Best of LGBT Shorts 2017
Saturday, June 10th – 11:00am
Sponsored By: SDGLN/SDPix
Co-Presented By: SDLFF & SDAFF & Micky’s
Best of LGBT Shorts:
Short 1: Sisak, 2017, 15 minutes, Dir: Faraz Arif Ansari, India, West Coast Premiere.
Story of two gay men in Mumbai who meet and fall in love in regular train journeys. Burdened with the larger social (and legal) scorn the two are unable to say anything to each other.
Short 2: And Why Not? (Et Pourquoi Pas?), 2016, 12 minutes, Dir: Nicolas Fay, France, West Coast Premiere. Virginie is waiting for an old girlfriend she lost touch with but met up with again on the social networks.
Short 3: Lily, 2016, 21 minutes, Dir: Graham Cantwell, Ireland, West Coast Premiere.
Lily, a school girl with a secret, is on the cusp of becoming a young woman.
Short 4: Por Un Beso, 2016, 5 minutes, Dir: David Velduque, Spain, Southern California Premiere.
Tomas and Andrea are standing opposite at a zebra crossing in Gran Via and their eyes meet.
Short 5: Swim, 2016, 11 minutes, Dir: Mari Walker, USA, Southern California Premiere.
As summer draws to a close, a young trans girl finds freedom in a secret midnight swim.
Short 6: Scar Tissue, 2017, 14 minutes, Dir: Nish Gera, Belgium, US Premiere.
Sami has fled Aleppo and now resides in Amsterdam, where a chance meeting occurs with Johan and over the course of a night, truths are revealed and confronted.
Short 7: Alpha, 2017, 4 minutes, Dir: Ben Rodriguez, USA, World Premiere.
Francisco forces his boyfriend David to sneak out with him to their vacation rental pool to have sex.
Short 8: Pussy (Cipka), 2016, 8 minutes, Dir: Renata Gasiorowska, Poland, West Coast Premiere.
A young girl spends the evening alone and decides to have a sweet, solo pleasure session.
Short 9: The Wanker (Pajero), 2016, 8 minutes, Dir: Aitor Gonzalez Iturbe, Spain, West Coast Premiere. Juan has a problem, or so he thinks. Actually he’s about to discover that he has quite a few of them.
Short 10: It’s A Boy, 2016, 5 minutes, Dir: Trent Nakamura, USA, Southern California Premiere.
Young newlyweds, Sherri and Tom, are in the middle of an ultrasound when Dr. Kinsey reveals the exciting news. A baby boy! Who's also gay!