QUEER SHORTS TWO

The Queer Shorts Two Session contains films about femininity, sisterhood, butch tears, dating and beautiful figures.

 

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: 17 Mar 2018

TIME: 2:00 pm 

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

DURATION: 100 mins

UNCLASSIFIED  15+

MY GAY SISTER (Min Homosyster)

Date  2017

Country Sweden / Norway

Language  Swedish with English subtitles

Director  Lia Hietala

Run Time 15min

SYNOPSIS

A relationship between two sisters are put to the test when a new role model appears for the younger sister Cleo. In the centre of attention is the biggest question: How does one know that one is in love and are there any shortcuts to the answer? A short drama about the ability to create trust.

NOT K.O.

Date  2016

Country France

Language  French with English subtitles

Director  Xavier Sirven

Run Time 20min

SYNOPSIS

Joanne is leaving by the end of the day. For Polly, the daughter of the local garage manager,

there is only one thing to do: give reality to their love story. If there is something to fight for, Polly is ready for it.

BEAUTIFUL FIGURE (Szep Alak)

Date  2016

Country  Hungry

Language Hungarian with English subtitles 

Director  Hajni Kis

Run Time  17min

SYNOPSIS

A high-school cleaning lady falls in love with one of the students in the school. Her love is impossible from the beginning, but she still decides to show her feelings. The moment when they meet, she changes her mind. She has to face the difficulty of  human boundaries.

OUR SECOND FIRST DATE

Date  2017

Country  USA

Language English 

Director  Emi Schaulfeld

Run Time  11min

SYNOPSIS

A woman is magically forced to repeat the same date over and over again until she can make it go perfectly.

OPEN RECESS

Date  2017

Country  Canada

Language English 

Director  Amy Jingyi Xu

Run Time  3min

SYNOPSIS

An animated documentary about a nostalgic story of the childhood romance of two girls.

ROUND ONE

Date  2017

Country  Australia

Language no dialogue 

Director  Ella Sowinska

Run Time  4min

SYNOPSIS

Round One creates a portrait of Nicola Stevens, who played in the first professional Australian Football League women’s game in 2017.

DICHOTOMY

Date  2017

Country  USA

Language English 

Director  Yannis Zafeiriou

Run Time  11min

SYNOPSIS

Jane struggles to embrace her femininity as a butch lesbian. She shaves her head, which

propels her on a humorous, twisted journey of self discovery.

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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

5 - 15 MARCH 2020

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