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TLVFest

Thursday, 01 June 2017 until Saturday, 10 June 2017

TLVFest, Tel Aviv’s International LGBT Film Festival is a unique annual event taking place each June at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. The festival offers public screenings of films with no Israeli distribution, meetings with local as well as foreign filmmakers, panel discussions and special events. The impressive program includes many exciting films while aspiring to enrich and empower tolerance and pluralism in Israeli society.


In addition to displaying worldwide cinema, the festival encourages Israeli original work, awarding Best Film in the competitive Israeli program and provides exposure and a public stage for local filmmakers. The festival runs the TLVFest Movie Club, a monthly screening and other cinema related events throughout the year. The festival purchases theatrical rights of selected LGBTQ international films, and distributes them in Israel.


 

2017 films...

Special Screenings 2017

After Louie

Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

Hello Again

Opening Event 2017

The Freedom to Marry

This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous

TLVFest Awards 2017

Tom of Finland

Official Competition 2017: Narrative

Axolotl Overkill

Body Electric

Close-Knit

Even Lovers Get the Blues

PROM KING, 2010

The Night (La Noche)

Official Competition 2017: Documentary

A Queer Country

Casa Roshell

Chavela

Real Boy

Small Talk

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Transit Havana

Panorama 2017 – Audience Award

A Date for Mad Mary

Angry Indian Goddesses

Below Her Mouth

Catfight

Center of my World

Emo the Musical

Fluidø

Mixed Messages

Signature Move

Skins

Take me for a Ride

The Misandrists

Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves

Weirdos

Women Who Kill

XX

Israeli LGBT Cinema 2017

Bebe

Born Again

Dear Freddy

Fuck You Jessica Blair

Gay in a Day

Good Boys

He’s my god, too

Mr. Gaga – 130000 viewers celebration

That’s Gila That’s Me

Special Events 2017

A Meeting With Festival Programmers

Female Trouble & conversation with Mink Stole

In conversation with Antonio De Silva

Of Girls and Horses

Seduction: The Cruel Woman

TLVFest Drag Star Search

TLVFest Parties 2017

Virgin Machine

Women in Cinema Panel


Israeli Short Films 2017

Growing Different – Youth and High School Shorts Competition

Two
Dir: Rotem Plitman
Israel 2016. 13 min. Hebrew with English subtitles
Ellie, an insecure teenage girl finds herself spending time in the company of the lead singer of a band she admires. The two's relationship develops over the course of the night.

One of you
Dir: Nir Arad
Israel 2017, 9 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Rotem Lutsky 16-year-old girl, just wants to be in a body she likes. She wants her classmates not to treat her as a mystery or an alien.
The film follows Rotem in school, and in her journey of Coming Out of the closet as transgender.

That Creature is Me
Dir: Or Yahel
Israel 2017, 15 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Adam (18) is "the man of the house", considering and supportive to his recently divorced mother, and knows that Roey, his younger brother (7), imitates almost everything he does. But when he dares to expose his sexual identity to his mother, he is afraid of losing his place and importance in his home.

Angel
Dir: Yarin Segal
Israel 2017, 30 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Tal is a teenager and gay. He stands in front of the camera and lets his sister, Yarin, interview him. He tells her about his struggles to cope with their family, his friends and the small community of their town Or Yehuda, Tal wonders if he should tell his favorite grandma about his sexual preferences, afraid she might not love him anymore.

Soap Box
Dir: Nizan Shani
Israel, 2016, 4 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

A teenager takes a look at our reality and wonders how is it that we stand by and do nothing as so much social injustice happens before our eyes. He calls us to wake up.

Igor 2000
Dir: Diana Frenkel
Israel 2016, 14 Min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Igor (17) is an active member of many LGBT dating websites. For the past years he has been meeting older men for one night stands. Will he find love?

