Shanghai Panic 2002
Wo men hai pa (original title)
1h 27min | Drama , Romance | 14 February 2002 (Germany)
Growing up in the shadows of Shanghai, Bei (Li Zhinan), a disillusioned dancer, spends most of his time in a drug-induced haze. But when he begins developing AIDS-like symptoms and fears he could be seriously ill, he turns to his three best friends to help him forget. Complications ensue when Bei and another friend, Jie (Zhou Zijie), begin to feel more than mutual camaraderie, which throws their sexuality into serious question.
A family living in Marfa, Texas attempts to pull themselves back together after a horrific tragedy. This provocative sequel to Larry Clark’s film Marfa Girl, shows us a group of people ready to escape their current realities – no matter the cost. Gritty, unrelenting and powerful, auteur Clark once again delivers a bleak landscape of sex, drugs and boredom amongst the residents of a dead-end Texas Border town.
Good Boys 2005
Yeladim Tovim (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 15min | Crime , Drama , Romance | 2005 (Israel)
17-year-old Meni wears only the most fashionable clothes, interested in music, loves the cinema and works as a rent boy. He had a baby from Mika, a young drug addict prostitute. He has an adoptive mother who is also a trans-gender prostitute and clients that contact him on his cell-phone. One night he meets Tal, also a hustler and they decide to spend the night together. During that night their lives get a new meaning, but can the little hope change the life they are used to from early age? In the morning they decide to meet later at the club. Until the awaited meeting, both of them will have to deal with their weary routine of clients, marginalized people and unexpected events.
The Family 2017
La familia (original title)
1h 22min | Drama | 3 August 2018 (USA)
Andres (35) and his son Pedro (12) live in blue-collar neighborhood of Caracas and they hardly see each other. While Andres uses his time with his jobs, Pedro walks around the streets playing with his friends and learning from the violent place that surrounds him.
Butterfly S01 E03 (2018)
1h | Drama | Episode aired 28 October 2018
Vicky takes Maxine to Boston for a puberty blockers assessment, and is arrested at the airport when they return. The family are appointed a social worker by the court which further strains the relationship between Vicky and Stephen. As her treatment lies in jeopardy, the family has to work together or Maxine will not be able to transition.
My Best Friend 2018
Mi mejor amigo (original title)
1h 30min | Drama , Romance | 8 November 2018 (Argentina)
Lorenzo is a quiet teenager who lives with his parents and his younger brother in small city in the Argentinean Patagonia. One day, a family friend’s son named Caíto moves south and settles in at Lorenzo’s home. His family is going through difficult times and can’t give much care to him. Caíto is very shy and hardly speaks. Lorenzo is supposed to help him feel at home. They become friends. They spend great amounts of time together. Although Lorenzo doesn’t like sports, he puts up with Caíto’s fascination for mountain biking. They share deep conversations too. They can be very different but they come to understand each other. It won’t be long until everybody at home realizes Caíto is a difficult case. After a couple of days, Lorenzo’s parents feel they’ve had enough. But then, Caíto makes a big confession to Lorenzo. He tells him the true reason why he was forced to leave his house. After that, Lorenzo takes charge of him so that his parents let him stay. He now has a secret to hold, a responsibility to take and a troublesome partner that will take him through new life experiences.
Thomas Hellis is a “sniper” of the US intelligence. Posted in Transylvania he must fulfill his most important mission concerning “Silence” a sophisticated technology device of the military intelligence developed by Romanian scientists. A micro-chip that is tempting to all the great powers, not only to Russians and Americans. But something goes wrong and Thomas Hellis will face the inevitable. Trapped in the pitiless process of a cold war, he will have to deal with the nightmare of the present but also with the demons of a very dark past.