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Jess & James

Jess is 23 years older but looks a great deal younger. His name is also not Jess, but actually Geronimo but he hates using that.  He also hates his family, particularly his older brother who ran off with his babysitter some years ago and hasn’t been seen since. What he does like though are boys … Continue reading

Jesús

Despite several very disquieting factors about Chilean filmmaker Fernando Guzzoni’s story about a dysfunctional father/son relationship, the drama does nevertheless make for compelling viewing.   For most of the week 18 year old Jesús (Nicolás Durán) is left alone to his own devices in Santiago whilst his father (Alejandro Goic ) is away working, and rather than go to school or … Continue reading

Jim Morris : Lifelong Fitness

Jim Morris is a mountain of man. Now aged 78 years this charismatic body-builder has embraced veganism and is still active in L.A. as a fitness coach and a motivational force of physical energy.  His story, that is only just touched on in this fascinating short movie, is one really worth telling.   In 1973 … Continue reading

Jonathan

Jonathan (Jannis Niewöhner)  is a broody blonde boy who has taken over the responsibility for running the family farm in a remote part of rural Germany which he balances with caring for Berghard his very sick father (André Hennicke) who is dying  of cancer. The two have never been close and have an uneasy relationship and … Continue reading

Jose

  Li Cheng’s new drama Jose is preceded by a huge reputation after it beat out the multi Oscar nominated The Favorite to win the Queer Lion at Venice’s prestigious film festival last year.  It is (to our knowledge) the first LGBT movie ever to be made in Guatemala and is a tender coming-of-age story … Continue reading

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