Israeli Animation Collection- Animated Life

Trailer of the TLVFest 2011
Dir: Michael (Mysh) Rozanov
Israel, 2011, 2 min

Hora
Dir: Yoav Brill
Israel 2014, 10 min, Hebrew with English subtitles.

A documentary about the habit of hand holding among gay men in the city of Tel Aviv.
Part of "Guttman x 5".

Lake
Dir: Ela Grisaru and Dana Levy
Israel, 2014, 7 min, Hebrew with English subtitles

A young man walks in a forest, away from all that
is familiar. Suddenly the spectacular beauty of a hidden lake is revealed. He takes his clothes off, steps into the water and merges with the stillness of nature. He looks around him and his sight leads him to a special encounter with a strange man.

The Fluid
Dir: Adi Zvi
Israel 2014, 3 min, Hebrew with English subtitles.

Being Bisexual, being fluidic, stop hiding, just being.

Eve & Eve
Dir: Racheli Ben Zaken
Israel 2014, 3 min

Interpretation of the Adam & Eve story.

Normativism
Dir: Eliran Bichman.
Israel 2010, 8 min Hebrew with English subtitles.

Doco-animation about life as a Jewish bisexual in modern jerusalem.

Fix it
Dir: Yossi Lagziel
Israel 2010, 5 min.
shai is homosexual and Fix is trying to straighten him up.

Ishihara
Dir: Yoav Brill
Israel 2010, 6 min, English.

Autobiography concerning color blindness and those pretty things that are lost from sight.

Cut
Dir: Dar Leon
Israel 2015, 4 min

Being different, a stain in society, a society that pursuit its own members.

Seventh Heaven
Dir: Or Tilinger
Israel, 2015, 11 min, English

An unexpected earthquake leads a young shepherd with sheep into a fantastic and comic quest to return home again.

Trailer of the TLVFest 2012
Dir: Michael (Mysh) Rozanov
Israel, 2012, 2 min

Israeli Collection A – a Search Outside, a Search Inside

Chambers
Dir: Yaniv Eyal
Israel, 2017, 16 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Amos, a troubled homosexual, goes down to the well, close to where he lives, just to walk through different chambers which illustrate his fears based on his sexual identity.

Long Distance
Dir: Yotam Ben David
Israel, 2015, 15 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

A long walk through paths and roads, through the relationships and distances between people.
Two distant lovers, two homes falling apart and one forgotten birthday. (out of competition)

Leave of Absence
Dir: Moshe Rosenthal
Israel, 2016, 17 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Before another stressful family dinner, Meir decides to escape. The middle-aged teacher unexpectedly finds what he needed when a chance encounter with former students plunges him into a night of pure rebellious energy. (out of competition)

Out of Breath
Dir: Shaul Melamed
Israel, 2016, 12 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

A film studies student wants to direct his own memorial movie. Not satisfied with the results he decides to confront an old secret and interviews his 3th grade classmate with whom he had an affair while visiting his grandmother in the kibbutz. During the interview for his own memorial movie he finds out that experience shaped the man that now stands in front of him and that he is now openly gay. (out of competition)

Israeli Collection B – Being me

Playground
Dir: Etamar Kadusheviz
Israel, 2016, 7 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

A young boy is going around his Kibbutz and writing an offensive graffiti. When he gets to the playground someone is going to try and stop him.

For a Change
Dir: Keren Nir
Israel 2016, 5 min. No dialog

Animated documentary based on the story of Ofer, a transgender man struggling with his developing body and discovering feminine attributes while searching for self-acceptance.

Tiptoeing
Dir: Matanel Lustig and Yarden Kashtan
Israel, 2016, 10 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Eliezer Leibowitz is an ultra Orthodox Jew. Eliezer is torn between his religious beliefs, and his sexual inclinations and hobbies, which he hides under the bed.
When he sees an advertisement for a dancing audition, he decides to sign up under the name "Eli". During his dance he is able to break through his religious world, but does he really want to pass the audition?

