Gay Stories (Shorts)
After moving to Montreal Alfredo makes himself at home through his passion: burlesque performance.
directed & written: Alexandra Nadeau, cast: Alfredo Monroy Marquez, cinematography: Simon Larochelle, production: Canada 2022, running time: 12 minutes, category: Documentary, English/Polish subtitles
Cock N’ Bull 3
Flight attendants, Chris and Wes, instigate twisted mile-high games with passengers, leading to the unimaginable – trying to make an emergency landing after someone poisoned the pilot.
directed: Nathan Adloff, written: Nathan Adloff, Danny Rhodes, cast: Nathan Adloff, Danny Rhodes, Drew Droege, Missi Pyle, Jim O’Heir, production: United States 2022, running time: 24 minutes, category: feature film, Polish subtitles
King of Spades
It could be a nice, casual night, but things went too intimate. Gus is confused, Ace ask his roommate Emma for help. How to escape from this situation, being honest about the feelings?
directed & written: Andrii Zhuravskyi, cast: Andrew Houghton, Callum Lloyd, Katarina Håkansson, cinematography: Franziska Dimitrova, production: United Kingdom 2022, running time: 14 minutes, category: feature film, Polish subtitles
Deep and dark Polish suburbia, loneliness, shame, feeling of danger. Mercy shows a piece from sex worker’s life, avoiding the sensation. This short film rather emphasizes, that fullfilling human need of touch and true bonds is often paid with doubt and painful experience.
directed & written: Milla Lewis, cast: Kuba Kochanek, Mirosław Henke, Grażyna Walasek, music: Agathe Max, cinematography: Vincent Prochoroff, production: Poland 2022, running time: 13 minutes, category: feature film, English subtitles
On furlough from his military service, Niko pays his estranged father a visit. Does time really heals all wounds?
directed & written: Mikko Mäkelä, cast: Otto Rokka, Teijo Eloranta, Aleksi Holkko, cinematography: Iikka Salminen, production: Finland 2022, running time: 15 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
The Fishing Net
Andras, the loving, family man, confronted by the secret police with some hard truth, has to make a decision that will impact his whole life.
directed: Anna Palinkas, written: Roxana Szarisz, cast: Gergely Csiby, Andrzej Jaslikowski, Sam Spruell, music: Kata Kozma, cinematography: Ádám Fillenz, production: Hungary, United Kingdom 2022, running time: 15 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
The Loire River (La Loire)
Xavier is found dead on the bank of the Loire River, a dangerous and mysterious river in France. Agustín, his best friend, is overwhelmed by his loss, but he wants to go to the place where Xavier’s body was found to explore his fantasies.
directed & written: Alain Petiteau, cast: Rodrigo Solana, Nancy Kabageni, Baptiste Peraisk, production: France 2022, running time: 18 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles