No need to bring your passport on this international escape to Iran, Northern Ireland, the UK, Turkey, The Netherlands, Brazil and Spain for some terrific short films.
I Don’t Like Her d. Javad daraei 20min Iran 2016 Persian with English Subtitles
Eli has a dilemma and regardless of the constant disagreements with his father he still seeks his true nature.
Mankind d. Layke Anderson 12:59 United Kingdom 2019
A restless young man wants to leave love and the Earth behind.
Wildgrass d. Dogus Minsin 10:43 Turkey 2019 Turkish with English Subtitles
Aytuğ, a young man from İstanbul, has to make a life altering decision. He is either going to settle for what is expected of him or stand up against society’s ideal gender roles.
South of Heaven d. Marco van Bergen 18min The Netherlands2019
When his boyfriend shows up unannounced, Elias’ religious family learns their son’s darkest secret.
Where the Sky Sets The Clock (“Onde o céu acerta seus ponteiros” d. Marco Aurelio Gal 15min Brazil 2018 Portuguese with English subtitles After his mother’s passing, Tomas’ life turned black and white. Days change when he meets Gabriel, a photographer who helps him see other colours. Filmmaker in Attendance.
Shift Change (Cambio de Turno) d. Federico Untermann 10:04min Spain 2018Spanish with English subtitles
Alicia and Vero are room watchmen in an art gallery and only see each other during shift change. A work of art will test their feelings.
Something About Alex d.Reinout Hellenthal 18:32min The Netherlands 2017 Dutch with English subtitles
A 14-year-old boy, Alex, develops a close friendship with his older sister’s boyfriend, and must confront the depth of his feelings when the couple announces that they will be moving away.
Becoming Cherrie d. Cherrie Nicky Larkin 11:14 Northern Ireland2019 Becoming Cherrie, is set in Northern Ireland, and tells the story of Belfast’s most-loved drag queen, Cherrie Ontop, and the challenges faced being Northern Ireland’s only openly HIV positive public figure.
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