Boys On Film goes down under to bring a fresh batch of funny and touching tales courtesy of our Aussie and Kiwi cousins, while from Hawaii to Singapore via Korea more stories of young men falling in love round out the collection.
Rising stars Xavier Samuel and Callan McAuliffe put their own twist on traditional coming out fables in Drowning and the Berlin Film Festival Crystal Bear winner, Franswa Sharl.
Rebellious wild child Xabi is proof personified that you don't have to be straight to be a terrorist.
Along with two friends Xabi dramatically escapes from prison and hitches a ride to Madrid. On the hunt for his revolutionary lover, Xabi picks up a trick at a mall, steals his gun, breaks into an empty apartment and sets up a small bomb factory, all so that he can impress his terrorist boyfriend.
Pierre is a one-time gigolo reflecting on a life of wild parties, multiple boyfriends and hedonistic impulses in present day Paris. His attempts to complete a book are constantly derailed by numerous visits from hustlers and a heavy writer’s block. Embarking on a series of visits to see acquaintances old and new, Pierre attempts to piece together memories of past and future prospects.
Steff is left the entire estate of his ex-partner, Martin Hilde, son of a wealthy family. To inherit the estate he must scatter Hilde's ashes in the sea. Hilde's mother is refusing to abide to her late son's wishes, intending to contest the will and demanding the ashes stay on the family grounds.
A touching comedy about friendship, personal integrity and death.
Skipping school, bullying the posh kids, smuggling drugs, mutual masturbation, body modification and searching for the ideal spot to top oneself: all this and more during the teenage years of a group of Singaporean street kids.
"Confrontational... demands to be seen" Channel4.com