Gay International Shorts

7.6 17:30 Cinematheque 2

Ronny & I
Directed: Guy Shalem
USA, 2013, 20 min, English without translation
A young man comes to accept his sexuality and his hidden love towards his best friend.

Directed: Magnus Mork
Britain/Norway, 2013, 12 min, English without translation
Winner of the Citation Award at the Sundance Film festival 2014. Late at night a variety of people from different backgrounds gather at a burger joint.

On Suffocation
Directed: Jenifer Malmqvist
Sweden, 2013, 7 min, silent
What happens when they system becomes more important that human life? Seven minutes without dialog about an execution of a couple of gay men in unrecognized Arab country. The official choice of the Sundance Film Festival 2013, winner of the Best Short Film at Nordisk Panorama and Guldbagge Awards.

Corps Perdu
Directed: Lukas Dhont
Belgium, 2012, 17 min, French with English subtitles
A young ballet dancer arrives at a foreign city for a dance competition. The loneliness of the hotel room overcomes him, until a strange young man on a run comes into his life. Winner of the Best Director of a Short Film at Ghent Festival.

Directed: Christopher Stollery
Australia, 2012, 9:30 min, English without translation
A comedy, winner of 9 international awards. A worried father to a 6 year old, incorrectly interprets a drawing which effects the whole family.

Directed: Karsten Geisnæs
Denmark, 2013, 35 min, Danish with English subtitles
After his boyfriend’s suicide, and being diagnosed with HIV, Christian tries to run away from the pain through casual sex, drugs and alcohol. The refusal of his partner’s parents to let him attend the funeral makes him, for the first time, deal with reality. Audience Award Winner Mix Copenhagen Festival 2013.