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Two Men Kissing

A homoerotic and poetic journey of love and intimacy.


Waide Riddle’s short film, a poetic exploration of love and intimacy, showcases his talents as a director, writer, and actor. Riddle and Jefferson Hendrick deliver compelling performances as two gay lovers embracing intimacy during a San Francisco vacation. The film ingeniously weaves Riddle’s poetry into the live-action scenes, enhancing the emotional depth of the narrative. The on-screen text, accompanied by a poignant romance-themed musical score, creates a unique and immersive viewing experience.

Devin Doyle’s cinematography adds a layer of sophistication, capturing the essence of love, connection, and sexual intimacy. The film addresses themes of companionship, lust, and love with a delicate touch, presenting mature content in a beautiful and tasteful manner. Despite minor sound issues at the beginning, the overall production value is commendable.

The experimental nature of ‘Two Men Kissing’ may not resonate with everyone, but it undoubtedly speaks to a core gay audience. Riddle’s storytelling prowess shines through, delivering a poignant tale of togetherness. The film’s respectful portrayal of love and its nuanced exploration of homoeroticism make it a noteworthy addition to the cinematic landscape, deserving recognition for its artistic and emotional depth.

Two Men Kissing Gay Short Film


Runtime: 8 min
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