El Principe aka The Prince : a homoerotic Chilean jail drama

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  El Principe aka The Prince, the directing debut of filmmaker Sebastián Muñoz is  one of  most homoerotic prison movies we have seen for some time, and it bears the influences of other queer movies of that genre.  The main difference of this tale set in Allende’s Chile in the 1970s is that  young Jaime … Continue reading

Great Freedom : one man’s story about being imprisoned in Germany for decades for being gay

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    Germany’s pernicious Paragraph 1675, was part of the German Criminal Code from 15 May 1871 to 10 March 1994. It made homosexual acts between males a crime, and in early revisions, the provision also criminalized bestiality as well as forms of prostitution and underage sexual abuse. All in all, around 140,000 men were convicted under the … Continue reading

LUZ : can a queer prison romance last?

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  Portland based filmmaker Jon Garcia has followed up his highly successful Falls Trilogy of movies with yet another exceptional queer love story .  This time however he has moved on from Mormons to Mexican Mafia. It’s the story of Ruben  (Ernesto Reyes)has a job driving for his Mafiosa cousin Julio (Rega Lupo) taking his … Continue reading

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