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Your search by 'Experimental' identified 24 films

  • Ahogo-Icecream


    Russia , 2012 , 3 min. A woman falls desperately in lust with an anthropomorphic ice cream bar. Techno beats and sexy writhing in melted confections ensues.... Read more
  • Breed


    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Caught between two worlds, a son must decide whether being true to himself is worth the loss of his father’s approval. Only when he stands up for himself does his father see him for who he really is, and both must come to terms with what that means.... Read more
  • Brute


    USA , 2013 , 5 min. This lesbian retelling of an Iranian epic is a tale of two lovers separated by death. On the verge of taking her own life, a woman is taunted by death to let her die with a kiss from her long lost beloved.... Read more
  • California Dreamin’

    California Dreamin’

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. Somewhere in an anonymous suburb, a teen dreams of a life of glamour. Queering images of sun-soaked Americana with sound bites from ballroom classic Paris is Burning, this is a dreamy meditation on being young, queer, and free.... Read more
  • Dirty Boots (He Don’t)

    Dirty Boots (He Don’t)

    USA , 2014 , 5 min. A sexually charged day in the life of a gay biker gang in Brooklyn leads to unexpected outcomes in this music video for Gainesville indie-band Holopaw’s queer song “Dirty Boots (He Don’t).” Narrated by Peter Berlin.... Read more
  • The Disgustings

    The Disgustings

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. Think your friends are shallow? Wait till you meet this pair of insufferable LA narcissists who complain about the world and wonder why they’re still single.... Read more
  • Facing Fear

    Facing Fear

    89 min. Fear comes in many sizes and takes on many faces; it can paralyze and define a person for a lifetime. This intensely moving program of shorts delves bravely into the way in which people face their fear, and how it can be a source of liberation and forgiveness.... Read more
  • Facing Fear

    Facing Fear

    USA , 2013 , 22 min. In this Oscar-nominated short, the worlds of a former neo-Nazi and the gay victim of his senseless hate crime collide by chance 25 years later. Both are challenged to examine their fears and beliefs, which remarkably leads to a rare collaboration. At its core, this poignant documentary examines violence, racism, homophobia, discrimination, and the ultimate act of self-love—forgiveness.... Read more
  • Fun in Boys Shorts

    Fun in Boys Shorts

    87 min. Nothing is sacred and everything is hilarious in eight sparkling comic gems, which spoof everything from YouTube videos and online hookups to Harry Potter fanboys and self-absorbed gay-oisie. Come on down—the aisles are wide enough to roll in!... Read more
  • The Gem People

    The Gem People

    69 min. How does one survive an encounter with death, a silent men's retreat, or an evening at T.G.I. Friday’s? Watch and learn. These playful and intelligent films experiment with visual and narrative techniques to deliver more than just a script.... Read more
  • The Gem Sisters

    The Gem Sisters

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Burn your bra, put away your beehive hairdo, and learn other fabulous fashion and lifestyle tips from Stephanie and Stephanie 2, AKA the Gem Sisters!... Read more
  • Get Animated!

    Get Animated!

    68 min. Jimmy Carter, Chelsea Manning, lesbian penguins, and two rabbits named Tord share the spotlight in an animation program that is as wild as it is poetic.... Read more
  • Happy Toilet

    Happy Toilet

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Inspired by the art and music of Orson Wagon, this animated musical short of epic proportions features a toilet brandishing a whip, a butt being propelled by its own farts, and a drunken shark. It points to intersections of substance abuse with trauma, pollution, and overstimulus.... Read more
  • Heklina


    USA , 2013 , 15 min. The hair. The laugh. The stories. Heklina is the founder and hostess of Trannyshack, currently San Francisco’s longest-running drag show. From her early days growing up in Iceland, a discharge from the navy, overcoming drugs and alcohol, she has emerged as one of the premiere performers in the San Francisco alternative drag scene. Enjoy the show!... Read more
  • Jimmy Carter!

    Jimmy Carter!

    USA , 2010 , 4 min. A magical exploration of the tenure of President Jimmy Carter, this animated music video recapitulates the highlights of Carter’s Presidency with a bit of history, Japanese rap, laser beams, penis monsters, and many other wildly exciting features.... Read more
  • Lats Yerk

    Lats Yerk

    USA , 2011 , 3 min. On their quest for an embodied knowledge of the universe, a clan of alien ancestors stumbles upon a portal and dance in celebration between the neon folds of space and time.... Read more
  • Local Legends

    Local Legends

    88 min. Bambi Lake, Heklina, mr Pam, Phatima Rude, and Jason Mecier. You may know these names, but do you know their stories? Join us in celebration of these local legends as the artists share stories about their lives that are raw, brave, entertaining and above all else, inspiring.... Read more
  • The Places I Can Never Go Back To

    The Places I Can Never Go Back To

    USA , 2014 , 10 min. We all have places we avoid because they trigger a bad memory. Parks. Cafés. Street corners. Even the most mundane locations can feel tainted once something bad happens. This film explores the rise and fall of a relationship through the exact places where things went wrong.... Read more
  • Priest


    Uganda , 2013 , 7 min. An African priest wrestles with his conscience; using elements of magical realism and intimate close-ups, this film tells the story of his conflicting passions for God and men.... Read more
  • Prinsesa


    USA , 2014 , 12 min. Rey, a young Filipino American father, recalls the Singkil folk dance tale to his children to calm them after an earthquake, but his young boy seems to identify more as the princess than the prince. Should Rey “straighten out” the boy to prove his own masculinity to his friends?... Read more
  • Social Networks (Make Me Feel Sh*t Sometimes)

    Social Networks (Make Me Feel Sh*t Sometimes)

    UK , 2013 , 3 min. Why does my life suck while everyone else is having #fun? And why won’t they stop Instagramming it? This musical short is a gender-bending variation on an all-too-familiar theme in our media-saturated society.... Read more
  • Together People

    Together People

    USA , 2012 , 24 min. Meet Gary, a disillusioned queen obsessed with status and “Quality of Life,” who’s living close to the edge, all the while pining for a garden cottage in Noe Valley. Vulgar people, sadistic people, ripped-off people—wherever and whenever people are falling apart, you'll find them: the Together People.... Read more
  • Transtastic!


    91 min. From cyborg twins, to 51-year-old athletes to ghosts returning home, this year’s Transtastic! shorts offer a look into the real lives, and imagined realities, of our eclectic trans community.... Read more
  • We Should Have Coffee Sometime

    We Should Have Coffee Sometime

    USA , 2013 , 6 min. Full of visual depth and complexity, this short film explores the loss of faith that comes at the end of a relationship and how to go on when a chapter in your life has come to an end.... Read more