Queer in your face with NO apologies. These are declarations: bold gestures, attestations and political actions in very powerful forms.
IVÁN REINA ORTIZ | COLOMBIA | 2021 | 15 MIN | SPANISH S.-T.EN.
“By looking into my nonbinary trans identity, I review my personal film archives in hopes of understanding the path that has led me to where I am. As a queer artist and through voice, body and image experimentations: what is my place in this world?”
MOHSEN NABAVI | IRAN | 2021 | 25 MIN | FARSI S.-T.EN.
At the age of 30, Parastoo is preparing for the sex reassignment surgery when she faces a problem that she must understand to solve.
ODEHIMIN (BAIE DU COEUR)
KIJ TAI-ALEXANDRA VEILLETTE-CHEEZO | ANISHNABE | 3 MIN | OJIBWE, FRENCH & ENGLISH
Odehimin is reconnecting with oneself and learning self-love.
HARRY LIGHTON, MARCO ALESSI & MATTHEW JACOBS MORGAN | UNITED KINGDOM | 2019 | 8 MIN | ENGLISH
Tam gets on the first tube home alone. In just a crop-top and high-waisted jeans, he feels conspicuous. So he plugs in his earphones and begins reliving his Halloween night out via his phone.
SMOKE, LILIES AND JADE
DEONDRAY & QUINCY LENEAR GOSSFIELD | USA | 2020 | 28 MIN | ENGLISH
Alex, a young Harlem Renaissance artist and writer, plays around at love and life until he meets Beauty, appropriately named, who makes no bones about his same-sex desires. Troubled and confused, Alex wavers on the brink of passion until a challenge posed by his girlfriend forces his hand.
WE ALL DIE ALONE
JONATHAN HAMMOND | USA | 2021 | 14 MIN | ENGLISH
An 8-way standoff leads to absurdist scenarios, a conversation about Mexican food and a little romance.