LGBT Faith in Equality Film List
This LGBT Faith in Equality Film List is provided courtesy of WolfeVideo.com– the trusted community source for LGBT movies since 1985. Most of these films are available on DVD; you can click thru on the links to read more, watch the trailers and purchase the DVDs from WolfeVideo.com. Or find them at other retailers or movie sources.
The Wise Kids
A New York Times Critics Pick, this powerful new drama stars Tyler Ross as gay Baptist teen Tim who grapples with family and faith (and his closeted church drama teacher) during his last summer before college.
Angels in America
The HBO adaptation of Tony Kushner’s award-winning play about faith and sexuality in the age of AIDS.
A young Mormon falls for a West Hollywood party boy in this popular romantic drama.
But I’m a Cheerleader
Suspecting she’s a lesbian, Megan’s Conservative Christian parents send her off to a homosexual rehab camp in this wildly popular comedy.
“Chely Wright: Wish Me Away”
A film about Chely Wright, the first country music star to come out as gay, is up this year GLAAD’s outstanding documentary. It premiered on Showtime in November and details how the “Single White Female” singer arranged her coming out in 2010 among the conservative circles of Nashville. In 2011 she married LGBT activist Lauren Blitzer. Chely Wright is a member of Faith In America’s Board of Directors.
Prayers for Bobby
Sigourney Weaver stars as a conservative Presbyterian mother reaching out to the gay community for support after driving her homosexual son to suicide.
The daughter of an ultra orthodox rabbi develops an intense attraction to her fellow student at a women’s religious seminary.
Two teenage Mormon boys assigned to serve a mission together grapple with their feelings for one another.
Drama about a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies.
The Last Year
A gay drama set in a conservative Bible college.
Eyes Wide Open
A devout family man and ultra orthodox Jew falls in love with a much younger Yeshiva student.
A gay man is sent to a Christian ex-gay retreat where he falls in love with a fellow resident.
Love Free or Die
Sundance Award-winning profile of Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay man to be ordained in the Episcopal Church. An inspiring film about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity — and one man’s struggle to dispel the notion that God’s love has limits.
God Loves Uganda
Set to World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January, 2013. A powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to infuse African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right. The film follows American and Ugandan religious leaders fighting “sexual immorality” and missionaries trying to convince Ugandans to follow biblical law.
Taking a Chance on God
Portrait of John McNeill — Catholic priest, gay rights pioneer and founder of the LGBT Catholic group, Dignity.
I Am Gay and Muslim
This intimate documentary follows a number of young gay Moroccan men in their exploration of their religious and sexual identity.
8: The Mormon Proposition
Acclaimed exploration of the Mormon Church’s funding of California’s anti-gay Proposition 8.
Jihad for Love
This global overview looks at what it means to be gay and Muslim.
For the Bible Tells Me So
Award-winning documentary features five families who have confronted a crisis of faith upon learning that their child is gay or lesbian.
Fish Out of Water
This informative yet entertaining documentary explores the Biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality.
Trembling Before God
A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.
What happens when three Christian families have children who “become homosexual?”
One Nation Under God
Focusing on the contemporary religious Right Wing proliferation of curative therapies for homosexuality.
Harder To Find But Worth Seeking Out:
Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret gay life.
Mary is a good Christian girl who goes to a good Christian high school where she has good Christian friends and a perfect Christian boyfriend. Her life seems perfect, until the day that she finds out her boyfriend may be gay.
Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School
Hineini (Hebrew for ‘Here I am’) chronicles the story of one student’s courageous fight to establish a gay-straight alliance at a Jewish high school.
Questioning Faith: Confessions of a Seminarian
This early documentary from Love Free or Die director Macky Alston explores the crisis of faith of one seminarian as he grapples with losing his partner to AIDS.
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Terrific British mini-series based on Jeanette Winterson’s autobiographical tale of growing up lesbian with her fundamentalist Christian mother.
Carmen Maura portrays a lesbian nun grappling with the Inquisition in 16th century Spain.
I, The Worst of All
Beautiful dramatization of the life of 17th century lesbian nun, Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz.
All God’s Children
Prominent religious, intellectual, and political leaders, family members and activists speak out about the role of the Church and the importance of commitment to equal rights and social justice for all people, including lesbians and gay men.
This LGBT Faith in Equality Film List is provided courtesy of WolfeVideo.com – the trusted community source for LGBT movies since 1985. Most of these films are available on DVD; you can click thru on the links to read more, watch the trailers and purchase the DVDs from WolfeVideo.com. Or find them at other retailers or movie sources.