Total running time: 95 min.
Screaming your truth is a fierce act of self-love.
BEST BUDS Naomi Iwamoto; 2016; USA; 11 min.
Two friends. Two secrets. One big problem.
WALK FOR ME Elegance Bratton; 2016; USA; 12 min.
Trans teen Hanna learns the meaning of family when she discovers the New York gay ball scene.
SWIM Mari Walker; 2016; USA; 11 min.
The buoyancy of the water lifts a young trans teen’s spirits during a secret midnight swim.
PRINCESS Karsten Dahlem; 2017; Germany; 17 min.; in German with English subtitles
A princess dress brings together an unlikely duo.
CRUSH Rosie Westhoff; 2016; UK; 8 min.
This dreamy, serialized short captures all the most nostalgic elements of a first crush: will she be on my train today? What is my hair doing? Is she over there? Oh God, she’s talking to me.
THE SWEDISH COUSIN (La prima sueca) Inés María Barrionuevo & Agustina San Martín; 2017; Argentina; 20 min.; in Spanish with English subtitles
When Cata’s cousin comes to visit for her quinceañera, her whole world changes.
SUPERHEROES Volker Petters; 2017; Germany; 16 min.; in German with English subtitles
Three teenagers have nothing in common besides the courage to be themselves. And that is precisely what brings them together.
CONTENT WARNING: VULGAR LANGUAGE, GRAPHIC VIOLENCE, DRUG USE
Co-presented by POCAAN.