Gay Mix (Shorts)
A Certain Night
After being out of town for a while, Russell comes back home to the life he left behind. He’s got to face his ex-boyfriend Aaron, and confront the only family he knows – his brother Robert, who is against his sexuality.
directed & written: Sumin Kim, cast: Oliver Rednall, River Simpson, Elliot Graziano, production: United Kingdom 2022, running time: 19 minutes, category: feature film, Polish subtitles
Stavros is trying to connect with his environment and himself, wandering in an inhospitable Athens.
directed & written: Dimitris Zouras, cast: Dimitris Zouras, production: United Greece 2022, running time: 21 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
Happy BirthGay (Homoledet)
Mom throws her son a grandiose surprise BirthGay party, celebrating a year of his coming out. However, he struggles to cooperate. Happy BirthGay is a farce about the mother’s closet and closeted prejudice.
directed & written: Niv Manzur, cast: Dorit Lev Ari, Noam Karmeli, Shifra Milshtein, Gilad Merhavi, music: Gal Lev, cinematography: Shahar Azmon, production: Israel 2022, running time: 16 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
Just like an LP, coming out of the closet for a gay lad has both an A side and a B side: guilt and pleasure. Reflections invites you to reflect upon this idea.
directed: Kane Kwik, production: Spain 2022, running time: 11 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
Water Circles Under Cotton Clouds (Círculos sobre agua, bajo nubes de algodón)
In dystopian future, in the world tormented by pandemics and political upheavals, young people hide on the wild outskirts of a city after looting a batch of vaccines. The leaders seek to sell medications on black market, the subjugated try to get their distribution among the people who are marginalized like them. The tension among members of the group is growing, along with sexual and race-related violence.
directed & written: Roberto F. Canuto, Xiaoxi Xu, cast: Pelayo Carrizo, Senén Valera, Alejandro Barrena, Úrsula Villalta, David Soto Giganto, Lucía Llamedo, Karim Abdou Thiam, Sam McNamara Ferreiro, Óscar Torrecillas, Eduardo Cabrera, Mia Onungue, music: Andrea Centazzo, production: Spain 2023, running time: 24 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
You, Me & Him
The Australian bush is seen as a powerful force, unique ecosystem that is both beautiful and dangerous. The same can be said of the subconscious mind. What or who is man who got lost in bush running from? How a magical drag queen with sequin purse appeared here and why is she acompanied by a Young Boy, who’s searching for his lost friend? You, Me & Him explores the nature of running from the realest parts of yourself and the gravitational pull truth has on us.
directed: Bobbie-Jean Henning, written: Andy Johnston, cast: Gabriel Nicholls, Andy Johnston, cinematography: Flick Smith, production: Australia 2022, running time: 9 minutes, category: feature film, Polish subtitles