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#20GAYTEEN SHORTS

  • AMC Pacific Place 600 Pine St., #400 Seattle, WA, 98101 (map)

#20GAYTEEN

Whether you’re in the city or the country, whether you’re rich or poor, we all share the experience of growing up queer.

Content Warning: Non-Explicit Sexual Situations, Drug Use, and Discussion of Suicide

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Barna Szász & Ellie Wen; 2018; USA; 13 min.

Tim, an 18-year-old Instagram influencer with thousands of followers, still struggles to come out to his family.

POP ROX

Nate Trinrud; 2017; USA; 14 min.

On the night that Jesse is going to reveal her crush to her best friend Roxanne, a new girl crashes their party.

SOMETHING ABOUT ALEX (Anders)

Reinout Hellenthal; 2017; Netherlands; 19 min.; in Dutch with English subtitles

On the surface, Alex is just another surly, mopey teenager. Inside, his true identity is primed to explode.

KICK THE CAN (Tarro)

Andrés E. Losada; 2017; Colombia; 5 min.; in Spanish with English subtitles

In this nostalgic short about the brink of manhood, summer games satiate forbidden desires.

BEAUTY

Christina Willings; 2018; Canada; 24 min.

Trans youth and parents talk about their real-life experiences in this bubbly documentary.

MAYBE

Kat Cole; 2018; USA; 10 min.

Lauren, a young Filipino-American in Honolulu, is fascinated by the queer group of friends she sees on a walk along the seawall.

CANDACE

Emma Weinstein; 2017; USA; 9 min.

At the end of high school, best friends Candace and Charlie find it hard to say goodbye before they go off to college.

Total running time: 94 min.

Content Warnings:

Non-Explicit Sexual Situations; Drug Use; Discussion of Suicide

Earlier Event: October 18
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Later Event: October 19
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