The film is based on writer-director Mike Mills' own relationship with his gay father , who, like Plummers' character, died of cancer. The film is in Portuguese with English subtitles. Laerte-Se This documentary, which debuted on Netflix in May, focuses on Brazilian cartoonist Laerte Coutinho, known simply as Laerte, who came out as a transgender woman after living as a man for nearly 60 years. When Williams' son announces his engagement to a woman with ultra-conservative parents, the couple goes to hilarious lengths to hide the truth. Freeheld This film tells the true story of the late Laurel Hester Julianne Moore , a police detective diagnosed with terminal cancer who fought for her domestic partner Stacie Andree Ellen Page to receive her pension benefits after her death. Along the way, they pick up a hitchhiker. The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives Alvarez told A Plus that this Canadian documentary "features fascinating interviews with women who were part of the s Toronto lesbian community," as well as "a droll reenactment of pulp lesbian fiction novels from the '50s. It focuses on the lives of three gay seniors navigating "life's challenging third act" and reminiscing about years past. According to SAGE, some reported that they "struggle to find community in LGBT spaces, where youthfulness is revered and older people are less embraced. Paris is Burning This cult classic documentary, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in , explores New York City's drag ball culture in the s, and the Black and Latino communities that were a part of it. The film sheds light on issues that affect many same-sex couples, especially where one or more of the partners is older. Brother to Brother This drama, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in , stars Anthony Mackie as a gay art student who befriends a homeless man Roger Robinson who turns out to be Bruce Nugent, a gay writer and painter who was an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance.