1989

Where the Sun Beats
6.6

Where the Sun Beats

Sep. 10, 1989

Where the Sun Beats

Laura lives in the country with her considerably older husband. When Nuno, her brother who study in Lisbon, pays a visit, he realizes that his ...
Longtime Companion
7.5

Longtime Companion

Oct. 11, 1989

Longtime Companion

Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First ...
Looking for Langston
6.6

Looking for Langston

Oct. 31, 1989

Looking for Langston

A black and white, fantasy-like recreation of high-society gay men during the Harlem Renaissance, with archival footage and photographs intercut ...
Tongues Untied
6.7

Tongues Untied

Jul. 01, 1989

Tongues Untied

Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary ...
Bye Bye Victor
7.1

Bye Bye Victor

Jan. 01, 1989

Bye Bye Victor

Friendship between two old men becomes love. Slightly-unkempt, tired, and frail, Philippe Lanctot moves into a rest home. The administrator says ...
Mary Forever
7.4

Mary Forever

May. 03, 1989

Mary Forever

A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high ...
The Things of Love
6.8

The Things of Love

Jan. 01, 1989

The Things of Love

In 1940’s Madrid. Juan plays piano for Pepita and her on-stage partner Mario. Although Mario really wants to steal Juan for himself, Juan ...
Coming Out
7

Coming Out

Nov. 10, 1989

Coming Out

Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to ...
Muscle
6.5

Muscle

Mar. 03, 1989

Muscle

Ryuzaki, an editor of Muscle Magazine, which features photographs of men with sculpted bodies, becomes involved with a man named Kitami; their ...
Macho Dancer
4.9

Macho Dancer

Jan. 18, 1989

Macho Dancer

A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.