Tag Archives: Robin Campillo

BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Film Review: BPM (Beats Per Minute) at Cambridge Film Festival

BPM (Beats Per Minute) is a fiercely angry and impassioned work of political cinema that is vibrant, sometimes hilarious and frequently tearjerking – and most importantly, it is unapologetically queer in a way so few films on the AIDS crisis allow themselves to be. This is a film squarely focused on documenting a moment in history for gay audiences, offering concessions to straight viewers only in the sense that it offers them a chance to showcase basic empathy and be moved by a story that deals with a culture they won’t be able to relate to.

Eastern Boys

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Eastern Boys

Eastern Boys is a provocative French drama about an encounter between an older man and a young male immigrant who spends his days at the Gare du Nord train station, seemingly working as a prostitute. After the two men agree to meet, the older man soon discovers he has actually been lulled into a trap.

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