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SHORTS: ArchiteXXXual

Anus serenades and Sims experiments await in these explicit, graphic, and daring shorts that explore the deep entanglement of sexuality and space.

Screening to be followed by Q&A with the filmmakers.

Co-Presented by the San Diego Queer APIMEDA Coalition

In this program

Red Threads

Directed by Yuchi Ma

Utilizing Sims 4 mechanics, browser/web cam framing, and red yarn, filmmaker Yuchi Ma explores the space between filial love and guilt.


Directed by Alexandra Qin

On a road trip to treatment for her younger suicidal sister, Charlie attempts to hide her own struggles with a sex addiction.


Directed by Kaho Yoshida

A woman abducts the tongues of mansplainers and puts them to much better use.

Bold Eagle

Directed by Whammy Alcazaren

In this part gay porn psychedelic and part despairing-under-capitalism short, a sex worker searches for happiness through masturbation, cat emojis, and talking anuses.

After Bed

Directed by TT Takemoto

Scavenged from color tests, the sole Asian American woman in Broughton’s erotic film The Bed pulses with queer lushness through the celluloid cracks of 16mm, tape, and nail polish.

Where Is The Friend´s Home?

Directed by Amina Maher

A quietly radical film blending documentary and performance. Two close friends in Germany have open conversations exploring their relationships with transness and sexuality.


Directed by Minki HONG

Korean 1970s and 80s queer worldmaking, hookup culture and vibrant gay theaters are brought to life through interviews, historical sim’s, and mischievous avatars.

Dates & Times


Edwards Mira Mesa

Wed, Nov 8
8:30 pm