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August

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L.A. is having one its hottest summers ever when Troy lands back in town.  He’s being living in Spain for the past four years but now he thinks he wants to find a job and a new apartment and move back home. It all depends on Jonathan his younger boyfriend who he dumped without warning … Continue reading



Beyond The Walls aka Hors Les Murs

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This unexpected and rather remarkable film from first time writer/director David Lambert realistically scrutinizes the intimate details of the rise and fall of an edgy gay relationship, devoid of stereotypes. It premiered at Cannes Film Festival during the Critics Week (picking up an Award) and most of the Reviewers then made a point of commenting that after Andrew Haigh’s very … Continue reading



Breaking The Fast: how one gay Muslim falls in love

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  Writer/director Mike Mosallam’s debut feature, the enchanting BREAKING FAST,  is part queer romantic comedy and part tutorial on the ups and downs of being a gay Arab Muslim living in West Hollywood.   Somehow the two are a good fit, so it makes us feel good that love (eventually) conquers all and we’ve learnt something … Continue reading



Call Me By Your Name

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Luca Guadagnino’s latest, and best movie has been the subject of a stealth marketing campaign which revealed little of substance about the movie but somehow hyped expectations to a dizzy height.  Thankfully for once they proved extremely accurate as this near-faultless film about an intergenerational summer love affair is a sublimely perfect coming-of-age story that is … Continue reading



Chris & Don : A Love Story

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When celebrated British Author Christopher Isherwood met a particularly young handsome man in his speedos on a  Santa Monica beach in the 1954, he was already 48 years old.  The boy, barely 18, and looking even younger, was Don Bachardy. And against all surmountable odds the mutual attraction between these two extremely different men, developed … Continue reading



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