Pride Short Film Session
A celebration of short films with LGBITQA themes from around the world
Australian Classification Board Rating: R 18+
Session opens on 13 November at 7:00 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time
*- Australian Premiere
In the indigenous communities around the town of Juchitán, the world is not divided simply into males and females. The local Zapotec people have made room for a third category, which they call "muxes" – men who consider themselves women and live in a socially sanctioned limbo between the two genders.
Directed by Ivan Olita
Tien and Fan meet in a Japanese-themed bar after breaking up. The conversation turns awkward and they both realise they can't go back to the way they were.
Directed by Ting Wei Chen
An evening with old friends forces Sam to confront her new reality.
Directed by Amelia Crawford
We’re Not Here (Australia / Finland)
When tragedy interrupts their secret seaside tryst, the prospect of going public brings two men to a standoff.
Directed by Bonnie Moir
Tillie's lonely life as a roadkill removal worker is destabilised when Wanda, a lively stranger, comes to town.
Directed by Aliza Brugger
An emotional exploration of the complexities of ageing. Adrienne and Stewart care for their ailing mother in the face of an apparent sexual awakening and a strict nursing home policy.
Directed by Jamieson Pearce
The Fall (Australia)
When Aydin is approached by a budding podcaster and asked to share his experience with love, he decides to reflect on his first. Aydin questions how we can mourn the end of a moment while it is happening and the intensity of attachments throughout our life.
Directed by Shannon Anderson
*Dearly (Tendrement; Canada)
During a romantic weekend away, Olivia feels her relationship with Julie slipping away and is overwhelmed by her emotions that she can no longer hide.
Directed by Rose-Anne Déry