Your Name Engraved Herein 2020
The Name Engraved in Your Heart (original title)
1h 58min | Romance | 23 December 2020 (USA)
In 1988, martial law ends in Taiwan and two schoolboys, A-han and Birdy, are about to enter into an illicit love affair after meeting in the school band led by a Canadian priest named Oliver. While the whole country commemorates the late president, the two boys bask in each other’s presence as A-han’s affection for Birdy is awakened. However, society is homophobic and the threat of violence and social shaming enacted by adults and their fellow teens causes the two to come into conflict as they edge closer to physically enacting on their passions for each other. Birdy pushes A-han away by pretending to fall in love with a girl and this misunderstanding separates them. In desperation, A-han confessed to Father Oliver about his sexuality, only to be cut off again but love knows no bounds and the boys are meant to be together – Inspired by real events, the film is emblematic of the changes in Taiwan which became the first country in Asia to legalise gay marriage.
R | 1h 25min | Action, Thriller | 13 October 2020 (Canada)
Nero, a former special forces agent, has moved to a quiet beach town to raise his son leaving his past life behind, but he gets rudely awakened by a phone call from a modulated voice telling him that his son has been kidnapped. In order to see his son alive again, Nero must wipe out three dangerous crime syndicates of highly-skilled criminals and kill each and every one of them. But he has to work alone and face increasing obstacles and levels of weaponry to uncover the identity of the man behind the macabre plot. The clock is ticking and Nero can’t waste any time or make any mistakes or he will risk losing his son forever.
Boys vs. Girls 2019 Comedy | 7 February 2020 (USA)
In the summer of 1990, Camp Kindlewood is forced to go co-ed for the first time in its seventy-year existence. Roger (Colin Mochrie, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), the camp director, tries to convince both sides that this is a great idea in an effort to keep the camp off the corporate chopping block. But after head counsellors Dale (Eric Osborne, Degrassi) and Amber (Rachel Dagenais, The Birder) have an awkward encounter, all bets are off. Both Dale and Amber rally their sides in an attempt to win back their camp and gain dominance over what they feel is rightfully theirs. This battle of the sets off a series of pranks and mischief, fueled by camp caretaker Coffee (Kevin McDonald, The Kids in the Hall), as the boys and girls fight for their summertime home.
Het mes 1961
1h 29min | Drama | 2 March 1961 (Netherlands)
A young boy coming into puberty is resentful of his mother’s budding romance with the best friend of her late husband, and is torn and confused about his emerging feelings for Toni, a young girl in his neighborhood. His fascination with an antique Oriental knife leads him to steal it and he uses it to try to impress Toni while at the same time trying to break up his mother’s relationship.
When a fatherless 12-year-old boy attempts to put an end to his abuse from his brotherly neighbor, he’s later confronted by his own mother about her suspicion next door, and he must quickly decide who he’s willing to protect at the end.