At a time when the Church still seems far from accepting of queer and trans folks, we bring together stories from all over the world about love and resilience to offer examples for living fully—and with faith. LGBTQ+ people are once again forced to defend ourselves against bigotry and oppression in a world where it is often easier to ignore the hearts and lives of real people in favor of adhering to ancient doctrine.
Total Running Time: 90 mins
Q&A with filmmakers and select cast to follow
Dir: Puppett, USA, 2017, 1 min, No Dialogue
A Jewish biker chick and a Muslim damsel meet on America’s most iconic highway.
Dir: Anna Mae Gordon, USA, 2016, 21 mins
Rejected by popular girls and bullied by teachers, Fern and Katrina receive a sign that guide them to a whole new kind of sisterhood in this wacky farce.
Dir: Eli Mak, Australia, 2016, 20 mins
A young man in a futuristic Jewish society must decide whether to “cure” his homosexuality or risk losing his place in his family and community.
Dir: Evan Dale Karg, USA, 2016, 4 mins
When a good samaritan accidentally witnesses two men together, she has her own religious experience.
Dir: Yudho Aditya, Indonesia/USA, 2017, 22 mins, English and Indonesian with English Subtitles
A young boy in Indonesia experiences the tensions between his Gay and Muslim identities all while dreaming on romance and romanticizing the freedoms of the western world.
Dir: Tommy Naess, Norway, 2017, 15 mins, Norwegian with English subtitles
Noora’s parents plan for her to wed Johannes, a leader in their strict religious sect. She must figure out how to navigate her own path and her love for Siv as the wedding day nears.