A cross-section of some of the best recent gay shorts culled from top film festivals including Sundance, Outfest, Frameline and more.
AFTER (13 mins, color, 2009)
A film by Mark Pariselli. Three teenage boys idolize and long for the same older hunk. Inspired by Dennis Cooper's poem "After School, Street Football, Eighth Grade."
BEDFELLOWS (15 mins, color, 2010)
A film by Pierre Stefanos. Bobby meets Jonathan at the bar where he got his heart broken, will his one-night stand end up a nightmare or a fairy tale? WINNER! Best Short Film, QFest
CURIOUS THING (9 mins, color, 2009)
A film by Alain Hain. Interviews with several New York gay men provide the backdrop as two men - one gay, the other straight - explore their relationships’ past, present and future.
GAYBY (12 mins, color, 2010)
A film by Jonathan Lisecki. College friends Matt (gay) and Jenn (straight) decide to have a baby the old fashion way.
GAYSHARKTANK.COM (15 mins, color, 2010)
A film by Guy Shalem. Twenty-five strangers seek love, lust, and the other things you might find on a random gay video chat.
MY NAME IS LOVE (21 mins, color, 2008, Swedish w/English subtitles)
A film by David Färdmar. Love and Sebastian share a secret. After a chance meeting in the street, their innocent flirt soon turns into a dangerous liaison. WINNER! Best Short Film Image, QFest & Best Short Film/Audience Award, Nation Film Festival
MOUSE'S BIRTHDAY (4 mins, color & b/w, 2010)
A film by Barry Morse. A visual poem with abstract and symbolic imagery of fanstasy, whimsy and terror about a mouse, a cockroach and a ‘gay’ man.
STEAM (16 mins, color, 2009)
A film by Eldar Rapaport. After a brief encounter, two strangers find themselves stuck in a steam room and only their pasts to discover. WINNER! Iris Prize & Best Short Film, FilmOut.