• Gayla!

Join us for a celebration of queer life on the big screen in this, our centerpiece program.

Short Films

Lucky Fish

Two Asian-American teenagers meet in the bathroom of a Chinese restaurant while having dinner with their families.

High Jump

Otto lives in a remote village while his boyfriend, Casimir, a professional dancer, has been living thousands of miles away for work. From a distance, Otto finds comfort in his lover’s choreography and uses his own body to fight his longing.

Tank Fairy

Once upon a time, the magical Tank Fairy delivered tanks of gas (with plenty of sass) to the home of young Jojo, a lonely dreamer in desperate need of a glittery godmother...


Unable to move on from a breakup, Gabi, a queer Latina freelance editor, impulsively drops into an old job at an underground lap dance party, where she unexpectedly runs into a friend from her past.

F^¢k '€m R!ght B@¢k

A queer, Black Baltimore rapper must outwit his "out to get him" boss in order to avoid being fired after he accidentally takes drugs.

Naked Men in the Woods

They have a complicated marriage: She has a tumor, he is gay, and neither knows the other’s secret. When he arranges a date involving bizarre role-play, she spies on him, firmly believing that he is having an affair with a younger woman. The chase is on...

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