Shorts: BOLD

This program has 8 films.

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

Heaven Reaches Down to Earth

Tebogo Malebogo

Tebogo Malebogo

After Tau comes to a realization about their sexuality, it sets in motion a cascade of thoughts and emotions in Tumelo.

Country

South Africa

Year

2020

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Black, Experimental, Queer

Language

Sotho / Zulu (English Subtitles)

Sunday's Child

Maisie Richardson-Sellers

Maisie Richardson-Sellers

Director

After moving to Los Angeles, Esi stumbles upon a VIVID house party of QTPOC and, for the first time in her life, feels welcomed into a community where she can let down her walls.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

13 mins

Interests

Black, Queer, RE:Focus, Trans

Language

English

Her & Her

Jade Anouka

Jade Anouka

Director

Part poetry video. Part music video. This experimental short film is a lyrical, musical story told using poetry and beatboxing.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2020

Duration

13 mins

Interests

Black, Experimental, Lesbian, Performing Arts, RE:Focus

Language

English

Of Self-Blessing

Golden Adonis Redwood Collier

Golden Adonis Redwood Collier

Director

A dreamy non-binary artist reflects on community, exploration, and embracing the mercurial seasons of self-blessing in the heart of West Philly.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

11 mins

Interests

Black, Experimental, Non-Binary, Queer, RE:Focus

Language

English

Freed

Josza Anjembe

Josza Anjembe

Issa is about to get out of jail when he meets Gaetan, a young inmate who has not served out his sentence yet.

Country

France

Year

2019

Duration

20 mins

Interests

Black, French Language, Gay, RE:Focus

Language

French (English Subtitles)

Homegoing

Carlton Daniel Jr.

Carlton Daniel Jr.

A mortician’s son balances the expectations of working at his father’s funeral home and a night out with friends.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

14 mins

Interests

Black, Gay,

Language

English

The Beauty President

Whitney Skauge

Whitney Skauge

In 1992, drag queen Joan Jett Blakk made a historic bid for the White House as an openly queer write-in candidate.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Activism, Aging / Elders, Black, Drag, Gay, RE:Focus

Language

English

Mother

Jas Pitt

Jas Pitt

Director

Kate Stonehill

Kate Stonehill

A young dancer from a Rio de Janeiro favela finds acceptance through their vogueing family, the art of Ballroom, and their relationship with their House Mother.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2020

Duration

21 mins

Interests

Black, Gay, Latinx, Performing Arts, RE:Focus, Trans

Language

English

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