Films

Tomcat  Tomcat  R
Händl Klaus
Austria / 2016 / Color / 114mins

Andreas and Stefan lead a happy life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large circle of friends. An unexpected and inexplicable outburst of violence suddenly shakes up the relationship and calls everything into question – the blind spot that resides in all of us.

Everlasting love  Everlasting love  R
Marçal Forés
Spain / 2015 / Color / 69mins

What does a hot, silver-haired teacher do after class? He makes his usual excursion into the forest to hunt for another sexy man, of course. What does he do when he encounters a student of his in the forest, watching him with lusty eyes? He invites him to bed, of course. And what does the student do when the teacher refuses to see him again after a torrid night of sexual lessons? Well, that’s the terrifying part. The story of Carlos the teacher and Toni the student brings to mind another suspenseful thriller, "Stranger by the Lake."

Alive!  Alive!  R
HIV / Gay
Vincent Boujon
France / 2014 / Color / 81mins

In this compelling documentary, five HIV-positive gay men spend a week preparing for their first solo parachute jump. The camaraderie inspired by the rigorous training and team-building exercises encourages the men to share their feelings about being seropositive: their reactions to finding out, their thoughts about ongoing treatments, and the ways they negotiate relationships with men who are not positive. "Alive!" reminds us all of the value of life and of living it to the fullest.

Paris 05:59  Paris 05:59  R
Olivier Ducastel / Jacques Martineau
France / 2016 / Color / 97mins

Théo and Hugo encounter each other’s bodies in a sex club. They talk, things blur into the haziness of unbridled desire, then take shape for a moment as their gaze meets before they resume their exploration and lose themselves anew. A few moments later the two men feel the need to go outside. Together they drift down the deserted streets of nocturnal Paris. Do they want to know more about each other? Will their trust be rewarded? What are their expectations?

Frangipani  Frangipani  PG
Visakesa Chandrasekaram
Sri Lanka / 2014 / Color / 90mins

Sarasi is a young woman of a certain age ripe for arranged marriage, but she has eyes on her childhood friend Chamath. They befriend an outsider named Nalin who has come to work in the village. The two men’s relationship quickly develops to closeted love. Needing to find a husband soon but not getting an answer out of Chamath, Sarasi turns her focus toward Nalin. At the same time, Chamath wants a stable relationship with Nalin, but Nalin has his dreams to pursue. “Frangipani” is the first feature film of Sri Lanka to depict a gay relationship in the country where same-sex intercourse is punishable by law.

Anita's Last Cha-Cha  Anita's Last Cha-Cha  P
Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo
菲律賓 / 2013 / Color / 112mins

In a small town in the Philippines—full of military wives and cackling gossips—everyone knows everyone else’s business. But when the beautiful and intriguing Pilar inexplicably shows up after being gone for years, all the neighborhood ladies go into a tizzy while the neighborhood men line up in droves for her massage services. But no one is more entranced than 12-year-old Anita, a smart-mouthed tomboy who enjoys playing war games.

Nomansland  Nomansland  PG
Karsten Geisnæs
Denmark / 2013 / Color / 35mins

Christian, who just lost his lover Lasse, faces the terrible challenge of moving on. A tale of love and pain in the Danish gay underground.

You'll Never Be Alone  You'll Never Be Alone  R
Alex Anwandter
Chile / 2016 / Color / 81mins

After his gay teenage son, Pablo, is badly beaten up by some homophobic youngsters, Juan, a withdrawn manager at a mannequin factory struggles between having to pay his son's exorbitant medical bills and his last attempt at making partner at his company. As he runs into dead-ends and unexpected betrayals, he'll discover that the world can be violent with him too. Juan has made too many mistakes, but his son can still be saved.

My Fair Wedding  My Fair Wedding  P
JANG Hee-sun
South Korea / 2014 / Color / 94mins

What is extraordinary is that Kim Jho Gwang-soo and Dave Kim's wedding is the first of its kind in a country that does not recognize same-sex marriages. Romantically involved since 2004, they document the plans for their wedding and the big event itself. Just like every other couple, they are overwhelmed with the guest list, decisions on the proper outfits, and rehearsals for the song and dance routine. But, unlike their heterosexual counterparts, they must face plenty of opposition from the conservatives protesting the wedding. This documentary is an engaging diary on coming out, loving openly, and living proudly.

Limited Partnership  Limited Partnership  P
Thomas G. Miller
美國 USA / 2014 / Color / 74mins

Get out your handkerchiefs for this true story about marriage equality pioneers Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan, the first legally married same-sex couple in the United States. In 1975, when Australian Sullivan applied for a green card as the spouse of Filipino American Adams, the INS responded, “You have failed to establish that a bona fide marital relationship can exist between two faggots.” Their subsequent lawsuit against the U.S. government was the first step in a march that continues today.

Beautiful Something  Beautiful Something  R
Joseph Graham
US / 2015 / Color / 92mins

One night under a full moon in Philadelphia, the lives of four men intersect through euphoric sex and desperate emptiness. Brian is an award-winning poet whose ink appears to have dried up. A beautiful aspiring actor, Jim finds drama in every crevice of his life; Bob is a talent agent trying to connect the past with the present; and Drew is a renowned artist who seems to be in love more with a sculpture than his lover and muse.

Wedding Banquet   Wedding Banquet   PG
Ang Lee
Taiwan / 1993 / Color / 102mins

Simon and Wai-Tung Gao are a happy gay couple living in Manhattan, kilometers away from Wai-Tung’s parents who keep wondering why his son is still single. To relieve the tension between Wai-Tung and his parents, Simon suggests a marriage of convenience between Wei-Tung and Wei-Wei, an immigrant in need of a green card. But when Wei-Tung's parents come to America for the wedding, what was meant to be a simple wedding becomes an elaborate banquet, resulting in several complications during the preparations and after the banquet.

Boulevard  Boulevard  PG
帝托·蒙迪爾 Dito Montiel
US / 2014 / Color / 88mins

Nolan Mack is married. He has a respectable job, lives in a nice house, comes home to the most understanding wife. A wife who doesn’t share his bed. This is Nolan Mack – gay and afraid to tell a single soul. His world starts to unravel when he meets Leo, a young prostitute looking for a way out. “Boulevard” was Robin Williams’ final dramatic feature film before his passing in 2014. And even though Williams isn’t a stranger to gay-themed films, “Boulevard” isn’t the flamboyant sassiness of “Birdcage” or the outrageous cross-dressing of “Mrs. Doubtfire.” It is real life.

Liebmann  Liebmann  PG12
Jules Herrmann
Germany / 2016 / Color / 82mins

Teacher Antek Liebmann moves to the French countryside in an attempt to leave his former life in Germany behind. He soon gets a job and finds himself in a new relationship. But the strange energy of a near-by artists residency and an unexpected visitor from Germany make him realize he cannot escape his memories. He must find a way of confronting the ghosts of his past.

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