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The best LGBTQ films of all time

Successful LGBTQ Films not only offer entertainment, they also contain, among other things, often tabooed Topics and make on Problems attentive.

The Filmswhich deal with same-sex love, among other things, are no exception. They often help to better understand the everyday challenges of the protagonists.

The following Films about homosexuality and other sexual orientations should definitely be part of the next Film evening become. Popcorn out and let's go!

Different from the Others (1919)

Different from the Others (1919)

One of the first LGBTQ Films, which deals with the Topic homosexuality, is a "Different from the others" from Richard Oswald. Scientists Magnus Hirschfeld helped the Director in his work and also acted as Actors with.

The Film is about a court case surrounding a homosexual Musicianwho was seen with another man.

Magnus Hirschfeld stands up during said hearing and makes a plea for the abolition of the Paragraph 175which criminalised sexual acts between male partners. Despite the scientist's efforts, the accused commits suicide because he is ostracised by society after the trial and sees no future prospects.

At "Different from the others" it is a matter of Filmwhich was definitely ahead of its time and is therefore still cult today.

Blue is a Warm Colour (2013)

Blue is a Warm Colour (2013)

"Blue is a warm colour" was published by Abdellatif Kechiche produced and is based on the French Comics from Julia Maroh. The Action was adopted as far as possible.

In the LGBTQ film, the 15-year-old schoolgirl discovers Adèle her sexuality. She sleeps with a classmate and also has a brief relationship with him.

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When they came to Emma meets, the two get to know each other better and better and also enter into a relationship with each other. While Emma openly about the partnership, conceals Adèle her family her friend.

In the schoolyard, the Protagonist finally defend themselves against homophobic hostility and the Spectators accompanies Adèle on their journey.

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

With Brokeback Mountain filmed Ang Lee the short story of the same name by Annie Proulxwhich in turn for the first time 1997 appeared. The main roles are played by the famous actors Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal occupied.

In summer 1963 Cowboy reports Ennisto herd the flock at a sheep farm. Jack Twist teaches Ennis in the corresponding basics. In the mountains, a special camaraderie initially develops between the two. At some point freezes Ennis at the extinguished fire and is being Jack invited to enter the tent come. As they both lie in the tent, they get closer to each other.

Over the years, they both lose sight of each other, marry women and start a family. At a reunion, they kiss and arrange to meet regularly, but without entering into a relationship.

Ennis finds it difficult to cope with his childhood trauma. Back then, his father showed him a homosexual farmer who had been beaten to death. As Ennis is finally ready to Jack When he tries to fully open the door again, he learns that he has died.

The Danish Girl (2015)
The Danish Girl (2015)

Based on the eponymous Roman of the US-American author David Ebershoff about the intersexual painter Lili Elbe, the corresponding action was taken by Tom Hopper and Lucinda Coxonfilmed in 2015.

The painter Gerda Wegener (engl. Greta Wegener) lives together with her husband Einar Wegener an actually carefree life in the 1920s years. As Greta a female model drops out, she asks her husband to replace her.

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He presents himself to his wife in women's clothes and notices that he feels more than comfortable that way. During a visit, a friend of the couple briefly refers to him as "Lili". And indeed, in the course of the film, the Danish illustrator becomes Einar Wegener just Lili Wegener. Thus was Lili Wegener one of the first transsexuals in the LGBTQ films of the 1930s years.

 

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