The tragicomic tale of Bjørn, 17, who suffers from a contracted foreskin. First, his dad indiscreetly enlightens poor Bjørn about the ailment, which runs in the family. Then, we follow Bjørn through medical examinations, a surgical procedure and healing. Bjørn has always been insecure around girls and paralysed by performance anxiety. He now hopes the procedure will change all that – especially because he is fascinated by his big sister’s beautiful best friend, a curious witness to his travails who has been continuously updated about every intimate detail by his blabbermouth sister. Ultimately, it is up to Bjørn to realise that conquering pretty women takes more than just working equipment.
22min | Short, Drama | 11 November 2013 (France)
An uncompromising and controversial short set in the Scandinavian suburbia on the hottest day of the summer. A sister reluctantly babysits her little brother. Two young boys catch her attention, and she makes a crucial decision.
A coming-of-age comedy about Matthew, a 14-year-old boy living in a very religious town, whose best friend Ester tries to ‘cure’ him of being gay. But a trip to San Francisco shows Matthew that he might not be the one who needs curing.
Shabbat Dinner is boring as usual for William Shore. His mother has invited two crazy hippies and their son and is doing her best to show off, his father is drunk and berating their oddball guests, and he doesn’t have much in common with their son Virgo. That is, until Virgo tells him that he has just come out as gay. In William’s room, the boys speak directly to each other about themselves, while just a few feet away the adults discuss trivialities about prep school, marrying Jewish, and nonfat ice cream. Shabbat Dinner opens a window into the world of Upper Middle Class New York society, with its myriad rules and tensions. In telling the coming out story of two boys, it addresses universal issues of finding acceptance and truth as a teenager.
Bror min 2002 – Brother of Mine
10min | Short, Drama | 7 February 2002 (Germany)
A car plays the main part of a torture-chamber in Jens Jonsson’s Bror min, where two brothers pull off a fight inside while waiting for their parents who are fighting outside. The older of the two demonstrates with deep concentration all the funny little gadgets the car can provide in order to torture a kid brother.
This movie is about a young boy Ruben in search of his homosexuality and experience harassment & violence from where the problems of acceptance begins. He found out his love for boys when he has a date with Mike. His parents and little sister don’t know about his struggle and harassment at school. This film is going to be used in education for acceptance of homosexuality and against violence