New This Week – 7/21/17

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Stray‘ is a brom-com in which Jay, a brash gay dude, and Rich, a nerdy straight guy, navigate sexuality and friendship in New York City. When Rich and Jay, once college buddies, reconnect after years apart, Rich discovers Jay is gay, even though Jay has been out as long as they’ve known each other. Rich’s repeated miscues earns Jay’s constant ridicule.

Don’t forget to check out our Dekkoo interview with ‘Stray’ creator Pablo Andreu!

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This revealing documentary invites you into the day-to-day lives of gay dads Scott, Steve, Randy and Drew, who are fathers through adoption, co-parenting and surrogacy. These men represent a new possibility, showing how in a modern world gay parenting can transform from a distant dream into a reality. Watch ‘Fatherhood Dreams’ on Dekkoo!

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The insecurities of sexual attraction, intimacy and connection are explored in the sensual short film, ‘Last Night‘.

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From John Greyson (‘Lilies’) comes ‘Proteus‘, a thrilling and erotic historical gay love story set in a South African penal colony during the 1720’s when sodomy was punishable by death.

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Coming next week: “An emotionally powerful documentary portrait with an impassioned voice.” – The Hollywood Reporter

New This Week – 7/14/17

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After Indre, his star actress, murders her mother, rich-kid filmmaker Romas helps her plan an escape from Lithuania before she’s apprehended. He decides to make one more movie along the way with the help of his handsome Mexican boyfriend Carlos – who is reluctant to become an accomplice. ‘You Can’t Escape From Lithuania’ is now available on Dekkoo!

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In the experimental, yet erotic short film ‘OuT‘ we travel through the stages of coming ‘OuT’ with the mysterious “A”. Watch ‘OuT’ on Dekkoo!

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Buenos Aires in the 1980s. Detective Chavez, a family man and a tough cop, once again must solve a mysterious crime. To reveal the identity of the murderer, Chavez must clarify the enigma waiting in ambush to capture his own heart. Passion surprises even the most astute detective. What will triumph: law or desire? ‘Death In Buenos Aires’ is now available on Dekkoo!

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When an old flame passes through town, Julian is confronted by the lingering memory of lost love. In an attempt to decipher nostalgia from his present feelings, Julian opens closed doors to explore new possibilities. ‘Sorry You’re Sad’ is a new episodic series now available on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week –  A ‘bromantic’ comedy series in which a brash gay dude a nerdy straight guy talk sex and relationships while reconnecting in New York City years after college.

 

New This Week – 7/7/17

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In 1952, Army Sergeant Bob Claunch was courted by his commanding officer Lieutenant Jack Reavley. In this self-narrated documentary, these two men recount the challenges they faced keeping their relationship intact, the issues they face growing old in a gay relationship, and their need for equal rights. Watch ‘Bob and Jack’s 52-Year Adventure’ on Dekkoo.com!

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In ‘Tonight It’s Me‘, a hot young hustler finds himself in uncharted waters when he spends the night with a client who’s far from the “johns” he’s used to servicing.

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Peter, a gay cabaret pianist, falls in love with Bill, a construction worker with intimacy issues. When Peter discovers Bill’s secret, he is determined to set him on a straight path, and when a shy young woman moves in across the hall, he puts his plan in motion, even as Bill seeks to strengthen his ties to Peter. Watch ‘Rhapsody’ on Dekkoo.com!

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As their plane slowly makes its descent, a young couple is faced with their differences through sudden pockets of turbulence. Watch ‘Turbulence’, now available on Dekkoo.com!

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Coming next week –  A stylish and supremely sexy gay road movie from acclaimed gay filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas.

New This Week – 6/30/17

Animals_NEWA Spanish teenager is forced to abandon the safety of childhood (and his walking, talking teddy bear) for the troubling world of adulthood, sexuality and responsibility in this wildly original story. Watch ‘Animals’ on Dekkoo!

