A celebration of Pride 365 with a showcase of short films and a live Q&A with the filmmakers
Join NewFest and Trinity for a celebration of Pride 365 with a showcase of short films and a live roundtable Q&A with the filmmakers!
Featuring the works of both award-winning filmmakers and emerging LGBTQ+ storytellers, this uplifting collection of short films from NewFest alumni addresses topics of family, identity, intergenerational dialogue, and resistance through a celebratory, intersectional lens.
THE ONE YOU NEVER FORGET
Dir. Morgan Jon Fox, USA, 2019, 8 mins
Carey nervously prepares for his first dance as his parents reminisce about their own.
CARO COMES OUT
Dir. Brit Fryer, Caro Hernandez, USA, 2020, 12 mins
An experiment – and a comedy – about coming out to an entire Cuban family.
HOW TO MAKE A RAINBOW
Dir. Ryan Maxey, USA, 2019, 16 mins
Observed over the course of two years, HOW TO MAKE A RAINBOW is the story of a young girl and her mother as they move together through transitions: home, names, identities.
Dir. Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, USA, 2020, 8 mins
Four mysterious stones on Waikiki Beach carry a legacy of healing, community, and legendary trans spirits within them.
DRAW WITH ME
Dir. Constantine Venetopoulos, Canada, 2019, 18 mins
Created in partnership with The Trevor Project, this short documentary follows the coming out journey of Brendon Scholl, a youth who identifies as trans, and how their art became their outlet for self-expression. Content Warning: Includes discussion of suicide