It can get a little tough tryna filter through all the cheap sex, balls and cum scenes so here is a list of our Top 5 LGBTQ+ films of 2017.
Plot: It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
2. God’s Own Country
Plot: A young farmer numbs his frustrations with drinking and casual sex until a Romanian migrant worker sets him on a new path.
3. Loose Cannon
Plot: Even though released in 2015 this Italian heartthrob film is too close to home. The youngest son (Riccardo Scamarcio) of an Italian pasta magnate plans to announce he’s gay so that he won’t have to take over the family business — but his brother (Alessandro Preziosi) makes a startling announcement of his own.
4. I Am Syd Stone
Plot: Hollywood heartthrob, Syd Stone, returns home to attend his 10-year high school reunion. The only person granted access to his grandiose suite is Brent, the other half of Syd’s closeted high school relationship. From the moment they reconnect, the past comes back to throw them into an emotional tailspin.
5. Bayard & Me
Plot: Bayard & Me is a short doc about how the openly gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, best known for organizing the March on Washington and advising Martin Luther King Jr., adopted his partner Walter Naegle in the 1980s for legal protections. In this story, Walter remembers Bayard and how they had to work around the system decades before gay marriage was legalized. He also reflects on intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to the civil rights movement.
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