Another Country 1984
1h 30min | Biography, Drama, Romance | June 1984 (UK)
Based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell, the film explores the effect of Public School life in the 1930’s on Guy Bennett as his homosexuality and unwillingness to “play the game” turns him eastwards towards communist Russia.
Handsome Devil 2016
1h 35min | Drama | 21 April 2017 (Ireland)
Two underclassmen roommates at an all-boys boarding school eventually and unexpectedly bond, one a social outcast, the other a star rugby player. With a new English teacher challenging students to find their own voices, the boys’ friendship is tested by the rugby-obsessed expectations of others after one is found to be gay.
In the Name of 2013
W imie… (original title)
1h 42min | Drama, Thriller | 8 February 2013 (Germany)
Adam, a Catholic priest who discovered his calling as a servant of God at the relatively late age of 21, now lives in a village in rural Poland working with behavioral problem teens who fight and yell abuses. He declines the advances of a young brunette named Ewa, saying he is already spoken for; however, celibacy is not the only reason for his rejection. Adam knows he desires men and that his embrace of the priesthood has been a flight from his own sexuality. When he meets Lukasz, the strange and taciturn son of a simple rural family, Adam’s self-imposed abstinence becomes a heavy burden.
The gay short film Coming Out tells the story of two best friends, Lukas and Chris. They have trouble expressing their feelings about each other. Due to their insecurities, they both seek advice online anonymous chat room. In this chat room, they get advice from the person they’d least expect.
CLOSETS is an interesting, unusual film with a sci-fi twist. It features a tormented 16 year old boy called Henry who, on 12 March 1986, time travels through his bedroom closet and meets up with a similar present day teenager, Ben, occupying his same bedroom 30 years later. Ben and Henry’s developing friendship highlights past and present-day issues facing young gay teenagers. While our society’s attitudes towards LGBTs has improved dramatically over the past three decades, Ben and Henry’s story shows that confusion about sexual identity and homophobic bullying, can still result in self harming and suicidal intentions. These two teenagers from different time zones develop a deep friendship offering each support and optimism for the future. This is an unusual, compassionate and ultimately uplifting story, peppered with sorrow, humour and hope.
Pourquoi Mon Fils 2015
Pourquoi mon fils? (original title)
21min | Short, Drama | 12 June 2015 (France)
This is the time for Thomas and Louis to announce to their parents their homosexual bond. If for Louis everything seems to go for the best, on the other hand for the father of Thomas, Hervé, nothing goes more. He enters a state of uncontrollable rage, but how far is he ready to face this revelation? (google translated)
En Colo 2010
8min | Short | 18 November 2010 (France)
At a meeting of the game “Truth or Dare?” two young boys, Matthew and Maxime, are challenging to embrace. The kiss will cause them some excitement. From that time, teens who witnessed this scene are allusions more or less directly to the possible homosexuality of Maxime. A revelation will then destabilize the group.