POUT Film Festival
Featuring new LGBT features and gay short films, the theme is ‘family’, with five titles celebrating the many different forms of family life in the 21st Century.
POUT is a touring and online film festival curated by Peccadillo Pictures and supported by the BFI.
Drama2015108 minsDirector: Andrew Steggall
Andrew Steggall’s deft and delicate drama about a teenage dreamer who falls for the rough beauty of local boy while staying in France.
The Girl King
Historical drama2015106 minsDirector: Mika Kaurismäki
Lush retelling of the story of lesbian monarch Queen Christina of Sweden, combining period drama with a deeply personal love story.
Science Fiction201518 minsDirector: Lloyd Eyre-Morgan
Tommy Knight (The Sarah Jane Adventures, Waterloo Road, Young Victoria) stars in this light-hearted drama as Henry, a teenager struggling with his sexuality in 1986.
Fantasy2015106 minsDirector: Alexandra-Therese Keining
Teenage friends get the chance to be boys for a while in this supernatural, genderqueer fantasy from the director of Kiss Me.
Holding the Man
Biopic2015128 minsDirector: Neil Armfield
A sweepingly romantic adaptation of Timothy Conigrave’s best-selling memoir, an impassioned love letter to his partner, John Caleo.
Drama201590 minsDirector: Stephen Dunn
An offbeat Canadian coming-of-age drama with surrealist tendencies, featuring the voice of Isabella Rossellini as a talking hamster.
Drama201611 minsDirector: Mitchell Marion
Alex, a gay paramedic meets Nik, a sexy young Spanish boy who he takes under his wing but soon discovers his caring instincts comes with a dangerous price.
Sauna the Dead: A Fairy Tale
Comedy201621 minsDirector: Tom Frederic
A night in a gay sauna turns into a fight for survival. Two men must over-come prejudice and join forces in taking down a horde of towel-wearing zombies.
A Girl at My Door
Drama2014119 minsDirector: July Jung
Lee Chang-dong (Poetry) produces this offbeat drama about a policewoman who becomes protector of an abused teen in a town riven by corruption and alcoholism.
Drama201412 minsDirector: Tim Marshall
When an elderly woman sees a vision of Jesus on the swimming trunks of a young African man, she believes God has sent her a sign.
Dressed as a Girl
Documentary2015101 minsDirector: Colin Rothbart
An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at London’s finest drag performers. Warning: extreme use of make-up and glitter.
Drama20159 minsDirector: Leslie Bumgarner
After misbehaving at school it’s time for young Jack to confess to his mother, but the solution to his “problem” is not like anything he could have imagined.
Drama20145 minsDirector: Charlie Francis
Nathan tries to clear up a misunderstanding with his hearing impaired boyfriend through a type-to-talk service. Will the middle man be able to fix the situation or will Nathan have to find another way to communicate?
Drama201584 minsDirector: Leon Lopez
22-year-old David has a shameful secret: he’s been sleeping with his sister’s husband. Leon Lopez’s indie gay drama details the fallout.
Drama20139 minsDirector: Philip J. Connell
'Cool kid' Drew is James’ sexual fantasy, but Drew is also James’ bully. In a single moment, James faces off against both Drew the bully and Drew the fantasy, but is it enough to reclaim his dignity?
Drama2013110 minsDirector: Sophie Hyde
A mother undergoing a gender transition meets his estranged daughter every Tuesday, changing gradually each time they meet. An intelligent indie hit about modern identity.
Drama201412 minsDirector: Neil Ely
In a toilet of a Manchester nightclub, two young men (Shameless’ Jody Latham and Skins’ Liam Boyle) catch each other’s eye and reveal their feelings to one another.
Vis à Vis
Comedy201317 minsDirector: Dan Connolly
When a government official comes to inspect Richard and Martin’s relationship for visa approval, it is clear that all is not as it seems.