Berlin Film Fest 2014: Gay-Themed Movies

Berlin Film Fest 2014: Gay Themed Movies

This year’s contenders for the honor of the “Teddy Bear” award include:

Gay romance from the Philippines (Joselito Alterejos’s “Unfriend”);

Experimental Brazilian drama revolving around a middle-aged transvestite (Davi Pretto’s “Castanha”);

German horror film in which a cop grapples with his sexual identity (Till Kleinert’s “Der Samurai”);

“Test,” a film about the anxiety around the time that the first HIV test was introduced.