courts/shorts pgm2016 divers
Things are not always what they seem in the world of girls who like girls and this year’s edition of international, award-winning short films proves that in spades.
Vámonos is a funny, touching, personal story about Hope, a Latina mourning the death of her butch girlfriend, Mac. When Hope learns that Mac’s mother plans on burying her in a dress, Hope and her friends realize they must take matters into their own hands.
Erica has a secret relationship to Sebastian. When his wife finds out, she decides to confront Erica over an evening of gin and tonics. Erica is soon being pushed to question what things in life are worth fighting for.
A burlesque show offers an unexpected opportunity for a shy protagonist to connect with a long-time crush, aided by their outgoing boss.
"Listen to me: there is life without love. Loneliness is the soul's forgotten desire. You don't need anyone. Don't search, don't hope, don't dream; and only then, perhaps, you too will learn how to be alone."
Don’t be fooled by the sophisticated stop-motion doll animation that gives B. a childlike charm; the bloody story - of repressed lesbian bombshell B. and her bisexual boyfriend K. - is a perverse twist on Saturday morning Barbie-mation.