Screened in over 75 international film festivals (including the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival), “Fairies” is a musical fantasy come true. Timothy is bullied by homophobic classmates at his all boys high school. While studying A Midsummer Night’s Dream, he imagines a world where he isn’t so different. With the help of Midsummer, his quirky teacher, a spectacular musical dream and tons of glitter- he creates a way to fit in.
A Home at the End of the World 2004
R | 1h 37min | Drama, Romance | 14 October 2004 (Netherlands)
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Hours” comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn’t be more different. From suburban Cleveland in the 60s, to New York City in the 80s, where they meet an older woman, the film charts a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they’ve created and hold their friendship together?
Roundabout, the Shortest Distance Is Round 2019
Saitankyori wa mawari kudokute, (original title)
1h 10min | Drama | 5 July 2019 (Japan)
Haruto spends a lonely high school. The new teacher, Aoyama, cares about him and starts an exchange diary. Haruto gradually opens up, but one day, when he was resting because of a cold, he was kissed by Aoyama who came to visit him. Agitated by the sudden incident, Haruto violently refused and Aoyama was chased away from teaching. Three years later: Haruto, who graduated from high school and became a host, has debts and sells his body. But suddenly he meets Aoyama again.
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.
Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) is a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein) and a bright future ahead of him – and with plans to achieve his last teenage milestone by losing his virginity. But things get complicated when he meets Elliot (Antonio Marziale), a handsome and charming gay kid from the other side of town, who unwittingly sends Alex on a rollercoaster journey of sexual exploration, kicking off a hilarious and moving adventure of love, sex and friendship in our liberated and confusing modern times. Written and directed by Craig Johnson (The Skeleton Twins, Wilson), produced by Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, and Jared Ian Goldman.
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?