Co-Presented by:
 
 

TRACT 1 - 7:00pm

 

 

  Ad Lib - Spain
Run Time: 7 min | Director: Leire Acha

Through dance and music, two people discover their love and face a world that wants to restrict it.


  California Premiere
Carlito Leaves Forever - Peru
(Carlito Se Va Para Siempre)
Run Time: 8 min | Director: Quentin Lazzarotto

A short poetic film following Carlito, a young man living in an indigenous village in the heart of the Amazonian jungle, who decides to leave and change his life forever.


  Headspace - U.K.
Run Time: 4 min | Director: Jake Graf

A rare and intimate glimpse into the trials and tribulations faced by transgendered people on a daily basis.


  California Premiere
Misdirection - USA
Run Time: 14 min | Director: Carly Usdin

Camila is an average college freshman with an obsessive-compulsive disorder and a big, gay crush on her roommate. After both situations come to a head in a near car crash, Camila is stuck trying to find a distraction. A chance encounter with a street magician teaches her to channel her misguided energy into a new hobby, and to open her heart to new possibilities.


  California Premiere
Miller & Son - USA
Run Time: 22 min | Director: Asher Jelinsky

A transwoman mechanic lives between running her family’s auto shop during the day and expressing her femininity at night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life.


  U.S. Premiere
P-175 - France/USA
Run Time: 10 min | Director: Astor Stark

In the heart of WW2, a homosexual Jew accidentally runs into a Nazi SS officer while hiding in the forest.


  California Premiere
RUOK - USA
Run Time: 13 min | Director: Jay Russell

Best friends Alex and Bryan have a bitter fight, entirely via text message, when one of them sleeps with the other one’s crush. But, just as things seem to settle down, an unexpected development may lead to yet another rift.


  West Coast Premiere
The Handyman - USA
Run Time: 9 min | Director: JC Calciano

A single, gay man schemes creative ways to have a hunky repairman repeatedly return to his home to fix things. But suddenly the fantasies become more than either of them expected.


  Thrive - U.K.
Run Time: 17 min | Director: Jamie Di Spirito

A hook-up between two young men, who have a connection, becomes apparent they’re looking for different things.


  U.S. Premiere
Vibes - USA
Run Time: 7 min | Director: Bane Fakih

Mayssa is looking for a sexual release to cure her recent depression but luck – and her mother – are not on her side.

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TRACT 2 - 9:00pm

 

  San Diego Alumni Filmmaker
Engaged - USA
Run Time: 17 min | Director: David Scala

Darren keeps trying – and failing – to propose to his boyfriend Elliot. When their relationship is put into an uncomfortable spotlight during a friend’s outrageous engagement party, Darren realizes he actually might be self-sabotaging himself due to unresolved insecurities about his sexuality.


  San Diego Filmmaker
Gay Camp - USA
Run Time: 10 min | Director: Mark Marchillo

In a world where most of the population is gay, children who exhibit "straight" tendencies are sent to Camp Sohomo in order to convert them back to their natural homosexual lifestyle.


  He Drinks - USA
Run Time: 6 min | Director: Michael Varrati

With their relationship in peril, Chris and Bram decide to seek out the aid of a respected couple’s therapist. However, as she digs into their case, the good doctor discovers that their problems may be far more complicated than she initially thought.


  San Diego Filmmaker
Kathy - USA
Run Time: 17 min | Director: Jonathan Hammond

The true(ish) story of a young boy and his mother who held afternoon exorcisms in the living room – and the new friend who is so "Godly", she may as well be wicked.


  World Premiere
Lone Wolf - Australia
Run Time: 7 min | Director: January Jones

Determined to fit in at a sleepover, 15-year-old Sam ignores cruel taunts from mean girl Blair and her growing feelings for her new friend Willow. But she can’t ignore the strange things happening to her body.


  West Coast Premiere
Mankind - U.K.
Run Time: 13 min | Director: Layke Anderson

A restless young man wants to leave love and the Earth behind. This film reflects the idea that human beings are explorers by nature, and the consequences of standing still for too long.


  World Premiere
Mother’s Day - Germany
(Anneler Günü)
Run Time: 8 min | Director: Merve Cagla Dincer

A story of two women who are trying to come to terms with different losses that ultimately change the course of each other’s lives.


  California Premiere
Pepitas - Italy
Run Time: 8 min | Director: Alessandro Sampaoli

Andrea, despite being over thirty, still lives at home with his mother and visually-impaired grandmother. His family doesn’t know, but he has a part-time job.


  San Diego Filmmaker
Romance Is Dead - USA
Run Time: 13 min | Director: Todd Jackson

Finding it hard to cope with the loss of his fiancé, Donovan turns to his best friend, Adam, to implement a crazy plan to get him back.


  San Diego Filmmaker
Pasos en la Noche - USA
(Steps In The Night)
Run Time: 9 min | Director: Daniel Garcia &
Maximiliano Garcia

In mid-1990’s Tijuana, a closeted gay man enters a local Cumbia competition in the hopes of dancing with a man whom he’s secretly admired.

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Event Information

Date: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Time: 7:00pm & 9:00pm

Ticket Online: $12.50 for each tract | $20 for both
At the Door: $15 for each tract | $25 for both

Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas
3965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Show Schedule

7:00pm


FILM RUN TIME
Ad Lib   7 min
Carlito Leaves Forever   8 min
Headspace   4 min
Misdirection   14 min
Miller & Son   22 min
P-175   10 min
RUOK   13 min
The Handyman   9 min
Thrive   17 min
Vibes   7 min
 
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9:00pm


FILM RUN TIME
Engaged   17 min
Gay Camp   10 min
He Drinks   6 min
Kathy   17 min
Lone Wolf   7 min
Mankind   13 min
Mother’s Day   8 min
Pepitas   8 min
Romance Is Dead   13 min
Steps In The Night   9 min
 
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