Celebrate 35 Years of Distributing LGBTQ Media!

Frameline Distribution

Frameline's catalog offers more than 250 titles to Universities, Public Libraries, Community Groups, and Professional & Employee Associations.

Whether it is the little-known story of the San Francisco riot that preceded Stonewall by three years highlighted in Screaming Queens, Marlon T. Riggs acclaimed account of gay black life in the 1989 groundbreaking film Tongues Untied or short films hailing from countries as varied as The Philippines and South Africa, the Frameline Distribution Collection examines the varied past and present experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people.

Simply use the bar at the top of the page to search by subject, genre, title, or year. Purchase prices include public performance rights, and discounts are available to qualifying community organizations. We also offer one time rentals for all films. You can also use the bar on the right to see all Frameline Distribution Titles as well as new releases. And don't forget to sign up for our newsletter to discover the latest in our Distribution catalog by using the box on the right side of the page.

Frameline is the only nonprofit LGBT film distributor in the US, reaching hundreds of thousands of students, educators, professionals, festival attendees, and others over the past 25 years. Our titles have won diverse awards from festivals and media organizations worldwide, and aired on cable channels such as The Sundance Channel, Logo, and HereTV, in addition to numerous local public television stations. Our collection currently includes more than 250 titles, focusing on documentaries, short films and queer cinema classics.


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New Partnership

Frameline is pleased to partner with our friends at Wolfe Releasing to distribute titles to our educational customers.

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Youth in Motion

Youth In Motion is Frameline's program that sends free LGBTQ films, and professionally created curriculum, to K-12 schools. Learn more and help us give student activists and teachers new tools to educate their peers about queer history and culture (and have fun doing it!).

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