Senior Moments

Senior Moments

July 27, 1:00 PM – August 2, 11:00 PM


This is a virtual event. All shorts programs will be available between April 1-30, 2021 and all feature films will be available for ten days between April 8-18, 2021.

Senior Moments is a unique look at the stories that celebrate the 'golden years' of the LGBTQ community. Every grey hair is earned with pride - Joe McGovern.

After that Party

Leo had never imagined he would see his Father kissing another man in the middle of a party... Until it happened. Now, with the help of Carol, his best friend, he has to find the most perfect way to tell his Father that he found out about his secret.

Directed by Caio Scot | 2019 | 15 min | Brazil | Portuguese with English subtitles

Directed by Caio Scot 15 m Brazil

Bird of Paradise

A queer geriatric nurse learns one of life hardest lessons when he falls in love with one of his elderly patients.

Directed by Alexander Zorn | 2019 | 13 min | United States | English

Directed by Alexander Zorn 13 m English United States

The Gift of Winter

A lonely, widowed man whose partner died twenty years ago has given up his life mourning and praying for his return --- until one day he actually does.

Directed by Robin Wang | 2019 | 11 min | United States | English

Directed by Robin Wang 11 m English United States

Night and Day

Night and Day is a story of two lives, an uncle and his nephew. Neither has ever met. In fact the nephew never knew of his uncle's existence until his own coming out to his family. These two men lived very different lives due to the time periods in which they were born. The story is uniquely told via a puppet stage and marionettes.

Directed by Peter Anthony | 2019 | 10 min | United States | English

Directed by Peter Anthony 10 m English United States

Perfectly Frank

Perfectly FRANK is a short documentary chronicling the life of Frank Vilardi a retired accountant from Long Island, who after being married for nearly 50 years, came out in his late 60's.

Directed by Dan Hunt | 2020 | 11 min | United States | English

Directed by Dan Hunt 11 m English United States


An elderly woman at the end of her life reminisces her years spent at a boarding school for girls.

Directed by Audrey Biche | 2019 | 9 min | France | French with subtitles

Directed by Audrey Biche 9 m French with subtitles France

The 44 Scarves of Liza Minnelli

A filmmaker purchased 44 of Liza Minnelli’s used scarves at auction and sent them to 43 friends asking them to make images which suggested “Minnelli metaphor.” This project is the result…

Directed by Russell Brown | 2019 | 11 min | United States | English

Directed by Russell Brown 11 m English United States


An elderly man gets a visit from his childhood best friend, who appears to him as a teenager.

Directed by Erik Gernand | 2019 | 10 min | United States | English

Directed by Erik Gernand 10 m English United States