LGBTQ Shorts [B]
Films will stream online from 25th to 28th March 2021 only. Click the VIMEO ON DEMAND link above to access the block. Please ensure you have an up-to-date browser for streaming. See here for information about using Vimeo. Content may be unsuitable for children under 15 years of age.
CATCHER IN THE RYE (4m). Dir – Ryan Cassata (USA)
A transgender man revisits and reclaims his hometown after leaving due to homophobia/transphobia.
BABY LIES TRUTHFULLY (6m). Dir – Joseph Ingham (UK)
It’s 1987. David Robilliard is a young artist and writer in London. His work is raw as it is refreshing. But just as his work is gaining traction David receives a diagnosis. Within the year he’s dead. He’s 36. AIDS has claimed another victim. Fast forward thirty-three years and the world is in midst of another pandemic. David’s work is about to be released onto the screen and into the world. It’s as compelling and compulsive today as it was in 1987. Stars Russell Tovey.
BENDER (15m). Dir – Alex Cardy (Australia) Trailer
On the eve before the results of the Australian Marriage Equality Vote are announced, two men hook up after meeting online but their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere.
DON’T CALL ME BRO (19m). Dir – Gina Wenzel (Germany) Trailer
Cheyenne is the only girl in a boys’ football gang known as “The Kick-About Crew”. Boozing and violence play a central role in the life of the gang, of which Cheyenne’s boyfriend, Josh, is also a member. One day a new boy with something mysterious about him appears at the pitch.
JOURNEY TO THE SHORE (30m). Dir – UHM Ha-neul (South Korea)
Minha and Sanbeom are a gay couple in high school. On a trip to the beach to celebrate their 100th day anniversary, Sanbeom reveals a secret.
ECO (15m). Dir – Gilberto David Vázquez Gómez (Puerto Rico)
Ariel tries to hold onto the reins of his life as he faces the instability of his emotions, accompanied by a strange eye that appears suddenly on his back.