›› THE MALE GAZE: THE BOY IS MINE ‹‹

Once again New Queer Visions showcase a stunning collection of wondrous short films, in a series of five tales that between them highlight
compassion for your fellow man, a modern day take on falling in love with the bad boy in town, the lust for fame and fortune,
a deeply touching portrait of a mother's unconditional love and the surreal but bursting with fun story
of an old sock falling in love with an attractive young man.
›› click on the photos for individual reviews ‹‹
›› Uneven - Impar ‹‹   ›› Wolves ‹‹   ›› Johnny ‹‹
2016 | 7 mins | Mexico   2016 | 20 mins | UK   2018 | 26 mins | France
Bright and bursting with fun, this somewhat quirky short film tells the story of a lonely old sock, of the no pair variety, who falls in love with an attractive young man. And if all this sounds kind of surreal, well frankly it is and yet this dialogue free work is beautifully played, with director Rafael Ruiz Espejo ›››   This touching short film tells the story of a sixteen-year-old Josh; a young man socially distanced from his father ever since his mother left the family home. All but alone in the world, Josh chances upon an almost naked stranger in the nearby woods where he lives. Together they create a refuge ›››   Welcome to the world of Johnny; an openly gay man who has a fatalistic way of getting himself into trouble. Yet into his world comes the polar opposite of him in the form of down-to-earth Aurélien. Together they form a relationship; that's all but destined to ever be of the unrequited kind. Or is it? ›››
   
›› Debut ‹‹   ›› Guardian ‹‹   ›› Guardian ‹‹
2016 | 28 mins | Sweden   2018 | 15 mins | US   [ publicity still from the film short ]
Philip; a run-of-the-mill bartender dreams of being the next big time cover model, only to find himself the last in a long line of aspiring models. Gatecrashing the studio, he chances upon professional model Sebastiaan where an impromptu photo shoot develops. Only just how far is Philip willing to go to ›››   This remarkably moving short film tells the story of a compassionate young mother who senses the true sexuality of her son from an early age, only to realize that she won't be able to offer him the outstretched hand of love and support, when he needs it the most. Recording her thoughts Terminator style ›››    
›› Dave's Standout Selections ‹‹

›› check out THE MALE GAZE: THE BOY IS MINE shorts compilation.
›› check out the Official Trailer on YouTube.

Gay Visibility - overt. 
Overall Duration - 95 mins. 
VOD Release Date - 18th December, 2020. 

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