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Family Ties: Shorts Program

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Family Ties: Shorts Program


Tickets are $10.
Visit: http://www.carolinatheatre.org/films/festivals/ncglff

FAMILY TIES
Shorts Program
(Various Countries, 96 min)

CHERRY SEASON
Australia / 13 min / Director Joshua Longhurst
It’s cherry season in Australia, and Shantelle has just discovered that her teenage half-sister, Tamara, is posting raunchy pics online. With the help of a callow workmate, stop Shantelle must stop Tamara from crossing a dangerous line.
Trailer:
Youtube Video


CHOKE
United States / 15 min / Director Rolla Selbak
A rising MMA star hides her refugee status from her small American town and the world.
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/290086221

THE CONRADS
United Kingdom / 15 min/ Director Teryl Brouillette
Cammie has always wanted to be a mother, but recently learned she was unable to conceive. Her wife, Joss, on the other hand, has never seen herself fit to be a mom. Still, she loves Cammie enough to give pregnancy a try, secretly hoping the low odds of IVF will be in her favor. Much to her dismay, she discovers she is pregnant while Cammie is out of town, and is now faced with a decision that will change both of their lives forever.

EVA MINUS CANDELA
Colombia / 19 min / Director Ruth Caudeli
Eva minus Candela is set two years after their relationship has ended. Although they seem to have remade their lives, they still have outstanding issues between them.

GIRLS WEEKEND
United States / 11 min / Director Kyra Sedgwick
Directed by Kyra Sedgwick and starring Ali Liebegott (who also wrote the short), Amy Landecker, and Linda Lavin, Girls Weekend centers around a painfully awkward—and then surprisingly touching—reunion between an estranged lesbian and her not-so-accepting family back home.

REHEARSAL
Russia / 13 min / Director Valentina Gordeeva
Anna moved from Russia to study at a London drama school where she meets her girlfriend. Now as her student visa expires, they've decided to get married and stay in London together, but first Anna has to talk with her conservative mother who is unaware of her daughter’s sexual orientation.

SANCTUARY
United States / 10 min / Director Jeanette Sears
Throughout the 60’s, gay bars served as havens for a marginalized queer community across the country. Frequent police raids and laws dictating women to wear three pieces of “gender appropriate clothing” resulted in countless cases of police harassment, assault, and brutality. This tale follows Meg and Abigail as they navigate their interaction and coping process after one such raid.
Trailer:
Youtube Video


THEMES: Family | Immigration | Latinx | Lesbian | Relationships



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