WATCH the next festival TONIGHT – September 26th for FREE; 8pm EST (5pm on the West Coast.), with a 7pm start pre-show.
Featuring the BEST LGBTQ+ Short Films from around the world today:
SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 | 8PM | LGBTQ+
Welcome to WILDsound’s Weekly Festival. Every Saturday night 8pm EST/5pm PST. Showcasing the best new films in the world today. Virtual events will always be FREE. Enjoy the show and come back next week.
Here is the program of films:
BIGGIE & SHRIMP, 14min., New Zealand, Drama
On a downbeat housing estate, a teen must confront his self-identity and masculinity, putting his only true friendship at risk.
YELLOW PERIL: QUEER DESTINY, 20min., Canada, Documentary
An award-winning experimental documentary that explores the nuances of queer diasporic, Chinese culture. The narrative follows the story of the Vancouver-based drag artist “Maiden China” (aka Kendell Yan).
LOVE CRIME, 10min., Canada, Documentary
To be LGBTQ+ in Iran is to fear for your life. Four Iranian refugees reflect on their traumatizing past, their new life abroad and their hope for the future.
HANN, 13min., USA, Drama
Andri, an anxious teenage boy, hides and represses his sexuality in fear of his masculine father’s reaction but, on the eve of Andri’s first date, he finds a clever way to reveal his secret.
A DAY WITHOUT YOU, 4min., Mexico, Relationship
On this day, Thomas must face the fact that he needs to move on from his relationship. Butt how?
ANYTHING FOR MY MOTHER, 13min., USA, Drama/Family
Mercedes is a loving Mother with an aggressive cancer. The family is going through financial struggle that causes conflict specially between her two sons Franco and Agustin.
PASTEL, 16min., Switzerland, Drama
Elisabeth catches her son James kissing a young man. She now faces a life struggle. She decides to fight for what she believes to be sickness and cure her only son from his presumed homosexuality.
EKAANT (SOLITUDE), 6min, USA, Romance
‘Manasi’ a poet and ‘Sudha’ a housewife are deeply in love with each other but the restrictions of the society has put chains around their relationship. Ekaant (Solitude) is expression of their secluded extramarital lesbian affair and poetic recital of first moment of closeness.
La Ráfaga (THE GUST), 30min., Puerto Rico, Drama
Weeks after Hurricane María devastated Puerto Rico, a lonely middle-aged man finds himself obsessing with his neighbor, a young closeted and tormented athlete who insistently pursues his attention. The movie deals with fragility issues of living in a forgotten paradise, in the world’s oldest colony, still half-torn, half-supported, with half-citizens, half-gods, and half-demons.