SUNDAY SHORTS PROGRAM 2017
Sunday, October 15; 3:30pm
Director, Florencia Manóvil (ENCUENTRO) and Director, Bobby Yan (MARZ),
Boys in the Street #pride
Director: Louisa Bertman
2016 | USA | 4 min
This gorgeous animated music video addresses growing up surrounded by homophobia.
Directors: Paige Gratland & Sam McWilliams
2015 | USA, Canada, UK | 11 min
Deana McGuffin is a third-generation New Mexico bootmaker, hand-crafting wearable pieces of art. When she is approached by a Canadian artist and an SF tattoo artist to create a gay-themed cowboy boot, a story unravels of a unique collaboration that takes them to the heart of cowboy country in Texas.
Britney-Holics Anonymous – A Spear-itual Awakening
Director: Jerell Rosales
2015 | USA | 10 min
A delivery man stumbles upon an unusual support group where cheerful devotees addicted to a certain pop star meet in solidarity.
Director: Francy Fabritz
2016 | Germany | 14 min
An accidental meeting in an elevator at a department store leads two older women to their limits and forces them to improvise. In German with English subtitles
Director: Bobby Yan
2016 | USA | 12 min
A childhood friendship is put to the test after a fleeting encounter stirs up uncomfortable feelings that neither is equipped to answer.
Director: Jake Graf
2017 | UK | 15 min
Writer-Director Jake Graf (Dawn) returns with a beautiful rumination on self-perception and lasting love set in 1950s England.
Director: Florencia Manóvil
2016 | USA | 17 min
Claudia is in for a spark-filled evening when she encounters the captivating foreigner, Isabel, who challenges her perceptions of Latinos and of herself in this beautiful short. In Spanish and English, in partial subtitles
Directors: Wes “Potato” Hurley & Nathan Miller
2016 | USA | 14 min
This visually fascinating autobiographical short (a Jury Prize winner for Best Short Doc at SXSW) is about a gay boy growing up in the Soviet Union, his gutsy mail-order-bride mom, and their dream of escaping to America.