Welcome to the 2020 CinemaQ Film Festival!

This year CinemaQ Film Festival will take place online through our Virtual Cinema. Now you can take home the outstanding films and discussions elevating diverse perspectives, issues, and icons relevant to today’s LGBTQ+ community.

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The CinemaQ Festival All-Access Pass will give you access to all this year’s best of LGBTQ+ programming.

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Browse The Line-Up

Ahead of the Curve

Available 9/25-10/1 • USA • 95 min

With a fist full of credit cards, a lucky run at the horse track, and chutzpah for days, Franco Stevens launched Curve, the best-selling lesbian magazine ever published. AHEAD OF THE CURVE tracks the power of lesbian visibility and community from the early '90s to the present day through the story of Franco's founding of Curve magazine.

Ask Any Buddy

Available 9/25-10/1 • USA • 78 min.

A video mashup that uses fragments from over 125 gay adult films to create a kaleidoscopic snapshot of urban gay life in the years following the Stonewall Riots - or at least how it looked in the movies.

Breaking Fast

Available 9/25-10/1 • USA • 92 min

Mo, a practicing Muslim living in West Hollywood, is learning to navigate life post heartbreak. Enter Kal, an All-American guy who surprises Mo by offering to break fast with him during the holy month of Ramadan.

Death Drop Gorgeous

Available 9/25-10/1 • USA • 104 min

A dejected bartender and an aging drag queen try to survive the eccentric and hostile nightlife of a corrupt city, as a masked maniac slaughters young gay men and drains them of blood.


Available 9/25-9/27 • USA • 85 min

Kit, a British Vietnamese man, returns to Saigon for the first time in over 30 years, after fleeing during the Vietnam-American War.

Pier Kids

Available 9/25-10/1 • USA • 96 min

Pier kids follows Crystal LaBeija, Casper and Desean's transition from being homeless to housed.

Queer Japan

Available 9/29-10/1 • USA, Japan • 99 min

Trailblazing artists, activists, and everyday people from across the spectrum of gender and sexuality defy social norms and dare to live unconventional lives in this kaleidoscopic view of LGBTQ+ culture in contemporary Japan.

Twilight's Kiss

Available 9/27-9/29 • Hong Kong • 92

A quiet portrayal of a gay relationship between two men in their twilight years. Pak, 70, a married taxi driver who refuses to retire meets Hoi 65, a retired single father. Although both are secretly gay, they are proud of the families they have created through hard work and hardship over the years.

Thank you to our CinemaQ Film Festival Sponsors!