Best In Show Showcase

Best In Show Showcase

April 12, 6:00 PM – April 12, 9:00 PM

Boston University's George Sherman Union Auditorium


Come one, come all to view the finest of Queer short film storytelling chosen by You, The Wicked Queer audience. We have put together a selection of 12 films rated Best in Show. The film line up will be a secret until the day of this screening. Which will be your favorite? Who are you voting for?

Egúngún (Masquerade)

Seeking healing, a woman must return to Lagos, the city of her birth.

Directed by Olive Nwosu 14 m English Nigeria

For Love

Nkechi, an illegal immigrant, who’s been hiding for three years, lives with her girlfriend Martha and their two other friends Dolapo and Tolu. When immigration does a random check on Dolapo, both Nkechi and Martha are forced to make decisions about their love and their future together.

Directed by Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor 13 m English UK

As I Live and Breathe

In a dystopian world where the air sends you to sleep, a timid romantic uses the only gas mask and her imagination to experience a fulfilling romance with an unconscious heartthrob.

Directed by William Hearle 14 m English United Kingdom

Miss Misery

After being broken up with by her girlfriend, a willful nineteen year old must recount her past mistakes during a visit with her estranged older sister.

Directed by Keely Martin 18 m English USA


Apayauq Reitan's journey to become the first out transgender woman to complete the legendary Iditarod sled dog race.

Directed by Zeppelin Zeerip 14 m English USA

The Talk

The life changing conversation that takes between father and son when staunchly unionist father DENNIS walks in on his son Barry in bed with a man.

Directed by Jonathan Hughes 10 m English Ireland


Troy has loud sex. Troy has loud sex 24-7. Troy shares a wall with Thea and Charlie. Troy is ruining their lives... or is he saving them? A darkly comedic tale of New York neighbors, the ways in which we become interwoven with the lives of strangers, and the unexpected consequences of unasked-for intimacy.

Directed by Mike Donahue 16 m English USA


A Syrian migrant working as a crane operator in Beirut volunteers to cover a shift on one of the most dangerous cranes, where he is able to find his freedom.

Directed by "Dania Bdeir " 15 m Arabic Lebanon

After Sunset, Dawn Arrives

In the early 2000s, old China Town, Los Angeles, when introverted and unsociable sixty-five-year-old Chinese man, Wan falls in love with a man who is nearly 30 years younger than him, Wan struggles to embrace his homosexual identity which he has been suppressed for his entire life and simultaneously confronts his guilt towards his long deceased Chinese wife.

Directed by Andy Yi Li 17 m English USA

Lying in Bed Alone, Breathing

A documentation of and meditation on the internal
and external worlds of gender dysphoria, as
experienced by, shot by, narrated by, and written
out by the subject at the film's core. Audio
description and open captions are implemented
throughout the film to create a conversation
between the typically inaudible and ineligible
voices of the queer body and mind.

Directed by Tris Arthur 10 m English USA

The Quinceañeras

The colector Ravena brings the universe of 15-year-old girl parties to talk about dreams and belonging.CONTENT WARNING: RECOUNTING OF TRANSPHOBIA

Directed by Leão Neto 15 m Portuguese Brazil


An unexpected love story develops over a box of tampons between Phoebe, a mini mart cashier, and Kirby, a guy in transition.

Directed by Alexandra Greenspan 12 m English USA