The BabysitterSeptember 30, 1969
A middle-aged husband falls for his childrens' teenaged babysitter.
A Child in the CrowdJune 4, 1976
Deserted by his father, and dislocated by the Second World War, Paul is a boy who wants affection and attention and cannot find it at home. For a while, he becomes the pet of some German soldiers, running errands for them. Later, he helps the Resistance, and when the Americans come to stay, he is really in his element with them.
You Are Not AloneFebruary 23, 1978
Young teenager Bo is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth. Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the headmaster's son and the two boys form a bond that slowly grows into a sexual relationship.
The Fruit MachineJanuary 1, 1988
Eddie and Michael are two 16-year-old gay friends from Liverpool. Berated by his father for his camp behavior, Eddie runs away from his Liverpool home and joins Michael, a streetwise hustler, who is also on the run.
TrevorJanuary 1, 1994
Upon hitting puberty, a high school boy realizes that he is homosexual and faces prejudice from his homophobic parents and friends.
The Disco YearsJanuary 1, 1994
Tom Peters looks back to 1978, the year in high school that he came out of the closet. Tom's mom is both sweet and intrusive, urging him to take out girls. She also drags him to her disco-dancing lessons. His friendship with Matt becomes his first love, and then Matt turns on Tom with homophobic venom. Later, Matt and Matt's new girlfriend trash the classroom of an effeminate teacher with more vicious homophobia. At first, Tom joins in heaping scorn on the teacher, then he has to decide if it isn't time to open the closet door. A crisis of sorts ensues with his mom, and disco proves to be a balm.
Wild ReedsJune 1, 1994
As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Beautiful ThingJune 21, 1996
Set during a long, hot summer on the Thamesmead Estate in Southeast London, three teenagers edge towards adulthood.
Edge of SeventeenMay 14, 1998
From Toni Basil to the Eurythmics, from friendship bracelets to whip-it's, the summer of 1984 was about as 80s as the 80s ever got. Stuck right in the middle of it is Eric Hunter, heading towards his senior year, and passing the summer working at a local amusement park in the fast food restaurant. He is joined by his long time girl/friend Maggie, as they don their ugly brown polyester uniforms and face the world.
Show Me LoveOctober 23, 1998
Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done it. Another girl in her school, Agnes, is in love with her but is too shy to do anything about it. For different reasons, Elin ends up at Agnes' birthday party as the only guest. They have a girl's night out together but after that Elin desperately avoids Agnes, refusing to even consider her own homosexuality.
I RememberJanuary 24, 1999
Set and shot chronologically in natural light over one hour at dusk, I REMEMBER materialized out of this sense of intangible loss and a desire to hold on to memories that, however fleeting, give our lives meaning.
CampfireSeptember 12, 2000
First love - but is a boy scouts true desire for his girlfriend or for his best friend? A tension-filled camping trip leads to revelations of self-discovery.
In Other WordsJanuary 15, 2001
This short documentary explores homophobic language and its consequences among teenagers. Name-calling and cruel language hurt, say the teens who speak in this video. Homophobic language is a common verbal put-down among young people, but many adults feel uncomfortable responding. This video is a tool for teachers, counsellors and youth groups to explore the origins of the words, how young people feel about them and how to overcome the pain they cause.
Breakfast?January 1, 2002
Boris is smitten with Til. But when they are about to kiss for the first time an inter-loper joins them. Much to Boris' dismay and Til's delight. Will jealousy ruin everything?
Like a BrotherJune 23, 2002
At a Labor Day picnic, a gay teenager struggles to keep his cool as his best friend brags about the size of his muscles and other attributes.
The Mudge BoyJanuary 17, 2003
Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.
My Life on IceFebruary 26, 2003
Etienne is crazy about ice skating and videoing his daily life with a digital camera. He records his mother, friends, and geography teacher. Initially his intention is to setup a date between his mother and his teacher, however, he starts to realize that he is infatuated with the teacher himself.
Blind SpotJune 15, 2003
Three strangers are drawn together in search of Darcy, a man they all love who has been involved with some nasty underworld business.
DifferentJanuary 1, 2004
In the homogenous world of Liberty High School, Justin Meyers has a dark secret: he's straight. In this parallel universe where gay is the norm, Homecoming is only day's away. Bobby, the most popular guy in school, wants Justin to be his date. But will Joanne, a quiet beauty from Biology class, out Justin's true feelings before the dance?