Moving from the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” to a more welcoming military, and then moving in reverse with the transgender ban at hand, LGBTQ people have faced excessive trauma in the US Armed Forces. From returning home to family discoveries to dealing with the lasting effects of service to the daily struggles of trans military — these stories explore different perspectives of queer identity in the armed forces.
Total Running Time = 88 mins
Q&A with filmmakers and select cast to follow
Dir: Joseph Longo, USA, 2016, 22 mins
Suburban friends are desolate and clinging to each other, though not necessarily for the same reasons.
Dir: Katie Ennis & Gary Jaffe, USA, 2016, 15 mins
Stay with his snappy, wordsmith lover, or head to the trenches of World War II?
Dir: Brandon Kelley, USA, 2017, 8 mins
Walze comes home to meet Allie, the daughter he never knew he had.
Dir: Amanda Larsh, USA, 2017, 15 mins
After completing her service, Lara recruits a different type of cadet.
Dir: Shaked Goren, Israel, 2015, 20 mins, Hebrew with English subtitles
Omri gets a glimpse of his ideal world on Memorial Day.
Dir: Fiona Dawson, USA/Afghanistan, 2015, 13 mins
Banned from serving openly at the time, Logan Ireland speaks out.