Global Shorts Forum: LGBTQ
He and Rock & Roll
Director: Yilei Zhou
Producers: Victoria Hochberg, Affonso BeatoChenge Zhang
Writer: Yilei Zhou
Cast: David Leon Espina, Russell Ewing, Circus Szalewski, Cory Storey, Caleb Hurst, Samantha Westervelt, Tony Knox
A story about a 1970s' American rock band and the love that grows between two men - the lead singer and the guitarist.
Director: James Dunstan
Producers: Hannah Cole
Writer: Dillon Beagley
Cast: Lucy Chappell, Tom Rhys Harries, Bobby Schofield
An unconventional love story between two teens leading up to the night of their high school prom, as they begin to understand the differences and similarities of love, sex and gender.
Director: Graham Cantwell
Producers: Sharon Cronin, Indah Pietersz, Emma Carlsson, Ciaran Byrne
Writer: Graham Cantwell
Cast: Clara Harte, Dean Quinn, Leah McNamara
Lily, a girl with a secret on the cusp of becoming a young woman, is faced with the greatest challenge of her young life.
Poshida: Hidden LGBT Pakistan
Director: Faizan Fiaz
Producers: F. FiazFaizan Fiaz
Poshida is a groundbreaking independent documentary following LGBT individuals in Pakistan and explores their history, culture and challenges.
Underclothes (Roupa de Baixo)
Director: Lara Dezan
Producers: Juliana Lira
Writer: Alexandre Gennari
In small-town Brazil, we are introduced to a local trans woman and the community she's part of in a remarkable tale that affirms acceptance is possible anywhere.