Perform, dress-up, and dance—these queers are ready to thrust their way to new heights in imaginative and fantastical ways.
Guests in Attendance: Director Max Rifkind-Barron of Talent Night at Auschwitz: Bunk Five and Director Clyde Petersen of Late Nights In The Lab
TSANIZID (WAKE UP)
Beric Manywounds; 2017; Turtle Island; 6 min.
Two-spirit performer and storyteller Beric Manywounds takes us on an intimate and enthralling dance experience.
LATE NIGHTS IN THE LAB
Clyde Petersen; 2018; USA; 3 min.
Hot for queer teacher at an experimental college, in song.
SPLENDID CASE OF DOUBT
Daniel Moshe; 2018; Austria; 4 min.
Become entranced in a carnival of mysterious phenomena. Frogs, bunnies, beavers, oh my.
TALENT NIGHT AT AUSCHWITZ: BUNK FIVE
Max Rifkind-Barron; 2018; USA; 18 min.
This gripping short is a vignette of the imaginative song and dance a young boy uses to transcend trauma.
Sam Matthews; 2018; Australia; 6 min.
This experimental dance short is a romantic account of gender diversity, with prose intersecting movement.
Matthew Kaundart; 2017; USA; 8 min.
A mesmerizing, poetic dance montage that explores gender, sexuality, and the pursuit of love.
POW (PISS OFF, WAR)
Werther Germondari & Maria Laura Spagnoli; 2018; Italy; 9 min.
The queer agenda stops for no one, and no war.
Mark Crane; 2017; UK; 14 min.
A portrait of the power of escaping to imaginary worlds through literature.
Ramon Watkins; 2018; Australia; 6 min.
Tinder conversations take shape in this evocative contemporary dance.
Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert & Ulrika Bandeira; 2018; Sweden; 17 min.; in Swedish, with English subtitles
The positions of object and subject provoke, inspire, and break norms, asking “what is femininity?”
Total running time: 91 min.
Content Warning: Non-Explicit Sexual Situations, Implied Violence, and Discussion of Suicide