LGBTQ+ | Criterion Channel

We're celebrating Pride Month with a host of extraordinary queer-themed films, including a new installment of our Queersighted series focusing on taboo-breaking artists, a trio of outré underground classics from John Waters, and a restrospective dedicated to the nonfiction trailblazers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, whose films have helped bring LGBTQ stories out of the closet and into the mainstream.

See the full collection here.

Last Updated: June 7, 2021.

  • Female Trouble
  • #Blackmendream
  • Happy Together
  • Pink Flamingos
  • Multiple Maniacs
  • The Long Day Closes
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • Freak Orlando
  • Victim
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
  • Fox and His Friends
  • Querelle
  • A Special Day
  • Je, tu, il, elle
  • Jubilee
  • The Garden
  • Pink Narcissus
  • Brother to Brother
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Tom of Finland
  • Daddy and the Muscle Academy
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • The Shower
  • Reluctantly Queer
  • The Living End
  • The Transformation
  • Señorita
  • Blood Below the Skin
  • In a Year with 13 Moons
  • Paris Is Burning
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • Desert Hearts
  • Weekend
  • Mala Noche
  • Burroughs: The Movie
  • Portrait of Jason
  • Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
  • Shakedown
  • Audience
  • Original Cast Album: Company
  • The Joy of Life
  • In Nomine Patris
  • The Royal Road
  • 575 Castro St.
  • Blue Diary
  • Walk for Me
  • 100 Boyfriends Mixtape (The Demo)
  • A Drop of Sun Under the Earth
  • The Labyrinth 1.0
  • A Guide to Breathing Underwater
  • Long Train Running: A History of the Oakland Blues
  • Ethnic Notions
  • Tongues Untied
  • Affirmations
  • Anthem
  • Color Adjustment
  • No Regret
  • Black Is … Black Ain’t
  • I Shall Not Be Removed: The Life of Marlon Riggs
  • Wren Boys
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
  • Beau Travail
  • Cruising
  • Maurice