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REELING 36

Shorts


  1. 49

    Brock Yurich / Shorts / USA / 2017 / 10 mins
    Based on the events of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy in June 2016, four strangers reeling from a large scale attack must come together and help one another heal through love, acceptance, and understanding.
    Plays In:
    Picking Up The Pieces | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Saturday, September 22 1:00 PM Buy Tickets


  2. Ablution

    Omar Al Dakheel / Shorts / USA / 2017 / 15 mins
    The bond between a disabled Muslim father and his son is tested when love is pitted against religion.
    Plays In:
    Home Is Where The Heart Is | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Wednesday, September 26 9:30 PM Buy Tickets


  3. AU

    Nicole Allan / Shorts / USA / 2018 / 12 mins
    When Syd fears her twin sister will abandon her for a new girlfriend, she uses her scientific invention, a portal to another universe, to finally take control of her life. But will she go too far for her sister?
    Plays In:
    TV Crushes | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Sunday, September 30 3:00 PM Buy Tickets


  4. Battle Cry

    Kyle Reaume / Shorts / Canada / 2018 / 14 mins
    Toronto's most cerebral drag queen and "tragicomedienne" Pearle Harbour aka Justin Miller prepares to take the stage for his new show "Battle Cry: Songs Of Warfare & Gaiety" at Buddies In Bad Times – the oldest-running queer theater in the world.
    Plays In:
    Drag, Dick, & Other Four Letter Words | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Sunday, September 23 9:00 PM Buy Tickets


  5. Being Okey

    Nina Oppliger, Nadia Lanfranchi & Corinne Pfister / Shorts / Switzerland / 2017 / 34 mins
    Eleven years ago, a mob tried to kill Okey and his partner in their hometown in Nigeria, where homosexuality is a crime. They narrowly escape death and flee to Switzerland as asylum seekers – only to be caught between the constant fear of deportation and the hope for a safe life.
    Plays In:
    Lessons In Love | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Saturday, September 29 1:00 PM Buy Tickets


  6. Besties

    Tom Gelo / Shorts / USA / 2018 / 12 mins
    The first episode in a new web series that discusses everything from gay stereotypes, being a gay actor, PreP, poppers and Grindr to the importance of having a platonic soulmate to help get you through the day.
    Plays In:
    Love, Laughs, and Hookup Apps | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Saturday, September 29 9:15 PM Buy Tickets


  7. Between Here and Now

    Jannik Splidsboel / Shorts / Denmark / 2018 / 22 mins
    Tony, an Italian man on holiday, meets Oscar in a Copenhagen bar. What seems like a one-night stand becomes more complicated and the two men form a fragile friendship based on mutual loneliness.
    Plays In:
    Love, Laughs, and Hookup Apps | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Saturday, September 29 9:15 PM Buy Tickets


  8. Bob the Drag Queen Talks Sex

    Brian Emerick / Shorts / USA / 2017 / 9 mins
    Bob the Drag Queen, RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Season 8 Winner, discusses condom use, sexual health disparities for gay Latino and African-American men, slut shaming, and more!
    Plays In:
    Drag, Dick, & Other Four Letter Words | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Sunday, September 23 9:00 PM Buy Tickets


  9. Bobbi and Sheelagh

    Barb Taylor / Shorts / Canada / 2018 / 12 mins
    Bobbi meets a mythological creature whose ancient battle for acceptance helps Bobbi overcome her own fear of being a lesbian. This animated short was created in a traditional method with thousands of hand painted cells and pencil crayon backgrounds. Featuring Canadian actor Nisha Ahuja and Irish actor Mel Bradley.
    Plays In:
    The Lighter Side | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Friday, September 28 7:00 PM Buy Tickets


  10. Brothers

    Emmett Jack Lundberg & Sheyam Ghieth / Shorts / USA / 2018 / 12 mins
    BROTHERS is a new web series that offers an intimate look at the everyday lives of a group of four trans masc friends living in Brooklyn, NY.
    Plays In:
    Transcending Gender | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Thursday, September 27 9:00 PM Buy Tickets


  11. Burton Before and After

    Courtney Hermann / Shorts / USA / 2017 / 15 mins
    Fifteen years after Burton began his gender-affirming transition, his longtime friend Courtney calls him up with news that she has uncovered a cache of home video footage from that time period.
    Plays In:
    No Time Like The Present | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Sunday, September 23 7:00 PM Buy Tickets


  12. Cocoa Fondue Show, The

    Andrew Wyatt Arnold / Shorts / USA / 2018 / 16 mins
    Budding starlet Cocoa Fondue prepares to shoot the pilot of her very own variety show! Featuring Bob the Drag Queen, Ginger Minj, Jackie Beat, Manila Luzon, Vivian Rubio, and Anita Procedure.
    Plays In:
    Drag, Dick, & Other Four Letter Words | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Sunday, September 23 9:00 PM Buy Tickets


  13. Dario

    Manuel Kinzer & Jorge A. Trujillo Gil / Shorts / Colombia, Germany / 2018 / 15 mins
    A 17-year-old boy from Barranquilla, Colombia, loves to dance in a carnival dancing group, but does so in secret in order to avoid his mother's judgment and disapproval.
    Plays In:
    Encrucijados | SHORTS!

    Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    Sunday, September 23 1:00 PM Buy Tickets


  14. Decolonizing Sexuality: San Francisco’s Two Spirit Powwow

    Matika Wilbur / Shorts / USA / 2018 / 4 mins
    Matika Wilbur, a visual storyteller from the Swinomish and Tulalip peoples of coastal Washington, has been traveling for the past five years photographing Indian Country in the pursuit of one goal: To Change the Way We See Native Americans.
    Plays In:
    Many Loves, One Heart | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Saturday, September 29 5:00 PM Buy Tickets


  15. Deviant

    Benjamin Howard / Shorts / USA / 2018 / 10 mins
    In the early 1960s, a sexually conflicted teenager finds faith and acceptance after escaping the tortures of electrotherapeutic conversion therapy.
    Plays In:
    The Bloom of Youth | SHORTS!

    Chicago Filmmakers
    Sunday, September 30 1:00 PM Buy Tickets