SHORTS: Queer Matters
- Shorts Programs
- 99 mins
From a drag performer with a secret to a writer stuck at a crossroads, these films chronicle the wide-ranging queer experience.
Admission to the SHORTS: QUEER MATTERS program includes a post-screening reception at The Patio next to Edwards Mira Mesa theater.
Screening Sponsor: San Diego Pride.
In this program
Directed by Kiana Thienkim Nguyen
A young woman keeps the sales of her family’s food booth alive while navigating her sexuality.
Directed by Jireh Deng
From WWII internment camp survivor to transgender attorney and advocate, at age 78, Mia Yamamoto, is still going strong.
Directed by Timothy Guion Smith
Living with HIV, a Filipina former actor and her gay son fight stigma, but resiliency prevails.
Directed by Trent Nakamura
When Mimi dies in the middle of a medical procedure, her queer archangel reveals that her soulmate is the doctor who accidentally killed her.
Directed by San-San Onglatco
Complications arise when a caregiver for an aging diva suffering from dementia, secretly borrows her outfits for his new drag act.
Directed by May-Lynn Le
A Vietnamese American teen struggles with family pressures and a language barrier when she decides to come out to her grandmother.
Directed by Yen Tan
After an incident in a gay bar bathroom, a writer realizes he’s detached from society, embarking on a mission to change his life.