Showcase of the finest contemporary LGBTQ+ short films, presented with Vimeo
For the third consecutive year, NewFest & Vimeo are collaborating on a bold showcase of the finest contemporary LGBTQ+ short films from around the globe – from narrative to hybrid docs to animation – in celebration and support of our community and storytellers.
Part of NewFest Pride 2021
$12 Ticket | $10 for Members
$25 4-day Pass | $22 for Members SELF STORY (Récit de soi)
Dir. Géraldine Charpentier-Basille, Belgium, 2019, 5 mins
A non-binary filmmaker and animator discovers themselves reflected onscreen in this moving, dynamic short film.
Dir. Amy Jenkins, USA, 2019, 6 mins
A child yearns for an alternate identity, traced through a decade of birthday wishes filmed by their mother.
SHÉÁR AVORY: TO BE CONTINUED
Dir. Abram Cerda, USA, 2020, 26 mins
The coming-of-age story of Shéár Avory (pronouns: they/them), a 17-year-old aspiring social justice advocate navigating housing instability and familial dependency on their journey to adulthood in LA.
DANCING ON MY OWN
Dir. Alexandra Cuerdo, USA, 2020, 13 mins
A love letter to the queer Asian experience, inspired by New York's radical dance party Bubble_T.
Dir. Angie Bird, Canada, 2020, 11 mins
On the first day of the COVID-19 lockdown, 4 friends hung out on a video chat. That chat somehow turned into a Nightly-Online-Queer-Dance-Party with over 60,000 followers from all corners of the world.
This shorts program was followed by an exclusive roundtable Q&A with the filmmakers.
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