Close-Knit, directed by Naoko Ogigami, is Japan's first mainstream movie about a transgender woman. 

July 19 2017 1:22 PM

In a film based on her semiautobiographical novel, Japanese actress and cult theater director Junko Emoto tells the story of an all-female theater troupe.

July 19 2017 6:45 AM

The documentary A Womb of Their Own tells the rare stories about trans masculine people and their pregnancies. Director Cyn Lubow wants to celebrate the varieties of gender and fluidity, the filmmaker tells us.

July 19 2017 6:09 AM

West North West, directed by Takuro Nakamura, follows a Tehran exchange student Naima and her romantic triangle. Nakamura was kind enough to answer some of our questions about the film.

July 18 2017 4:13 PM

The Rainbow Lounge in Fort Worth, Texas, was raided by police in 2009. Eight years later, it mysteriously burned down.

July 18 2017 6:34 AM

Boys for Sale is a documentary about male sex workers in Tokyo's gay neighborhood, Shinjuku. Ten young men, mostly straight, opened up about their lives behind the bar counter. 

July 18 2017 5:47 AM

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall is an autobiographical documentary about the out performer Todrick Hall. Director Katherine Fairfax Wright talks about why he's such a fascinating subject.

July 17 2017 5:08 PM