Total running time: 86 min.
Wear your onesies, bring your blankies, and come early to enjoy the vegan-friendly cereal bar for an assorted mix of adorable and passionate animated films.
FREEDOM FIGHTERS: THE RAY - EPISODE 3 A special world-premiere screening of THE RAY, a new animated series.
IN A HEARTBEAT Beth David & Esteban Bravo; 2017; USA; 5 min.
It’s hard to keep a crush contained, especially when your heart flies out of your chest to chase your true love!
THE NIGHT CLEANER Blair Fukumura; 2016; Canada; 6 min.
As the night cleaner in Canada’s busiest gay bathhouse, Travis has his work cut out for him.
VIOLET AND JUNE Linnea Ritland; 2017; Canada; 7 min.
The familiar tale of falling in love with your bff, combined with the terror of life in a cold, heartless universe.
TITS. Louisa Bertman; 2015; USA; 6 min.
Because they show up for us in so many wonderful ways.
OPEN RECESS Amy Xu; 2016; USA; 3 min.
A documentary recounting a nostalgic childhood romance with that bisexual girl in sixth grade.
HALF A LIFE Tamara Shogaolu; 2017; Egypt/Indonesia/Netherlands/USA; 13 min.; in Arabic with subtitles
A young Egyptian shares a traumatizing encounter that prompted him to become a gay-rights activist.
QUEER HEROES Kate Jessop; 2016; UK; 6 min.
Based on the drawing game “Exquisite Corpses,” 14 animators celebrate queer vanguards in arts, politics, and science.
BLACK ENUF* Carrie Hawks; 2016; USA; 22 min.
A queer oddball seeks approval from black peers despite having no hip-hop credentials and a family that “talks white.”
HI, IT’S YOUR MOTHER Daniel Sterlin-Altman; 2016; Canada; 5 min.
A shocking tragi-comedic stop-motion vignette of love between mother and her child.
FOR THE BEST Youyang Yu; 2015; UK; 4 min.
An unrequited love between two men portrayed by hand drawing, frame by frame.
BEAUTIFUL WOMAN Diëgo Nurse; 2016; Belgium/Netherlands; 9 min.; in Dutch with English subtitles
A poetic portrait of the moment Beyong began celebrating the plus-size woman she is today.
VEGAN-FRIENDLY CEREAL BAR!
CONTENT WARNING: GRAPHIC VIOLENCE, NUDITY, NON-EXPLICIT SEXUAL SITUATIONS, DEPICTION OR DISCUSSION OF SELF-HARM, DEPICTION OR DISCUSSION OF RAPE