Desires rise to the surface in this eclectic collection of provocative and at times explicit queer short films from around the world.
Marianne Farley; 2017; Canada; 19 min.; in French with English subtitles
A diabetic woman in her seventies learns to make peace with herself and her repressed sexuality after befriending her caretaker.
JUST PAST NOON ON A TUESDAY
Travis Mathews; 2018; Brazil/USA; 22 min.; in Portuguese with English subtitles
A young man spends a sex- and drug-fueled afternoon with a friend of his deceased lover.
Ana Quintanilla; 2018; USA; 5 min.; no dialogue
Haunted by memory and loss, a young woman is confronted by the apparition of her past lover.
Érica Sarmet; 2017; Brazil; 11 min.; in Portuguese and Spanish with English subtitles
Experimental queer porn that expands our notions of body, its desires, and its limitless forms.
DRESSED FOR PLEASURE (Je fais où tu me dis)
Marie de Maricourt; 2017; Switzerland; 17 min.; in French with English subtitles
Twentysomething and disabled, Sarah lives with her cold parents, filling her mind with kinky fantasies, until the new housekeeper helps her realize her own burgeoning sexuality.
ISLANDS (Les îles)
Yann Gonzalez; 2017; France; 24 min.; in French with English subtitles
Characters intertwine in this hauntingly erotic, dreamlike exploration of love and desire. Winner of the Queer Palm Best Short Film Award at Cannes Film Festival
Total running time: 98 min.
Explicit Sexual Situations; Nudity