Sometimes the path to redemption is paved in sin. James, 18, has been released from juvenile detention after serving time for his involvement in the suspected drowning of a young boy in a river years earlier. Ravaged with uncertainty, dealing with an estranged family and forced to face the dead boy s mother, James is set upon a journey of self discovery, shocking revelations and danger as questions surrounding the boy s death brim to the surface. Old friendships are questioned, family ties are tested and lives are put on the line as James must find his path to the truth. It s a path that will lead him Downriver... TONS OF DVD EXTRAS: Director Commentary; Neon Skin (short film) The Wilding (short film) Deleted Scenes; Interviews with Cast and Crew and MIFO-Miami Screening Photo Gallery.
Front Cover is about a gay New York City fashion stylist, Ryan, who detests and rejects his Asian upbringing. He is given an assignment to style Ning, a foreign actor, for an important photo shoot. After a rocky start, an unlikely friendship develops between them leading Ryan to examine his identity and make a major decision about an enticing new path for his life and career.
Joe, Delia, Rodrigo and Herbert are very close friends in their mid 30's. Delia and Rodrigo are married. Joe is Delia's ex-boyfriend but he turned out to be gay. Herbert, who is also gay, is starting a relationship with a much younger guy. In a boozy night, while Rodrigo is out of town, Joe and Delia sleep together and she gets pregnant. She wants to keep the baby since Rodrigo recently has found out he is sterile. Rodrigo feels betrayed by his wife and his closest friend, he cannot stand the situation and leaves her. In the meantime, Joe is in a weird and secret online relationship with Tom. They have not met in person yet... and they never will. DVD BONUS FEATURES: Deleted Scenes and World Premiere Footage from qFLIX Philadelphia
FROM AFAR is the 'masterly feature debut' (The New York Times) from Lorenzo Vigas and winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Wealthy, middle-aged Armando lures young men to his home where he doesn't want to touch them, only watch from a distance. A violent encounter with Elder, a street thug, doesn't discourage the lonely man's fascination with him, and financial interest keeps Elder visiting him regularly. Soon an unexpected intimacy emerges. Armando's haunted past looms large, and Elder commits the ultimate act of affection. Includes a Brand New HD Restoration of Lorenzo Vigas' 2004 Short Film Elephants Never Die13 Minutes - 5.1 Surround Sound - In English with Spanish Subtitles