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Youth Shorts

Director: Various

Gender Diverse | LGBTIQ | Queer | Short Film | Shorts | Youth Films | Unclassified 15+ | 75 MINS | Various | Various


This collection of inspiring and heartfelt shorts celebrate a diverse cross-section of queer teens and kids as as they navigate the perilous and wonderful journey to adulthood. These films touch on a range of pressing issues such as, can a goldfish be gay, what to wear to your first prom and coming out to your family during Mardi Gras.

Prom Night Dir: Sam McGowan, 2018, Australia, 10 mins

Goldfish Dir: Yorgos Angelopoulos, 2017, Greece, 14 mins

Transpiration Dir: Maggie Brittingham, 2018, Australia, 11 mins

Darío Dirs: Manuel Kinzer, Jorge A. Trujillo, 2018, Colombia, 15 mins

Charlie Dir: Lesley Johnson, 2018, Canada, 7 mins

Maybe Dir: Kat Cole, 2018, USA, 10 mins

Eyes On You Dir: Adam Kiers, 2018, Australia, 4 mins

Listen Dir: Jake Graf, 2018, UK, 4 mins

MQFF recommends 15+

Total run time: 75 mins


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