Over 200 films from more than 30 countries make up the slate for the 35th anniversary edition of Frameline35, the San Francisco international LGBT film festival. The event kicks off of June 16th with Rashaad Ernesto Green’s drama “Gun Hill Road.” Geoffrey Sax’s BBC-produced dramatization of Christopher Isherwood’s 1976 memoir, “Christopher and His Kind,” will close the festival.
Among other highlights at the upcoming festival: Ash Christian’s dark comedy “Mangus!” starring Jennifer Coolidge; Richard Laxton’s adaptation of Sarah Waters’s novel “The Night Watch,” Tom Tykwer’s Berlin-set “Three”; P. David Ebersole’s profile of Patty Schemel, the out lesbian drummer of Hole; and Madeleine Olnek’s Sundance-approved “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same.”
In addition, comedian Margaret Cho will be on hand to accept this year’s Frameline Award.
Framline35 runs from June 16-26. For more information on this year’s complete lineup click here.