Written and directed by Ed Aldridge, Tan lines boasts of being one of the very few dramatic and Romantic gay films of its kind. The film follows the life of a young Australian teenager who spends his days in the beautiful Australian beaches.
Midget spends his days riding big waves and partying with fellow surfing boys, and all was well with his world until he met Cass, and his world was rumbled. Cass, is introduced to Midget as his best friend’s brother and almost immediately an unexplainable tension develops between the two.
The months after their meeting is marred with a new journey into unfamiliar waters of love and affection, all the while managing public opinion of their closeness.
Written and directed by John Cameron Mitchell a romantic gay film set out in New York. The film follows a group of New Yorkers, composed of a sexually diverse crowd who are struggling to sexually define themselves.
They converge at an underground Brooklyn salon, with an artistic/sexual theme to it inspired by past salons in New York a decade before. The group is sexually curious and the film vividly depicts their sexual exploits, explicit as they are.
A very interesting Gay-themed movie, eye-opening and informative.
The creative homosexual movie is directed by Vladimiros Kyriakidis. This has proven to be a one of a kind gay comedy movie set out in Greece, majorly Greek speaking. The movie is set out in a plane and reality where being Gay is considered normal and heterosexual couples and individuals are gnawed upon.
The comedy film features a love story where a handsome young man, Yannis falls madly in love with the beautiful Sofia. Funny part comes in when Yannis’ father, Stephanos is Gay and living with his long time husband Petro, both of whom have always assumed that Yannis is also Gay.
Sofia, despite being bisexual, has never had a heterosexual relationship and all of her gay ones last too short a time. This issues added to an ex to Sofia who doesn’t appreciate being replaced by a man, result in a hilarious homosexual movie.
A riveting, revolutionary film set up to show case the 1980’s period of oppression and discrimination plaguing vulnerable communities in society.
The documentary brings to the table the mals that face the Gay community and trans-sexual community. It also touches on the African-American and Latino communities along with the New York Ball Culture of the period.
Written and Directed by the talented Jesse Rosen. Jesse shows his prowess in comical and dramatic production. The gay film sets a high bar from the very first time you hear of it, art of being straight.
The film follows the happening in the life of a young, good-looking man by the name, John. Aspiring to be a professional photographer, John nurtures dreams of greatness and success. He breaks up with his long-time girlfriend and rushes out to Los Angeles to start afresh.
He meets old friends and soon lands an entry-level job at an ad agency firm, and his troubles begin. Before he knows it, he is spiraling out of control. And finds himself questioning his sexuality after ending up in Paul’s bed, Paul being a senior executive at his new workplace.
Written and Directed by the talented Nickolas Perry, Speedway Junky is a dramatic, crime gay-themed film, interestingly set out in Las Vegas and dreams in North Carolina. The film follows the life of a young man, Johnny, who harbors dreams to become a stock car racer.
Jesse results to running off from his stern father to pursue his dreams. While in Las Vegas, working to achieve his dreams he losses all his possessions and has to start off from the bottom. While hustling the plot gets interesting when he meets with, Eric, a Gay hustler who develops feeling for Johnny.
The film takes us through the ups and downs of their new friendship, relationship as they make their way up in the world all the while discovering their feelings towards each other.
Written by Thomas Bahmann and directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner; summer storm is a comical Gay-drama film, following a Gay teenage love affair. Rowing teams are set to go on a week-long training before a competition. The all-boys team is elated at the news of an all-girl team joining the training, only for them to cancel at the last day.
A replacement team replaces them ‘Queerschlag’(Queerstrokes) an proud, openly gay team. Interactions with the all-gay boy team brings to surface deep seated feelings in Tobi, who has been closeted and nursing a crush on one of his teammates, Achim. The training turns out to be a time for self-reflection and discovery for some of the team members, more than they bargained for.
