Total running time: 82 min.
This selection of shorts by and for queer people of color reflects the joys and challenges of our intersectional identities. Curated by Lion’s Main Art Collective.
BROWN GIRLS: EPISODE 4 Sam Bailey; 2017; USA; 13 min.
An intimate story of the friendship between two women of color: while Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.
MORE LOVE. LESS PREPACKAGED BULLSHIT. Neelu Bhuman; 2017; USA; 1 min.
A black transwoman, a brown genderqueer person, and a white queer cis man resist dystopia with a sweet bowl full of joy, intimacy, and love, set to the soul beat of Assata Shakur.
ENCUENTRO Florencia Manovil; 2016; USA; 17 min.
A night of drinking with her friends turns eye-opening when young Claudia encounters the captivating foreigner Isabel, who challenges her perceptions of Latinos—and her understanding of herself.
THE STREETS ARE OURS: TWO LIVES CROSS IN KARACHI Michelle Fiordaliso; 2017; USA; 16 min.
This documentary short tells the inspiring story of Fawzia Mirza (SIGNATURE MOVE, TWIST 2017), who performs her one-woman show across Pakistan, and Sabeen Mahmud, founder of Karachi performance space T2F.
SPOT Jamie DiNicola; 2017; USA; 10 min.
A group of twenty-somethings share a joint, and when one of them gets lost in the mystery and beauty of the urban sidewalk, a mosaic of stories emerge.
THE OTHER SIDE (Al otro lado) Rodrigo Alvarez Flores; 2016; Mexico; 15 min.; in Spanish with English subtitles
Destiny pulls Felipe and Claudio apart. Now Felipe must risk everything in his pursuit of happiness.
MORE THAN T: REVEREND LOUIS MITCHELL Silas Howard; 2017; USA; 10 min.
Beyond the headlines and debates about gender rights, the multidimensional life of Louis Mitchell is told through the lens of celebrated filmmaker Silas Howard (Transparent).
CONTENT WARNING: NUDITY, VULGAR LANGUAGE, IMPLIED VIOLENCE, EXPLICIT SEXUAL SITUATIONS
Co-presented by Lion's Main Art Collective.