For Life
Dir: Leon Livshitz
Israel, 2017, 10 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Looking for an engagement ring alongside her fiancé, Yasmin encounters her mythological ex-boyfriend.

Grounded
Dir: Ayala Shiftan & Andreas Flack
Israel, 2017, 4 min. English with Hebrew subtitles

Emma lost all hope of finding love, until she finds a perfect but unusual relationship. It quickly soars but life tears them apart and she's left alone on the ground again. She learns that's where she belongs, and finds an even more unusual new love.

Being Myself
Dir: Roni Zidon
Israel, 2017, 6 Min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Michael, a genderqueer artist, explores how to express their inner-self, when it doesn't match the outer one. "Being Myself" deals with trans and queer self-expression and simple humanity

Me Become Us
Dir: Moran Shina
Israel 2017, 3 min, Hebrew with English subtitles
A short animtaion documentary about love, adoption and parenthood. The story of two gay parents' adoption process as told by one of the fathers.

Good Night, Alice
Dir: Rom Sade
Israel 2016, 9 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Based on a true story.
"Good Night Alice" is a short film that follows Alice, an addled teenager, suffering from sleep paralysis due to the struggle of keeping her sexuality a secret from her family and society.

The Natural Choice
Dir: Anna Pozdniakov
Israel 2017, 10 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

After seeing Sean, Guy remembers their life together and how they had to separate because of a “cure” that was supposed to turn the whole gay community into a heterosexual one.

Israeli Collection C – The Secret Life

Before you was Darkness
Dir: Michael (Mish) Rozanov
Israel, 2017, 6 min. Video Clip.

Workers at a factory, reduced to automatic work, wake up when one of them imagines a magical dancer moving freely in the halls of the factory. As passion and color take over, the oppressed are liberated through movement and music. A narrative music video for the song "Before You was Darkness" by The Orvim Ensemble.

After his death
Dir: Lior Soroka
Israel 2016, 11 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

After the death of her father, Ayelet discovers that he had an affair with a man. Ayelet confronts her mother, and discovers that she knew about it. Ayelet decides to invite her father’s lover to his grave, despite her mother’s opinion.

Alpha
Dir: Oron Golan
Israel 2017, 4 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Almog and his friends are on their way to meet Mika for a party in TLV. When Almog and Mika go for a walk alone, he sees his dad and finds out about his secret life.

How was your day?
Dir: Tal Iungman
Germany/Israel 2016, 4min. No dialog

Stop motion animation that portrays one day in the life of a gender-queer person.

The Way Out
Dir: Shimon Kbili
Israel 2017, 24 min.

Based on true events The Way Out is the story of Ryan, a successful Real estate developer which leads a double life until one night on a vacation with his family in Mexico he is forced to choose the life he wants to lead.

Playground
Dir: Racheli Ben Zaken
Israel 2016, 4 min. No dialog

Stop-Motion animation. At one side, a straight couple sits on a bench, next to them is a baby cart. At the other side sits on a bench a gay couple with a baby cart. Which family is better?

The Rabbi
Dir: Uriya Hertz
Israel 2016, 20 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Michael is a charismatic and much-admired Rabbi at a Jerusalem Yeshiva. A revealing confession by Gadi, his favorite student, will shake the rabbi's familiar and secure world. (out of competition)

Israeli collection D – Her Thoughts

onytail
Dir: Moran Nakar
Israel 2016, 9 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Adva, a 17 year old from an Israeli Settlement, goes on a night journey to fulfill her fantasy. She hitchhikes her way to a gay dance bar, meets a mysterious women and follows her into the bathroom. Reality strikes her in the face and she finds out the gap between fantasy and real life.