Directed by Nigel Finch, produced by Christine Vachon. The homosexual film follows the life of a young man named Matty Dean who travels to New York, Greenwich Village. He quickly befriends a group of sex workers, most peculiar about them is that they are cross dressers.
Closest of his new friends are La Miranda and her friends and soon enough they are arrested. ‘Bostonia’ comes into the scene as the African-American ‘mother’ of the queens hanging out at stonewall, as their bailer. The web thickens with Bostonia’s secret lover, Vinnie, who happens to be a closeted Mafioso running stonewall.
The tale of the cross dressing crew develops with intrigues; some coming out as gay, others exposing their cross dressing selves up until the bizarre and unexpected suicide by Vinnie after confessing his love for Bostonia.
Written and Directed by the talented Rob Williams the comical, romantic gay themed film unfolds innocently to reveal a dream come true, true love. Starts off typically when Adam and Glenn meet through an ad on the newspaper fostered by roommate Vincent.
From the first meeting the two are set on a romantic path fit for star-crossed lovers. The two wind down into the unchartered waters of love, waves start hitting their boat when their differences set in. Hilariously romantic the two haggle with their fondness and new found love to each other all the while as they work through their first long-term relationship.
Written and Directed by Spencer Schilly. A riveting Gay-themed Dramatic and romantic movie, breaks the norm of old, boring gay themed flicks. The film features the life of cute young man in his twenties, ambition-less, Ricky doesn’t aspire to be much in life.
He meets a Gay couple and enjoys his time playing their cute little ‘Boy-Toy’ he soon becomes part of the Gay family. Suddenly his world is crushed when he overhears his favorite couple planning on replacing him, distraught he gets too sad, and develops suicidal thoughts.
Passionless, purposeless and alone he is ready to end his life when he bumps into Blake and all his best laid plans are disarranged
Written and directed by the award winning tag team of John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. The gay themed film is fiercely romantic and features two individuals who found love in the most unlikely of places. Jay Rusell, Jim Carrey, engages in conning to liven his boring life.
His con-man stint got him arrested and imprisoned. He meets Philip Morris and the two fall deeply in love, swearing that nothing would ever come between them. Moriss’ sentence ends and leaves his new love imprisoned. Russell plans and executes three prison escapes to be with his lover in a daring attempt that’s filled with intrigue and adventure.
Directed and written by Pawel Pawlikowski as a masterpiece bringing to surface several social themes. The story follows the intricacies of two teenage girls, different in every way. Mona, from a dysfunctional family, with only her brother around; and Tamsin, from a high middle class family. Their meeting is by chance on a random stroll, and they immediately strike a friendship.
Mona is recovering from a break up from her boyfriend along with handling her brother, Phil, who seeks to turn their bar into a church owing to his change in conviction while in prison.One night the girls go swimming in a nearby river, passion arise ending up in a sultry night at Mona’s. Mona is glad to have finally caught a break, in the form of a romantic dance with her new friend. Trouble seems to pursue her, when everything collapses, and what was seems not. A riveting piece with twists and turns.
Dorian Lagatos is a High school senior who finally discovers his sexual orientation. He goes ahead to find a Gay lover from his local area and struggles to come to terms with it.
He is mostly concerned with the reaction from his hetero-normative and argumentative father and quarterback brother to his Gayism. Dorian Blues is a gay-themed movies depicting the trauma endured by gay men coming out to their family.
From being kicked out by his father to his brother ‘teaching’ him how to be a ‘real man’ by offering a prostitute. A real life Gay story.
Written and produced by James L. Brooks. The romantic and comical gay themed film is set out at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and New Orleans Museum of Art. Three unlikely and unrelated individuals meet and immediately a relationship is commenced.
Melvin, a gay novelist working from home, a superstitious obsessively clean gay man. When Melvin falls ill, the neighbour Simon Bishop takes over his charges back at home. A familiar bond is made that brings the two closer than ever. And so the story goes that an author, a gay artist and a single mother cum waitress become the best of friends.
