SHEPHERD: The Story of a Jewish Dog 2019
1h 33min | Family | 29 June 2020 (UK)
SHEPHERD is based on the award-winning and bestselling Israeli novel, “The Jewish Dog,” by Asher Kravitz. Kaleb, a beloved German Shepherd, is separated from his Jewish family when the Nuremberg Laws are enacted in WWII Berlin. He is adopted by an SS Officer who trains him to attack and round up Jews at a concentration camp. Kaleb is well cared for and good at his job until one day when he is distracted by a familiar scent. His original master, a young boy named Joshua, has arrived as a prisoner of the camp. Kaleb has not lost his loyalty to Joshua who finds solace in secretly visiting his dog at night. Joshua’s life is at risk. Together they escape the camp and after months of near-death experiences, they are found by partisans who help Joshua make safe passage to Israel.
Boys on Film 20: Heaven Can Wait 2020
2h 26min | Drama | 18 May 2020 (UK)
On the cusp of adulthood, the world’s longest running short film series is only getting started. Celebrate 20 years of ‘Boys on Film’ with the finest of gay short cinema. Bursting onto the scene, wide-eyed and keen, your first time with the boys was Hard Love. For a second you were In Too Deep – you dallied with the American Boy, travelling the Pacific Rim with Bad Romance on your tail. Now out of your teens, your Heroes behind you, the future is yours. Heaven Can Wait.
Forbidden Love 2008
Not Rated | 1h 10min | Romance | 2008 (Japan)
Fashion designer Mizuki Ritsu returns from abroad and ends up sharing an apartment with the sons of his boss, Sho, and his younger brother Ryo. Sho refuses to go out of his room and doesn’t what to see anyone. Because of this, his father wants Ritsu to watch over Sho and take care of him. Unknown to everyone, Sho and Ritsu used to be lovers before Ritsu left Japan and went to study in New York.
The Hows of Us 2018
1h 57min | Drama, Romance | 7 September 2018 (USA)
Story of couple Primo (Daniel Padilla) and George (Kathryn Bernardo) who are in a long-term relationship and are already building and planning their future together. Their love will be put to the test as their relationship faces hurdles – from misunderstandings to different career paths, among others. How will they save their “us”?
With her husband perpetually away at work, a mother raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their rural lakeside home. What would you do? What is rational and what do you do to protect your child? How far do you go and when do you stop?
12-year old dreamer Vlad likes telling fantastic stories about his courage to his summer camp friends, although he is a bit of a coward himself. But one day Vlad finds himself in a real adventure as he accidentally gets caught in a conflict between two alien forces. Shapeshifting Trashmen, descendants of an ancient alien civilization, try to disable electricity on the whole planet by deactivating the defensive shield that protects the Earth from an approaching solar wave. In this way they challenge the all-powerful and mysterious Energy that enabled humanity’s technological progress and which we depend on more than ever. In this battle Vlad is helped by a transformer box called the Bobot, which holds the key to saving the world. While telling stories about fictional courage is easy, Vlad will find out that overcoming his fear in the real world is quite a challenge. Mankind’s future lies solely in his hands.
Mi Hermano 2018
1h 11min | Documentary | 10 March 2018 (Mexico)
Alexey was born in Russia and adopted by Gabriela, an unmarried woman. Later, Gabriela and Alexey adopted Mateo, another child from Siberia. Over the course of nine years, Alexey and Mateo demonstrate what it means to build bonds of reciprocal trust despite the internal conflicts they face.
Luminous Motion 1998
1h 31min | Drama | 22 June 2001 (Italy)
A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she gets her own place. Then the kid’s father shows up to try to take the two over.