Gay Essential Films To Watch, Shortbus

Released in 2006 and directed by John Cameron Mitchell, Shortbus is a film about a group of characters who attend an underground sex/art salon to overcome their troubles. The film was nominated for many awards, and won several, such as the Best New Fiction Film at the Zurich Film Festival. Shot in New York City, the film features actors Sook-Yin Lee, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, and PJ Deboy.