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1. Boys On Film 1 Hard Love [DVD] Popular
This long awaited compilation showcases ten incredible short films and documentaries that deal with all aspects of modern gay life, created by some of the hippest directors and hottest actors around. Amongst all the gorgeous eye candy and hot encounters, these imaginative and challenging shorts tackle a wide range of contemporary topics - the pitfalls of online cruising, falling in love with your straight best friend, long distance lovers, growing old and gay gracefully - not to mention a fantastic mix of gay rodeos, sexually frustrated zombies and hunky Australian men in Speedos! With over 2 hours worth of content and featuring some shorts which have never been shown in the UK before, `Boys on Film' is essential viewing and more importantly, contains something for everyone of every persuasion!

Summer - Dir. Hong Khaou
Starring Peter Peralta, Jay Brow
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It is said that if one succeeds in catching a falling leaf in mid-flight, then a wish will be granted. Leung and Will, two teenagers, venture into the woods to catch themselves a wish but Leung longs for something that Will isn’t willing to give. A touching tale about the anxiety and excitement of a boy wanting to kiss his best friend.

Gay Zombie - Dir. Michael Simon
Starring Ryan Carlberg, Brad Bilanin, Robin McDonald

A sexually confused zombie meets a boy and eats another in this hilarious yet touching tale about how much more the heart bleeds when undead love is not reciprocated.

Serene Hunter - Dir. Jason Bushman
Starring Eric Debets, Jonathan Stringat, Flannan Obé

Luc is more interested in sweaty hook ups than romance, cruising the busy streets of Paris for his next brief encounter. However, the cynical Luc can’t avoid love entirely and eventually must decide between the thrill of the chase or settling into a solid relationship.

Le Weekend - Dir. Timothy Smith
Starring Omar, Fernando Peres

A young, cynical French film student armed with a Super 8 camera comes to London to experience the sights and sounds. He soon befriends a stranger who shows him a side of the city he never thought he would see.
Official Selection, London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Winner, Best Short Film, Milan Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Winner, Jury Award, Calgary Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Cowboy Forever - Dir. Jean Baptiste Erreca
Starring Jones de Araújo, Ronald Rosa

Fictionalized from a true story, this docu-drama takes us on a journey through Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul and into the lives of a pair of Brazilian gauchos, one of whom, Govinda, has an irrepressible attraction to fellow cowboy John.

Scarred - Dir. Damien Rea
Starring Chris Anderson, David Durham

The once handsome Rafi has a recently disfigured face that makes it difficult for him to meet other men. When a close friend introduces him to Joe, Rafi feels strangely drawn to the stranger. Yet he isn’t sure why Joe doesn’t seem to mind his scars and as Rafi knows only too well, appearances are deceiving…
Winner of the PlanetOut Short Movie Awards

Packed Lunch - Dir. Tim Hunter
Many swimwear designers, Speedo fanatics and its creator Peter Travis discuss why it is that gay men can’t seem to get enough of these tight fitting trunks.

Mirror, Mirror - Dir. John Winter
Starring Roy Billing

Joe’s glory days as Jana, the glamorous drag queen, are well behind him. Sitting before his familiar vanity mirror, Joe faces the difficult decision of saying goodbye to his alter ego – but feisty Jana won’t fade away without a fight.
Official Selection, Frameline International Film Festival

VGL Hung! Dir. Max Barber
Starring Marcus Proctor, Ashley Ryder

Bored and ignored, a magical website gives short and unattractive Terry the powers to transform himself into any hunk he desires. However, being handsome and hung doesn’t make life any easier. Featuring many Eurocreme stars, this is a witty modern day fairytale about how ruthless the gay scene can be.

Cast: Hong Khaou, Michael Simon, Jason Bushman, Timothy Smith, Jean Baptiste Erreca
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Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2009

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2. Boys On Film 2: In Too Deep [DVD] Popular
Boys On Film 2 contains nine award-winning short films: Cowboy, Lucky Blue, Weekend In The Countryside, Kali Ma, Bramadero, Love Bite, The Island, Futures & Derivatives and Working it Out.

