Films

Always My Son

The Family Acceptance Project (yeah, they actually use the abbreviation FAP) is working on a short documentary about what it is like for a religious family to realise they have a gay kid. You can read more about the family’s story here.


Submitted by Roel

  

The Ducks’ Migration

“The Ducks’ Migration” is a fiction short film about the sexual discovery and growth of two teenage boys who coincide in contemporary New York City.

The Ducks' Migration (Gay Short)

“Two boys and close family friends, Jeremy and Alphonse, American and French, spend a few weeks together in Jeremy’s house in Brooklyn. Jeremy is confused about his understanding of the friendship, while obsessed with the ducks in the Prospect Park’s lake and finishing a school paper about their migration. Alphonse likes to ride bicycles and doesn’t want to leave town. The ducks inevitably leave, Alphonse goes back to Paris, and Jeremy stays in his house, but all of them depart to something new.”

  

Studies on Hysteria

The story of a man who lives in a village where everyone is naked and how his life changes after he finds a pair of pants. It’s an amusing take on conformity and peer pressure.

  

James

Young James struggles as the outsider kid at his school. His teacher, Mr. Sutherland, is the only person he feels he can connect with. When James finally puts a voice to his feelings, Mr. Sutherland’s response isn’t what James had hoped for.


Submitted by John

  

The Mask You Live in

The Mask You Live In – Trailer

From the producers’ website: “Compared to girls, research shows that boys in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with a behavior disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail out of school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or take their own lives. The Mask You Live In asks: As a society, how are we failing our boys?”

  

Prora

Prora, on the Baltic Sea. Mysterious, endless. In this deserted former Nazi holiday camp, German and French teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on an adventure that confronts their identities and puts their friendship at risk. A journey of self-exploration, an odyssey of male adolescence, Prora is a thrilling, tender story about love and friendship.

You can watch the short here

  

Even We’re Apart

Vietnamese Boy Love Story – Even We're Apart (Full Short Film)

Submitted by Caietan

  

Noah

In a story that plays out entirely on a teenager’s computer screen, Noah follows its eponymous protagonist as his relationship takes a rapid turn for the worse in this fascinating study of behaviour (and romance) in the digital age.

Submitted by Ze Doctor

  

Annabel

Goldfrapp made a beautiful video about the relief that comes with being accepted as who you are.

Goldfrapp – Annabel

Submitted by Bechard

  

Silver Road

Two young men, best friends since they were little, have lived their whole lives in an isolated farming community in Ontario, Canada. They come to a crossroads as one of them decides to leave their home for a better life in the big city of Toronto, Ontario. Hidden longing, secrets, and truth coming pouring out as these two friends face the reality of the new paths they are about to embark.

Silver Road – (Gay Short Film)