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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Gay Short Films : 40

Foreign Relations (USA)
Recently dumped Tom decides to take a Mediterranean group tour. Short of the money to get a double room just for himself, he is randomly assigned a roommate for the duration of the trip. While group tour guide is being flirty with Tom, Tom is so horny and can’t figure out if his room mate is gay or not. Their is lot of sexual tension in the 7 days that the men are together but its only on the last day that the truth comes out. Well acted and decent directed.

Fugaces (Spain)
In the week of Pride, Madrid is full of new guys. And there is always one that stands out from the mass.

Daddy's Big Girl (USA)
Widowed gay Cliff, a wealthy movie developer, has a strained relationship with his overweight adult daughter Millie. Millie is in a catch-22 situation where she feels negatively judged as an overweight person, but does nothing either to make her life better or to lose weight. Millie sees her father's life as a purely hedonistic one, where everything is all surface and no depth. It isn't until Cliff tells Millie a story about his deceased wife/Millie's mother that they come to a better understanding of each other.

The Saint of Dry Creek (USA)
Shown in animation, Patrick recounts how in 1950’s his father taught hi the message of being proud of whoever you are and whatever you do, subtly teaching Patrick to accept his sexuality.

Me siento culpable [I Feel Guilty] (Catalan)
Josean is Basque and Diana is Cuban based in Frankfurt. After making love, Josean teaches Basque words to Diana. She then asked him to say in Basque what he was thinking at that time. Josean takes a few seconds to answer: I feel guilty. When Juan, who is Josean’s boyfriend arrives, Diana also feels guilty.

No Bikini (Canada)
A 7-year-old girl refuses to wear her bikini top at a summer camp for her six week course of swimming classes and emerges out victorious. She recollects it as the best time of her life when everyone thought she was a boy.

Elder (Short Documentary) (USA/Italy)
In 1974, a Mormon missionary finds his world turned upside down when he falls in love with a handsome Italian Communist. With original 8mm film and fierce storytelling, Tom Clark recounts a love story set against the backdrop of coastal Italy wrought with faith, identity, cigarettes, and Thorazine.

After School (USA)
Fifteen year-old Jack is forced to come face-to-face with his growing romantic feelings for his best friend Danny. Special on the day when they are hanging out after school and Danny shows his vulnerable side crying when his puppy dies.

Mila Caos (Cuba)
Every weekend at an illegal drag show in a suburb of Havana, Sebastián, a 17 year old Cuban teenager, transforms into a diva. His onlywcsh is that housemother will one day come see him perform. The mother on the other hand is indifferent. How long will this last?

Morning Announcements (USA)
A teenage boy delivers a message of acceptance to his rigid Catholic school during the morning announcements, through which he explains how the institution's hypocritical message of 'loving the sinner' contributed to the suicide of his gay younger brother. A strong and a very hard-hitting film.

Vattnet [Water] (Netherlands)
James leads a lonely life. He is interested in the group of handsome Swedish soccer players staying at the hotel. When he finds one of the boys injured at the hotel's swimming pool, James offers his help and smuggles the boy into his room and locks the door. Locked up with a strange boy in his own room, James experiences the complexity of his own sexual feelings for the first time.

La última noche [The Last Night] (USA)
Two best friends, an American and a Spaniard, spend a last night together in New York. When the Spaniard talks about wanting to have a relationship, his straight friend kisses him. Will this destroy their friendship?

Chaser (USA)
Alienated from his conservative Jewish family and community, a promising, young, gay schoolteacher seeks solace in New York's barebacking scene. Interesting film but I not understand what was the point!

Paco (Spain)
Jota goes out every morning in search of love, and love is called Paco. He imagines love with every stranger he sees.

Independencia [Independence] (Spain)
Two men facing the Spain of their time during war times when accidentally one of the men comes out to his brother.

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