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Relationship Lessons

Whether you’re hooking up online or in a long-term relationship, things don’t always develop the way we would like. There’s tragedy and high comedy here. You’ve been warned!

Programmed by Brian Robinson | Total running time 90min

Films in this programme
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    Skai Blue

  • Image from Call Your Father

    Call Your Father

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Film 1


It all seems too easy. You’ve met the perfect guy and he seems wonderful. There’s just one small problem…

Dir Kyle Krieger. USA 2017. 6min

Film 2

Skai Blue

Simon, a gay refugee fleeing from homophobic abuse in Cameroon, meets Tom on a dating website in a small town in Belgium. Love can’t solve everything, but it’s a start.

Dir Guido Verelst. Belgium 2017. 17min

Director Guido Verelst is expected to attend the festival.

Film 3

Call Your Father

The online date of your worst nightmares: an over-articulate 20-something with a Daddy fixation. Craig Chester (Swoon), a 50-year-old twink-fancier, and actor-director Jordan Firstman as the poet Josh, deliver up a hysterical dissection of a gay generation gap.

Dir Jordan Firstman. USA 2016. 19min

Film 4


A charming, handsome couple in a long-term relationship find the addition of a third man both sexually interesting and disturbing.

Dir Joris van den Berg. Netherlands 2016. 48min

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