Queer Short Films

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1. Wall Boy (2009)

17 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

A young runaway falls prey to the city's darkest vice market - a youth worker on a visiting outreach bus becomes fixated with saving him.

Director: Sascha Ettinger-Epstein | Stars: Keegan Joyce, Ben Wood, Danny Adcock, Terry Serio

Votes: 47

2. Boys on Film 3: American Boy (2009)

135 min | Drama

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 (... See full summary »

Directors: Julian Breece, Kyle Coker, Brian Krinsky, Adam Salky, Dennis Shinners, Carter Smith, Jody Wheeler | Stars: Octavio Altamirano, Mark Berry, Josh Caras, Michael Cassidy

Votes: 66

3. Sinner (I) (2009)

28 min | Short, Drama

Yotam, a thirteen year-old boy studying at an ultra-orthodox Jewish boarding school tries to battle the awakening of his sexual desires. Confused and guilt-ridden, he consults with his ... See full summary »

Director: Meni Philip | Stars: Lior Shabtai, Yuval Berger, Omri Aisha, Ami Weinberg

Votes: 78

4. Boys on Film 2: In Too Deep (2009)

147 min | Drama

A series of nine short films dealing with the varied experiences of gay men and boys.

Directors: Trevor Anderson, Craig Boreham, Soman Chainani, Arthur Halpern, Julián Hernández, Tim Hunter, Till Kleinert, Håkon Liu, Matthieu Salmon | Stars: Sergio Almazán, Trevor Anderson, Bill Barnett, Tobias Bengtsson

Votes: 59

5. Boys on Film 1: Hard Love (2009)

147 min | Drama, Romance

Created by many talented gay directors and actors, 'Boys on Film' features numerous award winning shorts that deal with all aspects of gay life.

Directors: Max Barber, Jason Bushman, Jean Baptiste Erreca, Tim Hunter, Hong Khaou, Damien Rea, Michael Simon, Timothy Smith, John Winter | Stars: Chris Anderson, Brad Bilanin, Roy Billing, Jonathan Blanc

Votes: 89

9. Play Name (2010)

12 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A film capturing the hopes and fears of two young gay men from opposite ends of the earth who form a fragile connection.

Director: Dave Snyder | Stars: Vin Kridakorn, Tom Macy

Votes: 10

10. Boys on Film 7: Bad Romance (2011)

165 min | Drama

Prepare to experience an alternative take on attraction. Boys On Film explores the darker side of romance with a collection of edgy, controversial and sexy short films that have wowed film festival audiences the world over.

Directors: Joachim Back, Christopher Banks, Etienne Desrosiers, Alain Hain, Jho Kwang-soo Kim, Christopher Radcliff, Michael Rozanov, Tamer Ruggli, Christoph Scheermann, Tomer Velkoff, Lauren Wolkstein | Stars: Jan Andreesen, Liane Balaban, Julie Beauchemin, Danny Bernardy

Votes: 80

11. Spring (2011)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A young man meets a stranger to indulge in a secret bout of SM, an experience that will change his life forever.

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Jonathan Keane, Chris O'Donnell

Votes: 271

12. Boys on Film 6: Pacific Rim (2011)

137 min | Drama

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 ... See full summary »

Directors: Brent Anbe, Christopher Banks, Junfeng Boo, Craig Boreham, Hannah Hilliard, Sophie Hyde, Jho Kwang-soo Kim, Darcy Prendergast | Stars: John Batchelor, Bren Foster, Diana Glenn, Cody Gomes

Votes: 53

13. Change (I) (2011)

24 min | Short, Drama

A gay African-American teenager grapples with his young identity on the night Obama was elected president, and Proposition 8 - the voter initiative to eliminate same-sex marriage -passed.

Directors: Jeff McCutcheon, Melissa Osborne | Stars: Sean McClam, Preston Mayes, Jesse James Rice, Nick Ryan

Votes: 35

14. Boys on Film 8: Cruel Britannia (2012)

150 min | Drama

From the cliffs of the Isle of Wight to an abandoned swimming pool via a broken down lift in Lambeth, Peccadillo Pictures presents an eclectic mix of ten UK-set short films from scorching ... See full summary »

Directors: Jason Bradbury, Faryal, Hong Khaou, Dominic Leclerc, David Leon, Sybil H. Mair, Marcus McSweeney, Ben Peters, David Andrew Ward, Harry Wootliff | Stars: Mandy Aldridge, Layke Anderson, Geoff Bell, Mark Benton

Votes: 62

15. Kiss Me (2012)

11 min | Short, Drama

Kid Vargas is forced to face up to some devastating truths after he kills his opponent in the boxing ring.

