Another selection of new movies of gay interest. A brief synopsis of each movie is in the video description.
Something Like Summer
Benjamin, an openly gay 17 year-old, becomes infatuated with newcomer Tim, handsome, popular, and apparently straight. After a not-so-accident brings them together, they start a secret relationship. It is a story of true love, social pressure, heartache and finding love again that spans 12 years.
A broody, aimless, closeted 19 year old living on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles with his sexuality and self-identity. By day he scores chemicals, engages in a cautious relationship with a young woman, and looks after his dying father. When the sun sets, he flirts and cams with older men online and arranging hook-ups with guys at a nearby cruising beach.
Call Me by Your Name | Chiamami con il tuo nome
The story of a sudden and powerful romance that blooms between Elio and his father's American house guest Oliver. Together they share an unforgettable summer full of music, food, and romance that will forever change them.
God's Own Country
A mesmerising story about 25-year-old sheep farmer Johnny Saxby who has sacrificed going away to college run the family farm for his ailing father. He numbs the daily frustrations of his desolate life with binge drinking and casual sex. The arrival of Romanian migrant worker, Gheorghe, ignites an intense relationship that sets him on a new path.
The moving, heartwarming, and hilarious story of gender queer teenager, Billy Bloom. When his mother sends him away to live with his father, Billy is ripped from his glamorous life in the city and dumped in an unforgiving small town society. After a severe bullying incident leaves him hospitalised, Billy decides he will not cower in the shadows any longer, and makes it his mission to fight back by running for the title of homecoming queen at his ultra conservative high school.
Tom of Finland
Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual men around him. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specializing in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of the gay revolution.
Seat in Shadow
Albert, an eccentric, aging painter doubles as an unconventional, Jung-inspired psychotherapist. When Albert's friend asks him to counsel her lethargic grandson Ben, whose ongoing boyfriend problems are rapidly fuelling an already deep depression, their subsequent therapy sessions reveal as much about Albert as they do about the troubled young man.
Body Electric | Corpo Elétrico
Elias, a young assistant at a busy garment factory in Sao Paulo, has been dreaming of care-free summer parties and hot hook-ups. When a handsome African immigrant, Fernando, joins their team, Elias takes steps to get to know the newcomer better.
Gay Londoners Marc and Fred went to war when they were refused a double bed at a remote guest house. They won their case in court and now they're back going back to the B&B to claim their conjugal rights. Their triumph turns to terror when another strange guest arrives and their weekend of fun turns into a bloody battle of survival.
Sam, an artist and gay activist who lived through the early years of HIV, is desperate to understand how he and his community got to where it is today when today’s younger generation of carefree gay men are so politically indifferent and seem only concerned with their uninhibited use of social media, sexting and hook-up apps. But when he meets the seductive young Braeden at a bar late one night, the pair become increasingly intimate and an intergenerational relationship blossoms between them - one capable of reawakening Sam’s artistic soul and reviving his wilted heart.
Prom King 2010
Charlie is a New York college student who loves the way James Dean and Natalie Wood shove their mouths together with the sublime punctuation of a swelling orchestra. Nothing turns him on more than Laurence Olivier's vow to take Joan Fontaine behind a tree and make "violent love" to her. But when Charlie finds his romantic pursuits leading to icky online encounters and seedy back-room leather bars, he worries that his homosexuality is incompatible with the classic, Hollywood romance to which he's aspiring.
Screwed | Pihalla
After a small party-turned-rager trashed his home, Miku is doomed to spend the rest of the summer at their family cottage in the Finnish countryside. But events take a turn for something strange when Miku meets Elias. The boys have absolutely nothing in common except for their age and dysfunctional families. While something is definitely pulling them together, Elias is worried that Miku’s repressed sexuality is preventing any meaningful romance between them.