Photo Gallery: The Skin of the Teeth

When Josef (Pascal Arquimedes) arrives at John’s (Donal Brophy) apartment for a date, their prickly energy slowly gives way to genuine chemistry. But after swallowing a pill with mind-bending effects, Josef quickly slides helplessly down a rabbit hole of temporal sleight-of-hand, plunged into a surreal interrogation of everything he is.

From writer-director Matthew Wollin, the stylish and mind-bending new thriller The Skin of the Teeth has been described as “Get Out meets Grindr” (Newfest) and “Hypnotic and compelling” (My New Plaid Pants). The Film Stage said it “brims with sensuality and playfulness.”

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The sexy short film collection Testosterone: Volume One is now available on-demand

Get ready for the first in a brand-new series of gay short film collections – featuring some of the hottest gay shorts from four corners of the world! Testosterone: Volume One is guaranteed to get your pulse racing. From the intense effects of first love, to a deliciously campy tale of a camping trip gone horribly wrong, this compilation of four brilliant shorts is sure to stir.

This collection includes The End of My WorldThe Surf ReportIt Gets Better, and Killer Friends. We have some information about each film below, along with the trailer and an image gallery. Enjoy all the goodies and make sure to watch the full collection. It’s available now on-demand.

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Trailer Alert: Sunburn

Set within the luxurious confines of a modern vacation villa in the Portuguese countryside, the new thriller Sunburn examines a close-knit group friends who share a long (and slowly teased-out) history.

Joana (Oceana Basilio) is the beautiful female of the group who is planning to have a baby with Francisco (Nuno Pardal). Their friend Vasco (Ricardo Pereira), now reaching middle-age, is hoping to settle down in a committed relationship. The final member of the group, Simao (Richard Barbosa), is an accomplished writer who has been crafting a screenplay based around true events the rest of the group would prefer to keep secret.

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Drugs come to life (and there’s hell to pay) in the surreal new gay short film Class A

Mind-altering and terrorizing, the new twelve-minute short film Class A is set in modern-day New York City… but the ultimate setting is another world entirely.

Class A follows three different LGBTQ addicts: Jenny (Krystal Joy Brown), Dan (Kieran Mulcare) and Brad (played by writer/director Cameron Moir). Throughout the film, these protagonists enter a strange new realm where they are made to directly interact with personified versions of their drugs of choice: Cocaine (Alexander Quiroga), Heroin (Pooya Mohseni) and Crystal Meth (Michael Cavadias).

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British bad-boy Wade Radford exposes new parts of himself in Confessions of a Gay Poet

Confessions of a Gay Poet is a brand new, independent documentary about the life and work of British writer, underground filmmaker and actor Wade Radford.

Known in underground gay cinema circles for his controversial role in Twink, as well as other films like One Last Chance at Paradise, Caught in a Landslide and the Boys Behind Bars series, Wade has been releasing poetry anthologies and recordings online for the last eight years. Confessions of a Gay Poet explores the themes of Wade’s work and introduces the audience to this complex and candid individual.

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Coming Soon: Every Act of Life

The new documentary Every Act of Life is about four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s six ground-breaking decades in the theatre, hig fight for LGBTQ rights, his triumph over addiction, his pursuit of love and inspiration at every age, and the power of the arts to transform society.

The son of an alcoholic beer distributor in southern Texas, Terrence traveled the world as tutor to John Steinbeck’s children (Steinbeck’s only advice was, “Don’t write for the theater. It will break your heart”); suffered an infamous Broadway flop in 1965 at age 24; and went on to write dozens of groundbreaking plays and musicals about sexuality, homophobia, faith, the power of art, the need to connect and finding meaning in every moment of life.

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The Criterion Collection is releasing a special feature-packed Hedwig and the Angry Inch

With this trailblazing musical, writer-director-star John Cameron Mitchell and composer-lyricist Stephen Trask brought their signature creation from stage to screen for a movie as unclassifiable as its protagonist.

Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig (Mitchell) undergoes a traumatic personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally ignored” but divinely talented rock diva, characterized by Mitchell as a “beautiful gender of one.”

The film tells Hedwig’s life story through her music, an eclectic collection of original punk anthems and power ballads by Trask, matching them with a freewheeling cinematic mosaic of music-video fantasies, animated interludes, and moments of bracing emotional realism. A hard-charging song cycle and a tender character study, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a tribute to the transcendent power of rock and roll.

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Two short (but not too short) gay films are coming to DVD and VOD in one package

A tender and sweet coming-of-age film from Brazil, the 51-minute Guigo Offline isn’t quite long enough to qualify as a feature film, but it’s a little lengthier than your average short. TLA Releasing will be making the film available on DVD and VOD in April and they have also included another film – the 31-minute US short Midnights with Adam – to sweeten the deal.

In the main feature, Guigo Offline, the son of divorced parents, twelve-year-old Guigo (Antonio Haddad Aguerre) is preoccupied with his first adolescent crush on a young girl named Sabrina (Sabrina Nonata). Like most kids these days, he is also completely addicted to his smart phone. On a fishing trip with his best friend Tullius (Pedro Goifman), his father Roberto (Alexandre Cioletti) and Roberto’s new friend Paul (Roberto Rezende), he finds he has no way to text his girlfriend! Things get even more overwhelming when he learns that Paul is actually his father’s new boyfriend.

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Director Christophe Honoré talks Sorry Angel

Paris, 1993. Jacques (Pierre Deladonchamps) is a semi-renowned writer and single father in his thirties trying to maintain his sense of romance and humor in spite of the turmoil in his life and the world. While on a work trip to Brittany, he meets Arthur (Vincent Lacoste), an aspiring filmmaker in his early twenties, who is experiencing a sexual awakening and eager to get out of his parochial life. Arthur becomes instantly smitten with the older man.

From acclaimed writer-director Christophe Honoré (Love Songs, Dans Paris) comes Sorry Angel, a mature and deeply emotional reflection on love and loss, and youth and aging. In its intergenerational snapshot of cruising, courtship and casual sex – Jacques’ forty-something neighbor Mathieu (Denis Podalydès) rounds out the triumvirate – Sorry Angel balances hope for the future with agony over the past in an unforgettable drama about finding the courage to love in the moment.

Read what director Christophe Honoré has to say about Sorry Angel below and click here to pre-order your copy. It’s coming to DVD in May.

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Now Available On-Demand: Popporn

Popporn is a comedic series where comedians roast gay porn scenes. What’s weird, what’s strange, what’s hilarious, what’s gross, what’s surprising, what’s enticing? Nothing will escape their comedic wrath!

Reminiscent of comedic commentary shows like Best Week Ever and the plethora of “I Love the… (insert decade here)” installments produced by VH1, Popporn has their talking heads cover a wide variety of porn topics. They dig into sexed-up film parodies, people with daddy issues, Game of Thrones-inspired fantasies, straight first timers and much, much more.

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