Directed by Various
90 min | Not Rated
A largely dramatic/comedic shorts program focusing on a variety of awkward, funny, and quiet perspectives on gender and identity. See the work of some of the best emerging LGBTQ filmmakers and get to know their worlds.
Tell-By Date directed by Sarah Ball – 13:30
Ryan wants to tell his son that he’s transgender, but he’s nervous. He self-imposes a deadline to tell him.
Flash Flood directed by Alli MacKay – 6 min
In a dream, a flood washes over the planet, and reveals three unique perspectives on gender and identity.
Sammy the Salmon directed by Jake Shannon – 6:30 min
Upon realizing he’s gay, Spencer comes across Sammy, a talking salmon who offers to get his love-life on track.
Precious Stones directed by Luka Fisher – 4 mins
Artist Daniel Crook challenges men to think beyond toxic masculinity through his intimate paintings.
My Loneliness is Killing Me directed by Tim Courtney – 16:30 min
The story of a day in the life of Ayo, an LGBT Asylum seeker and his journey through Glasgow clubland.
Khadijah and Pauline directed by Lee Manansala – 5:30 min
On their 2nd date, Parisians Khadijah and Pauline discuss fashion, a grandmother passing, and coming out.
Boldly Go directed by Christopher Cosgrove – 5:30 min
A young gay man is hiding a secret about his body. When his crush makes a move, he must confront insecurity.
Misdirection directed by Carly Usdin – 14 min
Camila has OCD and a crush on her roommate. She must learn to refocus with a newfound interest: magic.
Horticult directed by Will Hamilton – 5 min
A fake documentary depicts a strange community of humans in 1970’s England who believed they had become plants.
Softcore directed by Varun Saranga – 7 min
Two bridesmaids form an unlikely connection over their bizarre sexual awakenings.