North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival

About the Festival

The North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) is the second largest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons yearly. Since its beginning in 1995, the Festival has featured a diverse array of shorts, documentaries and feature films. The Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau named the NCGLFF a Signature Event for Durham, the highest honor bestowed on a cultural event or attraction by the organization.

The NCGLFF celebrates a worldwide glimpse of today's gay, lesbian and transgender life, helps bring the community together and features entertaining and sophisticated films and filmmaking. 

Tickets:

NCGFF 10-Passes, which enable the pass-holder to see 10 film screenings are $85 and go on sale on Thursday, July 28 at NCGLFF.org or carolinatheatre.org. The 10-Pass is available online or in-person.

Tickets to see individual NCGLFF screenings are $10 each and go on sale on Thursday, August 4. Individual tickets are available online, in-person or by calling the box office at (919) 560-3030.
 

NCGLFF Schedule of Events

The North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival will host a free family film screening of Babe (Australia/USA, 1995, 92 min) presented by BASF on Saturday, August 20. Starting at 9 a.m., families are welcome to stop by the main lobby, where fun table activities, face painting and more will be available for children. BASF will be giving away 'butterfly wings,' BASF-branded crayons and coloring sheets emphasizing monarch butterflies,

The film screeening begins at 10:45 a.m. in Fletcher Hall. Free popcorn and soda will be provided to all who attend.

 

 

Films

 

NCGLFF presents
ALFA, Allo?, El Tunnel, Vainilla, Carinito, Under the Last Roof, Noiva, Whittier Boulevard, Things We Let Go, Made of Sugar
(Various Countries, 102 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 88 min)
NCGLFF presents
Trans Feature
Transgender Feature
(US, 85 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(Sweden, 83 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 85 min)
NCGLFF presents
Special Presentations
Free Family Film Screening sponsored by BASF
US, G, 1995, 91 min
NCGLFF presents
Men's Short
Dads, Occupy Me, The Next Stop, Guidance, Away With Me, Parting
(Various Countries, 95 min)
NCGLFF presents
Trans Short
Everyone In Between, First Night Out, The Friend from Tel Aviv?, House Not Home, Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, Stella Walsh, Transcend, Vessles
(United States, 98 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(Canada, 90 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 78 min)
NCGLFF presents
Trans Feature
Transgender Feature
(US, 75 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(Australia, 99 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Short
If, Left to Their Senses, Oh-Be-Joyful, Second First Date, Rose, Mukwano
(Various Countries, 84 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 91 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 93 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
(Sweden, 106 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 100 min)
NCGLFF presents
Trans Short
Her Story, The Threshold, Stealth
(Various Countries, 106 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Short
Getting Off, Pick Up, Big Star, Sex-Work-Study, Breaking Fast, 1985
(US/Canada, 99 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Short
Better Man, We Remember, Speak, Tough, Trigger, Easy: A 3-Minute Love Story?, Closing, Like Hope
(US/Canada, 95 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 90 min)
NCGLFF presents
McSwiggan, What's a Gender?, Alzheimer's: A Love Story, Partners, Pink Boy, In the Hollow; A Lifetime of Making Change, Gaysians
(Various Countries, 95 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Short
Double Negative, Folsom Street, Bed Buddies, I Am..Power Bottom, Dare, Killer Friends, Lunch, I Don't Believe in That, The Man Crush, Pipe Dream
NCGLFF presents
Women's Short
Heads or Tails, Oh, Hi, Tenders, Wedlocked, I Hate the Color Red, I Know Who I Am, Still a Rose, This is You and Me, Still Gay, Blind Date
(Women's North American Shorts, 105 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 97 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 94 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 61 min)
NCGLFF presents
Trans Feature
Transgender Feature
(US, 91 min)
NCGFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(Italy, 102 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 86 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Short
Sauna The Dead: A Fairy Tale, Cake, Ultra Bleu, Richard & Gilbert, My Brother
(Various Countries, 100 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Short
The Cricket and the Ant, The Escape Hatch, More Than God, Betty, Bound, Mingmong, We Were Waves Once
(Various Countries, 81 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(France, 97 min
NCGLFF presents
Women's Short
Hidden Window, The Ballad of Ella Plummhoff, The Masterful Hermit
(Various Countries, 83 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 98 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 95 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 73 min)
NCGLFF presents
For Everyone
(Netherlands, 83 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 98 min)
NCGLFF presenets
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 78 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(France/Belgium, 105 min)
NCGLFF presents
Special Presentations
Documentary Feature for Everyone
(US, 86 min)
NCGLFF presents
B., Baby X, Bittersweet, Dissonance, Doc in a Box, Happy and Gay, The Saint of Dry Creek, How to Be a Girl, Don't Give Up, The Facts (About Transgender Kids), For the Best, Little Elephant, Hi, It's Your Mother
(Various Countries, 90 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 78 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Short
Benjamin, Golden Golden, Happy F-ing Valentine's Day, I Like Femme Lesbins, Infinite Rose, Mothers of God, Robots: A Love Story, Queen of Hearts, Spunkle
(USA/Canada, 102 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Short
Buddy, The Closet, G O'Clock, Golden, The Culprit, The Den, Mascaras, The Kit, The Orchid, The Owls, True Colors
(Various Countries, 97 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(US, 98 min)
NCGLFF presents
Trans Short
Actually Alex, Ariel, Dawn, My Genderation: Grrl Alex, Beyond the Looking Glass, Eva, Handsome & Maestic, Nasser
(Various Countries, 101 min)
NCGLFF presents
Men's Feature
Men's Feature
(Germany, 80 min)
NCGLFF presents
Women's Feature
Women's Feature
(US, 93 min)

