Tag Archives: Gay

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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Roxxxanne

Jay Aquitania stars as Marlon, a handsome but closeted gay student who collects cell-phone porn videos to impress his friends-especially tricycle driver, Jonas (Janvier Daily), to whom he’s attracted. In his search for the ultimate sex video, he consequently ends up creating a scandal involving one of his mother’s (the scene-stealing Elizabeth Oropesa) boarders, the mysterious Roxanne.

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In My Life

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.

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Pair of Love

“Pair of Love” is a film students’ project, about four students, two boys and two girls, playing, hugging and making out. They are all in their last class of high school and their playful banter is changing into sex play. They have to deal with peer pressure, family and questioning their identity. There is a happy ending for the boys couple, which is rare in Chinese films.

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Down The River

Being obsessed by his long lost love, the young male gay searches for the truth of his  love life by taking his boyfriend to 7th tier beautiful cascade. “Down the River”(Tam Sai Nam) depict Buddhist Philosophy through the old Thai poem style, called “Niraad.”

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Kicking Out Shoshana

In the conservative city of Jerusalem, Ami Shoshan, an Israeli football player, is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual, a punishment for flirting with the criminal’s girlfriend. Shoshan is banned by players and fans of his team, but becomes a hero of the gay community.

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