Category Archives: History

Gay Days

In 1985, there were three gays who were out of the closet in Israel. By 1998, there were 3,000. In this short, intensive and dramatic period, Israel came out of the closet in one of the quickest and most colorful revolutions of the end of the 20th century.

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Lihis

Set in the 70’s during the darkest hours of Philippine History, we follow the story of two young NPA (New People’s Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines) warriors who find themselves entangled in a web of frustration, despair and victory as they fight not only for democracy but also their love for each other.

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The King And The Clown

Two clowns living in Korea’s Chosun Dynasty get arrested for staging a play that satirizes the king. They are dragged to the palace and threatened with execution but are given a chance to save their lives if they can make the king laugh.

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Taboo

Set during Japan’s Shogun era, it looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training room, all centering around a handsome young samurai named Sozaburo Kano. The beauty of the manipulative Kano sexually attracts the other men, including high ranking commanders.

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