SHORTS - Where The Men Are
- On the Big Screen & At Home

Saturday October 16th 2021, 2:45 pm

Streaming: October 15th - October 17th

Gateway Cinema
1820 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Film Details


Genre: Bi, Comedy, Drama, Gay, Musical, Romance


HUGO: 6:30
Directors: Simon Helloco and James Maclver, 13 minutes, In French with English subtitles, France, 2021
During a casting session, Hugo, a young actor, is invited to be the narrator, actor, and director of a story he has to improvise. He embarks on a story about sex, illness, and emancipation.

Director: George Zuber, 5 minutes, USA, 2021
Cycling takes a simple look at an age-old universal story through the eyes of two men — the nature of love, loss, and renewal. Filmed in Fort Lauderdale with a local cast familiar to many.

Director: José Antonio Valera, 10 minutes, In Spanish with English subtitles, Spain, 2020
Adri has proposed a game to Jon. The game will increasingly test the limits of their relationship and quite possibly the lengths of love.

Director: Matt Porter, 16 minutes, USA, 2020
Charles explores the gray areas of his own sexuality after going through an unexpected breakup…did it all start when he saw a man flexing his muscles in a TV advertisement many years ago as a young boy?

Director: Michael Hanley, 17 minutes, Canada, 2021
A gay, married man is continuously forced to 'come out' to his father, who suffers from late-stage Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Damian Sainz Edwards, 10 minutes, In Spanish with English subtitles, Cuba, 2021
The night forest hides Orestes' deepest terrors: darkness, the spirits of enslaved ancestors and his brother's homosexuality.

Director: Sasha Argirov, 13 minutes, Canada, 2021
A socially anxious teen responds to a Craigslist ad for a glory hole. He strikes an unexpected connection with the figure behind the sheet. Feeling his anonymity threatened, the figure tries to course-correct. The teen resists until the figure snaps and abruptly ends the encounter. Feeling a strange connection to this faceless man, the teen returns. He pushes the figure to embrace what they both fear most and be vulnerable. The two men finally let their guards down; they share a moment of true intimacy.

Director: Justin Floyd, 20 minutes, USA, 2021
In this celebration of queer identity, a young Gabriel, is on the verge of his 15th birthday and dreams of having his own quinceañera. A tradition reserved only for women in the Latin community. Gabriel's father - steeped in tradition - sets himself against the quinceañero, the timid boy will have to rally his family to make his dream come true.

Hugo: 6:30


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