Kasal_NEWIn the movie, ‘Kasal’, a gay couple, who resolve to stay together, is challenged as they attend a wedding.

df10a71b-0708-433c-ae27-27bdf8095309-72f60c33It Gets Better‘ is a gay love story between Adam, a closeted jock, and Pierre, an openly gay boy, that revolves around peer pressure, bullying and acceptance.

7b73e8ce-b39e-4370-a849-734df08a2364-1364cf12The Abominable Crime‘ is a riveting documentary that explores the religious-based culture of homophobia in Jamaica through the eyes of gay Jamaicans forced to choose between their homeland and their lives.

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Coming next week – A true, self-told story about the same lifelong love we all hope for.

New This Week – 6/9/17

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When siblings Emma and Toni inherit their family’s horse riding school things get tricky. Neither seem well equipped to keep the business going – Emma is young and Toni is busying leading a promiscuous gay sex life – but when they both fall for the school foreman’s beautiful and sexually fluid son things go haywire. Wild Awakening is an erotic forbidden love story.

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In 1984, a scrappy little neighborhood in San Francisco – home to many low-income tenants and the heart of the gay male leather scene – faced destruction from the bulldozers of redevelopment and the AIDS crisis. The Folsom Street Fair was started to call attention to gentrification and raise money for AIDS charities. Folsom Forever tells the story of how this small street fair grew into the biggest outdoor kink and fetish event in the world, and managed to do a lot of good along the way. Folsom Forever is now available on Dekkoo!

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In the short film, Johnny, a night with a troubled stranger forces a young male sex worker to confront a haunting moment from his past that he thought he’d left behind.

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A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster’s involvement in a controlling street gang. Watch Eastern Boys on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week – “A pleasure to watch – a spot-on story about the agony and ecstasy of adolescent first love.” – San Francisco Chronicle

New this week on Dekkoo – 6/2/17

Set in the summer of 1984 in Sandusky, Ohio, teenager Eric Hunter is terrified and exhilarated by his sexual attraction to Rod, a college student and co-worker at a local fast food joint. But, Eric’s sexual awakening is complicated by his new romance with his best friend Maggie. ‘Edge of Seventeen‘, a gay classic, is now available on Dekkoo!

Alan Turing set in motion the computer age and his World War II code-breaking helped save two million lives. Yet few people have heard his name, know his tragic story, or understand his important legacy. In 1954, Turing committed suicide at age 41 after being forced to undergo chemical castration because he was gay. He left behind a lasting legacy and lingering questions about what else he might have accomplished if society had embraced his unique genius instead of rejecting it. ‘Codebreaker‘ is now available on Dekkoo.

Dean and Ian are having relationships problems mostly caused by…him. Watch ‘Tonight‘ on Dekkoo.com!

in ‘The Dark Place‘, Keegan Dark returns to the the heart of California’s wine valley to make peace with his long-estranged family. Instead, he finds a harrowing mystery that endangers his life and those he loves.

Yuki Morimura is by all accounts a disappointment. The only thing the substitute teacher has going for him is that he is the concertmaster of an amateur orchestra. When music prodigy Kei Tonoin is recruited to be the orchestra’s first true conductor a battle for dominance begins. One that is driven by lust. ‘Fujimi Orchestra: Cold Front Orchestra‘ is available now on Dekkoo.

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Coming next week: “By turns a frightening home-invasion drama, a tender love story
and a tense hide-and-seek thriller, with far more control over these unsettling
tonal slides than initially seems feasible.” –  Variety

New this week on Dekkoo – 5/19/17

The Monteiro and Campelo families live in the shadow of a crime committed in the past. But when chance puts Ramon and Romulo face to face, hatred turns into an unlikely love that can hurt parents, siblings, friends, and even themselves. ‘Romeu & Romeu‘ is available now!

Rag Tag‘ is a touching and earnest story of love about two friends who were separated through circumstance and reunite years later as young men. Entrenched in their West Indian and African cultures they must work out what family, friendship and love means to them. Then stake their future on it.

Chile, 1986. Young Luchito masturbates while watching Manuel, his 16-year-old neighbor, from his window. As Manuel discovers his sexuality, Luchito’s window turns into an erotic cinematographic world that awakens a curiosity in Luchito, with disastrous repercussions for Manuel. Watch ‘Blokes‘ now!

