From Thursday to Saturday this selection of queer short movies will be screened in the cinema of De Studio.
A short movie made by Belgian filmmaker Noha Choukrallah. Amine’s father is pushing him into becoming a free-diving champion. The young man is more attracted to synchronized swimming. Thematizing male identity, Choukrallah delivers a short movie where water and fluidity are central as well.
Photo © Françoise Janssens
Michael is a charismatic and much-admired rabbi at a Jerusalem Yeshiva. A revealing confession by Gadi, his favorite student, will shake the rabbi's familiar and secure world.
Ayaneh is the story of a young refugee from Afghanistan, trying to build a new future in Switzerland.
Julio Mas Alcaraz
Cuban Heel Shoes tells the story of two teenage boys in a marginal neighborhood of Madrid, in a place hostile to each of their desires. With serious family problems, and surrounded by an aggressive, macho, homophobic environment, they must lead a double life to hide their love relationship and their passion for flamenco dance.
Bound in flowers, a tattooed hand strokes a face. Ropes unwind on the floor. Tremors of pain, tremors of release. What do you desire?
“Motta” follows “hard to classify” Brazilian artist Fabio da Motta as he questions the boundaries between fantasy, submission, provocation and art.
A young woman, Anna, moves in with her ex-lover, an older man. She discovers that he's married. Wanting to confront her, she visits the woman. Gradually they grow closer together.