DAY 2 | Thu, July 23, 2020 | 2nd Show | 1.30 PM

The first part of short films made by students of media colleges across the world showcases six films with a unique and dynamic interpretation of queer life stories.

A COHABITATION (新居入伙)                              
Director: Tung Wei Ye
18 min / 2019 / Taiwan, Malaysia / Chinese / Narrative Short

College: Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA), Taiwan

In 2013 Taipei, a gay, interracial couple’s bliss and bonding is disturbed as one of them is tested HIV positive and thus forced to be deported back to his country.

FACE TO FACE IN THE NIGHT (Face À Face Dans La Nuit)          
Director: Loïc Hobi
7 min / 2019 / France, Switzerland / English / Experimental Short

College: Ecole de la Cité, Saint-Denis, France

An experimental animation about millions of people being connected on Cam-2-Cam websites. Moving pictures from all over the world are lost into the immensity of the internet where human nature reigns.

INTO THE STORM (Hacia La Tormenta)  
Director: Jesús Díaz Morcilo
17 min / 2019 / Spain / Spanish / Narrative Short

College: Escuela de Cinematografía y del Audiovisual de la Comunidad de Madrid (ECAM), Madrid, Spain

Pol and Lucas are having a vacation in Galicia. They dance, they scream, they discover themselves, they argue... In the end, the words that weren't said are the heaviest ones. In that silence, the storm begins.

Director: Anna Karín Lárusdóttir 
16 min / 2019 / Iceland / Icelandic  

College: The Icelandic Film School, Reykjavík, Iceland

Lísa is fifteen years old and quite different from other girls her age. She has isolated herself and has a big secret about herself. When her childhood friend Bryndís starts reaching out to her, the two reunite, leading Lísa to discover more secrets about her body and medical history.

EUIGON (意光 / 의건)                                                  
Director: Jeremiah Estela Magoncia
23 min / 2019 / Republic of Korea / Korean / Narrative Short

College: Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, South Korea

Euigon has a monotonous routine life. Despite having a degree in photography, he works as a security guard in a big building. One day, his stepbrother, whom he has last seen 10 years ago, comes to visit. Suddenly his life starts to change.

Director: Jerry Hoffmann
7 min / 2019 / Germany / No Dialogues / Narrative Short

College: Hamburg Media School, Germany

The introverted Didi’s outing to a Megastore with his macho father and brothers becomes a lesson well learned to the family.

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