Space Station 76

Essential Gay Themed Films To Watch, Space Station 76

Space Station 76, released in 2014, is a futuristic sci-fi drama offering a perfectly recreated version of the future as seen from the 1970s. Jack Plotnick directed the black comedy film that stars Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Kylie Rodgers, Matt Bomer and Marisa Coughlan. The film explores the dynamic interrelationship of personalities, all with their own issues, on board a satellite station in space.

Birthday Cake

Essential Gay Themed Films To Watch, Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake is a comedy feature film that is the follow-on of the film Groom’s Cake. Chad Darnell wrote the screenplay and directed the film. He also starred in the film along with Rib Hillis and Helen Shaver. The film examines the concept of family and tells the story of a gay couple who become parents all of a sudden while planning their wedding.

Josh Kim

The Lottery Draft, Gay Essential Talks To Josh Kim

Born and raised in a small town in rural Texas, Korean-American filmmaker Josh Kim took a rather unusual path into gay themed filmmaking. His hometown had no gay bars, no gay hot spots, and no gay culture. In fact, Kim cites a part time job he once held at Blockbuster, a now dying chain of retail video rental houses, as the first place he learned about all things gay.

Another Country

Essential Gay Themed Films To Watch, Another Country

The film Another Country was directed by Marek Kanievska. Julian Mitchell wrote both the script for the original play of the same name as well as the screenplay for the adapted film which was released in 1984. Starring well-known actors, Colin Firth and Rupert Everett, Another Country shines the spotlight on the life of Guy Bennett’s early life as a homosexual in public school life in the 1930s, Marxist influences in his life and the Burgess-Maclean spy scandal of the 1950s.

Essential Gay Themed Documentaries To Watch, Tarnation

Tarnation is an award-winning documentary is a personal look into film maker Jonathan Caouette’s early life and dynamic relationship with his schizophrenic mother, Renee. The autobiography, released in 2003, is an inspiring collage created from an assortment of source material collected over 20 years. Caouette wrote the screenplay and directed the documentary. He stars in the film along with Renee LeBlanc, and Adolph Davis.

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