Battlefield

Just like everyone, gay and bisexual men face a lot of obstacles when it comes to love, whether it’s one-night stands, age differentials, first dates, first love, separations or even our families. Either way--it’s a battlefield! Join us for some of the best gay men’s shorts of the year.

The emotional negotiation of a one-night stand in Battlefield offers a snapshot on the issue of single-serve love and the desire for more. Slow tells the story of an online hook up and each person’s very different expectations of the evening. Cody and his older lover discover an eye locked within a snow bank outside their vacation cabin in The Eyes and the Ice. Nick is a gay man living in Los Angeles with his partner Brian and their dog Chloe. When Nick attends his nephew’s First Birthday (Dol), he finds himself yearning for a life just out of reach. In Sabbatical, Phillip and Sam grapple with the concept of having taken time apart from one another and dealing with the consequences of coming back together after this mutually agreed-upon separation. Prora is on the Baltic Sea, a mysterious, endless place that is a deserted former Nazi vacation center and communist military complex—here teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on a game that puts their friendship at risk.

— K.C. PRICE

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