Genre

Teen-Friendly

SHORT FILMS

ABOUT A SHORT FILM

Film

ABOUT A SHORT FILM

Directed by Kevin Yee
Comedian Kevin Yee makes a short film about making a short film.
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…
SHORT FILMS

BABY

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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

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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…
SPECIAL EVENTS, ENCORE SCREENINGS

BOOKSMART

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BOOKSMART

Directed by Olivia Wilde
BFFs Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein) kept their noses to the grindstone all through high school...
SHORT FILMS

DENIM

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DENIM

Directed by Daryen Ru, Lucas McGowen
A vengeful school rival outs Micayla as transgender by taking a photo of her using the girls' bathroom.
SHORT FILMS

DESIRES OF THE FLESH

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DESIRES OF THE FLESH

Directed by Rafaela Camelo
For young Camila, blessed be Sunday, for that is the day to see Giovana.
SPECIAL EVENTS

DROP DEAD GORGEOUS

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DROP DEAD GORGEOUS

Directed by Michael Patrick Jann
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of this iconic mockumentary about the vicious competition between two contestants in a rural…
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO

Film

FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO

Directed by Daniel Karslake
Four families of faith journey to accept their LGBTQ children in this powerful followup to For the Bible…
SHORT FILMS

FRAMING AGNES

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FRAMING AGNES

Directed by Chase Joynt, Kristen Schilt
Watch as preeminent trans culture-makers of our time breathe new life into a 1950s archive of never-before-seen histories…
SHORT FILMS

GUM

Film

GUM

Directed by Lizette Barrera
A teenager can’t find peaceful solitude or a way to come to terms with her grandfather’s passing until…
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

I

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I

Directed by Hallfridur Thora Tryggvadottir, Vala Omarsdottir
Svanur searches for the freedom to be themself, in the big city and in the rural countryside at…
SHORT FILMS

LADIES DAY

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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

LES LÈVRES GERCÉES

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LES LÈVRES GERCÉES

Directed by Fabien Corre & Kelsi Phung
In a kitchen, a mother and her trans child struggle to establish dialogue.
SHORT FILMS

LOCKDOWN

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LOCKDOWN

Directed by Celine Held, Logan George
Marie, a 14-year-old, stages a risky but almost perfect plan to understand the feelings she’s developing for her…
SHORT FILMS

MISDIRECTION

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MISDIRECTION

Directed by Carly Usdin
A chance encounter teaches Cam — a college freshman with a big, gay crush on her roommate —…
SHORT FILMS

MUDPOTS

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MUDPOTS

Directed by Cate Smierciak
Shelby and her best friend Jess spend one last afternoon together. In a stolen moment at Shelby’s going-away…
SHORT FILMS

ODE TO PABLO

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ODE TO PABLO

Directed by Adelina Anthony
A young, queer deaf man holds his ground against the neighborhood boys on the basketball court.
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

QUEERING THE SCRIPT

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QUEERING THE SCRIPT

Directed by Gabrielle Zilkha
A dynamite mixture of devoted fans, show creators, and TV stars explores the rocky history and potentially bright…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

RIOT GIRLS

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RIOT GIRLS

Directed by Jovanka Vuckovic
A teen lesbian couple is caught in the crossfire in a post-apocalyptic, parent-free world in this sci-fi thriller…
SHORT FILMS

THE SHIVA CALLERS

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THE SHIVA CALLERS

Directed by Emi Shaufeld
When a closeted woman’s girlfriend shows up unexpectedly to her grandfather’s shiva, she must do anything in her…
SHORTS PROGRAMS

SHORTS: YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE

Program

SHORTS: YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE

The next generation of LGBTQ folks foster community in spaces beyond the bars, finding strength in visibility while...
SHORT FILMS

SWITCH

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SWITCH

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

THESE THEMS

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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…
NARRATIVE FEATURES

TO THE STARS

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TO THE STARS

Directed by Martha Stephens
In God-fearing 1960s Oklahoma, shy high school outsider Iris’s world is shaken when beguiling Maggie moves into town.
SHORT FILMS

WONDER

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WONDER

Directed by Javier Molina
An 11-year-old kid growing up in “the hood” secretly dreams of trick-or-treating as Wonder Woman for Halloween.