All Documentaries

    A list of all films and interactive documentaries selected for IDFA throughout the years.

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    American Vagabond

    • Susanna Helke
    • 2013
    • 85 min
    • Masters

    James is 18 and gay, and his parents have rejected him. He moves to San Francisco, the "gayest city in the world," but ends up on the street.


    • Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi
    • 2017
    • 93 min
    • Music Documentary

    The life story of popular singer Chavela Vargas mirrors her haunting rancheras about despair, loneliness and heartbreak.

    Check It

    • Toby Oppenheimer, Dana Flor
    • 2016
    • 91 min
    • Panorama

    Getting involved in a major fashion project offers members of Check It, a gay gang in Washington, D.C., a chance to escape the spiral of prostitution and violence.

    Facing Fear

    • Jason Cohen
    • 2013
    • 23 min
    • Panorama

    Twenty-five years after being savagely beaten for being gay, Matthew Boger and one of his assailants, Tim Zaal, are brought together by fate.

    For You Naked

    • Sara Broos
    • 2012
    • 74 min
    • Best of Fests

    The courageous and unusual love story of Swedish painter Lars Lerin and Brazilian dancer Junior, who start an affair in spite of the language barrier.

    I Love Your Work

    • Jonathan Harris
    • 2013
    • Jonathan Harris Retrospective

    In this web documentary, nine women working in the lesbian porn industry reveal both their bodies and their innermost thoughts. Or do they?

    The Invisibles

    • Sébastien Lifshitz
    • 2012
    • 110 min
    • Best of Fests

    Based on personal stories, this is an intimate portrait of a generation of homosexual men and women born during the interwar period, who fought for openness about their sexuality.


    • Christina Voros
    • 2013
    • 79 min
    • Panorama

    A revealing, explicit glimpse behind the scenes at, the world’s biggest producer of S&M web porn. It’s a surprisingly loving experience.

    Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

    • Michele Josue
    • 2013
    • 89 min
    • Panorama

    Michele Josue made this film portrait of her friend Matthew Shepard, who was brutally murdered in 1998 for being gay.

    Mr. Gay Syria

    • Ayse Toprak
    • 2017
    • 88 min
    • Panorama

    A refugee named Husein decides to compete in the Mr. Gay Syria pageant to draw attention to homosexuality among his people.