Cowboy - Dir. Till Kleinert (Germany)
An estate agent goes to investigate a prime piece of property in the countryside whereupon he encounters a mysterious farm boy. A mutual attraction develops, albeit uneasily, and the pair indulge in a bout of passion amongst the haystacks. Meanwhile, out among the corn fields, a horrifying fate awaits them...
Winner, Iris Prize Short Film Festival, Cardiff

Lucky Blue - Dir. Håkon Liu (Sweden)
A balmy summer night. A camping site somewhere in Sweden. The grand emotions, the shy teenager, the first love, caravans, karaoke and a bird… This is the story of a boy who, in spite of his insecurities and fears, finally finds the courage to express his love in his own special way.
Winner, Best Short Film, Gothenburg Film Festival

Weekend In The Countryside - Dir. Mathieu Salmon (France)
Pierre is invited to go on a weekend trip to an old country house belonging to best friend Marc. The property is overrun by Marc’s frighteningly unruly dogs. Marc assures Pierre that they are harmless, but when Pierre rebuffs Marc’s sexual advances, the canines turn nasty.
Official Selection, São Paulo and Istanbul Short Film Festivals

Kali Ma - Dir. Soman Chainani (USA)
When an Indian mother finds out her son is the victim of a vicious homophobic bully, she delivers her own brand of vigilante justice. Part electric action thriller, part exhilarating comedy, ‘Kali Ma’ finds the secrets that divide mothers and sons and the love that brings them together.
Winner, Best Short Film, Rosebud Awards

Bramadero – Dir. Julián Hernández (Mexico)
The beautiful and erotic Bramadero finds Hassen and Jonás on the outskirts of Mexico City. Away from it all, they’ve found a spot where they can seduce one another and merge into one; where sex becomes desire, desire becomes love, and only death will separate them.
Official Selection, Frameline, Seattle and Toronto LGBT Film Festivals

Love Bite - Dir. Craig Boreham (Australia)
Noah and Gus hang out and smoke weed after school. As the munchies kick in, Noah feels compelled to share a secret desire that has been tormenting him. An uncomfortable Gus thinks he knows what’s up. He has no idea...
Official Selection, Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival

The Island - Dir. Trevor Anderson (Canada)
A filmmaker with a vivid imagination considers, with the help of animation, a piece of fan mail he received. What if all the gays in the world were put on an island?
Official Selection, Newfest and Frameline Film Festivals

Futures & Derivatives – Dir. Arthur Halpern (USA)
A group at the law firm is caught off guard when asked to produce a presentation for an important client. They subsequently hire a bookish temp to pull an all-nighter. Not only does the temp finish the power-point presentation, but he leaves behind a trail of magic that will change the perceptions and sensibilites of the office staff forever.
Official Selection, Brooklyn Film Fest, LA Shorts Fest, ReelHeART

Working it Out – Dir. Tim Hunter (Australia)
Marcus and Peter go to their local gym for their usual workout, which is disturbed by a buff and handsome man called Jeremy. The pair bicker over the sexy Jeremy, accusing one another of either cheating or being all-out paranoid. In the end, though, Jeremy will have his way..
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Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2008

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3. Boys On Film 3: American Boy [DVD] Popular

Boys on Film crosses the Atlantic to bring you a bevy of intriguing and genre-busting shorts from the land of the free. Starring Michael Cassidy (Smallville, The OC), Aaron Michael Davies (Another Gay Sequel), Donald Cumming (The Virgins) and porn star Brent Corrigan, these award-winning shorts from East coast to West side reveal that there is more to these American boys than meets the eye.

Dare – Dir. Adam Salky (16mins)
Starring Adam West, Michael Cassidy
After play practice one night for the senior production of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, backstage boy Ben gives Johnny, the play's Stanley, a ride home to help him with his lines. When a bottle of champagne gets opened, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool, where everyday boundary lines quickly blur.

