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.
Gouttes d’eau sur pierres brûlantes 2000
Not Rated | 1h 22min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 10 January 2002 (Hungary)
Germany in the 1970s. Whilst waiting for his girlfriend, a young student, Franz, allows himself to be picked up by 50-year old businessman, Léopold. In his apartment, Léopold provokes Franz into revealing his homosexual experiences and soon manages to seduce him. Six months later, Frantz has moved in with Léopold and they appear to live as an ordinary married couple. The strain is beginning to show, however, and after a row Frantz threatens to leave. Whilst Léopold is away, Frantz is visited by his former girlfriend, Anna, and their romance is soon rekindled. Before the two lovers can escape, Léopold returns and his charms persuade Anna to stay. Léopold’s ex-lover Vera then makes an unexpected appearance and the menagerie is complete…
Two moments of Jonas’s life intertwine, each reflecting the other: in 1997, when he was a secretive teenager, and 18 years later, as an attractive and impulsive thirty-something looking for balance in his life. His life was turned upside-down when he was 14 and met Nathan, a charismatic friend who was both intriguing and daring. Now an adult, this memory still haunts Jonas and he’s unable to shake free of it. He walks through the town of his past, trying to put his life in order like the blocks in Tetris that he frantically played on his Game Boy as a teen.
R | 2h 9min | Drama | 25 September 2015 (USA)
The plot revolves around the 1969 Stonewall Riots, the violent clash that kicked off the gay rights movement in New York City. The drama centers on Danny Winters, who flees to New York, leaving behind his sister. He finds his way to the Stonewall Inn, where he meets Trevor before catching the eye of Ed Murphy, manager of the Stonewall. He colludes with corrupt police and exploits homeless youth.
8min | Short, Drama | 18 September 2012 (Norway)
A man enters the shower after his workout, but is soon sidetracked by a noise he cannot identify. He decides to seek out the source of the sound, and enters a situation that will leave him completely exposed.
“Do not let Hollywood fool! Gay porn filmmakers from the 1970’s were much more inventive. And Jack Deveau proves it. In this erotically experimental shot completely in France, manager Deveau has statues coming to life in a art museum, who educates handsome Thomas Jeffries on his inmost wants.
Twenty-year-old footballer Will is on his stag-do in an unnamed European city when, naked and handcuffed to a lamppost, he is rescued by former pianist Michael. Back at Michael’s apartment, the attraction between the two men is immediate. But, unable to bring himself to leave, Will is sent into a tailspin of shame and confusion. And so they spend a night together that could change both of their lives forever. If only they have the courage to let it.