Short Film: (Sunday 7th October, 13:30). Part of the International Short Film Programme – In celebration of his birthday, a young boy, Stratis, is excited to get a new pet fish. His father, a staunch, rough around the edges conservative takes him to the pet store but ends up disappointed in his son’s choice. With all the gladiator fish he could choose from, the young boy selected a chubby goldfish. During their return home, the boy declares that his goldfish is gay but the father just won’t have it…
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 13:30). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – When Elaines husband dies, leaving her a map and directions to where he would like his ashes to be scattered, she sets out on a road trip with her best friend, Lois, leaving their quiet village in South Wales for the Yorkshire Dales.
Short Film: (Sunday 7th October, 11:00). Bonus short, screening prior to In Between – In the oldest fun park of Beirut, four young female friends go on a Ferris Wheel ride. During this claustrophobic open-air journey, they touch on intimate subjects, from making best use of three centimetres to Joanna’s recent breakup. However, Suzie’s breakup advice leads to an unexpected confession.
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 15:00). Bonus short, screening prior to Snapshots – An ageing woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 13:30). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – A non-fiction short following drag queen Candy Fierce, promoting a message of self-love and body positivity; defying social expectations and traditional norms surrounding body image.
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 13:30). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – When news breaks that the county pig fete is being revived, the once-legendary Farmer decides to take one final chance and invest his life savings in a thoroughbred piglet.
hort Film: (Saturday 7th October, 20:00). Screening prior to Tangerine. Documentary made by transgender theatre maker and performer Kate O’Donnell about the questions she regularly encounters.
Short Film: (Sunday 8th October, 15:30). Screening prior to Signature Move. Two desperate women searching for relationship help visit an unconventional therapist.
Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 17:30). Screening prior to The Summer of Sangailė. A cute lesbian working in a shop gets an amazing surprise when a quirky customer appears…
Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 17:30). Screening prior to Théo & Hugo. The film is set in a men’s clothing shop in 1976, the year in which the screenplay was written by an esteemed lover of corduroy who for legal reasons can not be named.