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
DATE: 17 Mar 2018
TIME: 2:00 pm
LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas
DURATION: 100 mins
MY GAY SISTER (Min Homosyster)
Country Sweden / Norway
Language Swedish with English subtitles
Director Lia Hietala
Run Time 15min
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.
Language French with English subtitles
Director Xavier Sirven
Run Time 20min
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)
Language Hungarian with English subtitles
Director Hajni Kis
Run Time 17min
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
Director Emi Schaulfeld
Run Time 11min
A woman is magically forced to repeat the same date over and over again until she can make it go perfectly.
Director Amy Jingyi Xu
Run Time 3min
An animated documentary about a nostalgic story of the childhood romance of two girls.
Language no dialogue
Director Ella Sowinska
Run Time 4min
Round One creates a portrait of Nicola Stevens, who played in the first professional Australian Football League women’s game in 2017.
Director Yannis Zafeiriou
Run Time 11min
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.