Schedule

2016 NCGLFF Film Schedule

2016 NCGLFF Cheat Sheet - Alphabetical

 

 

Friday, August 12

Cinema One
1:00pm – 2:45pm
(Various Countries, 106 min)
Cinema Two
1:10pm – 2:55pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
1:20pm – 2:50pm
(US, 93 min)
Cinema One
3:00pm – 4:45pm
(Various Countries, 102 min)
Cinema Two
3:10pm – 4:30pm
(Various Countries, 81 min)
Fletcher Hall
3:20pm – 4:30pm
(Germany, 80 min)
Cinema Two
4:45pm – 6:15pm
(Various Countries, 84 min)
Cinema One
5:00pm – 6:30pm
(US, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:10pm – 6:40pm
(Italy, 102 min)
Cinema Two
6:45pm – 8:15pm
(US, 91 min)
Cinema One
7:00pm – 8:40pm
(US, 100 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:15pm – 8:50pm
(US, 97 min)
Cinema Two
9:00pm – 10:00pm
(US, 61 min)
Cinema One
9:10pm – 10:40pm
(US, 98 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:20pm – 10:50pm
(US, 91 min)
Cinema Two
11:00pm – 12:35am
(Various Countries, 97 min)
Cinema One
11:10pm – 12:55am
(US/Canada, 99 min)
Fletcher Hall
11:20pm – 12:50am
(France, 97 min

Saturday, August 13

Cinema One
11:00am – 12:20pm
(Various Countries, 81 min)
Cinema Two
11:10am – 12:40pm
(US, 93 min)
Fletcher Hall
11:20am – 12:50pm
(Canada, 90 min)
Cinema One
12:50pm – 2:45pm
(Women's North American Shorts, 105 min)
Cinema Two
1:00pm – 2:50pm
(United States, 98 min)
Fletcher Hall
1:10pm – 2:50pm
(US, 98 min)
Cinema One
3:00pm – 4:50pm
Cinema Two
3:10pm – 4:40pm
(US, 78 min)
Fletcher Hall
3:20pm – 5:00pm
(US, 98 min)
Cinema Two
5:00pm – 6:00pm
(US, 61 min)
Cinema One
5:10pm – 6:40pm
(Various Countries, 90 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:20pm – 5:45pm
(Netherlands, 83 min)
Cinema Two
6:45pm – 8:30pm
(US/Canada, 95 min)
Cinema One
7:00pm – 8:35pm
(US, 94 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:10pm – 8:35pm
(US, 85 min)
Cinema Two
8:50pm – 10:10pm
(US, 85 min)
Cinema One
9:00pm – 10:45pm
(France/Belgium, 105 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:10pm – 10:25pm
(US, 73 min)
Cinema Two
10:50pm – 12:30am
(Various Countries, 100 min)
Cinema One
11:00pm – 12:35am
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
11:10pm – 12:50am
(France, 97 min

