A cute and comic film about first love and sexual identity. Schoolgirl Jin’s Young’s mother brings home another woman and our model student finds herself coming to terms with growing up, a major crush on her mum’s girlfriend and puberty.
A hearing-impaired boy, Min-so is gay, and he likes his classmate, Ji-seok.
One day, Min-so impulsively has sex with a man who works in a public bath, an experience that lends him a new-found confidence, but at a heavy price.
A former military officer makes a film about a man he encountered in Tanjong Rhu, a secluded cruising ground. From up-and-coming Singaporean director Boo Junfeng (of Cannes Critics Week and London Film Festival nominated Sandcastle), this film has gained notoriety in Singapore s discreet gay community.
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.
Kit Hung's ethereal and enchanting ode to the early films of Wong Kar Wai sees handsome Ricky, a young gay delivery boy who shuttles back and forth between his restaurant and various bustling Hong Kong locales, on the cusp of a sexual awakening that will change his life forever.
The DVD also includes the soundtrack CD by Sepiasonic.
From acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza comes a gripping and exhilarating portrayal of teenage thugs, slippery chancers and petty thieves, all out to get what they can and pocket a profit in the teeming slums of Asia’s notorious city of sin, Manila.
Starring Nathan Lopez from The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros, Slingshot is a riveting exposé of life on the other side of the tracks.
It is said that if one succeeds in catching a falling leaf in mid-flight, then a wish will be granted. Leung and Will, two teenagers, venture into the woods to catch themselves a wish but Leung longs for something that Will isn�t willing to give. A touching tale about the anxiety and excitement of a boy wanting to kiss his best friend.
Official selection: Berlinale, London L&GFF, Frameline, Outfest
Winner: Audience Award Turin, Best Short Ibiza L&GFF
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