Latin Boys – six South American stories of same-sex sensuality
Latin Boys: Volume #1 is a collection of short films from South America, exploring queer stories and universal themes that will resonate with LGBTQ people around the world.
Showcasing six films, these stories help demonstrate the diversity of people across South America, the uniqueness of some of their experiences, but also the commonality and humanity that binds us all.
Directed by Rodrigo Bellott, this is a film from Bolivia.
A young German/Bolivian Mennonite risks his life to escape his strict religious community as he searches for love and freedom in the city.
The cast includes Doug Porter, Eric Robles, Arturo Lora, and Lorena Sugier.
Directed by Erick Salas Kirchhausen, this is a film from Peru.
Marcos confesses to Esteban that his relationship with his girlfriend doesn’t excite him anymore. That night, both will discover the limits of their friendship.
The cast includes Óscar Meza, and Sebastián Rubio.
Directed by Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau, this is a film from Cuba.
Every weekend, at an illegal drag show in the suburbs of Havana, 17-year-old Sebastián transforms into Mila Caos – his empowered, flamboyant alter-ego. When he returns to his daytime self, Sebastián suffers from his mother’s indifference, dreaming that one day she will see him for who he truly is.
The cast includes Yaniel Castillo, Rebecca Rodriguez Aragón, and Paula Ali
Directed by Andrés Madrigal Alvarado, this is a film from Costa Rica.
In an isolated supermarket, a religious woman’s peaceful evening is interrupted by the sudden arrival of three young guys who are running away from the police and hiding something much more valuable than money.
The cast includes Sandra Ribas, Saúl Espinazo, Leo Ocampo, and David Elizondo.
Directed by Quentin Lazzarotto, this is a film from Peru.
In the Amazonian jungle, the village of Palma Real resists the modern world. Carlito, a silent young man, decides to leave. On the muddy bed of the immense river, an encounter reveals the secret that Carlito has hidden from his community.
The cast includes Carlito Tirira Meshi.
Directed by Henrique Arruda, this is a film from Brazil.
Greg and Alesandro are two creative guys who fall in love. As the relationship ends, both find comfort in using their art to help express their feelings and emotions.
The cast includes Arlindo Bezerra, and Pedro Fasanaro.