Rated LGBTQ is the Festival’s queer cinema series presented in partnership with GLOE—The Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach & Engagement.

Black Hat

Dir. Sarah Smith
(15 min, United States , 2018)

A Hasidic man living a secret double life misplaces his hat, which will cause his two separate lives to collide in a way he never intended.

The Einstein of Sex

Dir. Rosa von Praunheim
(100 min, Germany , 1999)

Throughout the decade leading up to the Third Reich, German-Jewish sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld and his peers fight to challenge and abolish anti-homosexuality laws in the Weimar Republic.

Shooting Life

Dir. David Kreiner
(87 min, Israel , 2018)

While helping his war-weary students find their voices, a high school teacher attempts to start a new life in Sderot, an Israeli town constantly under threat.

Different From The Others

(50 min, Weimar Republic (Germany) , 1919)

In 1910s Berlin, blackmail and scandal plague a young musician when his relationship with another man is discovered. When he pushes back against his extortion, the consequences prove tragic.