The Passenger, written and directed by Tor Iben in 2013, follows an attractive young man with a dark secret as he insinuates himself in the lives of two young artists. This erotic thriller was shot in Berlin and stars Niklas Peters, Lynn Femme, and Urs Stämpfli.
Part love story, part ghost story, The Secret Path is the story of two sailors who defect from the British Navy in the early 1800’s, desiring to be together. Hiding in the grounds of an abandoned English countryside house, the two men soon discover a dark and mysterious figure is lurking about.
Sasha is a coming-out story of a young piano prodigy from an immigrant family. The film was written and directed by Dennis Todorovic who also wrote the screenplay. The film was released in 2010. Sasa Kekez and Yvonne Yung Hee star in this endearing film.
Celebrating its 13th running, the Cardiff, Wales based Iris Prize Film Festival returns with a catalog of 36 incredible LGBT shorts. Filmmakers and sponsors from around the globe gather for six days to celebrate queer film and award one talented filmmaker with the coveted £30,000 prize.
Orlando is a 1992 film directed by Sally Potter. The screenplay also written by Sally Potter is based on Virginia Woolf’s novel of the same name. The film features Tilda Swinton in the lead role, Billy Zane and Quentin Crisp. The gender-bending film follows nobleman Orlando’s lives, relationships both as a man and woman over a number of centuries.
Female Trouble is a comedy crime film released in 1974. Written and directed by John Waters, this dark comedy stars Divine (in a dual role), David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, and Mink Stole. The film is about a woman, once a troubled teen, becomes an unapologetic mass murder who meets her death in the electric chair.
Director Jean-Claude Schlim brings us House of Boys, a dazzling coming-of-age story that is marked with the kind of heartache that only AIDS can bring about. The film was released in 2009. Loïc Peckels, Layke Anderson and Harry Ferrier star in the film.
Watercolors is an multiple Audience Award-winning film 2009 drama film written and directed by David Oliveras. The film tells the story of one young man overwhelming grief of losing his first love and his use of his artistic talents to process his emotions and grief. Tye Olson, Kyle Clare, Greg Louganis and Karen Black star in this film.
Hawaii is an Argentinian romance from 2013, from writer and director Marco Berger. Starring Manuel Vignau and Mateo Chiarino and set in rural Argentina, it tells the story of two childhood friends from different social classes, who meet as adults, renew their friendship, and start to develop a new relationship.
The award-winning film Naked As We Came, written and directed by Richard LeMay, is a family drama that tells of love and loss, and the struggle for strength and courage of a tormented family. The film premiered in New York in 2012 and stars Ryan Vigilant, Karmine Alers, and Ben Weaver.
Set at the height of the HIV AIDS epidemic, Test tells the story of young men in a professional San Francisco dance company, learning to adjust to life and love at a time when the first HIV test is being released to the public.
Paris is Burning is a documentary film chronicling the New York City drag scene during the 1980s. The film features interviews and cutaways of New York City drag queens as they discuss and prepare for the over the top glamour of the many balls and vogue events.