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We Are One - Best Films From Around The Globe

Sept. 24 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm | Bruka Theatre

Our final day of the festival, highlights the best of LGBTQ short films from the U.S. and across the world.  The wide variety of films includes the short film "Versatile" which features two actors from the "Open Relationship" which showed at the 2015 festival.  A complete list of short films with a description will be released two weeks from the festival.

We will toast this final showing of the best of 2017 short films and with mimosas and international snacks. Following the "We Are One" screening, awards will be announced as selected by the audience and our jury and a final toast of mimosas to celebrate our LGBTQ community


(Special) Friend

7 minutes, 30 seconds, Spain

Written and Directed by Emilio J. López

Pedro has fallen in love with his invisible friend, his mother seems not to accept it


Sisak

15 minutes, India

Written and Directed by Faraz Arif Ansari

A first-of-its-kind silent LGBTQ film in India, Set in the fast-paced environs of the usually bustling Mumbai local train system, it details a romance that develops slowly and intoxicatingly, nestled in the silences and quiet comforts of the end-of-day train journeys.

 


Pastry

11 minutes, 44 seconds, United Kingdom

Written by Alison Rayner Directed by Eduardo Barreto

This is a story about a sweet seduction. Our fairy-tale starts when Caroline, a business woman, allows her desire for a doughnut to win over her months of dieting. But the first doughnut leads to a doomed diet, and so much more.

 


Approaching

29 minutes, 32 seconds, Czech Republic

Written and Directed by Tereza Pospíšilová

A film about an extraordinary encounter of two lonely people, points out, that diversity is something, that should enrich, not separate people. The short film tells the story of a transgender youth who flees his home and hops a train where he meets an elderly gentleman who will question his choices as he faces his mortality. 


Versatile

14 minutes and 47 seconds, Spain

Written and Directed by Carlos Ocho

This short is based on the difficulties faced when sexual compatibility becomes an issue for a couple who love each other very much.  Featuring the actors from the 2015 OutWest Film "Open Relationship", Versatile tackles a subject that is very hard and faces the question - does love conquer all.


Queen's Mile

9 minutes, 27 seconds, United Kingdom

Written and Directed by Martin Delaney

A young woman takes polaroid's around London, each one more curious then the next as we begin to grow concerned for her. Why is she taking photos with empty frames? And why today? And why in particular on The Queen’s Walk, along the Southbank? Queen’s Mile is a heartwarming story of a young woman’s courage in coping with depression, in her own unique way.