• Female Gaze

  • Female Gaze

Whether directed by women, featuring female leads, or a topic more focused on the female perspective, these stories skew distinctly feminine.

Short Films


A teenage girl whose vision is fading takes in her last fill of visual textures and light. An absorbing, beautifully crafted portrait of a harrowing experience.

Gabber Lover

Laurie doubles on the back of Mila’s motorbike to a lake where they dance with abandon. Her gaze harbors longing but will the friendship sustain this transition?

One Last Night

On the eve of their separation, a Tel Avivian lesbian couple goes out on the town only to experience a night they never expected, exposing truths they never revealed.

Problem Play

Life imitates art for a young actress struggling with the part of Viola in Twelfth Night, her feelings for her costar, and her own identity.

Rod Zegwi Dan Pikan

In this gorgeous animated visual essay, a woman meditates on the trials and tribulations she has experienced in her past. A highly original exploration of a complex and troubled life.


Men and women form rival factions in this lush sexual reverie, in which gender roles are transformed and the human body wildly reinvented.

2016 ShortFest Archive