Boys on Film 13: Trick & Treat

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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Mirrors (BOF13)

Drama | 12mins | English (UK) | 2015
 
“In a toilet of a Manchester nightclub, two young men catch each other’s eye. As they reveal their feelings to one another, they find that their lives mirror each other in more ways than one. The only thing left to do is face the person staring back at them.”

Written & Directed by: Christopher R Brown
Starring: Jody Latham & Liam Boyle Continue reading

Remission (BOF13)

Drama | 19mins | English (UK) | 2014
 
“Two young men and a boy roam the overgrown English countryside, seeking to escape a deadly virus. The two men are forced to take a horrific decision after the boy’s behaviour puts them in increasing danger – but is it too late to cheat death?”

Written & Directed by: Christopher R Brown
Starring: Cai Brigden, Antony De Liseo & Teddy Nicholas Continue reading

Middle Man (BOF13)

Drama | 5mins | English (UK) | 2014
 
“After a misunderstanding, Nathan tries to get in contact with his hearing impaired boyfriend through a type-to-talk service. Will the middle man be able to fix the situation or will Nathan have to find another way to communicate?”

Directed by: Charlie Francis
Written By: Katie White
Starring: Joe Cassidy, Tommy J Brennan & John Cooke Continue reading

A Last Farewell (BOF13)

Drama | 13mins | Swedish (Eng subs) | 2013
 
“A look at an aging author’s sorrow over the death of his long-term partner. Haunted by visions of his late husband, and in conflict with his daughter who is trying to renew the ties between them, how will he move on and find peace?”

Written & Directed by: Casper Andreas
Starring: Liv Mjönes, Tomas von Brömssen & Iwar Wiklander
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Kissing Drew (BOF13)

Drama/Comedy | 8mins | English (CAN) | 2013
 
“A dreary school day in 1992: “Cool kid” Drew is James’ sexual fantasy, but Drew is also James’ bully. In a single moment,James faces off against both Drew the bully and Drew the fantasy, but is it enough to reclaim his dignity?”

Directed by: Philip J. Connell
Written by: Philip J. Connell & Genevieve Scott
Starring: Eden Ocean Sanders & Ben Hargreaves

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Followers (BOF13)

Drama/Comedy | 12mins | English (UK) | 2015
 
“When an elderly woman sees a vision of Jesus on the trunks of a young African man at her swimming class, she befriends him as she believes God has sent her a sign for him to free her of her loneliness.”

Written & Directed by: Tim Marshall
Starring: Valmai Jones & Mark Oliver

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Vis à Vis (BOF13)

Comedy | 13mins | English (AUS/UK) | 2013
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“When a government official comes to inspect Richard and Martin’s relationship for visa approval, it is clear that all is not as it seems.”

Written & Directed by: Dan Connolly
Starring: David HarrisonDan ConnollyAmy Lehpamer & Belinda Misevski

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Caged (BOF13)

Drama | 13mins | Dutch (English subs) | 2013

“David and Niels spend most of their time working out together on the local sports ground. Meanwhile their gang of friends harass a local boy for being gay. But their tight friendship is about to be thrown off balance by a secret Niels has been keeping.”

Written & Directed by: Lazlo Tonk & Dylan Tonk
Starring: Joël Mellenberg & Josha Stradowski

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Boygame (BOF13)

Drama | 15mins | Swedish (English subs) | 2012

“Best friends John and Nicolas aren’t confident about having sex with girls, so to avoid embarrassment; they decide to get some practice – on each other.”

Written & Directed by: Anna Österlund Nolskog
Starring: Charlie Gustafsson & Joakim Lang

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