Based on the novel by David Leavitt, the 2002 film Food of Love is a coming of age story about a young man finding love for the first time. An affair develops when a budding musician is hired on as the page turner for a famous pianist.
In the 2014 drama, Lilting, a Cambodian Chinese mother is left to mourn the passing of her son. Living in London without speaking any English, she has communicated with the outside world through her son until this point. Her world is further challenged when a mysterious man appears.
Written, directed, starring, and based on a play by Robert Lepage, The Far Side of the Moon is a curious and semi-autobiographical story of interrelatedness and bodies drifting in space. This film is a wry and visually breath-taking comedy about narcissism, love, and loss.
The 2012 drama My Straight Son follows the story of Diego, a creative and successful photographer who is in the middle of enjoying his life of excess and high fashion. A tragic turn of events puts his lover in a coma, just as his son, Armando, is sent to live with him.
Written and directed by Ramón Salazar, 20 Centimeters (20 Centímetros) is a flamboyant musical comedy about a transvestite who is on a quest to raise enough funds to become a transsexual. This film stars Spanish actress Mónica Cervera in the lead role of Marieta.
Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas follows a young woman and a sexually transitioning man as they embark on a journey into the Nevada desert. Finding friendship in one another at first, their respective past histories and skeletons begin to drive the two new friends apart.
Inspired by a true story about a 1997 hate crime, the Swedish film Keillers Park is a gay-themed thriller and love story written by Pia Gradvall and directed by Susanna Edwards. This film was an Official Selection in both the Rio de Janiero and Goteborg film festivals in 2006.
An innovative piece of cinematography, I Am Happiness on Earth is the story of Emiliano, viewing his own life through the eyes of a filmmaker. Emiliano becomes obsessed with a dancer from one of his dance films, and begins to objectify his own obsession through the lens of his own life.
Released in 2007, the Spanish film Boystown (Chuecatown) is a dark comedy about gentrification in a predominately gay neighbourhood of Madrid. Starring Pepón Nieto, Pablo Puyol, and Carlos Fuentes, this film is written and directed by Juan Flahn and co-written by Dunia Ayaso.
The 2011 German drama, Harvest, follows Marko and Jacob, two apprentices living and working on an agricultural complex just south of Berlin. Attracted to one another, the film shares the relationship that develops between the two young men, sharing a budding gay romance.
The Thai crime drama Bangkok Love Story (เพื่อน…กูรักมึงว่ะ) combines murder and passion when a hired assassin fails to kill his target, but rather, falls deeply in love with him. This film premiered on opening night of the 2007 Hong Kong Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
The provocative French film Our Paradise presents the story of an older male prostitute blessed with incredible street sense. He finds an unconscious man and takes him home to care for him. As lovers and partners in crime, the two men become prostitutes and thieves.