Shorts

  • The Pick Up

    10 mins unrated USA
    Language: English
    Genre: Drama Shorts
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    Synopsis

    Every road can be a detour if you let it.
    Melanie (Kayla Fuentes), a teen resentful of her divorcing parents and craving independence doesn’t like surprises. When Mom (Ashna Sharan) picks her up from swim practice and their trip gets derailed by a flat tire and a stranger, Melanie finds herself choosing a new road.

    Director: Giovanna Chesler
    Cast: Zoe Elizabeth, Kayla Fuentes, Sydni Gift
  • The Shiva Callers

    12 mins USA
    Language: English
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    Synopsis

    When a closeted woman's girlfriend shows up unexpectedly to her grandfather's shiva, she must do anything in her power to stop her family from finding out.

    Director: Emi Schaufeld
    Cast: Neil Fleischer, Jake Gold, Nora Kaye
  • Foxy Trot

    15 mins USA
    Language: English
    Genre: Comedy Shorts
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    Synopsis

    A married couple unexpectedly face their relationship issues when they take ballroom dance lessons in a very heteronormative class.

    Director: Lisa Donato
    Cast: Laura Zak, Elizabeth Frances, Julia Aks
  • Violet and June

    7 mins Canada
    Language: English
    Genre: Comedy Shorts
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    Synopsis

    “Violet and June” (2017) is a bouncy lesbian romcom about an anxious young woman named Violet, who falls in love with her best friend, June.

    Rescued from the depths of an existential crisis by a butt joke, Violet falls in love with her best friend June. Violet tries to confess, but it's never the right time: June's boyfriend is there, June stands her up, Violet's away for a month animating bug fights - But her feelings keep coming back. And back. And back.

    Director: Linnea Ritland
    Cast: Monica Bowman, Emily Lê, Haris Amiri
  • Sweet and Sour

    6 mins USA
    Language: English
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    Synopsis

    Wei believes that his traditional Chinese mom would have a hard time accepting his boyfriend. However, it turns out that she is more complex than Wei's supposed.

    Director: Ann Sun
    Cast: Jaime Barcelon, Teresa Kuan, Hale Leon
  • Toilet Line

    13 mins Germany
    Language: English
    Genre: Shorts
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    Synopsis

    Two women are waiting in line for the bathroom, their chemistry hanging palpably between them. Eventually they make it into the stall!

    Director: Goodyn Green
    Cast: Jasko Fide, Ze Royale
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