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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

MARCH 7 - 17 2019

© 2019 Brisbane Queer Film Festival

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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

DATE: 16 Mar 2019

TIME: 5:00 pm 

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

UNCLASSIFIED  18+

OUTDOORING

Date  2018

Country  USA

Language  English

Director  Maxwell Addae 

Run Time  18min

SYNOPSIS

This Los Angeles based story is about a young man, who is attending his sister's Outdooring ceremony with a plan to steal the money collected from family and friends in order to run away and keep a deep secret hidden from them.

PRE-DRINK

Date  2017

Country  Quebec

Language  French with English subtitles

Director  Marc-Antoine Lemire 

Run Time  23min

SYNOPSIS

Alexe is a young trans woman, and Carl a gay man. Best friends since forever, an evening spent together destabilises Alexe, when both decide to have sex together for the first time.

PONYBOI

Date  2019

Country  USA

Language  English

Director  River Gallo

Run Time  19min

SYNOPSIS

Ponyboi is an intersex runaway. He works at a laundromat and hustles as sex-worker. But after a mysterious encounter with a man from his dreams, he learns that perhaps he is worthy of leaving his seedy life in New Jersey behind.

THE THINGS YOU THINK I'M THINKING

Date  2017

Country  USA

Language  English

Director  Sherren Lee 

Run Time  14min

SYNOPSIS

A burn-survivor and amputee goes on a date with a regularly-abled man for the first time since his accident.

YOU ALWAYS STARVE A STYE

Date  2019

Country  Australia

Language  English

Creators  John B. Cahill, Craig Rossiter

Run Time  4min

SYNOPSIS

Gay and Loathing in Bris Vegas - Episode 1

It is Saturday morning and in their weekly weekend ritual, Simon arrives to pick up his best friend, Eric, for breakfast. Only that for most of their 15 year friendship, they have rarely ever finished breakfast together. Will this Saturday morning be different?

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARTH

SYNOPSIS

Gay and Loathing in Bris Vegas - Episode 2

In the world of gay rugby in Bris Vegas, young chub cub Martyn prepares for his first game, bringing with him all the paraphernalia that he will never need. Sitting next to him in the change room is Garth, the best gay rugby player on the team.

Date  2019

Country  Australia

Language  English

Creators  John B. Cahill, Craig Rossiter

Run Time  4min