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Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie: What Grown Ups Know (2004) Australia: 30 min

Roy and his mother flee from his abusive father. They run into trailer-park owner Maurice, to whom Roy is attracted. As Roy’s mother begins to die, Roy may either seek false security in Maurice’s arms or become a man and confront his mother’s illness

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Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie: Alkali, Iowa (1996) – Gay Short Film

On his family’s farm in rural Iowa, young Jack Gudmanson is wrestling with his sexual identity, not an easy thing to do in the macho world of the Midwest. But things become clearer for him when he discovers via a rusty old lunch box filled with gay magazines that his father, killed in Vietnam, led a double life down on the farm. But as liberating as the discovery is for Jack, it is painful for his grandfather and mother, who have tried for years to keep it a family secret.

WATCH – "Death In Venice" (1971) Directed by Luchino Visconti and Starring Dirk Bogarde – Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie

Back2Stonewall.com presents Luchino Visconti’s classic interpretation of the Thomas Mann’s novella “Death In Venice”.   Dirk Bogarde plays the ageing composer who reassesses his life when his eyes alight on a beautiful teenage boy

Based on German writer Thomas Mann’s renowned 1912 novella, Luchino Visconti’s film is a stately, majestic work starring a 50-year-old Dirk Bogarde as German composer Gustav Von Aschenbach (a character some suppose to be based on Gustav Mahler, whose music provides the film’s score).

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Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie: "Jerry Springer: The Opera" (2005) FULL BBC2 Presentation – 120 Min.

Watch The Full BBC2 – 2005 presntation of “Jerry Springer: The Opera” below Starring: David Soul as Jerry Springer!  (Yes the David soul from “Starsky & Hutch)

Jerry Springer: The Opera is a British musical written by Richard Thomas and Stewart Lee, based on the television show The Jerry Springer Show..

The Opera tells the story of a day in the job of world famous talk-show host, Jerry Springer. Jerry has to sort out a number of guests problems; including a man who wants to dress up as a baby, a man with 3 lovers (one of them a transexual) and a fat woman who wants to be a pole dancer.

The musical ran for 609 performances in London from April 2003 to February 2005 before touring the UK in 2006. The production won four Laurence Olivier Awards including Best New Musical.

Jerry Springer: The Opera was the subject of controversy beginning in January 2005, when its UK television broadcast on BBC Two elicited 55,000 complaints. The organisation Christian Voice led street protests against the screening at nine BBC offices and announced their intention to bring blasphemy charges, due to the depictions of the Judeo-Christian characters in Act II. The Christian Institute attempted to bring a private prosecution against the BBC, but the Magistrates Court refused to issue a summons, a decision which was later upheld by the High Court of Justice. Protests continued at tour venues in 2006 and on the internet.

Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie: "Color Me Gay!" (2000) – LGBT Comedy Short

Color Me Gay is an instructional training film provides all the answers to those men and women struggling to knock down the closet door and what to do once it’s open. It also provides insights for the ever-present heterosexual family and friends trying to make sense of it all.

Audience Award Winner in the Comedy category of the Second Annual PlanetOut.com Short Movie Awards (2000, USA)

Director: Waddell, Eric and Jeffrey Wylie Producer: Waddell, Eric Starring: Tim Dunaway ; Mona Mansour ; Mark Cirillo

WATCH: "WRANGLER: Anatomy of an Icon" (2008)

From the dawn of the sexual revolution comes the outrageous and true story of 1970s gay porn icon the late Jack Wrangler and how Jack rose to become a major brand name in adult entertainment, as well as a hero to the newly liberated gay population, only to cross over to straight movies and fall in love with famous vocalist Margaret Whiting

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Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie: "Paris Is Burning" (1990) – An LGBT Documentary Classic

Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, “Paris Is Burning” chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African American, Latino gay and transgender community involved in it. Many consider “Paris Is Burning” to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the “Golden Age” of New York City drag balls, as well as a thoughtful exploration of race, class, and gender in America

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Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie: "O Beautiful" (2002) – Gay Short Film

Alan Brown’s debut gay short film O Beautiful, which he wrote and directed, tells the story of repressed high-school jock Andy (David Clayton Rogers) who returns to the scene of an anti-gay attack, to help victim Brad ( Jay Gillespie) after having left him alone in a remote cornfield at night, bleeding and humiliated from the homophobic bullying incident.