Shorts: Network Connectivity Problems
Sat Nov 17, 15:00
Film,Q+A, Hackney House, Free
How do queer relationships and intimacies function in modern times? With connections often virtual and physical borders and state violence impacting our personal lives, how do we look at each other? How do we make time and space to simply connect?
THE EDDIES | dir. Madsen Minax | United States | 16’05
A trans man obsessed with death and destruction searches for human connection via the internet in the hot, humid Deep South.
THAT’S ME ON THE RIGHT | dir. Justin Young | United States | 10’44
Simon is a frustrated romantic, looking for something different. Another dating dead end makes an unexpected right turn.
TURN IT AROUND | dir. Niels Bourgonje | Netherlands | 9’23
Remember being a young queer and hoping, praying, that the beautiful person on the dancefloor will return your affections? Bram convinces older Florian to join in with a game of Spin the Bottle.
ONLY FOOLS RUSH IN | dir. David Moragas | United States | 11’11
This sweet story told on Super 16mm sees Carlos spend one more night in New York with Mark before his visa expires.
AFTER DAWN | dir. Nicolas Groux | Belgium / Poland | 24’09
Pawel’s separation seems to have worked as he’s no longer in love with the young man, but one rainy afternoon, love proves not to be so cut and dry.
THEM (OR THINGS MY EX-BOYFRIENDS HAVE ACTUALLY SAID TO ME) | dir. Jamie Jankovic | UK | 9’22
This experimental essay film from non-binary trans filmmaker Jamie addresses the lack of discussion around violence in queer male relationships, through personal testimony.
Top 10 Places to Visit in Sao Paolo | dir. Akira Kamiki | Brazil | 13’40
Two photographers speak different languages. They meet in Brazil and spend the day exploring.
CW: programme contains descriptions of sexual and emotional abuse.