Top Drawer Shorts

BEAUTY PRESIDENT / DIR. WHITNEY SKAUGE / 10 MIN “If a bad actor can be president, why not a good drag queen?” In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk made history.

MARLON BRANDO / DIR. VINCENT TILANUS / 20 MIN Best friends Cas and Naomi spend every second of their days together. But when their future plans are seemingly different, their relationship wobbles.

GIRLSBOYSMIX / DIR. LARA AERTS & ELS VAN DRIEL / 7 MIN The story of an intersex child who wonders: where do I belong?

HEAVEN REACHES DOWN TO EARTH / DIR. TEBOGO MALEBOGO / 10 MIN Nothing will ever be the same after Tau comes to a realization about their sexuality.

HUGO: 6:30 / DIR. SIMON HELLOCO & JAMES MACIVER / 13 MIN Hugo, a young actor, is asked to improvise a story at an audition.

PURE / DIR. NATALIE JASMINE HARRIS / 12 MIN On the eve of her cotillion ball, a young Black girl grapples with her queer identity and questions her purity.

LITTLE SKY / DIR. JESS X. SNOW / 14 MIN Haunted by childhood memories, Sky risks their non-binary identity to end the cycle of violence in their family.

THE TEST / DIR. JESSICA SMITH / 8 MIN Two women await the results of a test that could change everything.

NAOMI REPLANSKY AT 100 / DIR. MEGAN ROSSMAN / 6 MIN This short doc explores the life of renowned poet Naomi Replanksy as she celebrates her 100th year.