Gay Themed Short Films

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1.
Starcrossed (2005 Short Film)
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Two brothers develop a sexual attraction to one another amid the unkind world around them. (15 mins.)
“ 9 - Beautifully filmed, acted and written. Shocks me each time I watch it and I keep watching it! ” - carl75205
 
2.
Thirteen or So Minutes (2008 Short Film)
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Lawrence Jefferies and Hugh Greerey have just met. They both have had girlfriends in the past...they're both straight. Thirteen or so minutes later, however, something's happened and things have changed. (14 mins.)
“ 9 - This short delves into one of those moments of "OMG, did we just do that?" and the aftermath from two very different perspectives. ” - carl75205
 
3.
I Don't Want to Go Back Alone (2010 Short Film)
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The arrival of a new student in school changes Leonardo's life. This 15 year-old blind teenager has to deal with the jealousy of his friend Giovana while figuring out the new feelings he's having towards his new friend, Gabriel. (17 mins.)
Director: Daniel Ribeiro
“ 9 - "I Don't Want to Go Back Alone" - I've dated deaf men before, but if you were blind... such an interesting concept about being attracted to someone. A wonderful story (I almost said "viewing") with a lot of warmth. Beware of poor subtitles with this one! ” - carl75205
 
4.
Running Without Sound (2004 Short Film)
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Sean is deaf, a high school student and a cross country runner. He's also a closeted gay teenager who's just coming to terms with his sexuality and his attraction to a fellow team-mate. (12 mins.)
Director: Judd King
“ 9 - No, it's not a silent film though the main character is deaf. Very well done. ” - carl75205
 
5.
David (2005 Short Film)
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A young mute student goes to the movies when ditching school, but changes his mind when he meets an unemployed man who tries to communicate with him. Through messages and games, the two will make a discovery they never imagined. (14 mins.)
Director: Roberto Fiesco
“ 9 - Beautifully done and beautiful actors. Passionate. Bonus points for guessing the pun by now on my list. ” - carl75205
 
6.
Just Friends? (2010 Short Film)
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Expecting a cozy night outside of the barracks, Seok visits his boyfriend Min-soo who is serving in the military. However when Min-soo's mother questions their relationship, the only answer they can give is that they are 'just friends'. (29 mins.)
“ 9 - I wish there were more films put out in Asia like this one. A wonderful 'feel-good' piece. ” - carl75205
 
7.
Alkali, Iowa (1995 Short Film)
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On his family's farm in rural Iowa, young Jack Gudmanson is wrestling with his sexual identity, not... (17 mins.)
“ 9 - We always wonder what an absent parent would think when you come out. Jack gets an unusual insight into his dilemma when he find a part of his departed father's hidden past. Good all around. ” - carl75205
 
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“ 8 - "The Incredible Adventures of Fusion Man" - It brings new meaning to the term "secret identity" with superheroes. ” - carl75205
 
9.
Trevor (1994 Short Film)
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Upon hitting puberty, a high-school boy realizes he is homosexual and faces prejudice from his parents and friends. (23 mins.)
Director: Peggy Rajski
“ 8 - The film that founded The Trevor Project. ” - carl75205
 
10.
Gaydar (2002 Short Film)
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Randy has a huge crush on hunky co-worker Jack, but Ray can't figure out if Jack is gay - until Jack discovers a GAYDAR gun that could change everything. (20 mins.)
Director: Larry LaFond
“ 8 - Pure fluffy-muffin-campy fun. ” - carl75205
 
11.
A Little Comfort (2004 Short Film)
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Arnaud and Guillaume are in their last year of high school. Summer is approaching and like any teenager, they're thinking about cigarettes, alcohol and sex. But boys or girls? Future looks so blurry when you're a teenager! (38 mins.)
“ 8 - Ah the rushing hormones of youth. :) A very good coming of age short all around. The director doesn't rush things so the acting is well measured, the story concise, the characters attractive and likable. To me I enjoyed the journey more than trying to get to a Hollywood-style destination. ” - carl75205
 
12.
Oranges (2004 Short Film)
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Two boys are talking after a bicycle accident. The older is bragging about his experience with girls, but is that just a boast? (12 mins.)
Director: Kristian Pithie
“ 8 - One of the best things about short films is their simplicity. You'll figure out the title at the end with a smile. ” - carl75205
 
13.
Awakening (2008 Short Film)
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16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likable parents, who kindly welcome their first son in law... (39 mins.)
“ 8 - You know where this one is going since it's on this list. My favorite cross-generational gay film. ” - carl75205
 
