SND Films
By Jana Bringlöv Ekspong
2016
Horror - LGBTQ
5 min.
Sweden
Swedish
Produced by Bauta Film
HD

Josef tries to flee the feeling of a bad dream. He goes online where he meets the phantom @janabringlove on webcam. But the consequences of the meeting are not what he imagined. @janabringlove is fed up with the degradation of pleasing others.

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SND Films
By Andrew Ward
2003
Gayish/Drama
10 min.
U.K.
English
Produced by BBC Scotland
Video
Format: 16:9

With Scotland in the 1974 World Cup everything looks rozy – but thirteen year-old Stephen, is more into Glam Rock than the Beautiful Game – in direct conflict with his football-mad Dad.

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SND Films
By Marc Wagenaar
2019
LGBTQ - drama
12 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch/English
Produced by Isabella Films
HD

‘Would you dare to jump if there were water?’, insecure teenager Alexander asks the boy he admires, who stands on a diving board in the middle of the beach. Cautiously dancing, they approach each other.

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SND Films
By Marialy Rivas
2010
Gay
15 min.
Chile
Spanish
Produced by Fabula
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Santiago, Chile, 1986. Luchito, a 13-year-old boy, masturbates while he obsessively contemplates Manuel, his 16-year-old neighbor, whom he can see standing by a window in an adjacent project building. Oblivious of the gaze of his precocious voyeur, Manuel discovers his sexuality with girl from the neighborhood. The window turns into an erotic cinematographic world that awakens a curiosity in Luchito, with disastrous repercussions for Manuel.

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SND Films
By Tami Ravid
2012
LGBTQ - drama
46 min.
NL
Filipino/Dutch
Produced by Family Affair Films
HD

BOY (‘the helper’) tells the story of an invisible member of our society, an illegal Filipino cleaner. He has no name. Moving continuously from one location to the other, he is living between being seen and being invisible, between his life with his boyfriend, an erotic dancer, and his role as financial provider of his family back home. All this changes when his boyfriend auditions for a dance-company and one of his employers commits suicide. A charming photographer shows interest in him. He wants him as a model for a photo series.

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SND Films
By Margien Rogaar
2007
Drama
10 min.
NL
Dutch
Format: 16:9

On a trip to the lake, 12yo Erik feels deeply attracted to the father of his friend Sophie, and hatches a plan to express the extent of his love.

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SND Films
By Niels van Bourgonje
Website director
2015
LGBTQ - drama
12 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
Produced by Goldman Film
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A young man agrees to support his ex lover during an HIV test. Not having seen each other for a while, they are forced to sit together in the waiting room of an STI clinic. What starts out as an awkward conversation, soon becomes something more tender. Is there still a chance for reconciliation?

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SND Films
By Carter Smith
2006
LGBTQ - thriller
35 min.
USA
English
35mm
Format: 16:9

BUGCRUSH is the story of Ben, a small-town high school loner, whose fascination with Grant, a dangerously seductive new kid, leads him into something much more sinister than he could ever have imagined

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SND Films
By Daniel Stedman
2001
LGBTQ - comedy
5 min.
USA
English
Produced by Stedman
35mm
Format: 4:3

A six year old boy announces his homosexuality to a large group of family and friends, who burst out of their seats into applause, shouts of approval and even tears, and we are left to wonder what he is feeling.

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SND Films
By Arjan van Meerten
& Bobby de Groot
2013
LGBTQ - animation
7'26" min.
Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Hous of Secrets
HD

On a long and dusty road a routine cruise patrol takes an unexpected turn and spirals totally out of control.

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SND Films
By Luc Feit
1999
gayish
6 min.
Germany
no dialogue
35mm
Format: 4:3

Would you swap your clothes for underwear and even pay for it?

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SND Films
By Neal Mulani
Website director
2018
LGBT
6 min.
USA
English
Produced by USC
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When a college student goes to his first hook-up with a mysterious older man, he must consider if his anxieties point to a darker truth about his host for the night.

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SND Films
By Paul Agar
& Victoria Hollup
2018
drama
16 min.
UK
English
Produced by Hester Ruoff for Burton Fox Films
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Facing twilight years of loneliness and isolation, Hilda (Joan Collins) whilst clearing out her deceased husband’s belongings, unearths a long-buried secret. The find forces her to confront her past and break free from her solitude with an attempt to live the life that she always denied herself…

LA Shorts (won BEST ACTRESS)
Manchester Film Festival (BEST SHORT FILM)
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival
London Short Film Festival
New Port Beach Film Festival
Hollyshorts
Long listed for a BAFTA

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SND Films
By Tamara Shogaolu
2017
Animation
12 min.
NL/USA/Egypt
English/Arabic
Produced by Tamara Shogaolu
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After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardized, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee. HALF A LIFE is a timely story of activism and hope, set in the increasingly dangerous, oppressive, and unstable social climate of Egypt today.

