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Your search by 'Aging / Elders' identified 16 films


  • 24 Hitchhikers

    24 Hitchhikers

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. The roadside pickups of a closeted government official in the late ’60s and early ’70s are artfully and erotically reimagined through period-perfect black-and-white photography in this poetic short by Paul Detwiler, equal parts meditative memory piece and bearded-beefcake bonanza.... Read more
  • The Altered Lives of LaVonne Salleé

    The Altered Lives of LaVonne Salleé

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. A documentary profiling Bay Area, altered Barbie artist, LaVonne Salleé, including interviews with her fans, collectors, and a trip to her Vallejo gallery. Salleé shares her life, inspiration, and many of her pieces in this short, which is sure to inspire the Barbie fan, or conspirator, in all of us.... Read more
  • Angie & Jackie Final Cut

    Angie & Jackie Final Cut

    UK , 2012 , 12 min. How hard can it be to make a short film? This light-hearted documentary follows Angie and Jackie, a lesbian couple in their 50s, who try their hand at making a film for the first time. This film features the three-minute short Childs Play, the product of the process captured by this documentary.... Read more
  • A Ballet Dialogue

    A Ballet Dialogue

    Brazil , 2012 , 8 min. A young man in his late teens and a senior man wake up in their respective apartments—and from across the avenue on which they both live, they communicate in an unusual way.... Read more
  • Bumming Cigarettes

    Bumming Cigarettes

    USA , 2012 , 24 min. Coming off of the devastation of a bad break-up with a girlfriend, Vee musters up the courage to go and take an HIV test. At the local clinic, she has a surprising encounter with a stranger named Jimmy as she awaits her test results.... Read more
  • Bwakaw

    Bwakaw

    Philippines , 2012 , 110 min. Veteran Filipino actor Eddie Garcia stars as a crotchety and closeted man, faced with reminders of death and stirred by a new friendship, confronts the regrets of his life and attempts to find a self-affirming way forward in this moving and powerful drama.... Read more
  • The Companion

    The Companion

    Peru , 2012 , 20 min. In the outskirts of Lima, a young sex worker tends to his elderly father, a fallen-from-grace artisan. Feeling as though his efforts are never enough for his father, he tries to break free.... Read more
  • The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Gail Marquis, an Olympic medalist (Montreal ’76), met Audrey Smaltz when she was 43 and Smaltz, a former model, was 61. Their story will resonate with the ’late bloomers’ among us as it tracks the course of these women’s incredible lives, each rich with accomplishment, and celebrates their love story.... Read more
  • Finding Franklin

    Finding Franklin

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. This simply gorgeous short about death, nostalgia, and digging through old family memories is hauntingly touching, and truly tender. Returning to the family home upon the death of her grandfather, young Violet finds someone from the past: a mysterious man named Franklin. Violet investigates deeper, and the film delicately weaves old and recreated footage, set to a wonderful soundtrack, to recount ... Read more
  • It's All So Quiet

    It's All So Quiet

    Netherlands , 2013 , 94 min. On a placid Dutch farm, an isolated 55-year-old dairyman cares for his ailing father and rebuffs outside friendships…until small changes begin to awaken his soul. It’s All So Quiet is an intimately powerful portrait of loneliness and self-discovery.... Read more
  • JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    Canada , 2012 , 52 min. Sisters are doing it for themselves in this intimate portrait of Missionary P. Delight and her fellow members of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence as they look back on decades of faerie-fabulous radicalism and whip out their wimples for colorful celebration.... Read more
  • Lesbiana—A Parallel Revolution

    Lesbiana—A Parallel Revolution

    Canada , 2012 , 63 min. Join filmmaker Myriam Fougère’s road trip through the United States and Canada as she revisits the lesbian activists of the ’70s and ’80s who sparked a revolution to define their own culture, inspiring formative lesbian art, literature, philosophy and music.... Read more
  • Lewd & Lascivious

    Lewd & Lascivious

    USA , 2013 , 50 min. Archival footage from the 1950s and ’60s, and frank interviews bring queer San Francisco history to life amidst the backdrop of anti-war protests pre-Compton and pre-Stonewall. As the ramifications from this New Year’s 1965 Ball sparked monumental change for gay civil rights.... Read more
  • Mark Bunyan: Very Nearly Almost Famous

    Mark Bunyan: Very Nearly Almost Famous

    UK , 2012 , 16 min. The life of the co-founder of the Pink Singers and a driving force behind Gay’s The Word bookshop, Mark Bunyan (who spent the ’70s and ’80s performing his original songs alongside Sandie Shaw, Billy Connolly, and Tom Robinson), is explored in this film.... Read more
  • Queen of the Desert

    Queen of the Desert

    Australia , 2012 , 28 min. With her pink hair extensions, painted-on eyebrows, glitter stockings, and Superman hotpants, Starlady is a unique hairstylist, working in some of Australia’s most remote places. This film follows her to Areyonga, an indigenous community in Central Australia, as she single-handedly brings some glamour to the youth of the outback.... Read more
  • Shopping

    Shopping

    Australia , 2012 , 6 min. Two women meet up at various stages of their lives, but don’t connect properly until old age.... Read more