A Little Comfort 2004
Juste un peu de réconfort… (original title)
38min | Drama, Short | 31 January 2004 (France)
Arnaud and Guillaume are in their last year of high school. Summer is approaching and like any teenager, they’re thinking about cigarettes, alcohol and sex. But boys or girls? Future looks so blurry when you’re a teenager!
The Violation 2013
10min | Short, Drama | 6 April 2013 (USA)
MICKEY DOUGHERTY, 15, has a crush on OSCAR HEIM, 17, the son of the wealthy family next door. Oscar has a crush on Mickey’s sister, TINA, 16. Fearing a burglary, Oscar’s mother LINDA (Beth Grant — Donnie Darko, Little Miss Sunshine) asks the Dougherty family to house-sit while they’re at their daughter’s wedding. Linda makes it clear that she doesn’t want the Doughertys venturing beyond the family room, but once she’s gone, Mickey invades Oscar’s bedroom. Mickey builds a totem of Oscar out of Oscar’s pants and shirts, seating the totem on the toilet and then touching it erotically. Distracted by his mother’s drunken fall downstairs, Mickey hasn’t dismantled the totem when the Heims return home early.
Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party 2016
1h 27min | Drama | 8 January 2016 (USA)
HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY takes place over the course of 24 hours, at the 17th birthday pool party of preacher’s kid Henry Gamble. As Henry treads through various sexual possibilities, seeking to come into his own, so too do the adults and teenagers of the party, all struggling to navigate the public and private, and their longing, despite themselves and their faith, for earthly love.
Wild Reeds 1994
Les roseaux sauvages (original title)
1h 50min | Drama | 1 June 1994 (France)
8 wins & 6 nominations.
In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois’s classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to try to escape from the war in Algeria, and Henri, a pied-noir (Algerian-born Frenchman). Francois and Serge will have a homosexual relationship, but Serge wants to marry his brother’s wife…
El diputado 1978
1h 50min | Drama | 19 March 1981 (Mexico)
Sex and politics collide in this tale of forbidden love, blackmail and murder. Set up by the secret police to compromise a prominent politician, a teenage hustler discovers himself passionately in love with the man he must betray.
En forelskelse 2008
39min | Short, Drama | 30 April 2008 (Denmark)
16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likable parents, who kindly welcome their first son in law. On a weekend in their summerhouse it turns out that Carsten and Melissa’s dad might have more in common than they first thought.
Little Gay Boy, chrisT is Dead 2012
30min | Short, Drama | 14 October 2012 (France)
Jean Christophe lives with his mother, an English prostitute in Paris. He dreams of becoming a model. Over the course of a day, JC endures a series of abusive encounters that will change him forever. He goes from innocence to experience as he and his dreams are destroyed by those around him. The violence of the film is accentuated by the use of BDSM, Performance Art and Dance
Kiss me softly 2012
Kus me zachtjes (original title)
16min | Short, Comedy, Drama | 2012 (Belgium)
17 year old Jasper lives in a very grey, small town. In his family, he cannot be himself. Jaspers dad is a singer, named Lukkie Luk. All the attention in the family goes to his career. Jasper searches a way to handle this and is faced with the typical questions in the live of an adolescent. Questions that will not be answered when he stays in his own routine.