Doors Cut Down 2000
En malas compañías (original title)
18min | Short, Comedy, Drama | 17 June 2000 (USA)
A school boy hangs around a mall in order to pick up older men and have sex in the public toilets. When his English tutor teaches him anal sex he is opened up to new experiences despite being caught by his disapproving father. When he meets a 18 year old he goes to the toilets only to be caught by security and charged. Despite his parent’s disapproval he finds this makes him dedicated to one relationship but the sexual anonymity of the toilets is a constant lure for him.
Without Snow 2011
Utan snö (original title)
35min | Drama, Short | 2 April 2011 (Poland)
A brutal and naked portrait of a group of youngsters in a small Swedish town, where bullying leads to fatal consequences. 16-year-old Linus and his best friend are systematically harassing a boy in their school.
14min | Short, Drama | 20 May 2019 (France)
Ruins is above all a one-time representation in the relationship of two lost boys, fleeing and frightened beings. In a wild and abandoned setting that the night covers, the transmission of a piece of jewellery becomes the symbol of the gift and sacrifice that concludes the mutation of the two beings and signs their mutual abandonment. Through a progressive evolution of cinematographic elements, we will try to immerse the spectator in a dark, sensual, symbolic and poetic universe.
30min | Drama, Short | 17 June 2021 (USA)
Since beginning to explore his sexuality and identity privately via the Internet and dating apps, thirteen-year-old Xiao-Wei has felt distanced from his straight friends, preferring the company of his online gay friends. In keeping the fact that he’s gay from his best friend Pin-Rui, Xiao-Wei doesn’t realize his closest friend has been carrying a secret of his own.
19min | Short, Drama | 1 August 2019 (Israel)
This particular summer, at an age that falls between childhood and young adulthood, while their grandparents are taking their afternoon nap, Keren and Noam play games in the attic (“Boydem” in Yiddish) that introduces them to a new level of intimacy.
First Love 2002
Premier amour (original title)
8min | Drama, Short | 31 October 2002 (USA)
In a schoolyard, kids play tag at recess. Back in class, Pol sits beside Justine. When the teacher’s back is turned he twirls her hair. After school the boys scoff some candy and share it with the girls… The class is at the swimming pool. One boy diverts the teacher’s attention so the others can sneak a peek into the girls’ change room. But the surprise is on Pol when he finds himself trapped inside with the girls, his swimsuit still outside!