Laughter
Dir: Maayan Segman
Israel 2017, 8 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Danny is a medical clown dealing with taking care of Ben, a young boy getting ready for open heart surgery. With Ben entering surgery Danny returns home and the lack of information about Ben's condition drives her crazy. Her girlfriend, Nadia, tries to help her pass the hours until they receive news from the hospital. (out of competition)

GaYted Community
Dir: Yaelle Botser
Israel 2016, 9 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Two couples battling to get their foot in the door of a gorgeous A-list villa in a gated community, as they are challenged by an eccentric real estate agent to prove who is more culturally diverse.

Self Service
Dir: Ran Ezra
Israel 2017, 5 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Yael is wandering, searching for a safe place, a home, inside urban Tel-Aviv, that can be so cold sometimes. So she walks. Until she reaches a self service laundry place, with hope to find a sanctuary and some human warmth.

Extraction
Dir: Liron Barchat
Israel 2016, 10 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

A young and depressed woman goes to the dentist to have a procedure. There she is taken with the beautiful and charismatic dentist who seems to meet her need to talk things over. Under the influence of the beauty of the dentist, as well as the sedative, Efrat falls into a sweet romantic fantasy.

Narciso
Dir: Tom-Lee Ziegelman
Israel 2016, 9 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

A young Danish woman is teaching her foreign lover various words in her native tongue. However, when her foreign partner goes shopping one day she quickly realises that the true translation of these phrases are a far cry from her lovers explanations.

Paperock
Dir: Hillel Rate
Israel 2016, 11 min. Hebrew with English subtitles

Leah, an ultra-Orthodox teenager plans to meet with her brother who she hasn’t seen for many years. When she meets him she realizes that he is no longer who he used to be.

Spectrums

Spectrums
Dir: Zohar Melinek Ezra & Afek Testa Launer
Israel 2017, 75 min, Hebrew with English subtitles

The episodes screened: Lioz, Afek, Natalie, Toar, Dorin, Kul.

"Spectrums" is a new Israeli docu-series that follows the social and spiritual world of 10 members of the transgender community in Israel. The series presents a current view of the Israeli society in its many hues. Every episode follows a single character bearing his and hers world in a empowering, revealing way, with no compromises. Every character brings to light another aspect of the issue at hand and breaks every stereotype about gender and the transexual experience. Their stories are unavoidably the story of the periphery of Israel in 2017.
The series presents a complex discussion about gender and shows that all of us are moving through the the spectrum of identity, body and society. “Spectrums” focuses on our society at a critical point with a clear message - freedom to live your life without letting society dictate your identity.

The Arisa night at TLVfest

The Israeli ‘Mizrahi’ Lesbian Woman

Who Ever Told You That You Were Strange?
Dir: Rachel Ben Zaken
Israel 2009, 9 min, Hebrew with English subtitles.

Beth is a girl who looks like a boy and lives with her mom who doesn't accept her. When Beth brings girls home they realize she's not the boy they thought she was.

Henna
Dir: Michal Haggiag
Israel, 2016, 9 min, Hebrew with English subtitles.

On the day of her sister's henna party, Michal is forced to drive her grandmother to the event. Michal's girlfriend joins her for the ride.

When I Measure the Distance
Dir: Liat Daudi
Israel, 2016, 45 min, Hebrew with English subtitles.

This is a story about the complex relationships of a secular, feminist and queer woman with her nuclear family of 15 people. The scenes reveal a wide range of emotions – love, care, compassion, repulsion, anger and a much more. It is a narrative of similarities, differences and courage.

International Short Films 2017

Drag Queens Shorts

A Wig and a Prayer - The Peaches Christ Story
Dir: Jeff Schlags
USA, 2016, 19 min, English, no subtitles

The legendary San Francisco drag queen - Peaches Christ, from her early days to the lauded success of her Midnight Mass pre-movie experience.

The Wedding Patrol
Dir: Rogier Hardeman
Cast: Peter Beck, Frank Christian Marx, Marc Benjamin Puch
Germany, 2016, 15 min., German with English subtitles

The Russian expat Mikhail lives happily in a civil partnership with his husband in Berlin, when chief inspector Böhnenkamp accuses him of not being gay and leading a greencard marriage. A witness saw him kissing a woman! But as it turns out, things are not always what they seem.

