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Beyond the Walls

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Beyond the Walls (Hors les murs)

Beyond the Walls was filmed in Belgium and released in 2012. Directed by David Lambert, The film is a drama telling the story of two lovers Ilir and Paolo. The film won the People Award at Paris Lesbian Film Festival, with Best Performance going to stars Matila Malliarakis and Guillaume Gouix.

Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal

Gay Essential Documentaries To Watch, Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal

Released in 2015, Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal follows the televised debates between William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal during the 1968 presidential election in the United States. First showcased at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the American documentary stars Paul Newman and was directed by Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville. The motion picture was co-written by the two, along with Tom Graves.

Girlhood

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Girlhood (Bande de filles)

This 2014 drama film is cantered on the struggles of a young girl who lives in a poverty-stricken neighbourhood just outside of Paris. Starring Karidja Touré, Mariétou Touré and Lindsay Karamoh, Girlhood (Bande de filles) was directed and written by Céline Sciamma. The French motion picture also features Assa Sylla and Idrissa Diabaté.

Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Gay Essentil Films To Watch, Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Released in 2015, Eisenstein in Guanajuato follows the story of a talented filmmaker who travels to Mexico to create his privately funded motion picture. The comedy-drama was written and directed by Peter Greenaway. It is an international co-production between different companies (including from Finland, France and the Netherlands) and it stars Elmer Bäck, Lisa Owen and Stelio Savante.

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