The Best Overlooked Films

BY Advocate Contributors

November 15 2011 4:00 AM ET

 Tomboy, directed by Céline Sciamma
A winning French tale about a 10-year-old who lives as a girl or a boy depending on the people around.

Joe + Belle, directed by Veronica Kedar
A dark Israeli comedy about two girls who fall in love with each other and their country en route from Tel Aviv to Sderot.

Weekend, directed by Andrew Haigh
A star-crossed romance about the connection made between two gay men.

Gun Hill Road, directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green
A searing drama about a transgender teen’s relationship with her convict father.