Concrete Night 2013

Concrete Night 2013

Concrete Night 2013
Betoniyö (original title)
1h 36min | Drama | 1 November 2013 (Finland)

Storyline:

Concrete Night opens in a cramped, concrete-jungle home. The elder of the two brothers is getting ready to go and serve his prison sentence. During his last 24 hours of freedom, his little brother follows the brother he admires through the fateful sights of that night.

Continue reading

Boys to Men 2001

Boys to Men 2001

Boys to Men 2001
1h 15min | Drama | 16 March 2001 (USA)

Storyline:

Compilation of 4 short films from different directors all with a common theme of gay identity – “Crush” by Philip Bartell, “The Mountain King” by Duncan Tucker, “…lost” by Dan Castle & “The Confession” by Carl Phirman.

Continue reading

1er amour 2013

1er amour 2013

1er amour 2013
1h 20min | Drama | 21 June 2013 (Canada)

Storyline:

Antoine, 13, spends the summer vacation with his parents in a rented cottage on an island in the middle of the Saint-Lawrence River. His neighbour, 17-year-old Anna, is an enigmatic and lively young woman. Antoine begins to experience the first stirrings of love-which soon yield a troubling brew of anxiety, desire and obsession. He eventually comes across a terrible secret that will forever change his life.

Continue reading

Nico And Dani 2000

Nico And Dani 2000

Nico And Dani 2000
Krámpack (original title)
R | 1h 31min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 June 2000 (Spain)

Storyline:

Coming of age, on a Barcelona beach, during an eventful week: Nico arrives at Dani’s for part of the summer. Dani’s parents are away, Nico is keen to lose his virginity, and Dani, who’s been Nico’s friend since grammar school, wants time only with Nico. Dani’s plans to hunt and fish are waylaid when Nico catches the eye of Elena and her cousin Berta. He wants to go to the beach with the girls, cook them dinner, and make love to at least one of them. Dani wants social and physical contact with Nico. Watching from a short distance are Sonia, Dani’s tutor, and Julian, a gay writer, who picks up Dani’s vibes. Can Nico and Dani sort out friendship as well as their mixed desires?

Continue reading

Pianese Nunzio 14 anni a maggio 1996

Pianese Nunzio 14 anni a maggio 1996

Pianese Nunzio 14 anni a maggio 1996
1h 54min | Crime, Drama, Romance | 5 September 1996 (Italy)

Storyline:

A young priest crusades against organized crime in his Naples neighbourhood but falls in love with a 13-year old boy. It’s the chance the gangsters were waiting for to get rid of the thorn in their side. Will they be able to force the boy to accuse the priest of sexual harassment and have his reputation destroyed?

Continue reading

Vito e gli altri 1991

Vito e gli altri 1991

Vito e gli altri 1991
1h 23min | Drama | 19 September 1991 (Italy)

Storyline:

VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film’s opening moments are startling and deeply disturbing. A despairing Rosario has just murdered his wife and daughter at the dinner table on New Year’s Eve. Somehow, Vito quietly convinces his father to drop the gun, spare their lives and call the police. Placed in the custody of sexually abusive relatives, Vito is left free to roam the trash-strewn back streets of Naples where he and his friends engage in drug abuse, prostitution and petty crime. Ably acted by a large cast of nonprofessional street kids, VITO AND THE OTHERS is a heartrending portrait of innocents without a future.

Continue reading

EL Hombre Del Saco-The Bogeyman 2002

EL Hombre Del Saco-The Bogeyman 2002

EL Hombre Del Saco-The Bogeyman 2002
21min | Mystery, Short

Storyline:

After witnessing the traumatic murder of his mother, June moved to live with his father and new stepmother to a small remote village in the city. Every night, the bogeyman lurks their dreams and plunges you into a world of nightmares that are mixed with reality

Continue reading

Out Of Hand 2005

Out Of Hand 2005

Out Of Hand aka Keller – Teenage Wasteland 2005
1h 32min | Drama | 6 March 2008 (Germany)

Storyline:

Sebastian and Paul are two bored boys about 16 years of age. They drink alcohol, steal – and attend a private school. They can’t find a sense of meaning in their present adolescent existence. They abduct Sonja and lock her in an old, abandoned factory building. But what shall they do with her? Disorientation, fear, desire and also love are changing to cruel aggressivity.

Continue reading