A Gay Romantic film writen by Paul Rudnick and directed by Christopher Ashley. The story follows the life of a young Gay man lives in Manhattan pursuing his career. Jeffrey, the young man swears off sexual activities owing to the high prevalence of HIV/ AIDS at the time.
He focuses all his energy onto his career, engaging in celibacy. He soon meets Steve, a handsome, attractive man who is HIV+. He is thrown into a dilemma of choosing love and the fear of inevitable death of his new found love. He is afraid of loosing his would-be Mr. Right to death.
Written by Scott Berg and directed by Arthur Hiller. A classic gay themed movie taking the viewer through the motions of a love triangle. Zack Elliot a remarkable young doctor, is married to Claire, a TV executive, for a happy eight years. Happy home, shared passions and a recently purchased big house is all in danger when Zack uncovers deep seated desires for same sex partners.
He frequents gay clubs and bars and has many dates none materializing into anything until he meets Bart McGuire a charming gay novelist. During his wife’s month-long work transfer, the two newly found lovers get an opportunity to explore their desires. On her return all comes to a freeze when Zack decides to open up to his wife.
Written and directed by William Dumaresq and Joseph Despins. Duffer is a classic movie from the 70’s, a highly recommended piece set out in a declining Notting Hill. The black and White movie follows the life of a young man who is torn between two lives a gay abusive life and a heterosexual life that he finds comfortable.
The Black and white movie follows the life of a teenage boy with an abusive father figure; one who finds new ways of torturing the young man. He meets Gracie, a warm-hearted neighbor that spends her day sleeping with older men for money but enjoys Duffer’s company. The movie captures the conflicts in the young man, setting the stage for the genre.
Directed and produced by Leste Chen, this Taiwanese Gay themed movie follows the full life of two young boys who grow unexpectedly too close to each other. It starts off in school when Jonathan was asked to look over the troublesome classmate Shane. The two develop a relationship that lasts for the next ten years despite their different specialization; Jonathan into academics and Shane getting to professional basketball.
Later in their lives a girl struts into their lives from Hong Kong to join their school. Carrie takes a keen interest into Jonathan and finds a way to get them alone in a hotel room on a secret day-trip. She seduces him and realizes that he has feelings for another, Shane and might just be gay. The three are intertwined into a love affair one made more complex by Jonathan’s gay feeling and sexual identity crisis, Carrie and Shane’s secret romance. The movie unravels leaving bare their feelings and secret desires.
Written and directed by Casper Andreas and Andy Zeffer. This Gay themed movie is set in the high status life of Hollywood actors. The movie follows the life story of a young handsome gay man who harbours high life ambitions. Adam lives in New York and decides to move to Los Angeles to pursue his dream to be a movie star. He moves in with the lovely and ever dramatic Candy, a struggling artist always looking for the next wealthy boyfriend.
Trouble starts when Adam can’t get a decent job and ends up working at a desk picking calls for a company that shoots Gay pornography. His life gets more complex when Candy’s boyfriend leaves and stops supporting Candy and financial constraints get too real. He is convinced into taking up a shoot in one of the sex scenes. So goes the story down into La-La Land. Dramatic, funny and incredibly romantic.
Directed by the renowned Bill Condon. The gay themed movie is set at a peculiar time, notorious for homophobia and violence against gays. The movie is set in the period after the First World War. James Whale, has retired from his directing job in Hollywood where he stood out as an openly gay man in the film industry. Popular for directing Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein, he retires with his long-time house help, Hanna, who doesn’t approve of his sexual orientation.
Whale reminisces of his past and relives his life from his poor childhood through his service in the army to his glorious days in gay pool parties. He shifts his focus onto his younger gardener, Boone, a former marine. Their relationship is complex and metamorphoses uncontrollably. Their relationship in marred by nude sketches late night and ends in a scene in a pool. Enigmatic movie.