Catch up on festival award winners from the newest wave of emerging queer filmmakers!
Featuring audience award winners and jury prize recipients, this eclectic collection of LGBTQ+ stories – featuring work from shorts programs I Like Me For Me, A Very Trans Time, All the World’s a Stage, and more – provides a chance to catch up with festival favorites from the newest wave of emerging queer filmmakers.
MONSIEUR LE BUTCH
Dir. Jude Dry, USA, 12 min
Jude wants top surgery. Mom wants an “old lady pass” on the whole pronouns thing.
Dir. Karina Dandashi, USA, 11 min
On the eve of her sister’s wedding, Karina faces her queer anxieties.
THE SPIRIT GOD GAVE US
Dir. Michael Donte, USA, 20 min
Two young men fall in love while volunteering as ushers for their Baptist church
BUILD OR DESTROY
Dir. Rashaad Newsome, USA, 6 min
Black trans femme performance amidst fiery urban wreckage.
CANS CAN’T STAND
Dirs. Matt Nadel, Megan Plotka, USA, 19 min
A group of Black trans women in New Orleans fight to repeal Louisiana’s Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) law.
HOW NOT TO DATE WHILE TRANS
Dir. Nyala Moon, USA, 13 min
The dating life of a Black trans woman and the problematic men she meets along the way.
Virtual encore available to stream 11/25-12/1