Tag: aids

Life, Above All (2010) 7.1

Life, Above All (2010)

In the dusty small town of Elandsdoorn, a South African township not far from Johannesburg, life is simple and serene. A prevailing sense of deep pride tightly bonds together the entire community - but beware to those wh...

Life Support (2007) (TV) 6.8

Life Support (2007) (TV)

In Brooklyn, New York, the former crack addicted Ana Wallace is HIV positive and is a volunteer in the Life Support, an organization that promotes a fight against AIDS in the African American community. Ana wanders throu...

Drifting Flowers (2008) 6.4

Drifting Flowers (2008)

Teddy Award-winning Director Zero Chou (Spider Lilies) weaves three poetic tales as the lesbians in Drifting Flowers seek their true identify. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tombo...

Farewell (2009) 7

Farewell (2009)

In 1985, Sergei Gregoriev, a Soviet colonel, wants to force his nation to reform, so he leaks secret information to the West. He picks an unlikely contact, a Pierre Froment, French nebbish in the diplomatic corps. Gregor...

The Living End-1992 6.5

The Living End-1992

Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey, their motto "Fuck the world".::Gary Couzens ...

5B-2018 6.5

5B-2018

At the heart of the HIV/AIDs epidemic, a single number and letter designated a ward on the fifth floor of San Francisco General Hospital, the first in the country designed specifically to treat AIDS patients. The unit's ...

And the Band Played On-1993 7.8

And the Band Played On-1993

This is the story of the first years of the AIDS epidemic in the United States and focuses on three key elements. Dr. Don Francis, an immunologist with experience in eradicating smallpox and containing the Ebola virus, j...

Sorry Angel-2018 6.8

Sorry Angel-2018

1993. Arthur, early 20s, is studying in Rennes. His life changes when he meets Jacques, a writer who lives in Paris with his young son. All summer long, Arthur and Jacques enjoy and love each other. But Jacques knows tha...

El acompañante-2015 7.6

El acompañante-2015

A disgraced boxer gradually forms an unlikely friendship with an HIV positive patient he is tasked with monitoring at a military-run sanitarium in 1980s Cuba.::coegrad...

The Dying Gaul-2005 6.4

The Dying Gaul-2005

The gay screenwriter Robert, who is grieving the recent loss of his lover, writes a screenplay based on his biography and tries to sell it to the Hollywood producer Jeffrey. He offers one million dollars for his work, pr...

The Secret Lives of Pigs-2019 7.8

The Secret Lives of Pigs-2019

Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a crime far worse than killing t...

Poison-1991 6.5

Poison-1991

Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what Richie was like and what led up to t...

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures-2016 7.5

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures-2016

An examination of the life and work of the revered and controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.::Anonymous...

Daybreak-1993 5

Daybreak-1993

Drama based on Alan Bowne's play Beirut, takes place in the decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascistic government....

In America-2002 7.7

In America-2002

Following the tragic death of their five-year-old son Frankie, Irish couple Johnny and Sarah Sullivan and their remaining two offspring, 10 year old Christy Sullivan and 5 year old Ariel Sullivan, emigrate illegally to t...

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin-2017 7.6

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin-2017

THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN examines the life and work of one of the world's most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels hav...

The Escort-2018 4

The Escort-2018

When Eric pays an escort, Veronica, for 60 minutes of her time he intends to use this opportunity to convince her to quit this line of work. But Veronica is no damsel in distress and what ensues is a verbal battle of wit...

Dallas Buyers Club-2013 8

Dallas Buyers Club-2013

Dallas 1985. Electrician and sometimes rodeo bull rider Ron Woodroof lives hard, which includes heavy smoking, drinking, drug use (primarily cocaine) and casual sex. He is racist and homophobic. While in the hospital on ...

1985-2018 6.9

1985-2018

A closeted young man goes home for the holidays and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.::1985...

One Night Stand-1997 5.8

One Night Stand-1997

Los Angeles advertisement director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with A.I.D.S. in New York City. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after they meet later that day at the...

Holding the Man-2015 7.4

Holding the Man-2015

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years to laugh ...

Gia-1998 7

Gia-1998

When Gia Carangi first arrives in New York City, she's a beautiful drop-out from Philadelphia brashly bursting through the closed doors of top modeling agent Wilhelmina Cooper. Gia's electrifying personality and potent s...

Bohemian Rhapsody-2018 8

Bohemian Rhapsody-2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertaine...

Playing by Heart-1998 7

Playing by Heart-1998

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in Los Angeles. Paul produces Hannah's television cooking show, and they must move beyond gentle barbs when she wants to know about an affair of his years ago. M...

How to Survive a Plague-2012 7.6

How to Survive a Plague-2012

In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, the disease was considered a death sentence affecting communities, like the LGBT ones, whom many in power felt deserved it. This film tells the story of how militant activists lik...

Guns for Hire-2015 5.6

Guns for Hire-2015

Beatle is a quirky loner who refuses to live by society's rules. Her business cards read "Towing/Assassination," and she even has a hit man infomercial to go along with it. Her only human contact is with her psychiatrist...

Mapplethorpe-2018 6.1

Mapplethorpe-2018

A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.::IMDb editor...

It’s My Party-1996 7.2

It’s My Party-1996

"You won't leave me, will you?" Nick asks Brandon shortly after revealing to him the results of his last blood test for HIV. "I don't want to die alone." In spite of Brandon's protestations, the two soon find the love th...