A compilation of four gay shorts from Sundance includes a story of a disturbed black teen trying to seduce a much older AIDS prevention counselor; and a story of high school seniors pondering end of school and the end of their secret love.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vaughn Lowery ... Karel Andrews (segment: The Young and Evil)
Diana Elizabeth Jordan ... Karel's Mother (segment: The Young and Evil) (as Diana Jordan)
Reggie Watkins ... The One / Main Thug (segment: The Young and Evil)
Michael Oliver Perry Michael Oliver Perry ... Thug #1 (segment: The Young and Evil)
Antonio Ramirez Antonio Ramirez ... Thug #2 (segment: The Young and Evil)
Carlos Taylor Carlos Taylor ... Thug #3 (segment: The Young and Evil)
Heather Halley ... Doctor
Les Jennings Les Jennings ... Doorman (segment: The Young and Evil) (as Les 'Eljay' Jennings)
Sutan Amrull ... Maxie (segment: The Young and Evil) (as Raja)
Eric Pumphrey ... Julio (segment: The Young and Evil)
Mark Berry Mark Berry ... Naaman (segment: The Young and Evil)
Cedric Hagler Cedric Hagler ... Tableaux Model (segment: The Young and Evil)
Ryan Gill Ryan Gill ... Tableaux Model (segment: The Young and Evil)
Trey Richardson Trey Richardson ... Tableaux Model (segment: The Young and Evil)
K.C. Cardwell K.C. Cardwell ... Tableaux Model (segment: The Young and Evil) (as KC Cardwell)


The seventh installment of the successful Boys Life series. Four Short Films selected from the Sundance Film Festival. Each film is uniquely auteur driven and reflects an exuberant new emerging talent. THE YOUNG AND EVIL An intellectual, but troubled black student sets out to seduce an older black man. SPOKANE A straight guy meets an openly gay man at a wedding and finds himself the willing subject of a seduction that turns into an awkward night in a motel room. FIRST DATE A volatile ex-con will stop at nothing to keep a date with the underage boy he met online. A darkly comic fable about twists of fate. RAW LOVE The chronicles of two friends at the end of high school and the secret love that is threatened by the closing of the school year. Written by FilmAffinity

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Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival. See more »

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On Screen before The Young and Evil (2008): "Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul." - Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray. See more »


Edited from Amor crudo (2008) See more »

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