James Ivory Stars: John Schlesinger Cast: We are left to our own voyeurism, the seduction of the image. Buy, rent or watch 'Boys Don't Cry'. I remember this having a profound effect on me when I first saw it. This sexy, dreamy indie drama glides through the life of an aimless teenager trying to find love and community on the cruising beaches of Brooklyn.
Literally the lesbian film everyone has been waiting for.
That authenticity is what makes watching Weekend feel so invasive yet intensely relatable all at once, especially as it crescendos to its achingly bittersweet finale. A studly young sheep farmer is broody and dissatisfied with his life. Find out what over critics, writers and programmers voted for in our poll to celebrate 30 years of BFI Flare: This unsung documentary from last year is the next Paris is Burning, showing the lives of how queer youth of color find their chosen family on the Christopher Street Pier in the modern day.
Buy, rent or watch 'The Hours'.