Gay Shorts II
All the Awards I Never Gave You (Todos os prêmios que eu nunca te dei)
An unexpected encounter between two young actors in the bathroom at an award ceremony brings up unresolved feelings and a love story that has possibly not come to an end yet…
directed: Caio Scot, written: Lucas Drummond, Mel Carvalho, cast: Lucas Drummond, Matheus Campos, cinematography: João Paulo Casalino, production: Brazil 2021, running time: 17 minutes, English/Polish subtitles
Caught in the throes of a depressive fugue, young Lynn resorts to debauchery to find joy — only to discover that happiness is a much more complicated proposition.
directed/written: Elegance Bratton, Jovan James, cast: Malik Shakur, Biko Eisen-Martin, Gabe Peyton, Simbi Kali, music: James Newberry, cinematography: Zamarin Wahdat, production: United States 2020, running time: 14 minutes, Polish subtitles
Escaping the Fragile Planet (Apodrasi apo ton Efthrafsto Planiti)
A few hours before the world ends, two men have an unexpected encounter, while a strange pink fog is spreading throughout the city.
directed/written: Thanasis Tsimpinis, cast: Nikos Lekakis, Michail Tabakakis, music: Renos Papastavros, cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios, production: Greece 2020, running time: 17 minutes, English/Polish subtitles
F^¢k ‘€m R!ght B@¢k
A Black Baltimore rapper must outwit his vengeful day-job boss in order to avoid getting fired after accidentally eating an edible.
directed/written: Harris Doran, cast: Emmanuel DDM Moss, Kara Young, Catherine Curtin, cinematography: Tyler Davis, production: United States 2022, running time: 13 minutes, Polish subtitles
Hear My Voice
Mike moved to London, hoping to find love and the dream part in the opera. Four years later, he is stuck. Everything changes, when he sees the apparition of his eccentric grandmother.
directed: Daniele Guerra, written: Alex Kassab, cast: Ollie Marsden, Kyley Winfield, Eileen Nicholas, music: Mike Ladouceur, cinematography: Jonathan Haldon, produced: Charles Meunier, production: UK 2021, running time: 13 minutes, Polish subtitles
The Night Train (Nattåget)
Oskar is on the train, heading home after an interview in Stockholm. With a long night ahead of him, he makes eye contact with Ahmad.
directed/written: Jerry Carlsson, cast: Erik Nilsson, Khalil Ben Gharbia, Elin Hugoson, cinematography: Marcus Dineen, production: Sweden 2020, running time: 15 minutes, English/Polish subtitles
Sometimes you have to swipe right on yourself. A short film that explores internalized homophobia and masc4masc culture on gay hookup apps.
directed: Blair Baker, written: Nick Wheelehon, cast: Zy’air Carter, Nick Wheelehon, cinematography: Michael Kohlbrenner, production: United States 2021, running time: 10 minutes, Polish subtitles