Christina uses the immense noise from her collection of old CRT televisions to block out the voices in her head; until one day she has a power-cut which plunges her into the silence she's always feared, where the voices have control.
Jane, a small-town girl, has moved to Helsinki and the world is finally open for her. Passionate and excited, she seeks adventure, all the things she has yearned for so long. Jane gravitates to a gay bar at night, staggers in her nervous state of mind, and suddenly there, right next to her, Jane finds her savior: Piki, the most dashing butch in town. Piki is perfect. Jane is hypnotized by Piki's dark-toned voice. Piki offers her an entire new universe, and even more - dreams.
Roommates Wine and Pii find their lives turned upside down when two more ladies move in next door, bringing up past heartaches and new attractions.
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug, struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Now aged 17, Antoine Doinel works in a factory which makes records. At a music concert, he meets a girl his own age, Colette, and falls in love with her. Later, Antoine goes to extraordinary lengths to please his new girlfriend and her parents, but Colette still only regards him as a casual friend. First segment of “Love at Twenty” (1962).
Speak To Me Of What I Know is a short experimental film shot on a Super8. The idea of lack of communication is expressed through an intimate relationship, more specifically the men of the film. The themes of miscommunication develop throughout the film in many ways, even the slightest details are there with the explicit goal of adding to the main message. Pay attention to as much as you can, and build your idea of what it's all about. It remains up to interpretation.
Manuel has spent almost half his life behind bars and is facing his release. Of the crime he committed we are not sure. Dark and solitary in nature, his only hope is to get closer to his only daughter. However, in his transit through Valparaíso he meets Nico, a young man who prostitutes himself with older men, who welcomes him and decides to help him.
An alien in a crowded land searched for some semblance of companionship after losing all of its friends.
Fifty years ago, a Home Office committee chaired by Wolfenden, then vice-chancellor of Reading University, recommended the decriminalization of homosexuality. But behind the scenes of what was to become a turning point in British social history, there was an even more extraordinary story. Jack's son Jeremy, then a brilliant undergraduate at Oxford, was himself gay, something his father could not bring himself to acknowledge.
Our narrator looks fondly back at his childhood in Liverpool and the antics of his best friend Johnno. Well known for being a showman and a keen one for joking and the like, Johnno starts to change for the worse after he announced that his father has died.
In this bittersweet dramatic comedy, an office costume party provides introverted Bill with a chance to reveal his true self through his painstaking recreation of Bela Lugosi's Dracula costume. But will the real Bill find acceptance, even love?
A day in the life of an actor navigating the hustle at the beginning of her career, when things take a sharp turn at her coffee shop survival job as a co-worker finds himself in a scary situation.
Jean Corolère and Françoise Laurent were prisoners in New France. They escaped the death penalty as Corolère accepted the executioner's job and married Laurent.
Sixteen-year-old Ole Petter does believe in God but has serious doubts that God does not believe in him. He turns to a priest in order to settle the question.
Two boys dream of a life together in heaven.
In nakedyouth, Shishido takes us on a journey through the uncertainty and excitement of young love and homoerotic love. These gentle films quiver with sexual tension, which is linked to the natural world: trees reflecting on the surface of a pond, butterflies fluttering in the breeze.
Alexander’s schooldays aren’t the happiest. He’s the smallest kid in his class and not the most popular. His life doesn’t become easier when a girl films him under the shower and shares the video with the whole class, earning him the nickname “Mini”.
A young Singaporean woman, haunted by a dark past and teenage pregnancy, has to regain her mother's trust in her rehabilitation as she reassumes custody of her young child.
A small-time, down-on-his-luck actor is visited by an extraterrestrial being, who helps him rediscover inspiration in his life