Director: Jules Nurrish | Stars: Raúl Castillo, Javier Lezama, Hansford Prince, James Valdez

Votes: 47

16. Sexual Tension: Volatile (2012)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama

From acclaimed filmmaker Marco Berger (Absent,Plan B) and co-director Marcelo Mónaco (Solo) comes a pulsating, thrill ride, weaving six scintillating experiences of men in various forms of male bonding.

Directors: Marco Berger, Marcelo Briem Stamm | Stars: Lucas Lagré, Mario Verón, Javier De Pietro, Lautaro Machaca

Votes: 1,337

17. Incident (2012)

TV-MA | 12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

One affair, two guys, and a night in the ER covered in blood. Times like these should be shared with someone you love.

Director: Daniel F. Cardone | Stars: W. Puscie Jones, Levi Petree, Saif Rahman, Angela Romeo

Votes: 6

18. A Thousand Empty Glasses (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama

A drunken evening exposing long-held secrets forces a young man to make a life altering decision.

Director: Andrew Nolan | Stars: Tristan Shepherd, Michael Stevenson, James Wallwork, Sophie Steer

Votes: 35

19. Pride (I) (2013)

R | 30 min | Short, Drama

A man of habit confronts a world in transition in his own kitchen.

Director: Pavel G. Vesnakov | Stars: Aleksandar Aleksiev, Ani Bakalova, Mihail Mutafov, Kaloian R. Pishmanov

Votes: 65

20. Boys on Film 9: Youth in Trouble (2013)

140 min | Drama

YOUTH IN TROUBLE is the ninth edition to BOYS ON FILM, the world's most successful short film series. This compilation features a range of eclectic, innovative and genre-bending short films... See full summary »

Directors: Caru Alves de Souza, James Edward Cook, Bretten Hannam, Carlos Montero, Benjamin Parent, Dee Rees, Stéphane Riethauser, Grant Scicluna | Stars: Richard Anastasios, Cláudia Assunção, Mario Casas, Leïla Choukri

Votes: 60

21. Boys on Film X (2013 Video)

133 min | Drama

A young man goes through a series of encounters that will change his life forever, an unearthly beauty will put a relationship at risk, a friendship is questioned as a secret is revealed and a young boy haunts a village long forgotten.

Directors: Jacob Brown, Lukas Dhont, William Feroldi, Amaury Grisel, Dominic Haxton, Antony Hickling, Till Kleinert, Evan Roberts, David Rosler, Fabio Youniss | Stars: Byrdie Bell, Francis Beraud, Nathaniel Brown, François Brunet

Votes: 74

22. Reel (I) (2013)

PG | 13 min | Short, Drama

It is the last day before Victor has to move to another city with his parents. So he and his best friend Robert do all the things they liked to do together so much: skateboarding, spraying,... See full summary »

Director: Jens Choong | Stars: Fanny Ketter, Toft Hervén, Norin Lindgren, Madeline Mofjärd

Votes: 167

23. Boys on Film 11: We Are Animals (2014)

138 min | Drama

A series of eight short films dealing with the varied experiences of gay men and boys.

Directors: Rodrigo Barriuso, Shaz Bennett, Dominic Haxton, Bryan Horch, Magnus Mork, Carlos Augusto de Oliveira, Eldar Rapaport, Nicholas Verso | Stars: Zaman Ahmadi, Akram Akbari, Matthew Ashford, Richard Ballon

Votes: 66

24. Boys on Film 13: Trick & Treat (2015)

124 min | Drama

Time for a trick & a treat! BOYS ON FILM surprises and delights with 10 new, award winning short films, exploring relationships, dark desires and confronting hidden secrets. An American ... See full summary »

Directors: Casper Andreas, Christopher R. Brown, Leslie Bumgarner, Phil Connell, Dan Connolly, Neil Ely, Charlie Francis, Tim Marshall, Anna Nolskog, Dylan Tonk, Lazlo Tonk | Stars: Sophie Adolfsson, Liam Boyle, Tommy J Brennan, Cai Brigden

Votes: 74

25. Boys on Film 15: Time & Tied (2016 Video)

133 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A series of nine short films dealing with the varied experiences of gay men.

Directors: Simon Anderson, Kristen Bjorn, Karl Eccleston, Lloyd Eyre-Morgan, Brian Fairbairn, Tom Frederic, Jake Graf, Leon Lopez, Mitchell Marion, Charlie Parham | Stars: Amrou Al-Kadhi, Nigel Allen, Janet Bamford, Hans Berlin

Votes: 75

26. Trigger (III) (2016)

PG-13 | 11 min | Short, Drama

KEVIN is a shy young man who, after being rejected by his family, battles the warring thoughts in his head while coming dangerously close to ending his own life. But when an unsuspecting ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Folkens | Stars: Nick Marini, Travis Van Winkle, Chris Ellis, JoAnn Willette