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$30 (1999 Short Film)
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A father buys his closeted son a night with a prostitute. (20 mins.)
Director: Gregory Cooke
“ 8 - You can guess where this one goes pretty easily. It just does it so well. Sara Gilbert shines in her role as Emily (the prostitute). ” - carl75205
 
15.
Birthday Time (2000 Short Film)
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Tom, a married closet case and parent who trolls gay bars for sex on the sly is placed in charge of his friend's teenage son. And the boy wants a kiss. Or more. What to do? (19 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Ferber
“ 8 - Sub-par acting but a fun story. An indulgence. For example:

Topher: Can I ask you a question? Tom: Sure. Topher: It's personal. Tom: Well that depends. Topher: I'm embarrassed. Tom: What is it? Topher: I can't. Tom: Just go ahead sport. Topher: What's butt-*beep* like? Tom: Go do your homework! ” - carl75205
 
16.
Straight Boys (2006 Short Film)
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Ben has erotic feelings for his roommate. Currently they are the best of friends but his roommate seems oblivious to the sexual nature of Ben's feelings. Should he just be honest with him? (14 mins.)
Director: Dave O'Brien
“ 8 - Simple and oh so true too often in college. Alcohol and desire, hmmmmm. Though my roomie was NOT a hottie. ” - carl75205
 
17.
Verona (2010 Short Film)
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The story of two young lovers separated by their rival fraternities. (22 mins.)
Director: Laurie Lynd
“ 8 - Yes, a gay variation of Romeo and Juliet. You can tell this is one is hoping to be a full length feature film. Good casting and premise. ” - carl75205
 
18.
Rugburn (2005 Short Film)
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A young painter works up the courage to contact the collections agency that has been hounding him and gets embroiled in a more personal confrontation than he bargained for. (13 mins.)
Director: Trevor Anderson
“ 8 - I think I understand the very odd title name for this short. Clever and engaging covering story, content and realism. ” - carl75205
 
19.
Curious Thing (2010 Short Film)
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Jared is closeted. Sam is straight. They find a connection in each other that they've never had before... (8 mins.)
Director: Alain Hain
“ 8 - This is actually a very common experience for gay men (since straight men outnumber us like by 20 to 1). The narrative style is superb and the story spot-on. ” - carl75205
 
20.
Latch Key (2005 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Garth Bardsley
“ 8 - There is a point where Mom says, "Love is just too difficult" though the film focuses more on lust. Great acting between the syblings and of complex relationships you peer into in such a short amount of time. Well done. ” - carl75205
 
21.
Franswa Sharl (2009 Short Film)
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Keeping the position of number one son requires a certain amount of ingenuity. Twelve year old Greg has inherited his father's competitive streak... (14 mins.)
Director: Hannah Hilliard
“ 8 - Supposedly based on a true story. Very good performances by the kids in this. You could almost see this plot on a TV sitcom. ” - carl75205
 
22.
Teddy (2009 Short Film)
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A dyed-in-the-wool Londoner travels 10,000 miles to rural New Zealand to rekindle an old relationship, only to find that its fate lies in the paws of a faded old teddy bear. (13 mins.)
“ 8 - I think everyone has one of those relationships, ie. The One That Got Away. Lovely ending too. ” - carl75205
 
23.
Dare (2005 Short Film)
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High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind. (16 mins.)
Director: Adam Salky
“ 8 ” - carl75205
 
24.
Summer (2006 Short Film)
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Mates emerge from latency into their sexual identities. Will and Leung are pals, searching the woods... (9 mins.)
Director: Hong Khaou
“ 7 ” - carl75205
 
25.
Holiday Camp (2010 Short Film)
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At a meeting of the game "Truth or Dare?" two young boys, Matthew and Maxime, are challenging to embrace... (8 mins.)
“ 7 - At Summer Camp ” - carl75205
 
26.
Lucky Blue (2007 Short Film)
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Olle, an introverted, well-mannered boy with an air of innocence and sincerity about him has been camping... (28 mins.)
Director: Håkon Liu
“ 7 - Good story. Nicely paced. ” - carl75205
 
27.
Hitchcocked (2006 Short Film)
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Al and Fred hook up for a little casual fun that soon turns ugly, revealing some fateful truths about Internet-dating, love and death. (8 mins.)
Director: David M. Young
“ 7 - Cute. Guess the ending. haha ” - carl75205
 
