How a Scrappy New York Studio Became a Major Platform for Filmmakers of Color
Wavelength founder and CEO Jenifer Westphal told IndieWire about our evolving mission to amplify the creative voices of women and people of color.
Happy Pride Month! Wavelength stands with the LGBTQ+ community and is committed to telling stories that highlight and celebrate their community. Check out our recommendations of LGBTQ+ films to watch this month.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire — On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Moonlight — A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
Booksmart — On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more.
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood — A portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.
Watermelon Woman — A young black lesbian filmmaker probes into the life of The Watermelon Woman, a 1930s black actress who played ‘mammy’ archetypes.
The Handmaiden — A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
Love, Simon — Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Paris is Burning — A chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
The Favourite — In early 18th-century England, the status quo at the court is upset when a new servant arrives and endears herself to a frail Queen Anne.
Socks on Fire — A poet composes a cinematic love letter to his grandmother as his homophobic aunt and drag queen uncle wage war over her estate in Hokes Bluff, Alabama.