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What Makes a Man, a Man?

Life lessons and love lessons are hard to learn, as evinced in these powerful shorts.

Programmed by Brian Robinson | Total running time 102min

Films in this programme
  • Image from Main Man, Dir Florian Forsch

    Main Man

  • Image from Thrive, Dir Jamie Di Spirito


  • Image from Rubber Dolphin, Dir Ori Aharon

    Rubber Dolphin

  • Image from Mankind, Dir Layke Anderson


Film 1

Main Man

Bester Mann

When Benny, a handsome stranger on a motorbike, helps young Kevin out of a bad situation, he seems like a guardian angel. But Benny is a photographer and might just have ulterior motives.

Dir Florian Forsch. Germany-Austria 2018. 44min

Film 2


A sex date on an app leads to deep conversation the morning after.

Dir Jamie Di Spirito. UK 2018. 17min

Film 3

Rubber Dolphin

Dolfin Megumi

When a top meets a bottom, they are well-matched. But what if one wants to switch?

Dir Ori Aharon. Israel 2018. 28min

Film 4


An established couple discover their ideas for the future may not match.

Dir Layke Anderson. UK 2018. 13min

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