Men's Shorts: Virtually yours
Men's Shorts: Virtually yours
July 27, 7:00 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.
Missed connections and true connections through walls and wires, and how do we connect. This group of gents are just trying to make connections. Curated by Shawn Cotter.
Content Warning: Addiction, Recovery and Extreme Sexuality.
Brian drifts through life using a computer monitor as his window to the world outside, unable to connect meaningfully with people on the other side of his screen. After an unusual online encounter, Brian is challenged to step out from behind his computer and shatter long-lived inhibitions to claim the touch of another human being.
Directed by Arthur Halpern | 2019 | 16 min | United States | English
Directed by Arthur Halpern 16 m English United States
Don't Blame Jack
DON’T BLAME JACK follows the newly diagnosed, manic-depressive, Jack, as he battles with the thought of life without his beloved ‘mania’. Now on a daily cocktail of anti-psychotics and anti-depressants Jack searches for the adrenaline fuelled, extraordinary manic highs in the most ordinary of places. Jack escapes his drab, routine-filled existence by jumping into the arms of strangers, searching for moments of magic.
Directed by Dale John Allen | 2019 | 30 min | United Kingdom | English
Directed by Dale John Allen 30 m English United Kingdom
Francisco is unhappy about his body.
Directed by Fábio Leal | 2018 | 15 min | Brazil | Portuguese with English subtitles
Directed by Fábio Leal 15 m Portuguese with English subtitles Brazil
Jeff Drives You
A lonely gay man falls in love with an artificially intelligent car over the course of a road trip.
Directed by Aidan Brezonick | 2019 | 17 min | United States | English
Directed by Aidan Brezonick 17 m English United States
For Fuck's Sake, Christian, we're making a porn film
Christian and I waiting in his flat for men which want to be filmed during having sex with him.
Directed by Jan Soldat | 2019 | 9 min | Austria
Directed by Jan Soldat 9 m N/A Austria
Local delivery boy Chunho falls in love after delivering dumplings to Eric, an American lawyer living in Hong Kong. Their love for food and cheesy 70s music bring them together, but the class difference between the two of them eventually gets in the way.
Directed by Hugo Kenzo | 2019 | 15 min | Hong Kong | Chinese, English with English subtitles
Directed by Hugo Kenzo 15 m Chinese, English with English subtitles Hong Kong
A menagerie of colorful busby berkeley dicks and heartbreaking autobiographical anecdotes.
Directed by Tristan Scott-Behrends | 2019 | 2 min | United States | English
Directed by Tristan Scott-Behrends 2 m English United States
Next Level Shit
Taylor (Ben Baur) prepares obsessively for the perfect third date with dreamboat Chris (Daniel K. Isaac), but his efforts backfire, sending the relationship spiraling to a whole new level of intimacy.
Directed by Gary Jaffe | 2018 | 11 min | United States | English
Directed by Gary Jaffe 11 m English United States
Jonathan goes to the restroom in the middle of an opera performance. He has a very specific mission. He takes off his marriage ring and opens the secret golden glory hole hidden inside one of the stalls. Now, he waits for someone to come in so he can be on his knees. His heart accelerates as each new guy comes into the restroom. Finally, after taping his feet in what looks like a tap-dancing sequence he is able to find another man willing to give him what he wants.
Directed by João Dall'Stella | 2019 | 2 min | United States | English
Directed by João Dall'Stella 2 m English United States