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Joselito Altarejos is an acclaimed Filipino filmmaker well-known for his portrayal of gay men's sexuality. His works have been selected by international film festivals such as the Berlinale, and he has worked overseas in his award-winning Taiwanese co-production, the GagaOOLala original movie Tale of the Lost Boys. GagaOOLala exclusively has in its catalog 9 of his most celebrated works, including the classics The Man in the Lighthouse, Antonio's Secret and Kambyo; the ones based on his personal romance and childhood Kasal (The Commitment) and Pink Halo-Halo; and the crowd-pleasers Censored Dreams and The Game of Juan's Life. Now the whole world can follow the footsteps of his filmmaking journey.


The Man in the Lighthouse

Mateo has been searching for his father who left when he was five. His search leads him to Lobo Batangas only to discover that his father is in Dubai. Awaiting his fatheAP4nTgxV)[email protected])rD2M7AP*#XjN=FuV8_WeJazvG=3*&mvsgr's return, Mateo works as the caretaker of Lobo's lighthouse. Here he meets Jerome, a gay man from the city. What ensues soon after the meeting is the beginning of his homoerotic journey while Suzet, Mateo's girlfriend, struggles for his love and attention.


Antonio's Secret

Antonio is a curious fifteen-year-old boy who is beginning to come to terms with his own sexuality. Although his straight best friend Mike has been supportive of his coming out, his first sexual conquest has led to the destruction of his friendship with his other best buddy Nathan. Meanwhile, Antonio's uncle comes to the city and sleeps with him with only underwear on every night. As days go by, he can't seem to resist the temptation any longer.


Kambyo

It’s the last summer of their university life, cousins Macky and Manuel starts a roadtrip to look for Macky's long lost friend Philip. They bring along their fun loving friend Xavier and hunky Aldo. As the engine of Macky's van begins to accelerate, love blooms, secret unfolds, insecurities collide and hidden desires sets, and their dreams and the future that lies ahead them. (Streaming on September 18)


 

The Game of Juan's Life

Juan Reyes is a live sex performer in an underground gay bar in Manila. He has decided to leave his past behind, and in doing so takes us with him as he makes life decisions, big and small -- hisOVA6Jo829A5C*Hc([email protected]%g$yBi$4m8Fbj60OZlz(wkRXWfNv^tI emotional goodbyes with his lover, Noel; and his last performance marred by a raid by the authorities which changes his resolve.


 

Censored Dreams

Samuel puts all his dreams in becoming an actor in the film by doing everything he could and Wilfredo gives his all to finish the film because his livelihood depends on it. But their hope is dashed when the Board of Censors gives an X-Rating to the film which means that it is banned from being shown publicly.


 

Pink Halo-Halo

Natoy is just like any other child. He finds joy and excitement in the simplest of things — especially in eating halo-halo filled with pink gelatin and red sago at the local halo-halo store owned by his godmother, Bing; and playing with his uncle, Mating. But his father, Corporal Lino Bolante, is away to fight the war. (Available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and Southeast Asia only)


Kasal (The Commitment)

Life is always dramatic with Sherwin and Paolo, a lawyer and an indie film director, who have been together for three years. One day, the couple goes to Sherwin's hometown to attend the wedding of his pregnant teenage sister and her teenage husband. Paolo and Sherwin see more clearly how they stand in public and make very important decisions about their own relationship. The sequel series is coming soon. (Available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and Southeast Asia only)


Tale of the Lost Boys

Alex and Jerry meet randomly when Alex flees to Taipei from Manila after his girlfriend gets pregnant. Both realize that they yearn for a more intimate connection with their mothers. Alex’s abandoned him for a new family while Jerry is afraid that his traditional parents will reject him for being gay. They decide to go on an impromptu road trip.


Queer Asia - Philippines

Out and proud Filipinos share their stories including a gay lawyer, Jesus Nicandro Falcis III, discussed the equal rights in the Philippines, a gay Christian pastor Reverend Crescencio Agbayani, Jr. and his partner Marlon Felipea talke[email protected]*Sl-CsY)*+d38rodOn8w8XlhBR(@sWF7tQfSeCVn^d about how to be gay and religious, and a twelve-year gay couple Randy Estrellado and Keith dela Cruz sharing their lives.


From acclaimed Filipino director Adolfo Alix Jr. comes the first series about gay relationships during quarantine times. An anthology series that explores our need to connect during the worst of times.

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