You won't want to miss these shorts! Chasing Unicorns, Violet and June, Jordy in Transitland, Arrival, Saturdays, El Cisne/The Swan, I Like Girls, Sisak (Crying Silently)
Blacked out from a brutal fall while skating, Jo dreams up a world of color, where she meets a unicorn who helps her believe in magic again
Violet and June
Violet and June is a short film about falling in love, the terror of being alive in a cold heartless universe, and butts.
Jordy in Transitland
Jordy is on the brink of her physical transition. Especially now, wandering in the realm between man and woman, she feels that the dichotomy is more poignant than ever. Must she conform herself to fit in? And what is the price for doing so? A modern, raw fairytale as a poetic protest against today's parochialism (narrow mindedness).
Written, directed and animated by Alex Myung, this 2D-animated film explores one boy's struggle to face the truth of his life and love, and reveal it to the person he cares about most.
Estella and her partner Sage consider having a child together, possibly by asking one of Sage's ex-boyfriend's to be the donor.
El Cisne/The Swan
After a long period of absence, Sthefany decides to go back home in Mexico to confront her parents about her gender identity.
I Like Girls
In I Like Girls, four women reveal the nitty-gritty about their first loves, sharing funny and intimate tales of one-sided infatuation, mutual attraction, erotic moments, and fumbling attempts at sexual expression.
Sisak (Crying Silently)
Directed by Faraz Ansari
Set in the fast-paced environs of the bustling Mumbai local trains, Sisak details a wordless romance that develops slowly and intoxicatingly, nestled in the silences and quiet comforts of the end-of-day train journeys between two men.
PROGRAMMERS CORNER DISCUSSION
Be a part of the conversation as our program committee discusses and provides insight into their programming decisions.
Saturday, May 26 2018 at 7:00 PM
The Naked Leaf
#4 - 1126 Kensington Road NW