Lavender Library Archives & Cultural Exchange (LLACE)

 EXPLORE FILMS at the Lavender Library

Come browse our selection of LGBT cinema! We are quite proud of our DVD collection at the library. Here are some of our newly featured items:

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Call Me Malcolm

Filmmaker Joseph Parlagreco follows the efforts of a transgender seminary student to finally come to terms with his own sexual and spiritual identity while traveling across the country to connect with other transgendered individuals who may be experiencing the same feelings of alienation and desperation that nearly claimed his life.

Rating: NR
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest, Faith & Spirituality
Directed By: Joseph Parlagreco
Runtime: 90 minutes


Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly nearly set the screen on fire in this clever, female-powered twist on the standard Mob caper film. Gershon is Corky, an ex-con renovating the apartment next door to where Tilly's Violet lives. Violet is attracted to the super-sexy Corky, and the two begin an intense affair.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Larry and Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Runtime: 107 minutes

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On a hot 4th of July night, sparks fly between four people as they test the limits and possibilities of their own freedom.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By: Joshua Sanchez
Runtime: 75 minutes

The Imitation Game

During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of 'gross indecency', an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality.

Rating PG-13
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Suspense
Directed By: Morten Tyldum
Runtime: 114 minutes

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Mountains of the Moon

Relates the story of Sir Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke seeking the source of the Nile in the 1850s. What saves Mountains of the Moon is the rapport between its stars and the brilliant, epic-like cinematography of Roger Deakins.

Rating: R
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama
Directed By: Bob Rafelson
Written By: William Harrison, Bob Rafelson
Runtime: 140 minutes

Personal Best

Mariel Hemingway and Patrice Donnelly as athletes participating in the 1980 Olympics. Growing ever closer during the training process, Chris (Hemingway) and Tory (Donnelly) fall in love.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Robert Towne
Written By: Robert Towne
Runtime: 130 minutes

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Just a Question of Love

Follows the romance of two young gay men, Laurent (Cyrille Thouvenin) and Cédric (Stéphan Guérin-Tillié), who conflict over whether Laurent should come out to his parents.

Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 88 minutes

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller, the movie is a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope-and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.

Rating PG-13
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Stephen Chbosky
Written By: Stephen Chbosky
Runtime: 103 minutes

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