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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

5 - 15 MARCH 2020

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Queer Shorts Two

The Queer Shorts Two Session 

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

FULL SHORTS PROGRAM COMING SOON!

DATE: Saturday 14 March 2020

TIME: 7:00pm 

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

DURATION: 90mins

UNCLASSIFIED  18+

I Have To Think Of Us As Separate People

Date  2019

Country  USA

Language  English

Director  Christopher Berntsen, Stephen Ira

Run Time  4min

SYNOPSIS

An intimate exploration of a complex relationship between two gay men, one cis, one trans, where the filmmakers fracture and blend their own bodies and voices to create a split screen projection collage.

FLOSS

Date  2019

Country  China

Language  Mandarin with English subtitles

Director  Popo Fan

Run Time  15min

SYNOPSIS

Ting finds it difficult to reveal his rather uncommon fetish to his devoted boyfriend Mark.

Mr Mare

Date  2019

Country  Hungary

Language  No Dialogue 

Director  Luca Tóth

Run Time  20min

SYNOPSIS

Looking at an x-ray image a young handsome man is horrified to learn that the weird, tumor-like lump on his chest is the top of a tiny plump man`s head. Nested in his body, he is waiting to be born. A surreal animated chamber play, set in a ‘haunted’ claustrophobic space, in which we witness the dynamics of unrequited love as we follow the relationship of an oddly codependent pair.

BABY

Date  2019

Country  USA

Language  English / Spanish with English subtitles

Director  Jessie Levandov

Run Time  8min

SYNOPSIS

Baby is a queer coming-of-age love story that introduces us to the world of Ali, a Dominican teenager from the Bronx, on a Saturday afternoon.

Sparkling Candles

Date  2019

Country  Greece

Language  Greek with English subtitles

Director  Thanasis Neofotistos

Run Time  10min

SYNOPSIS

A young guy, listening to Céline Dion on repeat, gets prepared to offer himself as a sex-toy to his boyfriend, as a celebration gift for their 3rd anniversary.

Thomas Banks' Quest For Love

Date  2019

Country  Australia

Language  English

Director  Pip Kelly

Run Time  30min

SYNOPSIS

A warm and intimate documentary about a young gay man with cerebral palsy who is on a quest to find true love. Winner of the Best Short Film at Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival, this heartfelt film is a delight.