The gag’s all here in this program of riotous, fanciful, and wacky shorts filled to the brim with their own personal brands of humor, hijinks, and hilarity relating to the queer experience. Featuring a history of flagging, a talking fish, a transgressive PSA parody, and a stripper with godly powers, this collection presents a variety of comedic styles sharing one common bond: they bring the funny.
Total Running Time: 89 min
Q&A to follow
Dir. A.C. Lamberty, USA, 2019, 0:03:01, English
In the style of a 1950s sex ed video, the buxom Dr. Beverly Daggett-Smits of the H.A.N.K.Y Institute educates the viewers about an enduring LGBT tradition: the hanky code.
Dir. Viridiana Lieberman, USA, 2019, 0:03:28, English
A game of ‘would you still love me?’ with ulterior motives.
Dir. Gary Jaffe, USA, 2018, 0:11:16, English
Taylor (Ben Baur) prepares obsessively for the perfect third date with dreamboat Chris (Daniel K. Isaac), but his efforts backfire, sending the relationship spiraling to a whole new level of intimacy.
Dir. Kevin Yee, USA, 2018, 0:06:34, English
Comedian Kevin Yee makes a short film about making a short film.
Dir. Nicolas P Minas, USA, 2019, 0:15:18, English
Carla, a stripper, discovers she has the power to resurrect the dead.
Dir. Jake Shannon, Australia, 2018, 0:06:30, English
Unable to pluck up the courage to tell his girlfriend he’s gay, Spencer comes across Sammy – a talking salmon who offers to get his love-life back on track.
Dir. Martina Monro, Canada, 2018, 0:12:41, English
Valerie is throwing her best friend, Ava, a surprise birthday party, but the real surprise is Valerie’s plan to declare her love for Ava. Only problem: Ava’s boyfriend and some big news.
Dir. Mark St. Cyr, USA, 2019, 0:05:17, English
A noncommittal gift store clerk has a new chance at love when an unassuming customer walks in the door
Dir. Tamara Scherbak, Canada, 2018, 0:05:50, English
Johnny comes out to his family, who is helped by an off-screen Narrator, but stereotypes and prejudices prove to be stronger than family ties.
Dir. Brian Benson, USA, 2019, 0:19:31, English
A musical fable about an odd yet kind man named Bayani who moves into a conservative suburban neighborhood and disrupts the otherwise comfortable homogeny.