Comedy Shorts 2022
Comedy Shorts 2022
April 7, 12:00 AM – April 30, 11:59 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.
There is no time like the present to want to have a laugh and this hilarious program will do just that. Who hasn't thought about a throuple once or twice, or love at first sight, or had a sister who dresses in rainbow to show her support. Sit back, relax, and enjoy some queer comedy! Curated by Katie Shannon.
This event is proud to be co-presented by: Queer Scouts Boston
"ADMIT ONE" is the story of Piper, an anti-romantic caught falling for the girl behind the snack counter at her favorite movie theater. As Piper struggles to resist love at first sight, she must battle her way through a Western shoot-out and an Alien Invasion in the lobby of the theater, before finally learning to accept the romance of it all -- and the romantic comedy genre itself.
Directed by Emma Aikman 8 m English USA Comedy
As Simple As That
Suspicious that her son is gay, Joana shares her doubts with her husband. To her surprise, the boy's father knows much more about the subject than she imagined. After all, why was she the last to know?
Directed by Luciana Bitencourt 20 m Portuguese Brazil Comedy, Foreign
David and Andrew decide to both give sperm samples for an equal chance at being the biological father to their future child. While sexed-up David seems to be a bottomless well of supply, uptight Andrew runs dry. Escaping the sterile fertility clinic to a nearby motel, Andrew vows to try again, but as the pressure mounts, Andrew starts to unravel at the thought of being a dad. It takes his partner's patience and love to get him back to the deed at hand, reassuring him that they are both ready for this.
Directed by Jason Laurits 12 m English USA Comedy
Julia wasn’t a happy woman. She made an important decision to change her life.
Directed by Manuel Gomar 14 m Spanish Spain Comedy, Drama
Cristiano is a young devotee who wants to be trained in the seminary to become a Catholic priest, but unexpectedly the interviewer responsible for vocations is the ancient priest of his hometown, Avelino, an unconventional priest who defines himself as "cool dude". Right before Avelino approves his registration to the seminary, Cristiano confesses his most intimate secret, which will determine if he can be a priest
Directed by Adán Pichardo 12 m Spanish Spain Comedy, Foreign
Love is Gay
Maya’s a timid young woman who’s in a codependent relationship with her nervous older sister, Alex. When their newly sober dad comes to visit them in NYC, he expresses concern for the girls because neither has ever had a romantic relationship.
Directed by Isabelle Platt 13 m English USA Comedy
When in Rome
Set in a small town in the Italian countryside, a young and handsome Alfredo returns home after a long time along with his partner Mattia, an African American man. After meeting Alfredo's grandmother, the sweet and crazy Donna Maria, the pair go to see Alfredo's father, Sor Pucci. Alfredo must break the news to his old-fashioned father about his secret. Little did he know his secret will churn into a series of unexpected comic events. This tongue-in-cheek comedy runs parallels alongside on the choices we make.
Directed by Luca Padrini 11 m Italian Italy Comedy, Foreign
Open to It
A loving gay couple experiments with becoming a hot gay throuple. But threesome sex and open relationships come with more complications than limbs.
Directed by Greg Wolf 11 m English USA Comedy