28.
Steam (2009 Short Film)
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Steam looks at promising encounters that turn awry when 2 men find themselves in a steam room unable to find the door. (15 mins.)
Director: Eldar Rapaport
“ 7 - Two men trapped inside a steam room without a way out are trying to make sense of the situation and each other until a devastating revelation. ” - carl75205
 
29.
Sissy Frenchfry (2005 Short Film)
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The annual Student Body President election at wildly eclectic and diverse West Beach High pits the quirky... (28 mins.)
Director: J.C. Oliva
“ 7 - A bit fantastical and euphoric as our hopes for a perfect Glee high school campus, but well acted and executed. Includes another fun adventure with Leslie Jordan. ” - carl75205
 
30.
Available Men (2006 Short Film)
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A Hollywood agent (dispatched to sign a "hot" new writer) and a sensitive gay man (waiting for a blind date), mistake each other for the person they were expecting to meet. (15 mins.)
“ 7 - A nice farce though a bit contrived, but hey - we gays make out as smart in the end vs. the straights, so who is to complain? ” - carl75205
 
31.
Hello, Thanks (2006 Short Film)
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Filmmaker Andy Blubaugh documents a year spent looking for love in the personal ads. (8 mins.)
Director: Andrew Blubaugh
“ 7 - Anyone who has used online to meet and hope to find love will understand. Stark and simple - just like the truth... ” - carl75205
 
32.
Irene Williams: Queen of Lincoln Road (2005 Short Film)
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Like hundreds of other gay men, Eric Smith fled the New York City winters for quick weekend getaways to South Beach... (23 mins.)
Director: Eric Smith
“ 7 - Heart warming and endearing. If you love eclectic, you'll love Irene. You can tell that this was never filmed to be a documentary but a friend filming loving memories. ” - carl75205
 
33.
Blocks (2010 Short Film)
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A child secretly in love with his neighbor. (15 mins.)
Director: Marialy Rivas
“ 7 - Chile, 1986. Luchito masturbates while he contemplates Manuel, his 16-year-old neighbor, whom he can see standing by a window. Manuel discovers his sexuality. The window turns into an erotic cinematographic world that awakens a curiosity in Luchito. ” - carl75205
 
34.
Speed Dating (2007 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
“ 7 - Imagine a world where being single is terminal to your health (like drop dead suddenly). And we think the pressure to get coupled today is stressful enough. Clever and fun. ” - carl75205
 
35.
Ron the Zookeeper (2007 Short Film)
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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. (7 mins.)
“ 7 - Darcy Prendergast's first wacky claymation creation (before Mary and Max). Ron The Zookeeper was banned from his graduation premiere! ” - carl75205
 
36.
She Kills He (2005 Short Film)
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Somewhere between he and she, a pure and innocent love story is exposed.
Director: Dave Rodriguez
“ 7 - Worth watching. Realistic, honest and I give big points for the protagonist wearing a Dirk Nowitzki jersey. ” - carl75205
 
37.
Where We Began (2006 Short Film)
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(14 mins.)
Director: Marc Saltarelli
“ 7 - Two lovers torn apart by addiction confront each other one more time at the spot where they met. ” - carl75205
 
38.
Bedfellows (2010 Short Film)
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The film 'Bedfellows,' told in the style of an old children's fairy tale but set against the modern-day backdrop of New York City... (15 mins.)
Director: Pierre Stefanos
“ 7 - A bit Pollyanna but well executed. ” - carl75205
 
39.
Solace (2007 Short Film)
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(14 mins.)
“ 7 - Solace is a narrative short film that follows a lonely young man through the night he meets his perfect stranger. What an interesting present. ” - carl75205
 
40.
Rapid Guy Movement (2004 Short Film)
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“ 7 - More stereotypes and you'll guess the ending within 30 seconds of the beginning titles ending. ” - carl75205
 
41.
Gaysharktank.com (2010 Short Film)
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In early 2010 Chatroulette.com, a website that allows people to meet other online strangers via web cam... (14 mins.)
Director: Guy Shalem
“ 7 - This short pretty is pretty much the gay online community in a nutshell (well about 90% of it). ” - carl75205
 
42.
My Name Is Love (2008 Short Film)
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Love and Sebastian meet by coincidence in the street in the Swedish summer night. They happen to share the same secret... (20 mins.)
Director: David Färdmar
“ 7 ” - carl75205
 
43.
Gayby (2010 Short Film)
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A gay man and a straight woman decide to have a child together the old fashioned way. (11 mins.)
“ 7 - Simple but very good and natural performances by the two. ” - carl75205
 
