Hooking Up Shorts
Making a connection, be it fleeting or romantic is on the minds of these men as they navigate the rules of engagement. Whether being the third in a threeway with a long term couple, hooking up in post marriage equality Australia, or taking your first steps as an out gay man, these essential man on man shorts will delight, while shining a light on the kind of love we make.
Bender Dir – Alex Cardy, Australia, 2019, 15 mins
On the eve before the results of the Australian Marriage Equality Vote are announced, two men hook up after meeting online but their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere.
Fun Only Dir – Lukas Revzin, UK, 2018, 9 mins
Matt grows tired with emotionless online hook-ups. He meets Dugal with whom he experiences something more than just sex. It seems their connection can develop offline but Dugal has a routine of his own.
Lavender Dir- Matthew Puccini, USA, 2018, 10 mins
A young gay man grows increasingly entangled in the marriage of an older couple.
My Loneliness Is Killing Me Dir – Tim Courtney, UK, 2018, 17 mins
When Elliott lures the animalistic Jack to his apartment for a late night hook up, he unexpectedly unearths a dark emotional connection.
High Tide Dir – Claire Zhou, Netherlands, 2018, 22 mins, Dutch and English with English subtitles
A man takes himself to a woodland cottage to escape the pain and confusion of an impending divorce. Whilst enlisting the owner to fix the broken water he begins to uncover and embrace his hidden desires – a journey of self-discovery and healing.
The Distance Between Us and The Sky Dir – Vasilis Kekatos, Greece, France, 9 mins, Greek with English subtitles
Two strangers meet for the first time at an old gas station. One has stopped to gas up his bike, while the other is just stranded. Lacking the money he needs to get home, he will try to sell him the distance that separates them from the sky.
Baby Dir – Jessie Levandov, USA, 2019, 8 mins
Baby is a queer coming-of-age love story that introduces us to the world of Ali, a Dominican teenager from the Bronx, on a Saturday afternoon.