Boys For Sale – Raindance 2017 & Other Screenings + Press Update

RAINDANCE 2017 Official Selection

I’m very excited to announce that “Boys For Sale” the documentary on Tokyo’s male sex workers that I Produced and was Director Of Photography on will screen at the 25th anniversary year of Raindance Film Festival in London on 21st September at Vue Leicester Square at 12.30 and again on the 28th September at 8 pm.

I will be present and be doing the Q&A after the 8pm screening on the 28th with Ian Thomas Ash, Executive Producer.

Get your tickets HERE

This is a really big deal for me personally and for the film as Raindance is such a prestigious festival.

Also very cool is that screenings have also been announced at:-


African Premier
2017 Durban Gay and Lesbian FF
Aug 25- Sept 3 (South Africa)
Screening Aug 26 & Sept 1 (LINK)



Michigan Premier
2017 Trans Stellar FF
Sept 9 (Detroit, Michigan) (LINK)


Dutch Premier
2017 Camera Japan
Sept 21-24 (Holland)
Screening TBA (LINK)



Palm Springs Premier
2017 Cinema Diverse
Sept 21-24 in Palm Springs, CA
Screening TBA (LINK)



Mexico Premier
Queer FF Playa del Carmen
Nov 13-18 (Mexico)
Screening TBA (LINK)



Also, don’t take my word for how great the film is (I’m bound to say that after all!) check out some of the press the film is receiving:-

Recommended reading:

「売り専」にフォーカスしたドキュメンタリー映画『売買ボーイズ』、海外で話題に (READ)

The Straight Male Sex Workers of Japan Who Sell Their Services to Gay Men (READ)
July 19, 2017 by C. Brian Smith for Mel Magazine

Teen Boys Are Selling Sex to Older Men in Shinjuku: A New Documentary Investigates (READ)
by Annemarie Luck for Tokyo Weekender magazine July 2017 issue

Boys For Sale – Life as a male prostitute servicing gay men in Tokyo (READ)
July 16, 2017 by Tim Isaac

Boys For Sale (2017) Film Review (READ)
July 12, 2017 by Jennie Kermode for Eye For Film

(Review) “Boys For Sale” Male Prostitutes in Tokyo (READ)
July 17, 2017 by Amos Lassen

Tokyo “Boys for Sale”: Straight Lads Need to Pay the Rent, Too (READ)
July 19, 2017 by Brandon Judell for Huffpost


Further Reading:

Boys for Sale Explores Male Sex Workers in Tokyo (WATCH video)
July 18, 2017 by Ashley Jiang for the Advocate

My mind goes blank: Inside Tokyo’s gay-for-pay, all-male brothel (READ)
July 28, 2017 by David Grant for Queerty

Boys For Sale (READ)
July 29, 2017 by Queer Guru

Boys For Sale trailer follows Tokyo’s gay-for-pay sex workers (READ)
July 25, 2017 by Ifan Llewelyn for Gay Times

Documentary Goes Behind the Scenes in Tokyo’s Gay-for-Pay Male Brothel (READ)
July 28, 2017 by Luis Damian Veron for Towleroad

A Peek Into the Secret World of Japan’s Male Geishas and Sex Workers (READ)
July 28, 2017 by Daniel Villarreal for Unicorn Booty

OUTFEST Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces 2017 Award Winners (READ)
July 16, 2017 by Clayton Davis for Award Circuit goes inside Outfest for its 35th year (READ)
July 18, 2017 By Iona Kirby for LA Goss


Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Post to LinkedIn Post to Reddit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.