Official Selection: OUTFEST Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival 2019, Winner of the Best Medium Length Film Award, Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2019
“I fuck you as long as you can take it. You cum. I get my money. I leave.” Despite strict rules of play, straight Syrian refugee Waseem nonetheless finds himself striking up a complex relationship with one of his gay-for-pay sex work clients. Polar opposites in privilege, Waseem and the affluent Lars find themselves in a ballet of intrigue and power play, suppressing an interest in each other that they both fear. Back in the refugee shelter where Waseem sleeps, word spreads of the ‘inappropriate’ friendship and his worlds collide. An evocative and powerful statement by up-and-coming writer-director Kai Kreuser.
Director: Ahmad Seyfipour
Iran / 2018 / 9 mins / Drama
In Persian with English subtitles
A thief encounters two men having sex in the back seat of a car in a parking lot.