The Queer and Now

Wednesday, April 11, 5:15 PM

Approach/Withdraw
Director: Ker Wallwork/Juliet Jacques
Experimental
10 minutes
United Kingdom

How public understandings of oestrogen and sex hormones affect the sense of self and relationships of those who feel at odds with their assigned gender.

Wren Boys
Director: Harry Lighton
Narrative
11 minutes
United Kingdom

On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Saturn Devours
Director: Johnnie Walker
Narrative
14 minutes
Canada

A young man suffers a surreal string of bad luck around the same time an ancient god starts following him around town.

Life in Darkness
Director: Ali Raheem
Narrative
9 minutes
Iraq

A 22 year old male wakes up on his birthday in Mosul, Iraq, only to have problems with his
boyfriend.

Heather Has Four Moms
Director: Jeanette L. Buck
Narrative
14 minutes
USA

Heather wants to lose her virginity for her 15th birthday and the only thing standing in her way is her divorced four lesbian moms.

Make Out Party
Director: Emily Esperanza
Narrative
30 minutes
USA

Meet Madame X, a leather-clad Venus with too many lovers; Band-Aid Box, a dapper-femme do-gooder just trying to make it through their day; and Bambi, a peppy Satanist-witch with no time for catcalls.

Posted in Competition 2018, Shorts