27. Boys on Film 14: Worlds Collide (2016 Video)

124 min | Drama

BOYS ON FILM 14 features 9 new, powerful, and dramatic short films that will make you laugh and cry, question your inner self and give life to your darkest fantasies. Worlds collide in more... See full summary »

Directors: Rafael Aidar, Jan-Dirk Bouw, Christopher Bradley, Alicya Eyo, Søren Green, Lee Haven Jones, Sophy Holland, Mauro Mueller, Darwin Serink, Dennis Shinners | Stars: Adrian Alonso, Mojean Aria, Alexandré Barceló, Jefferson Brito

Votes: 54

28. Love, Colin (2016)

10 min | Short, Drama, Family

'Love, Colin' was produced by Cthulhu Crush Productions and Red Castle Films and directed by Steve Parker. It's based on a story by Julian LeBlanc. Starring Thea Gill, Dakota Daulby, and ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Parker | Stars: Trezzo Mahoro, Dakota Daulby, Alison Thornton, Thea Gill

Votes: 13

29. Boys on Film 12: Confession (2014 Video)


Confession Noun A formal statement of one s sins with repentance and desire of absolution; often intimate personal revelations. Repentance is futile. In our latest collection of gay short ... See full summary »

Directors: Bobby de Groot, Filippo Demarchi, Stephen Dunn, Robert Hawk, Dominic Haxton, Peter Knegt, Samuel Leighton-Dore, Christophe Predari, Dustin Shroff, Denis Theriault, Arjan van Meerten | Stars: Greg Baglia, Charles Basham, Keturah Branch, Thomas Coumans

Votes: 52

30. Even Cowboys Get to Cry (2013)

25 min | Short, Drama, Family

When Sven provokes a fight after an evening out in Amsterdam his best friend ends up in a coma, and nothing is the same as before.

Director: Mees Peijnenburg | Stars: Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders, Anneke Blok, Raymond Thiry

Votes: 364

31. Fairies (2003)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Drama, Musical

Screened in over 75 international film festivals (including the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival), "Fairies" is a musical fantasy come true. Timothy is bullied by homophobic classmates at his all... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gustafson | Stars: John Neisler, James McKay, Chris Cordon, Sean Ross

Votes: 251

32. I Don't Want to Go Back Alone (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Tess Amorim, Fabio Audi, Nora Toledo

Votes: 7,323

33. Karmarama (2002)

Not Rated | 10 min | Drama, Short

A homophobic gay-basher gives in and experiments with the roots of his fears, only to face his karma.

Director: Lee Galea | Stars: Jono Burns, Jim Thomson, Tim Mason, Matthew Albert

Votes: 43

34. One Fine Morning (2003)

16 min | Short

Adam (Kevin Mertz), a gay goth teen is returning to high school un-enthusiastically, but things get interesting when he sees Matt.

Director: Scott Boswell | Stars: Bob Brindley, Tom Llewellyn, Jake Manabat, Mary McGloin

Votes: 16

35. Out in the Silence (2009)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

The announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson's wedding to another man ignites a firestorm of controversy in his small hometown and a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen being tormented at school.

Directors: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson | Stars: C.J. Bills, Diane Granley, Linda Henderson, Roxanne Hitchcock

Votes: 533

38. Cisza (1998)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Malgorzata Szumowska

Votes: 26

39. Straight (2007)

Not Rated | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A "ménage à trois" between a young German-Polish social worker, a young German Jewish intellectual and a young German-Turkish boy, playing in Berlin-Neukölln, the so called "ghetto" of Germany

Director: Nicolas Flessa | Stars: Beba Ebner, Florian Sonnefeld, Eralp Uzun, Oktay Özdemir

Votes: 170

40. The Feast of Stephen (2009)

5 min | Short, Drama

A short about bullies and homosexuality.

Director: James Franco | Stars: Remy Germinario, Ty Anania, Louis Anania, Phil Naess

Votes: 249

41. Alone with Mr. Carter (2011)

TV-G | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

In 1997, the year Ellen DeGeneres comes out, John is a boy who dreams of becoming a cop. He wants to confide in his neighbor, Mr. Carter, that he is secretly in love with him. Time is of ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Pierre Bergeron | Stars: Robert Naylor, Paul James Saunders, Claudia Ferri, Judith Baribeau

Votes: 74

42. True Love (I) (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Drama, Romance

Seven short stories about growing up gay in America and searching for true love.

Director: Michael J. Saul | Stars: John Ainsworth, Charlotte Ann, Michael Bierman, Matt Cohen

Votes: 427

43. Campfire (2000)

21 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Short about a camping trip for scouts where a boy falls in love with his best friend and causes tension in the scouting group.

Director: Bavo Defurne | Stars: Joram Schurmans, Koen Van Heule, Circé Lethem, Maarten Verbeuren

Votes: 713