The characters across these faith-based shorts combine courage with religious practice, whether channeling spiritual guidance or pushing back against intolerance. Regardless of family tension, community estrangement, or perceived heresy, they live their actions and truths the only way they know how. In this communion of queer identities, an Orthodox Jew searches for answers in the Torah, a trans woman celebrates “La Flaca” after a close encounter with death, and a Romanian Muslim unexpectedly finds himself in love with another man.
This film follows Arely Vazquez, a transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte cult in Queens, NY, during her yearly celebration to La Flaca.
When a young Hasidic man increasingly doubts his own identity, his gender, and the nature of being, conflict between him and his wife escalates.
During a traditional Ghanian baptism ceremony, Kobby attempts to steal some of the monetary presents for his escape out of Los Angeles with his boyfriend.
Rahmi, a Romanian Muslim man living in London, struggles to reconcile his cultural and religious background with his burgeoning homosexuality after unexpectedly falling in love.
When Gracie, a young Fundamentalist Christian, meets Heidi, an agnostic lesbian driving back from her mother’s funeral, Gracie must find a new approach to soul-saving.
For young Camila, blessed be Sunday, for that is the day to see Giovana.