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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

MARCH 7 - 17 2019

© 2019 Brisbane Queer Film Festival

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QUEER SHORTS

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

 

Queer Shorts Session is always a festival highlight.

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

SELLING FAST

DATE: 11 Mar 2017

TIME: 4:30 pm 

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

DURATION: 100 mins

CLASSIFICATION  15+

MOTHER KNOWS BEST

Original Title  Mamma vet bäst

Date  2016

Country  Sweden

Language  Swedish  with English subtitles  

Director  Mikael Bundsen

Run Time  13min

SYNOPSIS

After introducing his mother to his boyfriend, an angsty teenager faces an awkward car journey home.  

GABBER LOVER

Date  2016

Country  France

Language  French with English subtitles

Director  Anna Cazenave-Cambet

Run Time  13min

SYNOPSIS

2000’s, Nérac. Laurie and Mila dance near by a lake in the forest. Mila is in love with Laurie and she wants to tell her.

OUR SKIN

Date  2016

Country  USA, Portugal

Language  English 

Director  João Queiroga

Run Time  15min

SYNOPSIS

A late night call takes an unexpected turn when two unlikely strangers, a transgender woman of color and a veteran, gain the courage to be intimate with one another.

THANKS FOR DANCING

Original Title  Takk for turen

Date  2016

Country  Norway

Language  Norwegian / Swedish with English subtitles

Director  Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken

Run Time  19min

SYNOPSIS

A lifelong relationship is coming to an end, as we follow two elderly men and former athletes the last winter they are living together.

DANCE CARD

Date  2016

Country  Australia

Language  English 

Director  Renée Crea

Run Time  6min

SYNOPSIS

Cara has a truth bomb for Gramps; she doesn’t expect him to return fire. But, come on, Gramps lived through the war...

SAY YOU WILL

Date  2016

Country  USA

Language  English 

Director  Chris Cruse

Run Time  11min

SYNOPSIS

It's way past midnight on New Year's Eve. Marcus, who is broke and new to town, catches a break when Ray picks him up at an underground party. But when the cops bust the party -- and their otherwise casual encounter -- each is pushed to try something new..

YOU DESERVE EVERYTHING

Date  2016

Country  Australia

Language  English 

Director  Goran Stolevski

Run Time  19min

SYNOPSIS

A doctor's tentative romance with the hospital's Arabic interpreter is evolving into something deeper. But everything is not as it seems.

Date  2016

Country  Brazil

Language  Portuguese with English subtitles 

Director  Daniel Ribeiro and Rafael Lessa

Run Time  13min

SYNOPSIS

Rafael doesn’t think that sharing too many videos exposing his boyfriend on Snapchat is a problem, that is, until he crosses the line and shares an intimate one. Rafael must then choose between his social media addiction and his relationship. The film was entirely shot with an iPhone using the Snapchat app! From the team that brought us our Opening Night 2015 film The Way He Looks.

LOVE SNAPS

MOMS ON FIRE

Date  2016

Country  Sweden

Language  Swedish with English subtitles

Director  Joanna Rytel / Dolls, Props and Animation: Tim Maarse

Run Time  12min

SYNOPSIS

A film about defying and stretching the generally accepted standards of good motherhood.

2016 Teddy Award Winner, Best Short Film Berlin International Film Festival

ADULT

Date  2016

Country  Australia

Language  English 

Director  Jamieson Pearce

Run Time  12min

SYNOPSIS

Having enabled a loss that now torments her, an old woman enters an adult store in search of redemption. Adapted from a short story by Christos Tsiolkas.