In The Closet – Dir. Jody Wheeler (14mins)
Starring Brent Corrigan, JT Tepnapa

An anonymous bedroom inside a typical apartment somewhere in Los Angeles. A pair of young men enter, one having scored a one-night stand, the other giving away little as to his true intentions. Little does one of them know that a homo-hungry closet-case lies in wait, and it hasn’t been fed in quite some time... Porn star Brent Corrigan whips out his acting chops and pulls it off in an entertaining B-movie knees-up with considerable bite.

Area X – Dir. Dennis Shinners (USA) 15mins
Starring Matt Schuneman, Antony Raymond

Paul's dad unexpectedly picks him up from work. And then a hooker. After dropping them off at a seedy roadside motel, Paul's father hands him two hundred dollars and that he mustn't come out until he's a man. These are just a few of the bizarre events that Paul recounts to Marco, a seductive hustler he meets in a dicey bar on a hidden street underneath New York City's infamous Port Authority Bus Terminal, also known as ‘Area X’.

The Young and Evil – Dir. Julian Breece (15mins)
Starring Vaughn Lowery, Mark Berry

This visceral short film follows the zero-to-60 path of Karel, a young African-American who is determined to seduce an older man, an HIV prevention advocate, into giving him the virus. The oft-taboo issues of having gay sex but not using protection are amplified by taking place in the African-American community, a daring approach to a controversial topic that landed the film a Sundance nomination.

Dish :) – Dir. Brian Krinsky (15mins)
Starring Matthew Monge, Jeff Martin, Octavio Altamirano

Emo kids Israel and Louie walk around their East Los Angeles neighborhood dishing and “sexting” about their high school classmates. After listening to Louie boast about his sexual escapades, Israel decides he has some catching up to do.

Bugcrush – Dir. Carter Smith (36mins)
Starring Josh Caras, Donald Cumming

Bugcrush is the story of Ben, a small-town high school loner, whose fascination with Grant, a dangerously seductive new kid, leads him into something much more sinister than he could ever have imagined.

Astoria, Queens – Dir. Kyle Coker (22mins)
Starring Aaron Michael Davies, James Heffron, Sangeeta Parekh, Hayley Thompson-King

Inspired by ‘The Wizard of Oz’, four Kansas City twentysomething misfits navigate their new lives in the Emerald City of New York. Newly single Thom, our Dorothy, discovers NYC in a second "coming out party". Jimboy, the brainless Scarecrow, wants to become the first gay white rap superstar. Anisha, the workaholic Tinman, searches for a heart and Callie, a whiskey drinking Cowardly Lion, lacks the courage to make it as an actress.

Cast: Brent Corrigan, Michael Cassidy
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Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2009

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4. Boys On Film 4 [DVD] Popular
Where 2009 saw the birth of the hugely popular Boys on Film brand, 2010 picks up where Boys On Film 3: American Boy left off, with nine award-winning and hotly anticipated short films about objects of desire, and whether the attaining of them is worth the struggle. Elliot Tittensor (TV’s Shameless) stars as Daz in headlining film Protect Me From What I Want, a gripping British film debut that sees him woo a young lad in an underpass, only to be threatened with a break-up the following morning. Passive and submissive roles are tackled and tugged in gay graffiti tale Vandals and Icelandic grapple-fest Wrestling, while Postmortem, My Name is Love, and Iris Prize winner Steam look at promising encounters that turn awry. Rounding out the collection are Heiko, an alternative ode to foot fetishes, Breath, where 12 year old Erik swims out to sea to make a daring move on his best friend’s father, and the Oscar-winning short film Trevor.

Cast: Elliott Tittensor, Naveed Choudhury
Director: Eldar Rapaport, Dominic Leclerc
Language: English
Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2010

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5. Boys On Film 5 - Candy Boy [DVD] Popular
Nine more award-winning short film favourites from the hugely popular Boys On Film canon, from four different continents and celebrated film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Outfest, Frameline and many more.

Boys will be boys in Pascal Alex Vincent s FAR WEST and CANDY BOY, where a farmyard and an orphanage get a gay makeover. GO GO REJECT sees Flashdance obsessive Daniel aims for the stars, as SWEAT has Holby City s David Paisley infiltrating a bath house with unexpected results. Meanwhile, love proves to be timeless when LAST CALL unites past and present, but TWO YOUNG MEN, UT hints at an uncertain future. Looking back on the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, BLOKES focuses on the sexual awakening of a peeping Tom. Two more young boys; a confused JAMES and mute DAVID, both reach out for an experienced hand, but will they find what they are looking for?

