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
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.
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.
Christina Willings; 2018; Canada; 24 min.
Trans youth and parents talk about their real-life experiences in this bubbly documentary.
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.
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.
Non-Explicit Sexual Situations; Drug Use; Discussion of Suicide