Thursday, September 8

7:00 PM Opening Night Film + Party
In From The Side
2022, 134 minutes, Dir: Matt Carter, U.K. As a group of gay athletes try to push past rivalries to score an elusive win, a secret affair simmers among them.
Shown with the short film: Brutal

Friday, September 9

3:00 PM
The Swimmer
2021, 84 minutes, Dir: Adam Kalderon, Israel. Speedos, water, desire…and one step away from the Olympics. Erez (Omer Perelman Striks), a rising star in the Israeli swimming scene…
Shown with the short film: Firsts
5:00 PM
Girl Picture
2022, 100 minutes, Dir: Alli Haapasalo, Finland. Premiering at Sundance Film Festival, this film is a vibrant story tracking the lives of three young women. Best friends Mimmi…
Shown with the short film: Fishbowl
7:00 PM
Two Eyes
Festival Spotlight

Two Eyes

2020, 95 minutes, Dir: Travis Fine, USA. This absolutely mesmerizing film is a cinematic triptych which follows three main characters in three distinct time periods: In late 19th-century…
Shown with the short film: Kiss Me (Bésame)
9:15 PM
Lonesome
2022, 95 minutes, Dir: Craig Boreham, Australia. After being embroiled in a small-town scandal, Casey (Josh Lavery) heads to Sydney, Australia where he connects with Tib (Daniel Gabriel) and ends…
*This film contains sexually explicit content*
Shown with the short film: Service (Palvelus)

Saturday, September 10

11:00 AM
Best of LGBTQ Shorts
A compilation of the best LGBTQ short films.
1:00 PM
Maybe Someday
WOMEN’S CENTERPIECE

Maybe Someday

2022, 91 minutes, Dir: Michelle Ehlen, USA. Jay (Michelle Ehlen), a non-binary, forty-something photographer, attempts to move across the country to start life over after separating from her wife Lily…
Shown with the short film: Spin
3:00 PM
Peter Von Kant
INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT

Peter Von Kant

2022, 85 minutes, Dir: François Ozon, France. Opening this year’s Berlin Film Festival to critical acclaim, François Ozon’s retelling of Fassbinder’s classic film, THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT…
Shown with the short film: The Idealist (L’Idéaliste)
5:00 PM
The Way Out
2022, 94 minutes, Dir: Barry Jay, USA. Alex Romero (Jonny Beachamp) delivers pizza and hopes to one day be a successful singer/songwriter. The trouble is, he’s broken from childhood trauma…
Shown with the short film: Bottom
7:15 PM
All Kinds of Love
MEN’S CENTERPIECE

All Kinds of Love

2022, 75 minutes, Dir: David Lewis, USA. Set in 2015 against the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s upholding of Marriage Equality, this charming, rom-com set in Northern California kicks off…
Shown with the short film: Hotter Up Close
9:15 PM
Swallowed
2022, 92 minutes, Dir: Carter Smith, USA. Carter Smith’s (The Ruins) latest film is a fantastic queer horror nightmare! Two friends, Benjamin (Cooper Koch) and Dom (Jose Colon), spend one…
*This film contains body horror & graphic nudity*
Shown with the short film: Infested Hearts

Sunday, September 11

11:00 AM
Where Butterflies Don’t Fly
2022, 126 minutes, Dir: Roman Němec, Czech Republic. Daniel (Daniel Krejcík) is a nineteen-year-old student with few friends and keeps his distance from other people…
1:30 PM
Mama Bears
2022, 90 minutes, Dir: Daresha Kyi, USA. This documentary is an exploration of the journeys taken by Sara Cunningham and Kimberly Shappley, two “mama bears”—conservative…
Shown with the short film: Moving Out
3:30 PM
Pat Rocco Dared
2021, 89 minutes, Dir: Morris Chapdelaine & Bob Christie. Canada. Activist, artist, filmmaker and entertainer Pat Rocco’s legendary career spanned decades, encompassing nude male erotic…
Shown with the short film: Matthew’s House
5:30 PM
The Sixth Reel
2021, 94 minutes, Dir: Charles Busch & Carl Andress, USA. Fans of screwball comedies of yesteryear will have a swell ‘ole time with Charles Busch’s newest comedy…
7:30 PM Closing Night Film + Dessert Reception
All Man: The International Male Story
2022, 83 minutes, Dir: Bryan Darling & Jesse Finley Reed, USA. This documentary journeys across three decades of the famous International Male catalog and its unlikely…
Shown with the short film: Rendezvous