festival circuit

The 14 Gayest Films at SXSW: Bears, Brothels and Boy Bands Aplenty

The South By Southwest festival has hit Texas and we’re sending two crazy Mexicans (Queerty contributor Daniel Villarreal and his brother Socrates) to cover it. They’ll be in Austin following films, having discussions with directors, mingling with musicians, and plundering promotional parties all in a quest for the queerest of SXSW. And with hundreds of events going on all week, they’ve started by finding the “queerest” of SXSW film (and by “queer”, we mean any film that deals with gender identity, sexuality, counter-cultural politics, oppression and, of course, hot same-sex lovin’). This year, that includes films about hairy gay men, Viagra, wife-swapping, free-love, street art, rock-and-roll, and robot love. Let’s engage.