16 year-old Julien Perrot shows up at school totally naked, yet no one seems to notice. At the same time, a total solar eclipse is about to occur and excitement is rising as students wait for the bell to ring.
1h 38min | Drama | 8 November 2019 (Philippines)
Adam was raise like a normal boy until he bled his first menstrual period. Adam was born with two genitals, an intersex who finds himself in a painful transformation that takes him into the ambiguities of fate and desires.
MISERERE is about six young men who prostitute themselves for little money in Once Train Station and Plaza Miserere, a central area in the city of Buenos Aires. Structured as a chronicle of a summer day, the documentary presents the stories and inner reflections of the protagonists through voice-overs. The routines of these street sex workers show the complex and multicultural universe of Once.
Grande école 2004
1h 50min | Drama, Romance | 4 February 2004 (France)
Paul and Agnes have been going out for quite a while and Agnes is shocked to learn that he’d rather live with two roommates on campus than move in with her. As soon as he meets one of his roommates, Louis-Anault, Paul’s behavior changes – he is attracted to Louis without realizing so himself. Agnes, on the other hand, gets quite jealous and offers a bet: Whoever gets to have Louis-Anault first, wins… If she does, Paul will no longer explore his homosexual desires, if he does – she’ll walk away. Meanwhile, Paul meets Mecir, a young Arab worker, who shows him there’s more to life than elite colleges…
The Blonde One 2019
Un rubio (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 48min | Drama, Romance | 29 August 2019 (Germany)
In the suburbs of Buenos Aires, Gabriel has just moved in with his colleague, Juan. Shy and reserved, Gabo is reluctant to follow Juan’s wandering hands and meaningful looks. With a revolving door of beauties streaming out of Juan’s bedroom, his machismo seems firmly in place. However, the attraction between the two men is undeniable. What starts out as a sexual relationship based on convenience of location, soon develops into the engrossing evolution of a tender and intimate relationship, which is as sweet as it is heartbreaking.
DJ Sabu’s overactive libido leads him into teenaged pregnancy. His mythic quest for two thousand boys ends with Happy, a paranoid UFO-ologist to whom aliens promise to appear (as his love child). Spanky is an evil hairdresser trying to foil Sabu’s mission, he is the self-proclaimed ‘biggest bitch in the world.’ The action unfolds at a series of raves on old garbage hill in an industrial Antonioni landscape peopled with characters right out of vintage John Waters.
The Terrorists 2011
Poo kor karn rai (original title)
1h 43min | Documentary | 12 February 2011 (Germany)
Two men are in a fishing boat talking. One feels more than one sees that the seawater around them is warm and smooth, teeming with brightly-colored fish. By night, the rubber plantation also comes across as enticing and full of secrets, until lurid reminders of the bloody massacre flash up. This film arose from of a state of shock – about the news, about the subsequent repression in the authoritarian kingdom but also about the debilitating passivity that followed the pro-democracy Red Shirt uprising. It is a radical personal assessment in 17 episodes. An angry protest in the form of a diary, where sexual resistance and erotic fantasies are juxtaposed with thoughtful rummaging through the director’s family album, creating a confusing pamphlet. As a young boy in the 1970s, Thunska was already forced to flee Bangkok for the south with his mother.