Gay Shorts Showcase I

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Gay Shorts Showcase I


Saturday Aug 12 01:45 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Part of the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival 2017

Presented by Hew & Bordenave LLP 

A diverse cross-section of Iris Prize boyz and senior shorts exploring sexual awakening, first love, romance, relationships, and poignant loss along with a healthy dose of upbeat horror. Total runtime: 90 min.

Directed by Vincent Fitz-Jim. 2017. Netherlands. 16 min.
Bridging the void between childhood and maturity, the 15-year-old Tommie loses himself in his search for male sex. A dating app seems to offer the solution.

Directed by Madeleine Kelly. 2015. Australia. 11 min.
After Blake discovers that he is not a typical, invincible 19-year-old, he is given one opportunity to seize one of life’s most intimate experiences. A deeply moving story of the freedom that comes when faced with our imminent mortality. This relationship gently confronts the audience’s ideas of intimacy and the means to experience it.

Directed by Jesse Klein. 2017. USA. 12 min.
Matt is a closeted serial killer on the hunt for love and acceptance in a pretty messed-up world. Director in attendance.

Directed by Andrew Keenan-Bolger. 2016. USA. 15 min.
Uniquely tells the story of a relationship between Ben, a hearing man, and Aaron, who is deaf, using silent vignettes, music, and sign language.

Tonight It's You
Directed by Dominic Haxton. 2016. USA. 17 min.
CJ ventures out for a late night hookup when things take a dark turn, leading him into something much more sinister than he could ever imagine.

Thanks for Dancing (Takk for Turen)
Directed by Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken. 2016. Norway. 19 min.
A lifelong relationship is coming to an end, as we follow two elderly men and former athletes through the last winter they are living together.

All-access festival pass available for purchase here—it’s the only way to guarantee a seat at all the films, receptions, and most importantly, our signature Red Carpet Event on Saturday, August 19.

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