Psychologist Corey may help others with insights to their situation, but is blind to his own. Devastated when the BF runs off with a woman, his self-pity obscures his lesbian sister’s troubles and his view of the perfect man standing in front of him. A sweet comedy of errors. Continue reading
Sanchez’ intelligent and gripping début, negotiating the illicit, the transgressive and the controversial issues of sex across age, gender and race, is based on award-winning Christopher Shinn’s play. Neil LaBute, the maker of such fearless, insightful features as In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbours, is the Executive Producer. Continue reading
Cruising, William Friedkin’s 80s classic, had 40 minutes of man- on-man action cut … Franco’s recreation is more than that. Sure, the action is there, but the fascinating footage of the making of it reveals the power granted a Hollywood star, and how he wields it. Continue reading
An exciting and triumphant award-winning and Oscar-nominated film about a popular revolution that created a tight-knit community of millions and turned ordinary people into extraordinary activists. You will leave the cinema a changed person, believing that ‘I’ve got the power’. And we have. Continue reading
A little ladybug (read sissy) has an announcement to make at a family gathering, and his mother understands the perils of posting such things on the net. Continue reading
The life and times of Vito Russo, author of the seminal queer cinema book The Celluloid Closet. Activist and film buff, he saw the pattern of hidden and tragic queers in mainstream films. Elegantly laid out, essential cinema for new queers keen to know their history, and a broader reminder of the perils of political and social apathy. Continue reading
Moving skilfully between Elliot’s pre-teen life and his early twenties, we understand his naïve optimism and insatiable drive for love, acceptance and the perfect boyfriend. Delightful and charming, with extraordinary performances from the two Elliots. Continue reading
It’s summertime, love and marriage are in the air, and Provincetown is colonised by 3,000 hot Bears and Cubs. Can the grooms resist old and new flames? A good-humoured, guilt-free, well-packaged celebration of man love. Not to be missed. Continue reading
Is re-igniting an old flame ever a good idea? Troy returns to LA from Barcelona and looks up old flame Jonathan, who meantime has taken up with Raul. Issues of infidelity, trust, honesty and the foundations of love play out against the backdrop of LA’s gay village and beaches. Thought-provoking, contemporary – and very good looking. Continue reading
Polk, director of Noah’s Arc, delivers another dish of beautiful men, spiced with sex and issues. Good-looking fun with a point! Continue reading
Powerful, compelling and grown up, Sachs’ film tracks the lives of two New Yorkers as they battle to make their relationship work in a world of temptation and addiction. It’s first-rate award-winning queer cinema. Continue reading
Oscar winners Winner Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker sparkle with chemistry as the old dykes on the run. Uproariously good entertainment. Continue reading
Rob Vassilarakis was kicked out of home at age 17 by his mother when she discovered he was gay. One rough life later the poet eloquently tells his tale. Continue reading
Prince of the pansexual romp, Araki (Mysterious Skin) delivers a quirky, bizarre dark comedy that’s part David Lynch, part Glee and all about sex. Glorious melodrama and a no-he-didn’t, compulsive ending… Continue reading
Blonde, buff and beulah, an ex-marine is faced with sudden freedom and the chance to love. Multiple award winning tale of ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ and a new life. Continue reading
Oscar-nominated James Franco (Milk) stars as Beat Generation poet and Pulitzer Prize-nominee Allan Ginsberg during the infamous public indecency trial of his seminal poem “Howl”. This 2010 Sundance opener, Grand Jury Prize and Berlinale Golden Bear nominee also stars Mary Louise Parker, Jon Hamm, Jeff Daniels and David Strathairn.
Hot, talented Adam heads to Hollywood to act, it’s hard and the porn industry beckons. It’s a fun, campy journey through the underworld of gay Hollywood, closeted producers, sleazy directors, has-been femme fatales and, gorgeous buff boys, and love…
Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival this film is a powerhouse of extraordinary performances and well-wrought scenarios, stirring up a cauldron of sensitivities – masculinity, manhood, compromise, hypocrisies – and the discovery of self and holding true to that whatever the cost. Unmissable.
We know there’s “AIDS fatigue”, but this gritty ‘reality-check’ flick refocuses attention on the consequences of casual, unprotected sex in an era where HIV is no longer as visible as it once was. Continue reading
This Sundance 2011 Opening Night feature, Grand Jury Prize nominee and Cinematography Award winner is an accomplished coming-out tale with a difference, and a great contemporary soundtrack. Director Rees is a guest of the Festival.