SUNDOWN TOWN is a collection of twelve short films that explore ecstasy, raw desire, and quiet horror. The film festival is a rare opportunity to see queer stories created by queer filmmakers. Films chosen for the 8 p.m. screening are a bit more revealing.
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From time to time I burn
HUGO : 6:30
Furious Saint Jack & Otter
What Kind of Help
I lived a life with you
Bryce & Mitchell’s trip home is disrupted after making a pit stop in a mysteriously unwelcoming town.
FROM TIME TO TIME, I BURN
Louise is a photographer who seeks the symbiosis of bodies. Her encounter with Tereza, a young girl who shows up at her studio for a photo session, will disturb them both more than they imagined.
HUGO : 6:30
Queer Drama Comedy
Hugo, a young actor is asked to improvise narrating a story where he’s the actor and director at an audition. He unfolds a tale that explores sex, disease, and self-emancipation.
FURIOUS SAINT JACK & OTTER, ALONE
A lonely young man rhythmically narrates his leap from isolation to ecstasy when he meets a beautiful stranger at a bar.
Juxtaposing self-consciousness and fear with the joy of liberation, FURIOUS SAINT JACK & OTTER, ALONE dynamically explores the visceral, breathless poetry of a sudden romantic connection.”
Queer Music Video
SHA Remix follows pop artist Vegas Valentine as he faces off with his anxiety, depression, and rage in the form of giant monsters, played by drag artists and dancers.
Gay Romantic Comedy
Alvaro has been quarantined for 97 days without leaving home. He and uses delivery apps to order everything he needs. When the delivery man arrives at the building with another meal, an unexpected situation imposes a difficult decision on Alvaro.
From the flow of consciousness of the character when dealing with his dilemmas and original beatbox compositions, the film explores the difficulties of social isolation and Alvaro’s attempts to creatively occupy time.
WHAT KIND OF HELP?
What Kind of Help? follows a woman in lockdown in her apartment. We see her living her isolated days over and over while trying to cope with the pressure of a pandemic lockdown on a extrovert. As we watch her move about her new confining life, we hear her calling for help, but what kind of help.
Lesbian Fantasy Comedy Horror
A short film about a young woman’s wild imagination about the relationship she truly desires in 1950s Kansas.
I LIVED A LIFE WITH YOU
Chloe begins to work in a new plant of his hospital, hematological oncology. She is a nurse and at first, she is overcome by the situation until she meets Laura, a patient who will leave her mark.
The story of a girl in love.
A dive in the river takes a trans man on a journey back to his past.
A meditation on the creation of the pride flag.
Lioness 11-year-old Leo must deal with her depressive father, while secretly falling in love with her best friend Isabell. Slowly she realizes that she deserves to be free despite her father’s illness.