MASSIMO Director: Matteo Bianchi Italy
Massimo faces the tender, dramatic and ineffable world of sexuality.
Uninvited Director Emily James Australia
A young woman tries inviting her affair partner to her home while a seemingly innocent prank by her girlfriend becomes sinister.
Valiente (Brave) Director: Miguel Melo Mexico
When Victor’s partner arrives at his house for what seems to be a perfect date, he finds the courage to disclose his HIV status.
Hen Director: Alice Tovey Australia
When a non-binary Gem attends their cis mate’s hen’s night, the girlies turn from bubbly bridesmaids to cock hungry demons. A surreal and hilarious exploration of Hetero culture.
Ladybugs Director: Ariella Jelic Australia
Two eccentric friends living in a nursing home co-opt a secret operation after discovering they share something special in common.
Deadwater Directed by kamran mohammadi, sahar mirzaeianfar Iran
A lesbian couple, one Iranian, and the other Afghan desperately run through a forest, forced to leave the country to escape execution.
I Can’t Forget Him Director: Kevin Kai Wing Yiu Hong Kong
A young rent-boy GaGa goes on a vacation at Lamma island with his drug dealer best friend during Dragon Boat Festival, but the trip turns haywire. A modern romantic comedy, fantasy and folktale that marries Hong Kong superstitious tradition and local queer culture.
Privilegiada Director: Alex de la Croix Sao Tome and Principe
Olga and Dolores spend an afternoon at the swimming pool discussing women’s rights. This leads Olga to the conclusion that the privileges they supposedly once had as a “normative person” have disappeared. How does she regain them? She sets off to find out
My Summer in the Human Resistance Director: Steve Anthopoulos Australia
A socially awkward young man is happy to live in a world ruled by robots, but his life is upended when he falls for a handsome anti-robot revolutionary.
Tabanca Director: Lauren Marsden Canada
Dampened by office life during a wet Vancouver winter, a genderqueer Trinidadian woman, Marlinn, misses out on the chance to celebrate Carnival season back home. Until, one night, they discover that the power of masquerade is within them no matter where they are.
Why not both? Director: Mansoor Noor Australia
A bisexual man’s strict dating criteria backfires when he finds himself dating two people who seem very similar