In ‘Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?‘ optometrist Weichung begins to question his marriage with his wife Feng, upon learning of her desire to have another baby. When he runs into an old friend dormant emotions are awakened in Weichung, setting him off on a quest for true romance and desire.

A gay thirty year old lives at home and is in the midst of a serious creative funk. Rejected by numerous art schools and lacking romantic prospects, he looks to his charismatic Uncle Alfred for inspiration. ‘Never Met Picasso‘ is available now!

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Coming next week: “One of the most powerful films about the Arab-Israeli conflict
that has ever been attempted on screen.” – Rex Reed

New this week on Dekkoo – 5/12/17

A quartet of stories in which characters’ lives are changed by unusual sexual encounters, ‘Fourplay‘ frames desire through themes of connection, eroticism, shame, fear, love, spiritual healing and self worth.

Long after the end of the world, five strangers sharing an abandoned desert motel are forced to decide between love and survival. ‘Goodbye Blue Sky‘ is playing now!

When Guy Simms is yanked out of his mundane routine mopping floors at the gay cabaret and accused of burning down the evangelical church by the town preacher, Guy overcomes his fear of authority to prove his innocence in this sardonic film about Leathermen, the Bible and fighting for freedom. Watch ‘Theft‘ on Dekkoo!

Set on the Isle of Wight, ‘We Once Were Tide‘ tells the story of Anthony and Kyle, and their last night together as Kyle moves away leaving Anthony to look after his terminally ill mother.

 

New this week on Dekkoo – 5/5/17

R.J. and Chris, two young Mormon missionaries, are paired together on an assignment in small-town Oregon. Living in close quarters, they try to fight their temptations, but soon find themselves falling hopelessly in love. ‘The Falls‘ is a touching romantic comedy-drama that inspired a beloved trilogy.

In ‘Spring‘, a disturbing yet erotic short film, a young man meets a stranger to indulge in a game of S&M. It’s an experience that will change his life forever.

Often referred to as “The Elvis of Homosexuals”, Judy Garland is a gay icon like no other. Thanks in part to her talent as a performer, the way her personal struggles mirrored those of gay men in America and her value as a camp figure, gay men adore her. Relive the sight and sound of one of the 20th century’s most memorable talents. Quiet please, there’s a lady on stage.

Relationships, stereotypes, drug addictions and sexual identities never intended for the camera are revealed when a young filmmaker breaks into his high school to make a movie with an eclectic group of his classmates. ‘Rolling‘ is now available on Dekkoo.

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Coming next week: An anthology of short tales of sexual intimacy set in four American cities.

New this week on Dekkoo – 4/28/17

Hosting a group of male friends at his family’s house for summer break, Fernando invites German, a team-mate from his taekwondo class. While the rest of the gang – usually clad in nothing at all – engage in random conversation, German wonders if Fernando is going to make a move. ‘Taekwondo‘ has been called the sexiest film of the year. Find out why!

From writer and director Adam Goldman (‘The Outs’) comes ‘Whatever This Is‘, a series about a diverse group of friends striving to achieve their dreams while struggling to make it as production assistants.

Alex is a paramedic who saves lives on London’s gay chemsex scene, but can he save himself from it? Watch the harrowing ‘G O’clock‘ on Dekkoo now!

London’s gay scene and one man’s search for love are the subjects of this groundbreaking 1978 drama – considered the first commercial gay feature ever made and released in the United Kingdom. Also featuring full-frontal male nudity, quite taboo for the time, and an early acting role for queer iconoclast filmmaker Derek Jarman, ‘Nighthawks‘ was ahead of its time in more ways than one.

Boy‘ tells the story of an undocumented Filipino janitor in Holland. He has no name and is constantly moving, but everything changes when his boyfriend auditions for a dance company and one of his employers commits suicide.

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Coming next week: Two Mormon missionaries succumb to their desire in a touching romance – the first film in a beloved trilogy.