OCTOBER 15 - 24TH, 2021

SHORT PROGRAM

BLACK + QUEER AND ON SCREEN

This collection of shorts show the beauty and difficulties of being black and queer.

Total Running Time – 86 minutes

 

BUY TICKETS

HEAVEN REACHES DOWN TO EARTH

Director: Tebogo Malebogo   

Year: 2020    

Country: South Africa  

Running Time: 10 minutes

After Tau comes to a realization about their sexuality, it sets in motion a cascade of thoughts and emotions in Tumelo nothing will ever be the same between them.

THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT

Director: Whitney Skauge 

Year: 2021      

Country: USA  

Running Time: 10 minutes

The man behind the persona of the first openly queer write-in presidential candidate, reflects on his place in gay rights history at the height of the AIDS crisis.

POMPEII

Director: Harry Lighton, Marco Alessi, and Matthew Jacobs Morgan    

Year: 2019      

Country: UK  

Running Time: 8 minutes

Tam (femme, black, 25) gets on the first tube home, plugs himself into his phone and begin reliving his night out via social media stories.

OF SELF BLESSING

Director: golden lionheart collier 

Year: 2020 

Country: USA  

Running Time: 11 minutes

A dreamy non-binary artist reflects on community, exploration, and embracing the mercurial seasons of self-blessing in the heart of West Philly.

MOTHER

Director: Jas Pitt, Kate Stonehill     

Year: 2020   

Country: Brazil/UK  

Running Time: 21 minutes

A young dancer from a Rio de Janeiro favela finds acceptance through their vogueing family, the art of Ballroom, and their relationship with their House Mother.

HOMEGOING

Director: Carlton Daniel Jr.     

Year: 2020    

Country: USA  

Running Time: 13 minutes

A mortician’s son balances the expectations of working at his father’s funeral home and a night out with friends.

SUNDAY’S CHILD

Director: Maisie Richardson-Sellers   

Year: 2020   

Country: USA  

Running Time: 13 minutes

In Los Angeles, Esi stumbles upon a house party of QTPOC and feels welcomed into a community where she can finally let down her walls.