The Best Overlooked Films

BY Advocate Contributors

November 15 2011 4:00 AM ET

BECOMING CHAZ BONO CHER X390 (GRAB) | ADVOCATE.COMGen Silent, directed by Stu Maddux
Shattering documentary about LGBT seniors forced back into the closet in order to survive in assisted-living facilities.

The Evening Dress, directed by Myriam Aziza
Gripping French drama about the consequences of a schoolgirl’s crush on her female teacher.

Leave It on the Floor, directed by Sheldon Larry
Original musical about gays of color who find community in the world of Los Angeles’s underground balls.