12 year old Erik is in love. On the day that Erik visits the lakeside with his best friend; his opportunity to display his affection finally arrives. Erik swims out to sea and makes a daring move on his best friend�s father.
Short Film (14 mins) Starring Elliott Tittensor from SHAMELESS
Daz is looking for love. Saleem is looking for sex. Cruising at an underground archway, these two worlds collide. Back at Daz' bedsit, Saleem embarks on a dangerous, thrilling sexual adventure. Both characters disparate worlds overlap and collide to tell a tale of loneliness and longing in a city late at night.
Denni and Einar both practice the sport of Icelandic wrestling, which allows them to escape their daily routine, to express their true selves. Yet little do the wrestling spectators know, the men harbour a secret passion for each other.
Finalist: IRIS Prize 2008 Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival
Elliot Tittensor (SHAMELESS) stars as Daz in headlining film PROTECT ME FROM WHAT I WANT.
Eight other films include MY NAME IS LOVE, Iris Prize winner STEAM and TREVOR, which won multiple prestigious awards from Sundance, Teddy Berlinale and even The Academy Awards (Oscar) for Best Short Film.
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.
Twenty five gay short films, over seven hours of acclaimed and award winning entertainment on three DVD's, all wrapped up in a little box!
Whether your tastes lean towards romance, comedy or horror there is sure to be something in this compilation that either tugs on your heart strings or has you hiding behind the sofa! What all these short films have in common is love, whether it be mutual, hidden or out of the ordinary, making it the perfect Valentine companion.
Short Film (16 mins) After play practice one night for the senior production of "A Streetcar Named Desire", backstage boy Ben gives Johnny, the play's Stanley, a ride home to help him with his lines. When a bottle of champagne gets opened, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool, where everyday boundary lines quickly blur.
Grand Prize, Alternative Spirit Award - Rhode Island International FF
An anonymous bedroom inside a typical apartment somewhere in Los Angeles. A pair of young men enter, one having scored a one-night stand, the other giving away little as to his true intentions. Little does one of them know that a homo-hungry closet-case lies in wait, and it hasn't been fed in quite some time...
Paul's dad unexpectedly picks him up from work. After then picking up a hooker Paul's dad drops them off at a seedy roadside motel and hands Paul two hundred dollars and gives instructions that he mustn't come out until he's a man.