Ticket purchase includes bonus Q&A with select individual filmmakers in this program!
Shorts that swim in body chemistry.
In this mischievous anti-romance, it’s after hours in Berlin, and clubgoer Tao has attracted Sebastian, a semi-fetishizing vegan suitor who walks with Tao into the wee morning hours.
Zoe’s sex life is exposed when her conservative mother tracks her whereabouts in this awkward raunchy culture clash not even yogurt can cure.
A delightfully over-the-top queer vampire film aged 34 years, full-bodied, with a smooth finish.
With an unplanned pregnancy and a strained relationship with her mother, life is not the K-pop fantasy Yaejin dreams of.
On a steamy New York day, Japanese immigrant Hiro wanders the city with his cousin, preparing to butcher a live chicken for dinner and unaware of the personal reckoning before them. Based on Naoya Shiga’s “An Afternoon on November Third.”
So much of Gloria is hidden away–their suicide attempt, their queerness. But in their dreams, they’re able to envision what is meant to be uncovered.
Styrofoam in its millions of plastic textures sparkle, crumble, and melt as one mom’s superstitious dreams mix with prayer to weave a powerful protective shell around her grown son.
Through Super8, watercolor, and stop-motion animation, the concept of “mizuko” (water child), a special name in Japan for the children that never make it to birth, is explored in this meditation on the aftermath of an abortion.
Follow up your shorts screenings with a treasure trove of 10 minute mini Q&As with select filmmakers from SHORTS:…