Shorts: Afterglow

Meet me in the afterglow.

This program has 10 films.

May 27th, Noon (ET) to June 6th, 11:59 PM (ET)
Online

In partnership with

Mountain Lodge

Jordan Wong

Jordan Wong

The candle, the myth, the legend. Mountain Lodge.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Experimental, Gay, Queer

Language

English

My Head Aches When I Look Too Long

Callahan Bracken

Callahan Bracken

A teenage boy confronts the implications of modern technology on his queerness.

Country

Canada

Year

2020

Duration

3 mins

Interests

Animation, Experimental, Gay

Language

English

The Night Train

Jerry Carlsson

Jerry Carlsson

Director

Oskar is on the night train and makes eye contact with Ahmad. For the first time he meets the gaze of someone who feels the same desire as he does.

Country

Sweden

Year

2020

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Gay

Language

English / French / Swedish (English Subtitles)

Fluid Bound

Rob Fatal

Rob Fatal

An experimental Two-Spirit, Mestizo meditation on the complex, generations-old relationships and battles between our skin and our souls.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Experimental, Performing Arts, Queer, RE:Focus, Two-Spirit

Language

English

Bruised Fruit Tastes Sweeter

Jake Kolton

Jake Kolton

After a roadside accident, a couple try to mend their fragile relationship.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Gay

Language

English

Covid Summer

Todd Verow

Todd Verow

Shot on super8 film using single frame photography, Covid Summer condenses all the anxiety, insanity, and stir-crazy sexual tension of the summer of 2020.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

3 mins

Interests

Experimental, Gay

Language

English

Fisherman

Nicky Miller

Nicky Miller

Director

A fisherman is at the lake when a beautiful young man gets into the water. Fascinated by him, the fisherman begins an idyllic sexual trip into nature.

Country

Germany

Year

2021

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Experimental, Gay, Polyamory, RE:Focus

Language

English

Ten Times Love

Manuel Billi

Manuel Billi

Director

Benjamin Bodi

Benjamin Bodi

Director

Savour ten fragments of ephemeral love in the life of Numa, an anti-romantic hero for our fluid times.

Country

France

Year

2020

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Bisexual, Polyamory

Language

English

Hard

Christian Jacob Ramón

Christian Jacob Ramón

When a much-anticipated date is ruined by his sudden inability to perform, a young man fumbles to apologize and worries about how this new guy might take it.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

11 mins

Interests

Gay

Language

English

Trade Center

Adam Baran

Adam Baran

Director

The voices of five gay men who cruised for sex at the World Trade Center in the 1980s and 1990s haunt the sanitized, commerce-driven landscape that is the newly rebuilt Freedom Tower campus.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Gay,

Language

English

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