Queer Shorts(HKLGFF 2018)
1. Dressed for Pleasure (Je fais ou tu me dis)
Language: English, Persian(English Subtitle)
Duration: 17 mins
Director: Marie de Maricourt
Story: * Asian Premiere

Sarah, a disabled girl aged about twenty, lives with her parents. She is increasingly subject to many fantasies and sees her sexuality taking up more of her attention. The arrival in the house of a new cleaner, Victoria, a transsexual woman, will upset the family balance.

2. Tritiya
Language: Malayalam(English Subtitle)
Category: IIA
Duration: 16 mins
Director: Vishnu Prasad
Story: After discovering his roommate’s suicide, Sandeep is drawn into an introspective journey steeped in Indian mythology and the strict gender binaries of their childhood.

3. Home Made
Language: English(No Subtitle)
Duration: 10 mins
Director: Diana Khong
Story: * Asian Premiere

Home Made is an intimate portrait of two queer tattoo artists in an industry traditionally dominated by white, straight, cisgender males. The film weaves together the parallel narratives of Jasmine, a shop owner in Philadelphia, and Sally, a stick-and-poke artist in Brooklyn, through their trials and triumphs.

4. Fran This Summer
Language: English(No Subtitle)
Duration: 10 mins
Director: Mary Evangelista
Story: * Asian Premiere

Teenage lovebirds, Francis and Angie, spend the summer at home while Fran begins their transition. The film starts when Fran’s tomboy kid sister asks the couple to go to the beach. Eventually, Fran and Angie must face who and what they mean to each other when they make their way to the beach and their love is on public display.

5. For Nonna Anna
Language: English, Italian(No Subtitle)
Category: IIA
Duration: 13 mins
Director: Luis De Filippis
Story: * Asian Premiere

As a young trans woman cares for her Italian grandmother, she discovers a tender bond in their shared vulnerability.

6. Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033
Language: English, Japanese(English Subtitle)
Duration: 29 mins
Director: Zach Blas
Story: * Asian Premiere

Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 is a re-imagining of scenes from filmmaker Derek Jarman’s 1978 queer punk film Jubilee. It follows author Ayn Rand and members of her Collective, including economist
Alan Greenspan, on an acid trip in 1955. Guided by an artificial intelligence named Azuma, they are transported to a dystopian future Silicon Valley.
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