Silver Linings

Stirring and smart, this shorts program explores our queer elders’ vibrant lives and rich histories.

Total Running Time – 89 minutes

Sunday, October 22



Good Times and That’s Okay

Director: Amanda Kaye
Year: 2022
Country: Australia
Running Time: 13 Minutes

A closeted woman has to confront her faith as she learns what true love is from a sex worker named Destiny.

Route 70+

Director: Nerina Penzhorn
Year: 2023
Country: USA
Running Time: 13 Minutes

An upbeat animation about a senior lesbian who gives up her apartment in LA to live in a converted transit van and travel the country!

Toe Tag

Director: Jordan Bolden
Year: 2023
Country: USA
Running Time: 19 Minutes

After discovering a toe tag in the Fire Island dunes, Sam tries to find its owner. The search unlocks painful memories he’d long buried away.

The Cutest and Funniest Animals in the World

Director: Renato Sircilli
Year: 2022
Country: Brazil
Running Time: 24 Minutes

Jorge secretly records audio of guests having sex at Motel Paradise. His shared playback later makes for an unexpectedly poignant reflection on intimacy and technology.

The End

Director: Fernando Reinaldos 
Year: 2022
Country: Spain
Running Time: 10 Minutes

As Carmen cares for her wife, Rosa, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, she hopes that Rosa will once again look at her like she used to.

What Became of David Burkett?

Director: Duane Michals
Year: 2023
Country: USA
Running Time: 3 Minutes

Innovative gay photographer Duane Michals recalls his old army buddy and their curious last meeting; his short is as delightful as his award-winning stills.

There Are Things to Do

Director: Mike Syers
Year: 2023
Country: USA
Running Time: 18 Minutes

Urvashi Vaid helped shape the modern queer rights movement. Her vision serves as a roadmap for generations of activists as they face anti-LGBTQ+ backlash.