Alex, a lonely adolescent affected by the abandonment of his father, lives in the countryside with his mother, an authoritarian woman with whom he has a complicated relationship. The boy decides to explore new opportunities that will lead him to worsen his mental condition and lose control of his emotions.
Dancing on the Dark Side of the Moon 2021
Unrated | 1h 1min | Sci-Fi | 28 February 2021 (USA)
Picture this if you will. A futuristic lighthouse floating through dark space. Aboard this lighthouse is a Spirit Guide and his two younglings Alexi and friend Micah. Three spiritual beings on an unusual journey. When the curious Alexi asks what his life will be like on earth the Spirit Guide is compelled to show him. He knows that dark forces are at hand and Alexi may indeed never be born at all. The Guide reluctantly shows him special moments in time where we find Alexi’s family in deep turmoil where dark secrets abound.
The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael 2005
1h 36min | Crime, Drama | 20 October 2006 (UK)
An introverted, socially awkward, middle-class youth, Robert Carmichael, is a talented cello player but is bored by his existence in the coastal town of Newhaven. He becomes associated with several other unsavory teenagers and is soon tempted into the use of hard drugs like cocaine and ecstasy. Robert initially does not take part in the rape of a teenage girl in a squalid flat with the gang, but later joins in another violent attack on a middle-aged couple, with the woman involved being viciously raped.
TV-MA | 1h 29min | Drama | 4 April 2014 (Poland)
San Francisco, 1985: Frankie confronts the challenges of being an understudy in a modern dance company as he embarks on a budding relationship with Todd, a veteran dancer in the same company and the bad boy to Frankie’s innocent. As Frankie and Todd’s friendship deepens, they navigate a world of risk – it’s the early years of the epidemic – but also a world of hope, humor, visual beauty and musical relief.
Passing Strangers 1974
X | 1h 16min | Drama, Adult | 26 September 2020 (Norway)
Arthur J. Bressan, Jr.’s pioneering gay adult drama, Passing Strangers tells the story of two gay men in San Francisco who meet via a newspaper ad and fall in love. The stunning Robert Adams stars as Robert, the 18 year-old high school senior who is the object of affection for the film’s 28-year old protagonist Tom (Robert Carnagey). Tom’s curly locks and luscious good looks seem to make him irresistible to all – as he spends his time cruising Polk Street, going to the baths and the bars – but when Robert responds to his personal ad in the gay paper, Tom finds himself falling in love. It offers an earnest and deeply engaging gay love story at its core.
Everything at Once 2021
Todo a la vez (la mirada de Paco y Manolo) (original title)
1h 42min | Documentary | April 2021 (USA)
A film essay about a singular couple, Paco and Manolo, two Catalan photographers from the outskirts of Barcelona, who have been together for thirty years. Both have managed to work as a single photographer and have captured their imagery in Kink magazine, a very personal photography fanzine with an essentially Mediterranean homoerotic aesthetic.
Port Authority 2019
R | 1h 41min | Drama | 28 May 2021 (USA)
Port Authority is a love story set in New York’s kiki ballroom scene, and follows Paul, a 20 year old midwesterner, who arrives at the central bus station and quickly catches eyes with Wye, a 22 year old girl voguing on the sidewalk. After Paul seeks her out in secret, an intense love between them blossoms. But when Paul discovers Wye is trans, he is forced to confront his own identity and what it means to belong.