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TRACING DESIRE SHORTS

  • AMC Pacific Place 600 Pine Street Seattle, WA, 98101 (map)

TRACING DESIRE

Desires rise to the surface in this eclectic collection of provocative and at times explicit queer short films from around the world.

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MARGUERITE

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.

FIG TREE

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.

LATIFUNDIUM (Latifúndio)

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.

Content Warnings:

Explicit Sexual Situations; Nudity


Earlier Event: October 18
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Later Event: October 18
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