44.
In the Closet (2008 Short Film)
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On a night almost like any other, a shy, awkward young man has his first ever sexual encounter with an older... (15 mins.)
Director: Jody Wheeler
“ 6 - A bit of soft-core porn but gay porn star 'Brent Corrigan' is in it (and he's the shy one!). A bit on the amateur side but watchable.
However, do a search online for the other actor's (J.T. Tepnapa) short film entitled: "Masturbation: Putting the Fun Into Self-Loving" - hilarious! ” - carl75205
 
45.
Oedipus N+1 (2003 Short Film)
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In a nightmarish future, the wealthy elite maintain The Circle, a stratum of society that can use technology for regeneration... (26 mins.)
Director: Eric Rognard
“ 6 - This makes for an interesting notion of being "born this way". ” - carl75205
 
46.
Between the Boys (2004 Short Film)
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Voyeuristically exploring a relationship between two young men, which falls into the gray area between... (4 mins.)
Director: Jake Yuzna
“ 6 - Only three and a half minutes long. Starcrossed did a much better job with this material. ” - carl75205
 
47.
Postmortem (2005 Short Film)
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Two ex-lovers meet after years a part and examine the painful break up and what they should do now. (16 mins.)
Director: Eldar Rapaport
“ 6 - Some things still work in a relationship even if you aren't together still. ” - carl75205
 
48.
Just (2007 Short Film)
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About the after-sex acquaintance of two strangers who met online. As the two men learn more about each other, they discover that a casual hook-up is anything but. (12 mins.)
“ 6 ” - carl75205
 
49.
Ajumma! Are You Krazy??? (2009 Short Film)
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Fuelled by their schoolgirl hormones, three Ajummas , aka Korean soap fanatics - the lovable Judy, Susan the gruff-tough one... (25 mins.)
Director: Brent Anbe
“ 5 - The arrival of Korean soap-opera hunk Michael Park has all of the girls going crazy to get close to him, but Mr. Oh plays it cool. OK, the girls are written and directed way over the top, but at least they got the right actors in the hot and hunky roles. LOL ” - carl75205
 
50.
Praise the Dead (2007 Short Film)
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When Gabriel, a charming serial killer, meets Victor, a somber and masochistic gay man, on the street one day... (18 mins.)
Director: Jaeson Kim
“ 5 - Interesting but poorly played out. Confusing in the end. Worse in the middle. ” - carl75205
 
51.
Doorman (2006 Short Film)
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The Latino doorman of a New York apartment building begins to unravel when he is seduced and then dumped by a privileged college kid who lives in the building. (17 mins.)
Director: Etienne Kallos
“ 5 ” - carl75205
 
52.
You, Me and Him (2007 Short Film)
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When the plans for the future change, new bonds are created between Danilo, Lucas and Marcos. in between video-games and milk cups, pain and disappointment, they need to learn how to live together. (18 mins.)
Director: Daniel Ribeiro
“ 4 - "Coffee with Milk" - The synopsis says "they need to learn how to live together"? Hardly. Although it has nice acting, the story was absolutely flat in the end. I swear I was being spanked by some morality police in how it ended despite a very interesting start and middle. I think this was just another example of gays can't (shouldn't?) be happy at the end of a movie ” - carl75205
 
53.
Mouse's Birthday (2010 Short Film)
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Mouse's Birthday is a four-part video/fairytale about a mouse, a cockroach and a "gay" symbolizing gluttony... (4 mins.)
Director: Barry Morse
“ 4 - A animated/live action short. Nicely executed but misguided in its direction. A wasted opportunity. ” - carl75205
 
54.
Peking Turkey (2006 Short Film)
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Director: Michael Mew
“ 3 - Stereotypes and VERY bad acting with a poor story line. Jeez. I have an Asian bf and this is horrible. Gag me with a turkey leg. ” - carl75205
 
55.
The Underminer (2005 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
Director: Todd Downing
Stars: Mike Albo
“ 1 - The writer/actor tries to be cute with playing himself in both roles as stable and mature vs. vapid and bitchy. Sorry girl, this may be news to the straight world and entertaining, but it's daily life but us here. Blah, blah, blah... ” - carl75205
 
56.
Tumbleweed Town (2001 Short Film)
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The animated adventures of "Tonka Tom" a gay plastic cowboy. Hitch-hiking, two-stepping at the local gay bar, and enjoying a campfire with a friend and his trusty dog. (8 mins.)
Director: Samara Halperin
“ 1 - OMG, pitiful. I'm still trying to scratch it out of my eyes and memory. ” - carl75205