Genre

Romance

SHORT FILMS

16

Film

16

Directed by Kristal Chan
After a bad breakup, a young woman transports herself to a dreamy age before broken hearts, when first…
CENTERPIECES

ADAM

Film

ADAM

Directed by Rhys Ernst
An awkward high schooler learns some hard truths about love, friendship, and acceptance during a pivotal summer with…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

AN ALMOST ORDINARY SUMMER

Film

AN ALMOST ORDINARY SUMMER

Directed by Simone Godano
Two families sharing a seaside vacation property are shocked to learn that their respective grandfathers are planning to…
EPISODICS

ANNE+

Film

ANNE+

Directed by Valerie Bisscheroux
The weekend Anne moves into her own flat in Amsterdam, she runs into her first love, causing her…
EPISODICS

APPQUEEN

Film

APPQUEEN

Directed by Derek Cox and Dan Finnen
Damon deals with the comic aftermath of a hookup from a gay dating app in Chicago.
SHORT FILMS

BABY

Film

BABY

Directed by Jessie Levandov
This queer love story follows a Dominican teenager in the Bronx on a Saturday afternoon.
NARRATIVE FEATURES

BILLIE AND EMMA

Film

BILLIE AND EMMA

Directed by Samantha Lee
A model student falls for the new kid at their all-girl Catholic school, but can their budding romance…
SHORT FILMS

BOB & DALE

Film

BOB & DALE

Directed by David Rosfeld
An elderly gay couple living off the grid in the Rocky Mountains find a deeper love when dementia…
SHORTS PROGRAMS

BOYS SHORTS

Program

BOYS SHORTS

Alive with the exhilarating powers of love, lust, and living out loud, the characters in this year’s rousing...
EPISODICS

DELIVERY GIRL

Film

DELIVERY GIRL

Directed by Kate Krieger
Trisha struggles with her queer identity and Catholic upbringing while making money delivering drugs in her conservative New…
NARRATIVE FEATURES, ENCORE SCREENINGS

FROM ZERO TO I LOVE YOU

Film

FROM ZERO TO I LOVE YOU

Directed by Doug Spearman
Peter's fear of commitment and Jack's 15-year marriage to a woman complicate their undeniable attraction to one another…
SHORT FILMS

#GAYBOY2019

Film

#GAYBOY2019

Directed by Noah Causey
Competing narratives unfold about a young gay man: the one he was promised through the hetero-media against the…
SHORT FILMS

GENTLEMAN SPA

Film

GENTLEMAN SPA

Directed by Yu Jhi-han
A lonely, romantic janitor at a gay spa has the opportunity to massage an attractive new client, and…
SHORTS PROGRAMS, ALL GIRL FRIDAY

GIRLS SHORTS

Program

GIRLS SHORTS

The women in this year’s collection of effervescent shorts know how to take chances against all odds. Whether...
NARRATIVE FEATURES, ALL GIRL FRIDAY

GOOD KISSER

Film

GOOD KISSER

Directed by Wendy Jo Carlton
Jenna, Kate, and Mia meet up for a threesome, but when lies are revealed and power balances shift,…
SHORT FILMS

HERE WITH YOU

Film

HERE WITH YOU

Directed by Nona Schamus
When Imani goes to her friend's housewarming party, she meets a boy who piques her interest — little…
SHORT FILMS

HOMIES

Film

HOMIES

Directed by Ina Espiritu
Maine can't admit to best friend/f*ck buddy Raven that she is in love with her. A queer almost-love…
SHORT FILMS

I KNOW HER

Film

I KNOW HER

Directed by Fawzia Mirza
In the afterglow of a seemingly fated hookup, two women realize that perhaps they have a little too…
SHORT FILMS

IRISH GOODBYE

Film

IRISH GOODBYE

Directed by Adetokumboh M'Cormack
Nizar, a young, gay, conflicted but devout Muslim refugee from Syria, spends a night out with a quixotic…
SHORT FILMS

ISHA

Film

ISHA

Directed by Christopher Manning
Rahmi, a Romanian Muslim man living in London, struggles to reconcile his cultural and religious background with his…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

JOSÉ

Film

JOSÉ

Directed by Li Cheng
A 19-year-old Guatemala City youth struggles with sex, love, and family obligation in this brilliantly shot Queer Lion…
SHORT FILMS

LADIES DAY

Film

LADIES DAY

Directed by Abena Taylor-Smith
Amma’s day at the salon is full of sheen spray, gossip, and laughter, but how will she deal…
SHORT FILMS

LAVENDER

Film

LAVENDER

Directed by Matthew Puccini
A young gay man grows increasingly entangled in the marriage of an older gay couple.
SHORT FILMS

LAZY (SUNDAY)

Film

LAZY (SUNDAY)

Directed by Cameron Miller-Desart
Tired of their friends trying to set them up, two friends turn running errands into a fake date,…
SHORT FILMS

LESSON #8 BY ALBERTO FERRERAS

Film

LESSON #8 BY ALBERTO FERRERAS

Directed by Alberto Ferreras
A gay app hookup takes an unexpected turn, proving that the best laid plans won't get you laid…
SHORT FILMS

THE LINE

Film

THE LINE

Directed by Melisa Resch
Sparks fly at a Saturday morning abortion clinic defense line when dedicated activist Gigi meets punk loner Amber.
SHORT FILMS

