Short

A Boy Needs a Friend  A Boy Needs a Friend  R
Steve Reinke
Canada / USA / 2015 / Color / 23mins

In this latest installment of his ongoing video essay, “Final Thoughts,” Steve Reinke ostensibly turns to the subject of friendship. Using found footage collages, digital animation and cell phone video, Reinke sets forth theories about the identity of Stephen King and Joyce Carol Oates, needle point doodles, the upsides of owning both US and Canadian citizenship, and the ability of corpses to have sex.

A Night in Tokoriki  A Night in Tokoriki  R
Roxana Stroe
Romania / 2016 / Color / 18mins

There’s a party in the Tokoriki nightclub. Alin and his friends ride up in style in the horse-drawn cart and take over the dance floor. His eyes sparkle when he sets eyes on Geanina, which doesn’t escape her boyfriend’s attention. Emotions are running high. Will there be an escalation tonight?

Moms on Fire  Moms on Fire  R
Joanna Rytel
Sweden / 2016 / Color / 12mins

An ordinary neighbourhood in an ordinary town. Two women sit on a sofa and scratch their pregnant bellies. Four days till the due date. The situation is as unbearable as it is unavoidable. Masturbation isn’t an option, the clitoris can’t even be reached, and the boyfriend is absent, but he’s boring anyway..

Mother Knows Best  Mother Knows Best  R
Mikael Bundsen
Sweden / 2016 / Color / 12mins

This evening he’s introduced his boyfriend to his mum and later kissed him passionately goodbye in the car. He’s fortunate to have such an open-minded mother. But she thinks it’s best that he doesn’t tell his father yet. And he certainly shouldn’t make it known in public that he’s gay.

On the Roof  On the Roof  R
Damià Serra Cauchetiez
Spain / 2015 / Color / 11mins

Five boys climb to a high-rise rooftop to stare at the house next door. A woman appears, removes her clothes and proceeds to sunbathe in the nude. But on the roof next door, a naked man seeks relief from the heat. One of the boys can’t keep his eyes off of him.

Take Your Partners  Take Your Partners  R
Siri Rødnes
UK / 2015 / Color / 11mins

Ollie is eight years old and crazy about football and the gunslingers of the Wild West. When it comes time to get ready for the traditional Easter parade at school, Ollie categorically refuses to accept conventional gender roles and finds her own very personal way of dealing with the situation in the end.

5cm  5cm  PG15
Jordan Schiele
China / 2013 / Color / 19mins

Set in the National Ballet of China, a great dancer who is constantly overlooked in favor of his rival and ex-friend. The dancer struggles to produce something original for the arrival of a European ballet director, an opportunity that is treated as an urgent and decisive moment in his life.

Open  Open  PG15
Kim Jun-bum
South Korea / 2015 / Color / 11mins

Han Do did a homework with his friend Jun Jae in Han Do's house and his boyfriend came suddenly into his house. The boyfriend doubt the relationship between Han Do and Jun Jae. Han Do was embarrassed to his boyfriend, also his friend seem to be flustered to this situation.

Phantom Jenny  Phantom Jenny  PG15
Makita Kazuomi
Japan / 2015 / Color / 29mins

Mito, who is MTF, has a feeling of phantom penis erection following her reassignment surgery…something she is unable to share even with her FTM lover, Shiro.

Soul Mates  Soul Mates  PG15
Lei Lei Aye
Myanmar / 2016 / Color / 12mins

Two Myanmar ladies living a normal life in central Myanmar… even though for many people in their country their life as a couple is not so normal.