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The LOVE Block - Dating, Falling In Love

And Yes - Marriage!

Sept. 23 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm | Bruka Theatre

Celebrating the quest for romance, falling in love and tying the knot, our evening block of films will have you laughing, crying and falling in love with the wonderful storytellers in this block.


10 minutes, 6 seconds, United States

Directed by Dan Pal, Written by Karl Morris

In 1951 Violet and Milly make a love promise over a penny. In 2015, the promise comes due, and Violet must face a heartbreaking reality



15 minutes, United Kingdom

Written and Directed by Jake Graf

The award winning short tells the story of a trans man from age two to 70,  who without medical treatment to transition, lives his life as a lesbian. The film is told in flash backs as Chris remembers the struggle to fit into society and his great love with Julie.. Dusk is a story that will stay with you and leave you wanting more as Chris contemplates a life half-lived.


Henney, No Chaser

36 minutes, 21 seconds, United States

Written and Directed by Tamika Shannon

In this comedy, two friends assist their nerdy roommate land a date with the woman of her dreams, who may or may not be what she seems.


The Marriage

25 minutes, 40 seconds, Spain

Written by Sergio Rey and Directed by Víctor Quintero and Sergio Rey

Today is the most important day in the lives of Suso and Ricard: after several years in a relationship they’re going to get married. Ricard comes from a Catalan family of rancid lineage; Suso, from a humble one in La Mancha. Both of their families are delighted with the marriage. Well, not all: Adela, Suso’s grandmother, will be present at the dinner, but unaware that what’s being celebrated is her grandson’s wedding day.