Recommendations: Rigorous Gay / Queer Films to Watch for Inspiration

[A list in progress…]

Many of the films that are listed were seen thanks to Queer Art Film (, a monthly film series at IFC in New York.

Pink Narcissus (1971), dir James Bidgood

3 min clip:

Full film on Youtube:

Weekend (2011), dir Andrew Haigh

A bittersweet gay British romance. Read review:

Cruising (1980), dir William Friedkin

Mysterious Skin (2004), dir Gregg Araki

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