This Is the Night 2021
1h 47min | Comedy, Drama | 21 September 2021 (USA)
Once Upon a Time in Staten Island is set in the summer of 1982 and has as its backdrop the release of Rocky III. The story tells of an average teen who embarks on a quest in his Rocky Balboa-obsessed town that swirls in his family members. Watts and Grillo will play his parents.
A team rugby player admits to having a crush on his friend/teammate, causing a rift between them. He retreats into a fantasy world, complete with an imaginary glitter friend, as he struggles to fit into the macho world of rugby, and to confront and rebuild the friendship with his friend who has betrayed his confidence to the rest of his teammates.
So Long, Paris! 2019
19min | Short, Comedy | 15 March 2020 (France)
12-year-old Lucy can’t accept her parents have divorced. Holidays are ending. Just before Lucy is to leave Paris, she puts off returning to London at her mum’s, and grills her dad about whether he has found a new relationship. As darkness falls, Lucy gets a piece of news that upsets her so that she runs away from her dad’s. She wanders in the city. Takes risks. And finally faces reality.
The Nest 2019
El nido (original title)
15min | Short | January 1 2020 (Chile)
Elías (12) is the youngest son of Luisa (45) and José (46. One afternoon, after witnessing a homophobic attack at school, Elías tells his parent that he is also gay. But his cry for help gets unanswered, which will make him wonder: how can I feel safe? where’s my nest?
Gameboys: The Movie 2021
1h 48min | Romance | 30 July 2021 (Philippines)
Based on the first Boys’ Love series in the Philippines, Gameboys The Movie follows the story of gamers turned lovers Cairo and Gavreel as they get to spend time together in Gavreel’s house, a few weeks before Cairo returns to his province. What starts out as a romantic holiday for the young couple turns into a relationship test that they have to overcome. Cairo is faced with the reality of his imminent departure while Gavreel is compelled to make a life-changing decision. After defying distance and even the pandemic, will Cairo and Gavreel be able to prove once again that their love for each other is strong enough to withstand fate and circumstance?
Based in the ’80s, a mother/son relationship takes a wild left turn after she discovers adult, all-male material under her son’s bed the morning of his 16th birthday! Trying to find out what this “really means,” each take some non-traditional steps to get to a new understanding and how to deal with it. Universal themes of family love, dysfunction and acceptance are at the heart of the film.
A Skeleton in the Closet 2020
Todos tenemos un muerto en el placard o un hijo en el closet (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 43min | Comedy, Drama | 24 August 2020 (USA)
Coming out of he closet is never easy, but the gay son has already come out to his parents. They weren’t happy, but they still love him. The son arrives home, only to learn that his partner has dumped him.
Charming but timid college student Mando is your typical hopeless romantic. He meets Barry, an out-and-proud basketball star who is practically a prince from a fairytale. The only thing spoiling Mando’s happy ending is the fact that Barry already has a boyfriend. To move on, Mando goes out with liberated architecture student Krisha and the two become lovers. One fateful day, Barry walks back into Mando’s life. Now, he needs to choose – will it be mind over heart or heart over mind?