JUST FOR ONE DAY
Dir: Francis Legge
Cast: Sherry Vine, Bianca del Rio, The Misstress Formika, Bob The Drag Queen
USA 2016, 32 min., English, no subtitles

Drag darling, Sherry Vine, has retired from show business to become an international spy just in time to stop Lady GoDiva from stealing all the world’s chocolate. Sherry travels undercover all over the world, seducing everyone she comes in contact, to track Lady GoDiva down in her secret lair. When she finally finds her it’s a battle of the bitches!

International Bisexual Shorts

Why Should I Give a Shit About Bisexuals
Dir: Korina Birosh, Jordan Blower, Alexandra Hanson
U.S., 2016, 11 min., English, no subtitles

Three men who participated in the successful #StillBisexual campaign come out as bi, telling stories of confronting violence, unrequited love, and lack of acceptance by gays and lesbians.

ID#1: WRITER
Dir: Emília Ondriašová, Adriana Pirošková
Slovakia, 2016, 3 min., Slovak with English subtitles

The author has smelled more than the sweet smell of success; she has also taken in the stuffy scent of air-conditioned rooms in a house where the windows simply do not open.

Choke Hold
Dir: R.W. Gray
Canada, 2016, 13 min., English, no subtitles

Two friends realize that sometimes you must go a step too far to confront your orientation.

ID#3: Burlesque Dancer
Dir: Emília Ondriašová, Adriana Pirošková
Slovakia, 2016, 3 min., Slovak with English subtitles

Even after establishing the first Slovak school of Burlesque, and having given confidence to dozens of students, she still finds it hard to come to terms with what truly defines her.

Climax
Dir: Fulvio Balmer Rebullida
Switzerland, 2016, 15 min., French with English subtitles

Larry meets Cléo at a bar. They return home together. He did not expect what he saw between her legs. This leads him to a journey of self-discovery at a hot sex party, where he will explore his sexual preferences and identities.

Aidos
Dir: R.W. Gray
Canada, 2016, 5 min., English, no subtitles

Twenty-one different people declared their love for Ben. After he passes away, the meaning of these declarations comes into question.

Mario, Kike and David
Dir: Miguel Lafuente
Spain, 2016, 19 min, Spanish with English subtitles

Mario and Kike meet through a dating app. What was supposed to be a one-night stand turns into an entirely different thing.

International Gay Shorts

Scar Tissue
Dir: Nish Gera
Production: Martijn Krediet
Holland 2017, 15 min., English, no subtitles

A casual hookup takes an intimate turn when Sami, a Syrian refugee from Damascus, meets Johan. In the course of a night in Amsterdam, the two men will confront some truths, and unsettling secrets, about the very different worlds they come from.

Thanks for Dancing
Dir: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
Norway 2016, 18 min., Norwegian with English subtitles


A lifelong relationship is coming to an end, as we follow two elderly men and former athletes the last winter they are living together.
In association with the Norwegian Embassy

1992
Dir: Anthony Doncque
France, 2016, 25min., French with English subtitles

Martin is seventeen and films his daily life with his His 8 mm camera. He films everything and anything, his room, the world around him. Never his father. He does not think about it. One day he meets Dominique. He is twenty-three and is a pawn in his high school.

Tonight it’s You
Dir: Dominic Haxton
USA, 2016, 17 min., English, no subtitles

Browsing profiles on his phone, handsome CJ arranges a late-night hookup with misfit Hunter, only to discover more going on in Hunter’s backwoods than he bargained for

The Glory Hole
Dir: Daniel Maggio
USA, 2016, 4 min., English no subtitles

Learn the true story about how Jeff and Cosgrove fell in love at a San Francisco glory hole 22 years ago.

