Watch: Gay Romance is explored in “Weekend”

By: Jase Peeples

Director Andrew Haigh’s film Weekend is already generating quite a bit of buzz. The dating drama was the winner of Audience Awards at both SXSW and Outfest 2011 as well as the opening night selaection of Brooklyn’s acclaimed BAMcinemafest.

Weekend follows two young men who meet at a nightclub on a Friday night and spend the following 48 hours together in bedrooms and bars, having sex, telling stories, and sharing snippets of their lives as they form a fast and deep connection.

Check out the trailer below and see why critics are calling Weekend one of the best films of the year.

Weekend begins rolling out in U.S. theaters September, 23 2011.