Lost in Paradise 2011

Lost in Paradise 2011

Lost in Paradise 2011
Hot Boy Noi Loan va Cau Chuyen ve Thang Cuoi, Co Gai Diem va Con Vit (original title)
1h 43min | Drama , Romance | 15 June 2012 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It’s his first time in the big city and he’s looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his apartment. When Khoi goes to check the place out, he meets Lam, who also appears to be living there. Khoi decides to stay, but while he showers, Dong and Lam – who turn out to be boyfriends – run off with all his cash and belongings. It’s not long before Lam is himself abandoned by Dong, and winds up back on the street as a prostitute. Meanwhile the penniless and disillusioned Khoi takes on menial jobs to survive. Lam and Khoi are eventually reunited, and despite Lam’s past actions, the two become closer and closer – even though Khoi becomes more and more troubled by Lam’s dangerous source of income. At the same time, Cuoi, a mentally handicapped man abandoned by his family, attempts to befriend a female prostitute. Her pimps do not take kindly to his hanging around and scaring away customers, but she takes pity on him and ultimately becomes his protector.

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Jess & James 2015

Jess & James 2015

Jess & James 2015
Unrated | 1h 32min | Drama , Romance | 17 August 2017 (Argentina)

Storyline:

Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off on a spontaneous road trip across rural Argentina to reunite with Jess’ estranged brother. On their journey, they confront strange occurrences and engage in a ménage à trois affair that brings them closer. Their newly found affection grows, all while discovering a fresh vision of freedom and happiness. JESS & JAMES is a sexually charged road-trip movie, a love story, and a coming-of-age tale, set against the mythical landscape of the Argentinian Pampas.

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The Story of the Stone 2018

The Story of the Stone 2018
1h 46min | Drama | 28 July 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

The story has been adapted from the classical novel of the same name, adapting the characters and events from the original story to life at the Red House in Taipei’s Ximending area. The film avoids focusing on moral issues and in making any judgments. It displays an honest and natural depiction. It depicts gay life in Taipei and discovers a darker side to Taipei, as well as exploring despair, reincarnation and hope.

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Necro-Mancing Dennis 2018

Necro-Mancing Dennis 2018

Necro-Mancing Dennis 2018
Unrated | 1h 13min | Comedy , Horror | 31 October 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

A cemetery worker hides his disfigurement under the cloak of a sinister hood. But it doesn’t hide his twisted attempt to recapture the one he loves. Even if he has to kill him first.

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A Siren in the Dark 2009

A Siren in the Dark 2009

A Siren in the Dark 2009
Unrated | 1h 21min | Drama , Horror , Mystery | Video 26 August 2009

Storyline:

Cameron, a Police Officer with psychic abilities, is called upon to interview an accused teen in hopes of finding the whereabouts of the teen’s missing gay lover. His investigation immediately spirals into sordid tales of drug abuse, sexual obsessions, and a mysterious man living on a deserted mountain road. This handsome but very deadly “Siren” is a seeker of the lost and lonely, and revels in playing on their addictions. Has the lost lover met his end? Is the accused teen himself even among the living? As the tale unfolds, will Cameron find himself safe from the lure of the deadly and mysterious “Siren in the Dark?”

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A Moment In The Reeds 2017

A Moment In The Reeds 2017

A Moment In The Reeds 2017
1h 48min | Drama , Romance | 29 June 2018 (Finland)

Storyline:

Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, and when Leevi’s father has to return to town on business, the two young men establish a connection and spend a few days discovering one another during the Finnish midsummer.

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Shared Rooms 2016

Shared Rooms 2016

Shared Rooms 2016
Unrated | 1h 15min | Comedy , Drama , Romance | 14 May 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

SHARED ROOMS explores the meaning of home and family through three interrelated stories of gay men finding connections during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day – a married couple who take in a teenage relative who was kicked out of his home after his parents discovered he was gay; a pair of roommates forced to share a bed for the week, much to the delight (and horror) of the one harboring a secret crush on the other; and two men looking for a quick hookup who end up finding a much stronger connection.

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Knife+Heart 2018

Knife+Heart 2018

Knife+Heart 2018
Un couteau dans le coeur (original title)
1h 50min | Drama , Romance , Thriller | 27 June 2018 (France)

Storyline:

Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald. But one of her actors is brutally murdered and Anne gets caught up in a strange investigation that turns her life upside-down.

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Loss of Innocence 2008

Loss of Innocence 2008

Loss of Innocence 2008
Binyag (original title)
1h 4min | Drama | 8 October 2008 (Philippines)

Storyline:

The title “Binyag” translates to ‘loss of innocence,’ and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectively, the process in which one young person loses his own innocence. A boy living a quiet, picturesque life in the Filipino province, spending his days swimming in the sea, is offered a job as a “film star” when a shady “talent scout” visits his small village. He promises the naive Leo that he can “make him a star.” Leo, excited at the idea of escaping his seemingly mundane life, accepts the offer, thus beginning his journey to the city of Manila, where he will learn some hard facts about the world he lives in.

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