Bleak Night 2010
Pasookkoon (original title)
PG-13 | 1h 56min | Drama | 3 March 2011 (South Korea)
Three best friends, Ki-tae, Dong-yoon, and Hee-june; they thought their friendship would last forever. A few tiny cracks of distrust start to develop among these best friends. Ki-tae and Hee-june are suddenly filled with misunderstanding and hated, and Ki-tae starts to use violence against Hee-june. When Dong-yoon finds out about Ki-tae’s behavior toward Hee-june, he tries to stop Ki-tae but fails. Instead, what started out as little doubts, push these three boys into the point of no return.
Eyes Wide Open 2009
Einayim Petukhoth (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 31min | Drama, Romance | 2 September 2009 (France)
Aaron (Zohar Shtrauss), a respected butcher and a family man in an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem, leads a conservative life of community devotion and spiritual dedication. Aaron’s life undergoes a series of emotional changes following the arrival of a young apprentice (Ran Danker) to his shop. Consumed with lust, the handsome “Yeshiva” student irreversibly transforms the intricate beliefs in the once-devoted butcher’s life – leading Aaron to question his relationships with his wife Rivka (Tinkerbell), children, community, and God.
The Orgasm Diaries 2010
Brilliantlove (original title)
Unrated | 1h 37min | Drama, Romance | 12 November 2010 (UK)
A poetic love story that follows Manchester and Noon as they enjoy a long, hot, summer romance. Noon is our narrator, a shy taxidermist who keeps a silent menagerie in the freezer alongside Manchester’s ice pops. Manchester documents their affair, creating wonderfully charged images with just a couple of cheap, instamatic cameras. When a wealthy gentleman called Franny discovers Manchester and launches his photography on the art world, the success destroys the beauty of their once idyllic life.
You’re Out of Your Mind, Maggie 1979
Du är inte klok, Madicken (original title)
1h 44min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 14 December 1979 (Sweden)
Madicken is a Swedish girl from the upper level family, growing up during the time of first world war which did not include Sweden. She lives happily with her family, experiencing the world and making brave and crazy things.
Not Rated | 1h 12min | Drama | 21 November 2008 (Ireland)
Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.
Bright Night 2014
Nachthelle (original title)
Unrated | 1h 26min | Drama, Mystery | 2014 (Canada)
Two couples visit a home from their past, and sexual tension brings out the worst in each other. Long-buried grudges resurface.
It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse But the Society in Which He Lives 1971
Nicht der Homosexuelle ist pervers, sondern die Situation, in der er lebt (original title)
1h 7min | Documentary, Drama | 24 November 1977 (USA)
Daniel, a young man from the provinces come to the city and moves from one gay subculture to the next. His adventures begin on the streets of Berlin, where the shy brunette Daniel meets the blonde Clemens, who invites him home for coffee and offers him a place to stay. Soon Daniel is living with Clemens and believes he has found the love of his life. The two try to imitate a bourgeois marriage and its lifestyle. But after four months of tedium, Daniel is cruised by a rich older man who entices him to move into his villa, where he encounters a group of older gays, pretentious in their appreciations of fine art and classical music, who fawn over him.
The First Man 2011
Le premier homme (original title)
1h 41min | Drama | 20 April 2012 (Italy)
The first man is an adaptation of the unfinshed autobiographical novel “Le Premier Homme” by the french writer Albert Camus. It tells the story of Jacques Cormery and his childhood in Algeria.