Boys on Film X

Short of time but interested in short films and LGBT+ cinema? Check out my collective reviews of the Boys on Film collections at Movie Marker.

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Yeah Kowalski! (BOF10)

Comedy | 10mins | English (USA) | 2013

“Gabe Kowalski is a late bloomer and all-around misfit whose dad still cuts his hair. When Gabe’s anonymous question about his still smooth armpits is selected to be read aloud in sex-ed class, Gabe goes to great lengths to impress his classmate crush, Shane, at Penny Foster’s birthday party…”

Directed by: Evan Roberts | Written by: Britta Lundin & Evan Roberts Starring: Cameron Wofford, Conor Donnelly &  Annamarie Kasper

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Teens Like Phil (BOF10)

Drama | 20mins | English (USA) | 2012



“An emotional film about self acceptance; Phil, a shy teenage struggles with his sexuality. He finds himself bullied by his ex-best friend and love interest who wants an ‘in’ with the cool kids. Seeing no other option, Phil decides to take a drastic course of action.”


Directed by: Dominic Haxton & David Rosler | Written by: Dominic Haxton & Cherise Pascual
Starring: Adam Donovan & Jake Robbins

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Blinders (BOF10)

Drama | 9mins | English (USA) | 2011



“One night a young couple visit a bar, one where they meet a young creature of a boy. This boy possesses an otherworldly physical beauty that could attract anyone; man or woman. And indeed, the young lovers are attracted, one more so than the other.”


Written & Directed by: Jacob Brown
Starring: Nathaniel Brown, Byrdie Bell & Luke Worrall

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Inflatable Swamp (BOF10)

Drama | 14mins | English (UK) | 2010

“Matt, a gay man in his late 20s, navigates the lonely intersection of carnal sex and human closeness. With the arrival of Luke, a new man in his life, he finds a way to reconcile pleasures of the flesh with the new aroused imperatives of the heart.”

Written & Directed by: William Feroldi
Starring: Francis Beraud, Edwin Ray & Paul Huntley-Thomas

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Boys Village (BOF10)

Drama/Fantasy | 23mins | English (UK) | 2011



“The Boys’ Village was once a holiday home for coalminers’ sons, boasting a pool and sports yard. Now, not much remains, this is a parent’s nightmare and yet it can be heaven on earth for a certain kind of child. Kevin has been 11 years old for quite some time now. Has it been years or decades?”


Written & Directed by: Till Kleinert
Starring: Benjamin Thorne, Andrew McQueen & Hannah-Rose Jones

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Little Gay Boy, Christ Is Dead (BOF10)

Drama | 30mins | French (France) | 2012



“Over the course of one unusual day, Jean Christophe endures a series of abusive encounters that will change him forever. His youthful innocence is changed to hardened experience as his dreams are destroyed by those around him.”


Directed by: Anthony Hickling & Amaury Grisel | Written by: Amaury Grisel
Starring: Gaëtan Vettier

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A Stable For Disabled Horses (BOF10)

Comedy/Drama | 13mins | English (UK) | 2012



“When Kanoute decides to move back to Norway his best friend Benny throws him a surprise party, a party just for two. It soon becomes apparent that Benny has a secret that he has to get off his chest before Kanoute leaves, but is it a secret Kanoute wants to hear?”


Written & Directed by: Fabio Youniss
Starring: Daniel Simonsen & Daniel Swan

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Headlong (BOF10)

Drama | 17mins | French/English (Belgium) | 2012



“On the night of a dance competition a young ballet dancer is in a foreign place. He finds himself alone in his hotel room and when this emptiness overpowers him, he meets a stranger that could change everything.”


Written & Directed by: Lukas Dhont
Starring: Jelle Florizoone & Thomas Coumans

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