





"May December," directed by the visionary Todd Haynes, weaves the intricate story of a married couple grappling with their complex past when an actress enters their lives to research a film. Featuring stirring performances by Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore, this melodrama examines the fascinating dynamics of an older woman, a younger man, and the echoes of their controversial romance. A reflection on fame, memory, and the essence of love. ๐ŸŽญโค๏ธโณ




When Time Got Louder





Devour the emotional depth of "When Time Got Louder," as it follows Abbie's college-bound journey of self-discovery and complex familial ties. Struggling between a new life of independence and her love for her non-verbal autistic brother, Abbie experiences the turbulence and tenderness of queer adolescence. This film presents a visceral narrative deeply interwoven with themes of duty and desire within the LGBTQ+ experience. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ’ž




Beyond The Aggressives





"Beyond The Aggressives" revisits the lives and stories of four queer masculine-presenting individuals, a generation after the groundbreaking original. This documentary captures the evolution of gender expression and the profound personal narratives of those who live beyond the binary. Daniel Peddle's film is an exquisitely intimate portrait of triumph, adversity, and the quest for authenticity. Explore their journeys 25 years later in this enlightening sequel. ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿง”๐ŸŽฅ




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