QUEER SHORTS ONE

The Queer Shorts One Session contains film about drag, realness, masculinity, fragility, whispering, sex, tears and dolphins.

Short Film programme showcasing top quality queer shorts from Australia and around the world.

 

The Queer Shorts Sessions are always a festival highlight.

*Film list is not in presentation order and in rare occasions can be subject to change

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DATE: 10 Mar 2018

TIME: 5:00 pm 

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

DURATION: 100 mins

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UNCLASSIFIED  15+

TASTY

Date  2017

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Meaghan Palmer

Run Time  15min

SYNOPSIS

Ben gets caught up in a homophobic drug raid in a Melbourne gay nightclub in 1994.

Date  2017

Country  Sweden

Language  Arabic & Swedish with English subtitles

Director  Victor Lindgren

Run Time  11min

SYNOPSIS

The sea. High waves. Dark water. A border fence, two men in hiding. Their flight begins. Only one of them will reach Sweden. 
One of the men is played by Abdi Aziis, who himself has fled from Somalia to Sweden in order to escape the oppression and persecution of gay men. 

THE COMET 

Kometen

MEN DON'T WHISPER

Date  2017

Country  USA

Language  English 

Director  Jordan Firstman

Run Time  22min

SYNOPSIS

The real-life couple attempt to have sex with women in order to prove their masculinity to one another.

FEZ

a LOVE BITES ABC Arts and Screen Australia initiative

Date  2018

Country  Australia

Language  English 

Director  Jermaine D’Vauz

Run Time  15min

SYNOPSIS

FEZ is a high energy, short spectacle celebrating Samoan-Australian entertainer Fez Faanana and his trailblazing artistic journey from growing up in small town Ipswich, Queensland to representing Australia on the world stage in dazzling drag, with his co-founded all male burlesque company "Briefs Factory".

POSTER BOY

Date  2018

Country  Australia

Language  English 

Director  Dean W Law

Run Time  25min

SYNOPSIS

When the victim of a violent hate attack joins a gay gun club, he finds himself caught between two rival gay rights activists seeking to manipulate his story for their own agendas - one the club's charismatic leader, the other his domineering partner.

PINK DOLPHIN

Date  2017

Country  USA

Language  No dialogue  

Director  Tuo Kan

Run Time  4min

SYNOPSIS

A story about the one and only Pink Dolphin living in the ocean looking for his companions and trying to survive from the assaults and taunts of other sea creatures. This animation is made for mourning the 49 lives that were taken in 2016 Orlando gay nightclub shooting.

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