Genre: Documentary, Drama, Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Romance, Youth
1:00 PM - International LGBTQ+ Short Films
Director: Anthony Schatteman, 22 Minutes, In Dutch and French with English subtitles, Belgium, 2021
After the success of his first novel, thirty-something Flemish writer Louis is suffering from writer’s block. Hoping that a new place will inspire him, he sets out for the Côte d’Azur. One day he sees a couple making love on the beach. They introduce themselves as Melanie and Tommy. It is Tommy who arouses something in Louis. Unsure what to do with this desire, he decides to write down his lustful feelings, until he becomes completely obsessed with Tommy. The extreme plot twists in Louis’s story begin to bleed into reality.
Director: Harm van der Sanden, 5 Minutes, No Dialogue, Netherlands, 2022
A visual short coming-of-age story of young boy Bram discovering his sexuality.
Director: Kate Black-Spence and John Klein, 29 mins, English, USA 2021
Jamie is a young woman living in rural Indiana struggling to figure out her place and identity. When she inadvertently stumbles across a frequency on her ham radio and makes contact with astronaut Noa currently orbiting Earth, the two women are presented with the opportunity to find meaningful connection, even while worlds apart.
3:30 PM - CAŌBA Film
2022 CAŌBA Archives Documentary
Showcasing same-gender loving men of color, their lives, loves, and truths - sponsored by ViiV.
5:00 PM - Cocktails & Cinema ™
All Man: The International Male Story followed by a our signature cocktail hour.
7:00 PM - OUTshine | Cocktail Hour
Free Cocktails after the film in the lobby and on the sidewalk of Cinema Paradiso