International Lesbian Shorts

Pool
Dir: Leandro Goddinho
Brazil 2016, 29 min. Portuguese with English subtitles

After finding a mysterious letter in her grandma’s house, Claudia meets Marlene, a friend of her mom that made a house out of her empty pool.

Eatg X
Dir: Francy Fabritz
Germany, 2016, 14 min. German with English subtitles

Locarno 2016 – World premiere, San Sebastian 2016 - PANAVISION AWARD.

Two women find themselves stuck together in a department store elevator. They deal with this stressful situation in an original way.

Lily
Dir: Graham Cantwell
Ireland 2016, 23 min. English

A high school teenage girl that is bullied by several of her classmates is forced to deal with questions about herself and her sexuality.

My Gay Sister
Dir: Lia Hietala
Sweden / Norway 2017, 15 min. Swedish with English subtitles

Teddy award for best short, Berlinale 2017.

Since her older sister began dating another girl, there are new, strange feelings and questions stirring inside of ten-year-old Cleo. In association with the Embassy of Sweden. 

Step
Dir: Alve Lindenbaum
Sweden 2016, 7 min. Swedish with English subtitles

In the narrow hallways of a home party she is desperately hoping for a connection and searching for an independent space.

International Queer Animation Shorts

Juliette
Dir: Lora D'Addazio
Belgium 2016, 6 min, French with English subs

Juliette is a shy young girl who is terrified, travelling in a car with two crazy girls who do not pay attention to the road. She has a sense of foreboding.

Venus – Filly the lesbian little Fairy
Dir: Sávio Leite
Brazil 2017, 6 min, Portuguese with English subs

In this animated fairy-tale Filly, a lesbian fairy with nimble fingers, seduces women by day dressed as a boy. But at night something strange happens and soon half the population of Whatsit Village are eagerly queuing up.

Bittersweet
Dir: Allen Martsch
USA, 2016, 4 min, No Dialogue

Jason, a shy teen, reluctantly writes a heartfelt candy gram message to his high school crush, Armando.

Arrival
Dir: Alex Myung
USA, 2016, 23 min, no Dialogue
The story of how one boy's personal discovery affects the long distance relationship he has with his mother

The Night Cleaner
Dir: Blair Fukumura
Canada, 2016, 5:30 min, English with no Subs
As the night cleaner in Canada's busiest gay bathhouse, Travis has his work cut out for him.

MOMS ON FIRE
Joanna Rytel
Sweden, 2016, Animation, 13 min, English subtitles

A film about defying and stretching the generally accepted standards of good motherhood.

Formol 105
Dir: Martín Rodríguez Vázquez
Spain, 2016, 5 min, no Dialogue
This short film —set in a stifling XIX century undertaker's — narrates a disturbing story about love and horror. The movie is allegory about accepting your own sexual orientation.

Espresso Doppio
Dir: Mika Koskinen
Findland, 2016, 4 min, no Dialogue

Two different people, two different backgrounds and a cup of coffee. Are we able to understand each other after all?

Virion
Dir: Glynn Urquhart
Australia, 2016, 6 min, no Dialogue

In the same way a virus infects its host, an infectious romantic relationship between two men develops. An animated film about the rules of attraction.

International Transgender Shorts

Jordy in Transitland
Dir: Willem Timmers
Netherlands, 2016, 6 min. Dutch with English subtitles

A modern-day poetic legend. As Jordy roams the space between Man and Woman, dichotomy becomes more severe than ever. Must she adapt? And at what cost?

The Trans Sex Workers of Istanbul
Dir: Andy Hayward
U.K./Turkey, 2017, 22 min. Turkish and English with English subtitles

The number of transphobia-related murders in Turkey is among the highest in the world. The sex workers of Istanbul allow us to intimately explore their lives and experiences against this difficult backdrop.

Jackie
Dir: James Fanizza
Canada, 2016, 9 min. English, no subtitles

A transgender woman reunites with her alienated gay brother to discuss the inheritance of their late mother, which unleashes several family demons.

