These shorts chronicle the LGBTQ+ past to uncover community histories, evoke forgotten lives and honour legendary pioneers.
Programmed by Zorian Clayton | Total running time 89min
This programme contains sexually explicit scenes, viewer discretion is advised.
Films in this programme
Angelica Ross, Silas Howard and Zachary Drucker enact newly discovered trans testimonials from the 1950s.
Dir Chase Joynt, Kristen Schilt. Canada-USA 2018. 19min
Meet Me Under the Clock
This shadow-puppet tale finds Toronto’s queens and clones forging queer spaces in the 1970s.
Dir Lauren Hortie, Sonya Reynolds. Canada 2017. 14min
At the outbreak of the Cold War, a Russian Inuit couple try to outrun their harsh reality on the frozen Bering Strait.
Dir Gwenn Joyaux. Estonia-UK-Portugal 2018. 16min
This Year, Here
Memories of a rural holiday cottage are shared by generations of extended lesbian families.
Dir Alison Taylor, Sabine LeBel. Canada 2017. 6min
A radical BDSM magazine makes waves in the 1980s gay scene Down Under.
Dir Anna Brownfield. Australia 2018. 6min
1990s polymorphous queerness finds Del LaGrace Volcano evoking trans-masculine sexuality with feminist writer Kathy Acker.
Dir Pol Merchan. Germany 2018. 13min