Once again New Queer Visions showcase a stunning collection of wondrous short films, in a series of five tales that between them highlight an intense tale of love and horror, a biting testament to the repercussions of taking street drugs, an achingly real depiction
of a young man discovering that coming out to his family is not an option, and from a bittersweet exploration
of the dark side of love and desire, to that of an explicit depiction of life at the end of lonely street.
›› click on the photos for individual reviews ‹‹
›› Spiral ‹‹   ›› Floating Melon - Fu Guo ‹‹   ›› Poof ‹‹
2018 | 16 mins | Sweden   2015 | 19 mins | China   2018 | 17 mins | UK
When Karim finds himself alone in the middle of the night, he suspects that his partner Dan may well have fallen back into the bad habits of his past. Forced to put his own life at risk in the search for the man he loves on the seedy, crime-ridden streets of Malmö's underworld, the question is - will anyone ›››   When Xiao Cheng hooks up with all-round cutie Kwan Ming for a night of passionate man-on-man action, his yearning for sexual intimacy turns instead into a living nightmare when Ming's reaction to the odd drink 'n' drugs is of the none moving kind. Realizing the consequences of his actions and ever ›››   This achingly real depiction of a young man struggling to come to terms with his homosexuality finds eighteen-year-old Aaron stuck helping his bigoted father Terry out in a job he hates. Yet all that is about to change upon a chance encounter at a local party with worldly-wise Mike and a tender kiss ›››
›› After Dawn - Passée L'Aube ‹‹   ›› Night of Love ‹‹   ›› Night of Love ‹‹
2017 | 24 mins | Belgium - Poland   2018 | 25 mins | Israel   [ publicity still from the film short ]
This introspective piece focues on the relationship between former lovers Pawel and Clément and their surprise re-union when Clément turns up unexpectedly at the flat of his ex. Initially reluctant to welcome Clément into his now closeted life, Pawel begins to realize the love he has been ›››   When eighteen-year-old Yonatan goes AWOL from the army in the hope of a reconciliation with his ex, he finds himself instead rejected and alone in Tel Aviv without a bed for the night. Determined to find shelter, he ends up at the home of Sam aka Sa'id; a Palestinian Arab who's hosting a sex party that ›››    
›› Dave's Standout Selections ‹‹

›› check out THE MALE GAZE: NOCTURNAL INSTINCTS shorts compilation.
›› check out the Official Trailer on YouTube.

Gay Visibility - overt. 
Overall Duration - 98 mins. 
VOD Release Date - 16th March, 2021. 

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