Amazon Prime Video has in its catalog several options of LGBTQIA+ films for those who want to watch a work that has representation. Among the options are comedies, dramas, romance, among other genres that include the various letters of the acronym.
You will find from the French period Coletteuntil the Chilean drama I’m afraid toreador. Not to mention the already established The advantages of being invisible with Emma Watson, the Hermione of Harry Potterand the Oscar winner, moonlight. With that in mind, we’ve listed the 10 best LGBTQIA+ features to watch on the platform.
The drama directed by Gustavo Nieto Roa tells the story of a young man named Mateo who falls in love with Daniel. All goes well, but when this romance is discovered, he has to make a difficult decision: fight for his freedom or succumb to society’s prejudice.
The film is a Spanish production and features Deivi Duarte, Diana Caicedo, Brisa Botero, Kevin Bury, among other names. But beware: the work has suicide triggers.
This feature, nominated for an Emmy in 2021 in the Best Telefilm category, tells the story of Frank and his 18-year-old niece, Beth. They travel to South Carolina together to attend the family patriarch’s funeral.
On the way, they are unexpectedly joined by Walid, the love of Frank’s life. The film is by Alan Ball, Oscar-winning screenwriter for American Beauty and talks about affection, acceptance and family ties.
This film is a Polish romantic drama that tells the story of Nina, a teacher who is trying to get pregnant. After much searching, she and her husband found the ideal woman to be a surrogate. It turns out that from Nina’s relationship with this woman, an overwhelming passion emerges that will put her in a complicated situation.
Nic and Jules are a couple of women who have two teenage children, Joni and Laser, as a result of artificial insemination. The boys decide to meet their biological father and embark on an adventure without their mothers knowing. When Paul, the father, appears, everything changes, as he becomes part of the family.
The film is from 2010, by director Lisa Cholodenko, and features Julianne Moore (The Woman at the Window) and Mark Ruffalo (Suddenly 30) in the list. It discusses the concept of family and parenthood.
Another drama to watch and get excited about. This film by Kevin O’Brien tells the story of a conservative teacher who works in a Christian school. He infiltrates an LGBTQIA+ group, which is working for homeless youth in the community to gain shelter.
When living with people so different from their bubble, the teacher begins to deconstruct their ideas and concepts. With a slow and smooth narrative, the feature brings good lessons of life and respect. At The End of The Day won the 2018 New Hope Film Festival in the Best Film category (Popular Jury).
Representing the letter T of the acronym, this Chilean film tells the story of an elderly and poor transvestite who, in the midst of the turbulent Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, risks a clandestine operation. She does so after falling in love with a guerrilla fighter who asked her to hide dangerous secrets from the resistance in his home.
The film, which was released in 2020, is a powerful and highly praised drama that screened at the Venice Film Festival.
The French feature tells the story of Nathan, a 16-year-old teenager who lives with his father, Stephane. When he enters the new school, he ends up being invited to a party, where he falls in love with Louis.
The two boys live a hidden romance. Until, on one of the dates, someone takes a picture of their kiss and posts it on Facebook. After this incident, the couple has to deal with bullying and rejection.
moonlight tells the life story of Chiron, a young gay man who lives in a poor community in Miami. In the exciting work, three different moments in the protagonist’s story are portrayed: childhood bullying, identity crises in adolescence and the temptation of the criminal world in adult life.
At the 2017 Oscars, the film won the Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Supporting Actor categories for Mahershala Ali.
This 2012 production features Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief), Ezra Miller (We Need to Talk About Kevin), Emma Watson (Harry Potter), and tells the story of Charlie, a boy who has difficulties interacting with people at school. His life changes when he meets Patrick and Sam.
The LGBTQIA+ theme is represented by Patrick, who maintains a hidden relationship with Brad, which is not out on account of his family. The film, directed by Stephen Chbosky, won several awards, including the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast.
This period drama tells the story of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley), a French novelist who is in an abusive marriage to writer Henry “Willy” Gauthier-Villars (Dominic West). At a certain point in her life, under pressure from her husband, she agrees to write a novel and let him sign it.
It turns out that the book is a great success and Colette decides to claim authorship of the work and divorce Henry. After that moment, she takes control of her life and gets involved in a new love relationship, this time with a woman.