| NewFest at The Center Presents |
Join us as we celebrate LGBT Pride with a diverse set of short films showcasing stories that highlight those things which unite us as a community, and provide opportunities to learn from our differences.
Q&A with filmmakers and select cast to follow
Running time: 70 minutes
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Shape Up: Gay in the Black Barbershop
Dir: Derrick L. Middleton, US, 2015, 28 mins
Derrick L. Middleton takes a critical look at New York black barbershop culture, usually thought of as a safe, familial gathering place, and how young queer men are treated there.
Dir: Caitlin Stickels, US, 2015, 9 mins
After two women who frequent the same coffee shop imagine falling in love and planning their lives together, the next step is for them to actually meet, in this romantic comedy from Caitlin Stickels.
Dancing Queens: It’s All About Family
Dir: Jeff Roy, India/US, 2015, 17 mins
Jeff Roy follows a queer Indian dance troupe, the Dancing Queens, as they fight past cultural stigma and family disapproval in the name of self-expression. In Hindi with English subtitles.
Dir: Adam Keenan-Bolger and Adam Wachter, US, 2016, 15 mins
Through vignettes, music, and sign language, the story of a relationship between Ben, a hearing man, and Aaron, who is deaf, unfolds.