Shorts: Thrive


Darling (Pakistan / United States, 2019)
Directed by Saim Sadiq ・ 16 min ・ Urdu (English subtitles)

An erotic dance theatre in Lahore prepares for a new show just as a sacrificial goat disappears.


Memories Revealed (France, 2019)
Directed by Quentin Worthington ・ 23 min ・ Spanish (English subtitles)

Over the course of 10 months, a camera travels to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Hanover, Germany to meet the founding members of the Archivo De La Memoria Trans Argentina, the first existing Trans Archive in the world.


Welcome Back, Lenny (United States, 2019)
Directed by Vuk Lungulov-Klotz ・ 9 min ・ English

Lenny is back in NYC and crashing at her cousin’s place. As a thank you, she cooks dinner for her and some friends, but the night takes a turn.


Across, Beyond, and Over (United States, 2019)
Directed by Brit Fryer & Noah Schamus ・ 12 min ・ English

Two trans men who used to date in middle school reconnect over a long weekend and develop a hybrid documentary about their past.


The Change Up (United States, 2020)
Directed by Jordan Auten ・ 14 min ・ English

When Tatum and Harley go out for drinks, Tatum becomes distracted by memories of his troubled childhood.


The Rogers (United States, 2020)
Directed by Dean Hamer & Joe Wilson ・ 16 min ・ English

An intimate glimpse of the Rogers of Samoa, the first visible group of transgender men in the Pacific.


Fratello (United States, 2019)
Directed by Jamie DiNicola ・ 9 min ・ English

Fratello explores the ways in which gender warps and infiltrates intimacy.


Here with You (United States, 2018)
Directed by Noah Schamus ・ 6 min ・ English

When Imani goes to her friend’s housewarming party, she meets a man who piques her interest.

The full festival lineup, including feature films and special events, will be released on September 8th, 2020. Details on individual tickets, all-access passes, and membership benefits will be released in the coming weeks.

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