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NewFest Program Shorts 1Always Diverse and Entertaining
From love in the barrio to Pride Day in Naples, from a gay rapper in New Jersey to a German-Bolivian Mennonite, this program of shorts explores the diversity of LGBT lives. Get the complete lineup.

 

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COMPLETE PROGRAM:

BARRIO BOY

(USA, 2013, 8 min) Directed By: Dennis Shinners

A Latino barber secretly falls in love with a handsome Irish stranger over the course of a haircut during a hot and sweaty summer afternoon in a macho Brooklyn hood.

CODE ACADEMY

(USA, 2014, 16 min) Directed By: Nisha Ganatra

In the future, girls and boys are separated until the age of 18 and can only interact in virtual spaces – but for an awkward teen girl, the virtual world is more liberating than expected.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE

(France, Germany, 2013, 9 min) In French with English subtitles, Directed By: Marie Loustalot

Arnaud, a transman, is taken aback when his ex-girlfriend doesn’t recognize him.

HOME FROM THE GYM

(USA, 2014, 6 min) Directed By: Robert Hawk

A young man returns from the gym, alone.

LUIGI AND VINCENZO

(Italy, 2013, 4 min) In Italian with English subtitles, Directed By: Giuseppe Bucci

Long time partners living clandestine lives, Luigi and Vicenzo, journey through Pride Day in Napoli, forced to face a harsh reality of their
lives.

CAKES DA KILLA

(USA, 2014, 13 min) Directed By: by Ja’Tovia Gary

Cakes da Killa is a young up and coming rapper who also happens to be an out and proud gay man.

BE HERE NOWISH – EPISODE 2

(USA, 2014, 7 min) Directed By: Alexandra Roxo and Natalia Leite

A girl gets way more than she bargained for when her one-night stand refuses to leave and throws a party.

UNICORN

(Bolivia, 2013, 30 min). In Spanish with English subtitles, Directed By: Rodrigo Bellott

A young German-Bolivian Mennonite risks his life to escape his strict religious community to find love and freedom in the city.