Shorts: Delicate

Isn’t it delicate?

This program has 8 films.

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

In partnership with

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)

Of Hearts and Castles

Ruben Navarro

Ruben Navarro

A man struggling with a breakup meets another man for a night in Los Angeles that will forever keep them connected.

Country

Spain

Year

2020

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Gay, Romance

Language

English

Where the Silence Passes

Sandra Romero Acevedo

Sandra Romero Acevedo

Antonio left and Emma stayed. During the night of the procession of El Silencio in Écija, Antonio and Emma visit the places where they used to go.

Country

Spain

Year

2020

Duration

20 mins

Interests

Bisexual, Gay, Hispanic, RE:Focus

Language

Spanish (English Subtitles)

Cosmopolitan

Moran Nakar

Moran Nakar

Jacob goes out to a gay party for the first time in his life but discovers that his skin color prevents him from being accepted into the community.

Country

Israel

Year

2020

Duration

7 mins

Interests

Black, Gay, RE:Focus

Language

Hebrew (English Subtitles)

Brave

Miguel Melo

Miguel Melo

Victor takes courage to disclose his HIV status to his partner.

Country

Mexico

Year

2020

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Gay, HIV / AIDS, Latinx

Language

English

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

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)

Land of the Free

Dawid Ullgren

Dawid Ullgren

Director

David and his friends celebrate his 25th birthday with a night swim at the beach. The good mood quickly changes when two straight couples walk by and laugh.

Country

Sweden

Year

2020

Duration

11 mins

Interests

Gay,

Language

Swedish (English Subtitles)

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