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The Man Who Loved Yngve

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Man Who Loved Yngve (Mannen som elsket Yngve)

The Man Who Loved Yngve, released in 2008 is a Norwegian film about the formation of a band during a time of political upheaval. Directed by Stian Kristiansen, the film starred Rolf Kristian Larsen ad Arthur Berning.

Nightbreed

Halloqueen Queer Essentials, Nightbreed

Released in 1990, Nightbreed is a gay horror fantasy film that follows the story of a group of misfits who try to escape an unhinged serial killer. The ‘90s classic stars Craig Sheffer and David Cronenberg and was written and directed by Clive Barker. The motion picture is based on Barker’s earlier novella entitled Cabal.

Alpha Delta Zatan

Halloqueen Queer Essentials, Alpha Delta Zatan

Released in 2017, Alpha Delta Zatan is set entirely within the claustrophobic confines of a frat house, the film follows the increased paranoia between members of a fraternity as they start to disappear at the hands of a masked killer. The film is directed by Art Arutyunyan, and stars Jeremy Winter, Jake Kidwell and Connor Field.

Three Dancing Slaves

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Three Dancing Slaves (Le clan)

This French film focuses on the aftermath of a mother’s death and the life of the family after her tragic demise. Released in 2004, Three Dancing Slaves (Le clan) stars Nicolas Cazalé, Stéphane Rideau and Salim Kechiouche. It was co-written by Christophe Honoré and Gaël Morel and it was directed by the latter.

Geography Club

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Geography Club

The 2013 comedy, Geography Club, follows a 16-year-old high school student named Russell (played by Cameron Deane Stewart) as he explores his sexuality with the high school quarterback, Kevin (Justin Deely) and happens upon a support group for LGBT students, under disguise as the school’s Geography Club.

Zen in the Ice Rift

Essential Opinion: Zen in the Ice Rift (Zen sul ghiaccio sottile)

A coming-of-age film with a twist, Zen in the Ice Rift takes you into the mind of a trans adolescent, but in a slightly different way than your average teen flick. Using overwhelming visuals and impeccable cinematography, Margherita Ferri’s motion picture successfully distances itself from other projects of its genre, and brings a whole new mode of storytelling to the table.

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