Multcolib Picks: LGBTQ Film
Annotation:An exploration into the lives of several characters living in present-day New York as they navigate the comic and tragic intersections between love and sex, male and female, gay and straight.
Annotation:Annotation: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan.
Annotation:SUBTITLED: English title is Happy Together. Wong Kar-Wai is an amazing director, and Happy Together is a “stunning display of filmmaking style and a touching love story” all in one. Taking place in Buenos Aires, the two leads are beautifully portrayed, but be prepared to be heart-broken.
Annotation:There’s no time quite as awkward as adolescence. And if, like Steven Carter, you also happen to be gay, navigating your way through adolescence can be like hiking through a minefield!
Annotation:Based on the book by E. M. Forster, this is a story of coming to terms with one’s sexuality and identity in the face of a disapproving pre-World War I English society. And it stars Hugh Grant!
Annotation: Harvey Milk’s life changed history and his courage changed lives. As the first openly gay man elected to major public offices, this compelling film follows Milk’s journey to inspire hopes for equal rights.
Annotation:With Portland and the Pacific Northwest as the backdrop, this Gus Van Sant film follows two young street hustlers and their volatile world of junkies, thieves, and johns.
Annotation:This popular television series follows the lives of three men - Stuart, his best mate Vince, and Nathan, living it large in Manchester's gay village. The library also owns the American version of the series.
Annotation:Forced to give up his dreams and work dead-end jobs to support his sister and son, Zach questions his life. But when his best friend’s brother returns home for the summer, he finds himself drawn into a relationship he didn’t expect. Struggling to reconcile his own desires with those of his family and friends, he is finally forced to be true to himself. And it has a lot of guys in wetsuits and a great soundtrack.
Annotation:About to be shipped off to Vietnam, four young US Army recruits are forced to confront their own very different backgrounds and prejudices when it’s revealed that one of them is gay.
Annotation:The story of a conservative transsexual woman who learns that she is the parent of a long-lost 17-year-old son. A funny, touching, original look at the modern American family, with a cross-country adventure!
Annotation:A one-night stand develops into a weekend-long idyll for two very different young men in the English Midlands, in an emotionally naked film that's both a snapshot of the complexities of contemporary gay living, and a portrait of a love affair.