When many people think of Israel, it is often in terms of modern war or ancient religion. But there is much more to the Jewish state than missiles and prayers. In his debut as a documentary filmmaker, adult-film entrepreneur and political columnist Michael Lucas examines a side of Israel that is too often overlooked: its thriving gay community. Undressing Israel features interviews with a diverse range of local men, including a gay member of Israel’s parliament, a trainer who served openly in the army, a young Arab-Israeli journalist, and a pair of dads raising their kids. Lucas also visits Tel Aviv’s vibrant nightlife scene—and even attends a same-sex wedding—in this guided tour of a country that has emerged as a pioneer for gay integration and equality.
Logline: It's 1994 and there's no Internet. So 14-year-old Jack Hoffman sets off on a quest to find and retrieve a stash of gay porn from across town before anyone finds out.
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"A fun (and beautifully shot) flight of fancy." - Boyculture.com
Winner - Best Short Film - 2013 Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Reykjavik International Film Festival - Golden Egg Competition
2012 Iris Prize Festival
2013 Frameline: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival
2012 Outfest: The Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
2013 Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
2012 NewFest: The NY LGBT Film Festival
2012 Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Puerto Rico Queer Film Fest
2013 Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Philadelphia QFest
2012 Kahshish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
2013 Outflix Film Festival (Memphis)
2013 Amsterdam Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2012 Skieve Filmer (Oslo)
2013 Dayton LGBT Film Festival
2013 Fresno Reel Pride
2013 image+nation Montreal
2013 Tampa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
2013 Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
This film follows us during the making of our 2014 naked calendar. It’s nearly an hour of full 1080HD entertainment with all-original music in what we believe is our best film yet!! Find out more about your favourite calendar stars, why we chose this sport, and why we are fighting homophobia. Oh, and see us naked in motion and full colour from just about every angle! What’s not to love?
What do you do when you want to give your boyfriend the surprise of his life? If you're Lucas, you just have the police shut down a major city street, get STEP UP star Briana Evigan and a bunch of other hot dancers to shake their booties, and make sure all of your friends are standing by with cameras and kleenex. No video could possibly capture the magic we all felt that night, but this one sure does a damned good job!
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