Short Film Programs

Enjoy our eclectic collection of short film programs this year!

Animated!

Here we are, just a bunch of queers watching cartoons together. Isn’t that fabulous? 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 14, 9:15 PM

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Bad-Ass Babes

Sugar and spice and everything nice are definitely not what these girls are made of! Explore the tougher side of queer women with a mix of campy spoofs and surprising documentaries. 

TUESDAY, OCT 13, 9:15 PM

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Being Me: Trans Shorts

From being named prom king to secrets hidden deep in an attic to surprise visits from past lovers, this collection of short films reminds us of the simultaneous celebrations and challenges facing transgender individuals. 

TUESDAY, OCT 13, 7:00 PM

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Boys Shorts

Boys, boys, boys! You can dream about them, call them “beardist”, even propose...and they still just want to dance around in their leopard print briefs. 

SUNDAY, OCT 11, 12:30 PM

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Chance Encounters

First loves and first kisses are all unforgettable moments for these young men having chance encounters and learning to be themselves. 

SATURDAY, OCT 10, 4:45 PM

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Girls Shorts

Settle in for laughs, tears, and everything in between. Travel to space, remember your first crush, sort out relationship issues, and take some pithy advice in this program of snappy shorts sure to be a crowd-pleaser. 

SATURDAY, OCT 10, 2:15 PM

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Infrared VI: New Visions from the Queer Avant-Garde

From the depths of the underground come new films that defy standards of narrative cinema and normative desire. Embracing radical politics and documenting the freaky beauty of queer culture, these shorts range in style from campy to abstract, and from sensual to abrasive. 

SUNDAY, OCT 11, 4:30 PM

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Lost and Found

These films cover the spectrum of women’s intimate relationships: imagined, undisclosed, rekindled, familial, unrequited, and even forbidden. 

SATURDAY, OCT 17, 5:15 PM

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Movers and Shakers

These documentary shorts showcase queer performers who demonstrate what it really takes to make the cut: a kick-ass drummer, a 90-year-old flamenco dancer, a passionate rural chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and a football player and track star who became an Italian pop sensation before settling in the Castro to teach yoga. 

SUNDAY, OCT 18, 3:15 PM

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Queer Out!

Be you. Be cool. There’s no sense in hiding anymore! 

SATURDAY, OCT 10, 12:00 PM

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Reel Queer Youth

Plays with The Year We Thought About Love.

SATURDAY, OCT 17, 12:30 PM

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Twist and Shout

From a closeted BMX bike rider to an Aussie footballer in heels, these men all have one thing in common: they make bold, startling choices to live their lives to the fullest. 

SUNDAY, OCT 11, 2:15 PM

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