Film Festivals & Screenings

*2017 MOMA
*2017 Docfest Sheffield
*2017 International Animation Film Festival Annecy
*2017 Frameline
*2017 Outfest

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SND Films
By Claudia Lorenz
2005
LGBTQ - comedy
12 min.
Switzerland
german
Produced by Züricher Hochschule
Format: 16:9

After 40 years, two ladies meet each other again at the hairdresser’s…

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SND Films
By Marcel Tigchelaar
2017
animation
2'15 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Anikey
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Some beverages are refreshing in more ways than one…

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SND Films
By Anthony Fabian
2000
LGBTQ
11 min.
U.K.
no dialogue
Format: 16:9

A charming woman and a mysterious young man have a shared past, but what’s the secret?

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SND Films
By Kenya Gillespie
Website director
2019
LGBTQ - drama
10 min.
USA
English
Produced by Kenya Gillespie
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An Asian-American high school football player confronts his deepest fears after an
encounter with a mysterious figure.

 

72nd Cannes Film Festival – Cinéfondation
(Queer Palm Nominee)
Best Score – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
Spokane International Film Festival
Toronto Inside Out
Outfest LA
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Taiwan International Queer Film Festival
…and many more

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SND Films
By Dawid Ullgren
2016
LGBTQ - Drama
Sweden
Swedish
Produced by Catherine Champagne

& Caroline Drab
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In the wake of a breakup, Hans decides to take the plunge and become a sugar daddy after
spotting “toyboy” Andrej on the nightclub dance floor. Money can’t buy love, but it can buy pleasure, and Hans is desperate to regain any kind of control he can.

 

Selected for TIFF 2016!

 

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SND Films
By Jason Bradbury
Website director
2019
LGBTQ
11:30 min.
U.K.
English
Produced by Grace Carroll
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Alcopops, VHS tapes, cigarettes, boys, MSN Messenger, Placebo. Set on the Isle of Wight in 2003, fragments of the director’s own teenage video diaries collide with the fictional story of 15-year-old Tommy in this short film about a boy’s search for connection in the advent of the internet age.

Infatuated with his best friend’s boyfriend and unable to truly reveal himself to anyone, Tommy feels an overwhelming sense of isolation on the small chalk island he calls home. Desperate to be seen, he logs on to the family computer, clicks connect and opens MSN…

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SND Films
By Grant Scicluna
2011
LGBTQ - drama
5 min.
Australia
English
35mm
Format: 16:9

Two young men – one sighted, one blind – see the world and their bodies in different ways. Unexpectedly, they find a connection beyond the visual in the collision of taste, touch and sound. The connection is sensual, and within it they each find something new.

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SND Films
By Dominic LeClerc
2009
LGBTQ - drama
14 min.
UK
English
HD
Format: 16:9

Luke and Ellen break into a derelict Victorian swimming baths in order to spend the night together. They are discovered by Martin, a night watchman. Danger and desire collide when we discover that no one is who and what they seem. A tale of loneliness and longing, power and control.

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SND Films
By Dominic LeClerc
2009
LGBTQ - drama
14 min.
UK
English
HD

Torn between self-loathing and self-discovery, young Saleem navigates his first-time with a stranger, the self-assured Daz. But as their passion ignites, their agendas conflict in the cold light of day.

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SND Films
By Ori Aharon
2018
LGBTQ
28 min.
Israel
Hebrew
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A portrait of one night’s intimacy between two men that just met. Their physical connection is immediate and they get carried away and have unsafe sex. Once the sexual tension has been released they’re having an intimate conversation, about gay men sexual roles, about preferences and self-image, about manhood.

As morning approaches, their moment is nearing its end and one’s need for reciprocity may question the other’s ability to love.

71st Cannes Film Festival – Cinéfondation Official Selection (France, May 2018)
34th Haifa film Festival – Official Selection (Haifa, Israel, September 2018)
24th Athens International Film Festival (Athens, Greece, September 2018)
41st Denver Film Festival – Official Selection (Denver, Colorado, USA, November 2018)
24th Chéries-Chéris Film Festival du Film LGBTQI de Paris – Sélection Officielle (Paris, France, November 2018)
23rd Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS – Official Selection (Riga, Latvia, November 2018)
5th Rajasthan International Film Festival – Official Selection (Jaipur, India, January 2019)
Pendance Film Festival – Official Selection (Toronto, Canada, February 2019)
Queer Screen’s 26th Mardi Gras Film Festival (Sydney, Australia, February 2019)
Brussels Short Film Festival (Special Jury Mention)

 

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SND Films
By Remy van Heugten
2006
LGBTQ - drama
35 min.
Dutch/Farsi/English
Produced by Lemming Film
Video
Format: 16:9

In this tragicomedy two Iranian refugees decide to impersonate as a gay couple in order to obtain asylum. But for the adventurous, but lonely Shahram and the serious journalist Abbas it is hard to live with their façade to the very end.

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