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.
Shirley Templo (Vilma Santos-Recto) is a ruthless woman. Many people deal with her strong attitude only for fear of her cold stare, or her outlash. She works as a librarian in a school, and lives in a compound that is owned by her ex-husband, Benito Salvacion (Tirso Cruz III). Many of the Salvacion family members that live near the compound, even including her eldest daughter, Dang (Dimples Romana), plead with her to sell it so they can make a profit, and she can move to a more suitable living area. Hard-headed as she is, Shirley refuses and feels betrayed by her two daughters, Dang and Cherry, for even siding with their father who left them nearly fifteen years ago. Even more upset, she finds out that Dang will want to move out of the Philippines to Australia. Leaving her alone in the Philippines since all her children moved out, Shirley decides to move to New York City with her youngest and only son, Mark Salvacion (Luis Manzano). Mark is unaware, however, that this supposed vacation of his mother is actually a permanent visit.
An Italian girl who sells roses for a living becomes interested in a mysterious Japanese woman who one days shows up in town and does nothing more than have sex with everyone.
When a high school student senses that his little sister is growing up and developing a life of her own, he panics and asks a close friend to help him rein her in. As they work on their plan, the two boys discover a whole new side to their own relationship.
This film is about a gay man who works as a prostitute, and indulges in the world of drugs. He meets another man in the drug rehabilitation camp who transforms his life.
A film about the lives of and relationship between two teens, a high school-aged boy and his younger niece. The movie begins by showing the nature of their relationship to each other, their family, and what makes them kindred spirits. It then jumps ahead about five years, when the boy discovers there is more to life than basketball and working in the family’s candy store, but his niece is not so sure she likes the new complication.
“This Area Is Under Quarantine” covers three disparate topics: Gay life & sex, the 2004 Tak Bai incident, & the 2005 execution of two Iranian teenagers.
Ho-jeong finds out her boyfriend has fallen in love with a man while studying abroad. She demands one month of dating to win him back.
A father and son attempt to reconcile after years of estrangement in this tender drama from gay Chinese filmmaker Cui Zi’en. Ray was raised by his grandfather, and spent much of his youth railing against his traditional father’s middle class lifestyle. Continue reading My Fair Son
The plot deals with a taboo lesbian love story about a Cambodian American woman infatuated with a famous Cambodian actress.