Shorts & Awards Night
Join us for Shorts & Awards Night – an evening of short films, Q&A with winning directors and a reception with plenty of food and drinks!
Reception: 6:30-7:30 PM
Films: 7:30 PM
In This Program
Julie Zammarchi / United States / 2015 / Short / 4 minsPatrick Haggerty remembers his father's unexpected advice to his gay son in rural Washington during the 1950s.
Erica Cho / United States / 2016 / Short / 14 minsWhen two broke 20-somethings from San Bernardino visit a Los Angeles fortuneteller, conjoined crystal balls and queer, pop song visions open up new spaces for desiring and becoming — across Asian, Black, and Latinx imaginaries.
Lucretia Knapp / Taiwan / 2016 / Short / 23 minsA poetic documentary that brings the viewer into the household of a Taiwanese mother and daughter who share an apartment, but express their own histories within different Tongzhi (LGBTQ) communities.
Miguel Lafuente / Spain / 2015 / Short / 22 minsMY BROTHER tells the story of a young Spanish, Alberto, who have fled as far as possible from her conservative family. He lives in Berlin with her partner, and works as an illustrator of comics. But an unexpected event forces him to return to his suffocating Castilian village and confront not only their own origins but lies who created to survive. To save his guilty he will try to change the future of their tragedy through fiction, as best he can do, drawing. It is a story that takes us from a cosmopolitan, artistic and free world into a deep and hypocritical Spain, that still remains depressed despite the achievements of our society.
Dimitris Toulias / United Kingdom / 2016 / Short / 10 minsAfter a lifetime together, time has stopped for an elderly couple as they prepare to say goodbye.
Elegance Bratton / United States / 2016 / Short / 12 minsWalk For Me is a contemporary coming out story where Hassan Kendricks explores his trans identity as a part of NYC's underground ballroom scene and the night his mother catches him in drag.