Sunday, August 14

Cinema One
11:00am – 12:25pm
(Various Countries, 83 min)
Cinema Two
11:10am – 12:55pm
(Various Countries, 106 min)
Cinema One
12:50pm – 2:40pm
(USA/Canada, 102 min)
Fletcher Hall
1:10pm – 2:40pm
(US, 95 min)
Cinema Two
1:20pm – 2:35pm
(US, 85 min)
Cinema One
3:00pm – 4:35pm
(US, 75 min)
Fletcher Hall
3:10pm – 4:40pm
(US, 78 min)
Cinema Two
3:15pm – 4:15pm
(US, 61 min)
Cinema Two
4:40pm – 6:10pm
(US, 91 min)
Cinema One
4:50pm – 6:35pm
(US/Canada, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:00pm – 6:30pm
(Italy, 102 min)
Cinema Two
6:50pm – 8:40pm
(United States, 98 min)
Cinema One
7:00pm – 8:45pm
(Various Countries, 102 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:10pm – 8:40pm
(Canada, 90 min)
Cinema Two
9:00pm – 10:45pm
(Various Countries, 97 min)
Cinema One
9:10pm – 10:55pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:15pm – 10:25pm
(Germany, 80 min)
Fletcher Hall
11:20pm – 12:40pm
(US, 78 min)

Monday, August 15

Fletcher Hall
5:00pm – 6:40pm
(US, 95 min)
Cinema One
5:10pm – 6:20pm
(US, 85 min)
Cinema Two
5:20pm – 6:45pm
(Various Countries, 83 min)
Cinema One
7:00pm – 9:35pm
(US, 93 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:10pm – 9:00pm
(Sweden, 106 min)
Cinema Two
7:20pm – 9:05pm
(USA/Canada, 102 min)
Cinema One
9:10pm – 10:45pm
(Various Countries, 102 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:20pm – 11:05pm
(France/Belgium, 105 min)
Cinema Two
9:30pm – 11:10pm
(Various Countries, 101 min)

Tuesday, August 16

Cinema One
5:00pm – 6:45pm
(Various Countries, 106 min)
Cinema Two
5:10pm – 6:50pm
(United States, 98 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:20pm – 6:55pm
(US, 88 min)
Cinema One
7:10pm – 8:40pm
(US, 90 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:15pm – 9:00pm
(US, 100 min)
Cinema Two
7:20pm – 8:55pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Cinema One
9:00pm – 10:20pm
(US, 78 min)
Cinema Two
9:10pm – 10:50pm
(Australia, 99 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:20pm – 10:30pm
(US, 86 min)

Wednesday, August 17

Cinema One
5:00pm – 6:20pm
(Various Countries, 81 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:10pm – 6:45pm
(US, 75 min)
Cinema Two
5:20pm – 6:40pm
(US, 73 min)
Cinema One
7:00pm – 8:45pm
(Women's North American Shorts, 105 min)
Cinema Two
7:10pm – 9:00pm
Fletcher Hall
7:20pm – 9:00pm
(US, 98 min)
Cinema One
9:00pm – 10:30pm
(US, 98 min)
Cinema Two
9:10pm – 10:45pm
(Various Countries, 84 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:20pm – 10:50pm
(US, 86 min)

Thursday, August 18

Cinema One
5:10pm – 6:45pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:20pm – 7:00pm
(US, 98 min)
Cinema Two
5:30pm – 6:30pm
(US, 61 min)
Cinema Two
7:00pm – 8:45pm
(Various Countries, 100 min)
Cinema One
7:10pm – 8:55pm
(Various Countries, 84 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:20pm – 8:45pm
(Netherlands, 83 min)
Cinema One
9:00pm – 10:40pm
(US/Canada, 99 min)
Cinema One
9:10pm – 10:45pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:15pm – 10:45pm
(US, 91 min)

