Shorts: No Place Like Homo
Sun Nov 15, 17:30
Film, Online, £7.5 / £1 con
From local huns and ancient myths, to stories from around the world that speak straight to your soul: find your people. These short films show how historical excavations, queer rituals, chosen families, and vital conversations make us who we are.
GAYS AS IN HAPPY | dir. Jordana Valerie Allen-Shim | Canada 2020 | 3’
An experimental autoethnographical documentary about queer joy and resistance and an affirmative fuck you to abuse, trauma, and transphobia.
DOWN DOG | dir. Shae Xu | USA 2019 | 9’
In the two weeks they've known one another, yoga instructor Tammy hasn't had a chance to talk to Marcus about her trans experience. Does she have to? A question considered by thousands of transgender people daily.
QUEEN HAROLD | dir. Balan Evans | Sierra Leone 2019 | 3’
Harold and Jiva, out and proud, find queer family joy in Sierra Leone.
CINDY | dir. Rosanagh Griffiths | UK 2020 | 14’
When a video of a wardrobe malfunction of Cindy“s first ever drag performance goes viral she has to face the reaction of her family.
BONDE | dir. Asaph Luccas | Brazil 2019 | 18’
Three young friends from a Brazilian favela seek refuge in their city’s queer community.
OTHER VOICES | dir. Sweatmother | UK 2019 | 6’
Some of East London's trans and gender non-confirming people relate their experiences via art and conversation, providing a view from the inside looking out.
COOLBOAT | dir. Wyatt Baudry | USA 2020 | 11’
A young sailor completes his everyday errands. Along the way, he discovers a mysterious symbol that guides him into the arms of his love from a past life.
BAKLA | dirs. Brandon English, Michael Thor | USA 2020 | 5’
Brandon, a queer Filipino-American grandson, meditates through his anxiety of having to greet his grandmother Happy Birthday.
IL-WIDNA | dir. Joseph Wilson | UK 2020 | 5’
Local London queer babes feature and the otherworldly beauty of Dungeness feature in this reimagination of what the reality of queer people during the late 80s and 90s could have been like if they had been banished from the UK
1-1 | dir. Naures Sager | Sweden 2020 | 7’
Ayman's sex date with Jonas gets crashed by his friends Amirah and Samir in this light-hearted and upbeat hook up tale.
BUCK | dir. Elegance Bratton | USA 2019 | 14’
Buck’s puppy dog crush leads him to a place he is not ready for. But, in a queer elder, he might find a get out and the kinship he didn’t know he was looking for.
PLAYBACK | dir. Agustina Comedi | Argentina 2019 | 14’
The sole survivor of a group of trans women and drag queens remembers how they created community in Argentina under military dictatorship. Winner of the Teddy Award for Best Short Film at this year’s Berlinale.
Playback is supported by the Embassy of the Argentine Republic.
Access to this event is included in the Sunday Closing Day Pass which is available at a Pay What You Can, General Admission and Fringe! Donation price level.