Umbrella
Dir: Rhys Ernst
USA, 2017, 15 min. English, no subtitles

Umbrella follows the lives of four American transgender individuals: a Washington social activist, the owner of a Philadelphia tattoo parlor, an ex-serviceman living with his daughters in rural Arkansas and fighting for trans rights in the army, and the creator of the trans flag. The film looks into their efforts to bring about change at a particularly challenging era.

Get the Life
Dir: Ozzy Villazon
USA, 2016, 12 min. English, no subtitles

Alex, a transgender boy, struggles with a clandestine pregnancy. He considers just what he is willing to lose in order to live freely and bravely.

Majestic & Handsome
Dir: Nathan Drillot & Jeff Petry
Canada, 2016, 12 min. English, no subtitles

Milan Halikowski is a transgender boy who overcomes hardship and discrimination to become a trans activist and role model.

The SF Underground Film Festival Program

A Girl and a Gun
Direction: Jamie DeWolf
U.S., 2014, 6 min., English, no subtitles

Jean-Luc Godard once said, 'All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.' This short film gives this quote a queer, entertaining twist.

Squirrel Mommy
Direction: Kelly Broich
U.S., 8 min., English, no subtitles

Nina can never have children. Feeling less of a woman, she decides to adopt four young squirrels and become a squirrel mommy.

Crunch Pop
Direction: Grace Raso
U.S., 6 min., no dialogue

Move your body to the sounds of hip 1980s aerobics music. This colorful and upbeat video clip is filled with glitter, snacks, wigs, and flashy outfits.
he course of the night.ght.

Folsom Street
Director: Aron Kantor
U.S., 2015, 5 min., no dialogue

A surprising, sexy musical piece: a BDSM club, several patrons, and quite a few fantasies all come together into a music video where the music is mostly made up of the sounds of whiplash, moans of pain and pleasure, the feel of leather, etc.

2015 Frameline Festival trailer
U.S., 5 min., English, no subtitles

The trailer for Frameline Festival is a homage to the Wizard of Oz, starring Peaches Christ.

Human Behavior
Direction: Brian Benson
U.S., 2010, 6 min., English, no subtitles

Pure black sarcasm in this outlandish, macabre comedy about a little girl with big dreams and a big, big mother who allows her no space for development. Deranged, crazy, at times hilarious and touching and painful at other times. Starring Cousin Wonderlette and Lady Bear.

Life is a Drag Show
Direction: Samantha Sullivan
U.S., 5 min., English, no subtitles

This short, fast, upbeat, and enjoyable documentary allows us to peep into the world of TLVFest guest Joshua Grannell as Peaches Christ, and the world of theater he has created.
the night.

Muppet Party
U.S., 5 min., English, no subtitles

If you thought Sausage Party was coarse, wait until you see just how far Muppet Party takes bizarre and sexy. A muppet goes on the streets of San Francisco to interview male and female genitalia for a TV show. What takes place once the muppet becomes thirsty is something you'll never forget.

Tick Tock
Direction: Jed Bell
U.S., 2013, 8 min., English, no subtitles

Two relatively-mature nude models, uninhibited an shameless, leave the studio stark naked looking for their clothes that are strewn all over San Francisco, attempting to make it to an amateur stand-up competition.

33
Direction: Vinsantos
U.S., 10 min., English, no subtitles

A stark, black-and-white look at life at 33. What begins as a mid-life crisis quickly turns into the fulfillment of other people's sexual fantasies as well as development of insights about life.

Cooners
Direction: Maricio Bokakois
U.S., 2010, 02 min., English, no subtitles

A short sexual fantasy about one guy, two raccoons, and a garbage can.

Lipstique
Dir: Kia Simon
U.S., 04 min., English, no subtitles

A cool music video featuring many actors (including Joshua Grannell), plenty of makeup, quite a lot of lipstick, and homage to classic cinema.


 

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