Friday, August 19

Cinema Two
1:10pm – 2:35pm
(Various Countries, 90 min)
Fletcher Hall
1:20pm – 2:50pm
(US, 93 min)
Cinema One
1:30pm – 2:55pm
(Various Countries, 83 min)
Cinema Two
3:00pm – 4:45pm
(Various Countries, 102 min)
Cinema One
3:10pm – 4:55pm
(Various Countries, 100 min)
Fletcher Hall
3:20pm – 4:50pm
(Canada, 90 min)
Cinema Two
5:00pm – 6:35pm
(Various Countries, 84 min)
Cinema One
5:10pm – 6:45pm
(Various Countries, 95 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:15pm – 6:40pm
(US, 78 min)
Cinema Two
6:50pm – 8:40pm
(USA/Canada, 102 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:00pm – 9:00pm
(Sweden, 106 min)
Cinema One
7:10pm – 8:50pm
(Australia, 99 min)
Cinema Two
9:00pm – 10:40pm
(Various Countries, 101 min)
Cinema One
9:10pm – 10:35pm
(Sweden, 83 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:20pm – 10:50pm
(France, 97 min
Cinema One
11:00pm – 12:40am
Cinema Two
11:10pm – 12:55am
(Women's North American Shorts, 105 min)
Fletcher Hall
11:20pm – 12:30pm
(Germany, 80 min)

Saturday, August 20

Fletcher Hall
10:45am – 12:15pm
US, G, 1995, 91 min
Cinema One
11:10am – 12:35pm
(US, 85 min)
Cinema Two
11:20am – 1:00pm
(US/Canada, 99 min)
Cinema One
1:00pm – 2:20pm
(US, 78 min)
Fletcher Hall
1:10pm – 2:45pm
(US, 97 min)
Cinema Two
1:15pm – 2:55pm
(Various Countries, 97 min)
Cinema One
3:00pm – 4:20pm
(US, 86 min)
Cinema Two
3:10pm – 4:40pm
(Various Countries, 90 min)
Fletcher Hall
3:20pm – 4:45pm
(US, 86 min)
Cinema Two
4:55pm – 6:35pm
(United States, 98 min)
Cinema One
5:00pm – 6:45pm
(US, 88 min)
Fletcher Hall
5:10pm – 6:40pm
(US, 90 min)
Cinema One
6:50pm – 8:30pm
(Various Countries, 101 min)
Cinema One
7:00pm – 8:30pm
(US, 91 min)
Fletcher Hall
7:10pm – 9:40pm
(US, 93 min)
Cinema Two
9:00pm – 10:35pm
(US/Canada, 95 min)
Cinema One
9:10pm – 10:35pm
(Sweden, 83 min)
Fletcher Hall
9:20pm – 11:00pm
(US, 94 min)

Tickets

10 PASS
NCGFF 10-Passes, which enable the pass-holder to see 10 film screenings are $85 and go on sale on Thursday, July 28 at NCGLFF.org or carolinatheatre.org. The 10-Pass is available online or in-person.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
Tickets to see individual NCGLFF screenings are $10 each and go on sale on Thursday, August 4. Individual tickets are available online, in-person or by calling the box office at (919) 560-3030.

Be a Part of the Festival's Success

 DONATE NOW

Each year our corporate sponsors, individual donors, local businesses and volunteers come together to make the North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival a celebrated home for gay and lesbian film and filmmakers. Because of their time, energy and financial support, the NCGLFF has grown into a yearly commemoration of today’s gay and lesbian community through entertaining and sophisticated films and filmmaking.

Corporate Sponsors

The Carolina Theatre would like to extend a special thanks to all of our sponsors, without whom we would not be able to present the NCGLFF year after year.  Exposure to thousands of audience members brings a host of benefits.  See this form for details and to find out how your company can join, please email treat [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org  or return this form and payment by Thursday, June 30, 2016.

2016 Festival Sponsors (list in formation)

PRODUCER
BASF
 
DIRECTOR
 
STAR

 


Business Partners 

Local businesses that want to show off their Durham pride can participate at more accessible levels of support with benefits of visibility to the thousands of Festival-goers by returning this form and payment  by Tuesday, June 30, 2016.


Individual Donors 

Over the years, many friends of the Festival have supported our efforts while also receiving fun benefits!  If you would like to join us this year, please return this form and payment. 

 

To donate by phone, call Melanie Margarum  at 919-560-2801, or email melanie [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org.

Volunteers Make The Difference

The Carolina Theatre could not present the North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival without the steadfast support of our volunteer committees and the volunteers that staff the festival each August.

To volunteer, please register to become a Durham Wayfinder, then sign up for the team "NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival."

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