Cast: Hillel Kapon, David Alfonso, Julien Gauthier, Korken Alexander
Director: Nadav Gal, Marialy Rivas
Language: English
Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2010

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6. Boys on film 6 Pacific Rim [DVD] Popular
Boys On Film goes down under to bring a fresh batch of funny and touching tales courtesy of our Aussie and Kiwi cousins, while from the USA and Hawaii to Singapore via Korea several more stories of men falling in love round out the collection.

Rising stars Xavier Samuel and Callan McAuliffe put their own twist on traditional coming out fables in Craig Boreham s second contribution to the Boys On Film library, Drowning and the Berlin Film Festival Crystal Bear winner, Franswa Sharl.

Drowning - Dir. Craig Boreham (Australia) 20 mins
Things are changing for Mik. His world has been turned upside down by the sudden death of his big brother forcing him to redefine his place in his family and the world. The one solid thing in Mik s life is his best friend Dan. But Dan has a new girlfriend...

Franswa Sharl - Dir. Hannah Hilliard (Australia) 14 mins
On a family holiday to Fiji, twelve year old Greg s creative pursuits fail to amuse his father. Setting out to win back his admiration, he enters himself into a competition with a difference....

Tanjong Rhu - Dir. Boo Junfeng (Singapore) 19 mins
A former military officer makes a film about a man he encountered in Tanjong Rhu, a secluded cruising ground. From up-and-coming Singaporean director Boo Junfeng (of Cannes Critics Week and London Film Festival nominated Sandcastle), this film has gained notoriety in Singapore s discreet gay community.

Teddy - Dir. Christopher Banks (New Zealand) 15 mins
An earnest Londoner attempts to rekindle an old relationship while on holiday in New Zealand, but a faded old teddy bear from the past ultimately decides his fate.

LOVE, 100°C - Dir. Kim Jho Kwang-soo (South Korea) 22 mins
A hearing-impaired boy, Min-so is gay, and he likes his classmate, Ji-seok. One day, Min-so impulsively has sex with a man who works in a public bath, an experience that lends him a new-found confidence, but at a heavy price.

My Last Ten Hours With You - Dir. Sophie Hyde (Australia) 15mins
At 6am Jeremy and Mark will go their separate ways. Their last ten hours together over one hot night will be punctuated with friends, fights and frustrations as they wait it out, each dealing with the loss of love in their own way.

Ron the Zookeeper - Dir. Darcy Prendergast (Australia) 7 mins
With only one male grey panda left in the entire world, Ron the zookeeper is sent in to get a sperm sample, no matter what. Eponymous Aussie artist Darcy Prendergast s first wacky claymation creation (before Mary and Max), Ron The Zookeeper was banned from his graduation premiere!

Ajumma! Are You Krazy??? Dir. Brent Anbe (Hawaii, USA) 25 mins
Fuelled by their schoolgirl hormones, three Ajummas, aka Korean soap fanatics - the lovable Judy, Susan the gruff-tough one, and Amy the sassy tart - go on a hilarious journey to try and meet Korean superstar Michael Park by stealing his itinerary, breaking into his hotel room, and sneaking on to his music video set. However, they didn't factor in the competition!

Cast: Xavier Samuel, Callan McAuliffe
Director: Craig Boreham, Hannah Hilliard
Language: English
Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2011

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7. Boys on Film 7: Bad Romance [DVD] Popular
Boys On Film explores the darker side of romance with a collection of edgy, controversial and scintillating short films that have wowed film festival audiences the world over, including the Oscar-winning 'The New Tenants' starring Vincent D'Onofrio (Full Metal Jacket) and 'Mirrors' starring Xavier Dolan (Heartbeats, I Killed My Mother).

Cast: Xavier Dolan, Vincent D Onofrio, David Call
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Language: English
Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2011

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