The Boat Is Full 1981
Das Boot ist voll (original title)
PG | 1h 41min | Drama, War | 15 January 1981 (Germany)
During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. They seek temporary refuge with a couple who run a village inn. They pose as a family: the deserter as husband, Judith as his wife, an old man from Vienna as her father, his granddaughter and the French lad, whom they beg to keep silent, as their children. Judith’s teenage brother poses as a soldier. The fabrication unravels through chance and the local constable’s exact investigation. Whom will the Swiss allow to stay? Who gets deported?
The Ultimate Masturbation 2016
Ultimate masturbation: Shigoki no yama (original title)
1h 3min | Comedy | 28 December 2016 (Japan)
A straight graduate student goes to the masturbation camp in the mountains held by the “gay masturbation charisma”, where all sorts of masturbation techniques are tried out by participants. One day, the student is raped by a gay guy at the camp, and he starts to question his belief in masturbation.
Hello, Stranger: The Movie 2021
1h 41min | Comedy, Romance | 12 February 2021 (Philippines)
Xavier and Mico join a writing camp, where they get to know each other more. But with their friends and other people around them twist and turn them in different directions, will they be strangers no more or strangers again?
A Little Bit of Freedom 2003
Kleine Freiheit (original title)
1h 42min | Drama | 15 April 2004 (Germany)
Baran (Cagdas Bozkurt) is a young Kurd who was sent to Hamburg after his parents, who had helped Kurdish rebels, were betrayed and subsequently killed by the Turkish militia. Now that Baran is 16, he is no longer allowed to stay in Germany and faces the bleak prospect of getting deported back.
Baran meets Chernor (Leroy Delmar), an African boy who has the same problem and trafficks drugs to make some money. Chernor is openly gay and their friendship has sexual overtones from the beginning. Baran also has very little interest in girls, even though a marriage might solve his immigration-related legal trouble.
Things get even more complicated when Baran spots the traitor of his family and wants to kill him. However, the man pleads for his life and Baran spares him. After this act of forgiveness, Cherno and Baran have sex together for the first time, making it clear to Baran that his interest in Cherno goes beyond friendship.
Finally, both Cherno and Baran, who had made a desperate attempt to free Cherno, are arrested by the police.
My Rosy Life, His Rosy Passion 2014
Ore to kareshi to kanojo no jijô (original title)
62min | Drama | 27 December 2017 (Japan)
When Otoya confesses that he is married, Junpei cannot hide his anger of being betrayed. However, Otoya says it is a fake marriage. He met his wife through matchmaking because of his father. She is emotionally unstable and an alcoholic. But he gets to use her to cover his gay identity. One day, Junpei goes to Otoya’s house and meets his wife when he is out. It leads to Otoya suggesting Junpei to move in and become his roommate…
Goodbye Seventies 2020
Unrated | 1h 32min | Drama | 28 September 2020 (USA)
In the 1970s, the golden age of gay pornography in New York City, a promising chorus boy is injured and told he will never dance again. Distraught and unimpressed with the “art” films playing seedy Times Square theaters, he gets his friends and lovers together and they start making their own hard core movies. Against all odds the films are wildly successful until drugs, AIDS and cheap video technology bring it all crashing down.
You Disappear 2017
Du forsvinder (original title)
1h 57min | Drama | 20 April 2017 (Denmark)
Mia is married to the successful headmaster Frederik, who is caught embezzling from his own school. But did he do this of his own free will – or has his personality been altered by the tumour lurking in his brain? Mia is desperate to uncover what kind of man she is actually married to. If the happiest three years of Mia’s life with Frederik were while he had a tumour in his brain, who was she married to before? YOU DISAPPEAR is a movie about the challenges we face as neuroscience forces us to rethink what we are as human beings.
Based on Michael Chabon’s novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.