Dishonoured Bodies

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Juanma Carrillo is a Spanish independent filmmaker, producer, photographer and occasional musician whose collection of short movies are always highly intriguing, extremely sensuous, often avant-garde art pieces of art, but always immensely engaging. He seems to set out to shock and titillate his audience,  and is not adverse to adding a few humorous touches, and even … Continue reading



Everlasting Love

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‘Everlasting Love’ is a rather bizarre choice for a title of a movie that is all about lust and other rather gruesome practices, so one can only assume it is meant to be ironic. It is the sophomore feature from Spanish filmmaker Marçal Forés (‘Animals’) and is a tale about cruising for sex, both gay and straight, that carries … Continue reading



India Blues

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This very edgy film about two gay men exploring their relationship in real time is a bold experiment from Greek filmmaker George Markaris (transplanted to Berlin). With very little dialogue this largely improvised piece is in eight different segments that cover the whole spectrum of these two young men’s experiences together.  They cover Pain, Lust, … Continue reading



Mexican Men

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The openly gay Mexican filmmaker Julián Hernández has won the prestigious Teddy Award for Best LGBT Feature Movie from the Berlinale twice, which is an exceptional achievement that has only been matched by the late British auteur Derek Jarman. Hernández’s last feature film (for which he won his 2nd Teddy) and which was probably his best too, … Continue reading




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