New This Week – 2/15/19

Bruno, an architect with a great life, is hired to build an iconic landmark, and as he works with a gay history teacher named Fer, an unexpected and intense romance starts to blossom. ‘In the Grayscale’ is available to stream now on Dekkoo!

In this short film, Billy, a 17 year-old boy in a seemingly perfect relationship, grapples with his feelings towards an older male tattoo artist. Watch ‘Hold My Hand’ now on Dekkoo!

On Christmas Day, young David finds out that his boyfriend Jonathan as taken another lover. The discovery sends him into a depression that drives him to “get him back” at all costs. ‘Unfriend’ is available now on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: In a remote fishing village in Iceland, teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer, 

New This Week – 2/8/19

In the wake of a family tragedy, Andy, an introverted student who seems different from the other boys, is forced to move in with his strict, no-nonsense grandmother. When he meets and develops a relationship with her sexy young gardener, he is opened up to a world of new possibilities.  ‘Seeds’ is available exclusively on Dekkoo!

Set in a small Texas town, two lonely men struggle through relationships until one day they meet each other. A refreshing, intelligent drama about two very un-stereotypical gay men. Watch ‘Pit Stop’ now on Dekkoo!

Michael is 33 and he’s never been with a guy. His first encounter is going to be awkward…and also kinda great. The gay short film ‘Silverlake Afternoon’ is available to stream now on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: Offering no easy answers, this tenderly told tale of sexual discovery has earned comparisons to Andrew Haigh’s acclaimed ‘Weekend’.

New This Week – 2/1/19

Samuel and Wilfredo, two struggling artists in the Philippines, have put everything they have into a new independent film project that they’re hoping will launch their careers. But when the Board of Censors bans their film for having gay themes, they find more even more obstacles along to road to success. ‘Uncensored Dreams’ is available now on Dekkoo!

A young musician named Ansel has an unexpected encounter with Niall, an endearing, deaf dancer. ‘Louder Than Words’ is available to stream on Dekkoo!

In what way does communication serve as a form of self-expression, and self-expression a form of communication? ‘Words’ explores how people navigate gender and identity in the open and evolving landscape of New York City.

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Coming next week: A brand new-gay film that is a magical coming-of-age tale.

New This Week – 1/11/19

On a seemingly ordinary night in Paris, Pierre takes one last look his lover Paul’sing body, then steals away into the early morning light. Where he’s headed, neither of them know. Pierre’s only guide is his Grindr app, which leads him on a series of encounters with an indelible cast of characters across the French countryside. ‘4 Days In France’ is available to stream now on Dekkoo!

After a rough confrontation with his cheating ex-boyfriend, Jim comes to think that he’ll never find the love life he’s looking for – especially not through dating apps. Just when he’s ready to throw it all away, he has a chance encounter that gives him a new perspective on romance and life itself. Check out the gay short film ‘Ultra Bleu’ now on Dekkoo!

In this experimental film, a young documentarian works on a school project about gay sex and romance, going back to the 1950s. He interviews two seniors about their past experiences, as told through flashbacks to the past. ‘Sex & Water’ is available to stream on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: Dekkoo’s new original series, ‘OUT On Stage’!

Phoon and Luke, a loving gay couple in a long-term relationship, have adopted a young son named Butr. Unfortunately, due to Thailand’s laws, only Phoon can be listed as the father on paper. Their situation gets even harder once Butr starts elementary school and other outside pressures interfere with their peaceful family life. ‘Fathers’ is available to stream now on Dekkoo!

Billy and Shelley are best friends, but their friendship is greatly tested when Shelley’s boyfriend, Adam, secretly comes out to Billy – the only other gay man he knows. The gay short film ‘What About Shelley’ is available to stream now on Dekkoo!

Welcome to BoysTown! A modern gay episodic drama about friendship, sex and relationships exploring the everyday lives of 8 friends and lovers. Seasons 1 and 2 are now available to binge-watch on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week:“A kind of ode to cruising writ large… There’s something endearing, if not uncanny, about the way the film evokes universal truths about erotic wandering through the extremly specific figure of the French gay man” – Slant

New This Week – 12/29/18

With their relationship on the brink of collapse, two men decide to leave the big city behind for a glorious beach vacation – where they feel free to expose their deepest secrets and desires. Their love may not survive the trip, but at least they can end things in paradise. Sanuye Shoteka and Hermes Pittakos bare it all in this emotional drama, based on their real-life relationship. ‘He Loves Me’ is available to stream exclusively on Dekkoo!

He would do anything to be touched by his former lover once more. ‘Ecstasy’ is an exploration of the coalescence of love and violence.

When a struggling writer, HIV positive for 20+ years, accidentally deposits a $100 birthday check, he is dropped from his health plan for earning too much. In this new era of sort-of universal care, can he take on a helpless bureaucracy or come up with $3000 a month to buy meds on his own? ‘Pushing Dead’ is available now to stream on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: ‘Love’ starts with two people, but ‘Family’ is more than just the two.