Rent Online

Now available through Kino-Now

Michael$7.00 (5 day streaming period)
Mädchen in Uniform$8.00 (5 day streaming period)
Victor and Victoria$7.00 (5 day streaming period)
All three titles – $15.00 (10 day streaming period)

Pioneers of Queer Cinema

Now Available

Celebrate Pride Month with this newly restored trio of classics from the early days of queer cinema, each far ahead of its time. Rent each film separately, or purchase a pass for all three for $15.00!

Victor and Victoria (Reinhold Schünzel, 1933)
Produced in the final days of the Weimar Republic, this dazzling, gender-bending musical romance about a female singer posing as a man performing in drag received limited exposure in the United States, and is today best known by Blake Edwards’s 1982 remake and the 1995 Broadway production. Viewers will be delighted to discover that the original is every bit as charming and outrageous, reminiscent of the sly sex comedies of Ernst Lubitsch and Billy Wilder.

Mädchen in Uniform (Leontine Sagan and Carl Froelich, 1931)
As a new student at an all-girls boarding school, Manuela falls in love with the compassionate teacher Fräulein von Bernburg, and her feelings are requited. Experiencing her first love, lonely Manuela also discovers the complexities that come with an illicit romance. This artfully composed landmark of lesbian cinema – and an important anti-fascist film – was the first of just three films directed by Leontine Sagan.

Michael (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1924)
Danish film master Carl Theodor Dreyer’s homoerotic classic is a mature and visually elegant period romance decades ahead of its time. Michael takes its place alongside Dreyer’s better known masterpieces as an unusually sensitive and decorous work of art and is one of the earliest and most compassionate overtly gay-themed films in movie history.

1924. 280 minutes. Silent. NR.

Victor and Victoria
“Beautifully crafted and performed, evocatively lit, and sensitively directed. A landmark film in the evolution of Queer cinema.”

BBC

Mädchen in Uniform
“A moving portrait of burgeoning sapphic desire, rendered with great technical skill.”

Film at Lincoln Center

Michael
“Perhaps Dreyer’s first masterpiece, assured, reticent, and radiant.”

The Films of Carl Dreyer

This Film Supports the Theater!

This movie is being made available through Kino-Now, where you can purchase and watch the film. 50% of your ticket will help support the MTF operations and staff – thank you!  Unfortunately, due to our distributor agreement, we are unable to offer member pricing or refunds for this film.

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Rent Online

Now available through Kino-Now

Michael$7.00 (5 day streaming period)
Mädchen in Uniform$8.00 (5 day streaming period)
Victor and Victoria$7.00 (5 day streaming period)
All three titles – $15.00 (10 day streaming period)