All Events

Get tickets now for upcoming year-round screenings and events

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Shorts Program

Hip to be Queer: Youth Shorts (10/25)

October 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Through an inclusive and vibrant collection of short films from around the world, this program is exclusive for high school students and provides access and empowerment for LGBTQ+ youth to see themselves on screen while promoting media literacy and encouraging self-expression. This collection of short films range from comedy to drama, and vary in topics that cut across the youth experience, including interpersonal relationships, bullying, family, gender, identity, self-care, and cultural divides.

Total Running Time: 91 mins
Presented by The New York City Department of Education. In Partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME).

For queries, or to request more tickets for your school or GSA group, email GSAscreenings@newfest.org

600_width
Pop Rox
Dir. Nate Trinrud, USA, 2018, 13 mins
Jesse has something to tell her best friend Roxanne: she has a huge crush on her.

600_width
Suitable
Dir. Thembi Banks, USA, 2017, 13 mins
Brandy, a tomboy, comes to terms with who and what she wants when she decides what she’ll wear to the prom.

600_width
Darío
Dir. Manuel Kinzer, Jorge A. Trujillo Gil, Germany, 2018, 15 mins, Spanish with English subtitles
Torn between dancing in the street carnival or following his mother’s wishes, Dario must decide to express himself authentically or hide his true colors.

600_width
Bo & Mei
Dir. Camille Liu Nock, United Kingdom, 2017, 15 mins
A young Chinese immigrant stands up against the prejudices they experience from both the outside world and within their home.

600_width
Spark
Dir. Aharonit Elior, USA, 2017, 6 minutes
An introverted girl searches for connection to another person — marked by the arrival of fiery halo.

600_width
Maybe
Dir. Kat Cole, USA, 2018, 10 mins
Amongst the backdrop of idyllic Honolulu, Lauren works up the courage to say hello to an androgynously cool teen named Skye.

600_width
Something About Alex
Dir. Reinout Hellenthal, Netherlands, 2017, 19 mins, Dutch with English subtitles
Troubled Alex has always turned to his sister’s boyfriend for support, but when the couple decides to move, Alex must confront himself.

Also screening on 10/26 at 4pm at Cinépolis 7 and on 10/29 at 4pm at Cinépolis 7.

Details

Date:
October 25, 2018
Time:
4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7
260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(212) 691-5519
Website:
http://www.cinapolisusa.com/chelsea.aspx

Other

Member Link
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10333138
Member Button Text
Student Tickets
Screening Type
Shorts Program