LUKEWARM

Film

LUKEWARM

Directed by Mitch Yapko
John and Eric are on a date, and things seem to being going well, that is, until Eric…
SHORT FILMS

MEG’S FIRST DANCE

Film

MEG’S FIRST DANCE

Directed by Ada Gorn
When Meg explores a world outside her Catholic high school routine, she begins to see her best friend…
SHORT FILMS

MOMSTER

Film

MOMSTER

Directed by Drew Denny
Amanda Plummer and Brianna Hildebrand are a bank-robbing mother and roller-skating daughter who finally reunite in the ultimate…
SHORT FILMS

NEXT LEVEL SHIT

Film

NEXT LEVEL SHIT

Directed by Gary Jaffe
Taylor prepares obsessively for the perfect third date with dreamboat Chris, but his efforts backfire, sending the relationship…
SHORT FILMS

PAISA

Film

PAISA

Directed by Dorian Wood, Graham Kolbeins
An immersive fever dream that celebrates the beauty of queer brown sensuality, body positivity, and individuality.
EPISODICS

RAZOR TONGUE

Film

RAZOR TONGUE

Directed by Kalena Ranoa, Natalie Heltzel, Puppett, Sarah Poynter
Belle is the queen of calling out all the problematic people in her way, but falling in love…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

SECOND STAR ON THE RIGHT

Film

SECOND STAR ON THE RIGHT

Directed by Ruth Caudeli
A 30-something bisexual actress struggles with her career and relationship while the rest of her friends seem to…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

SELL BY

Film

SELL BY

Directed by Mike Doyle
A struggling artist and his Insta-gay boyfriend hit a rough patch in their five-year relationship, as their female…
SHORT FILMS

SHIBARI

Film

SHIBARI

Directed by Robin Entreinger
When Chloé arrives in Tokyo to interview Claire about her practice of the erotic art Shibari, she gets…
SHORT FILMS

SINKED UP

Film

SINKED UP

Directed by Raechel Zarzynski
Elsie and Frankie feel their way from roommate to romance, out of order and out of their respective…
SHORTS PROGRAMS, ALL GIRL FRIDAY

SHORTS: SO LET’S MAKE THINGS PHYSICAL

Program

SHORTS: SO LET’S MAKE THINGS PHYSICAL

These female-centric stories focus on the longing, heartache, and lust that so often entangle themselves when it comes...
SHORT FILMS

STEALTH

Film

STEALTH

Directed by Astor Stark
Gia is a "stealth" transgender woman -- able to pass as cis, but still contending with her love…
CENTERPIECES

STRAIGHT UP

Film

STRAIGHT UP

Directed by James Sweeney
When Todd’s neuroses around sex and romance convince him to try dating women, he meets aspiring actress Rory…
SHORT FILMS

SUCKMEOFF, PRINCESS!

Film

SUCKMEOFF, PRINCESS!

Directed by Tristan Scott-Behrends
Once upon a time he had an open heart but men are trash and dating is hard and…
SHORT FILMS

SUNLIT NIGHTS

Film

SUNLIT NIGHTS

Directed by Vilde Moberg
Two strangers let loose and break free over an impromptu karaoke performance.
SHORT FILMS

SWEATER

Film

SWEATER

Directed by Nick Borenstein
After his Tinder date flakes, Corey's day couldn't possibly be any worse — until he gets a free…
SHORT FILMS

SWITCH

Film

SWITCH

Directed by Marion Renard
During her first sexual experience, a teenage girl discovers she possesses a uncommon skill.
SHORT FILMS

TERMINALLY IN LOVE

Film

TERMINALLY IN LOVE

Directed by Emily Jenkins, Justin Black
A first-person journey through the mind of a neurotic stoner struggling to get over her ex-girlfriend, as she…
EPISODICS

THESE THEMS

Film

THESE THEMS

Directed by Jett Garrison
After realizing she may be a lesbian, Gretchen quickly befriends non-binary dog walker, Vero, who decides to stop…
SHORT FILMS

THROUPLE

Film

THROUPLE

Directed by Chrissie De Guzman
Hungover from a bad breakup, a not-so-great stripper makes a house call to a progressive married couple, upending…
SHORT FILMS

TO BE WITH YOU

Film

TO BE WITH YOU

Directed by Elliott Feliciano
Alex is only in L.A. for 24 hours to reclaim their father's ashes but, along the way, they…

TOP 3

Film

TOP 3

Directed by Sofie Edvardsson
Anton sees David, and nothing's ever the same. But how can you keep love alive when you want…
EPISODICS

TOUGH LOVE

Film

TOUGH LOVE

Directed by James Mackenzie
Nikki is committed to finding a unicorn: someone – male, female, non-binary – who she's madly attracted to,…
SPECIAL EVENTS

TRANSFINITE

Film

TRANSFINITE

Directed by Neelu Bhuman
This omnibus film features several short stories in which supernatural trans and queer people from different cultures use…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

TU ME MANQUES

Film

TU ME MANQUES

Directed by Rodrigo Bellott
A conservative Bolivian man travels to New York to confront his late son’s boyfriend, a playwright channeling the…
SHORT FILMS

VIBES

Film

VIBES

Directed by Bane Fakih
Mayssa is looking for a sexual release to cure her recent depression, but luck — and her mother…