2017 SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Friday, June 29 |  5:45pm
Tivoli Cinemas in Westport

Join us for this popular closing night event where you vote to decide which of these mini-short films (less than 10 minutes each) will earn a $100 cash prize. 

A CIRCLE OF DIAMONDS

An original song inspired by and featuring marriage activist Edie Windsor. Edie witnesses a musical scene where two young women reenact Thea’s proposal to her in the 1960’s.

Directed by Michael Biello, Dan Martin and B. Proud  |  4 minutes

BEARABLE

What if your tribe within the gay community defined you. What if you lived with a real bear.

Directed by David James Holloway  |  4 minutes

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Two parents, with two very different opinions, have a raw and honest conversation about their son coming out of the closet

Directed by Max Cole  |  9 minutes

THE CASSETTE

A man's faith in his relationship is tested when he discovers an eerie message from...himself?

Directed by Rachel Katz & Matt Overstreet  |  5 minutes

THE CLOSET

In the aftermath of a loved one's death, father and son contemplate what to do with her personal belongings.

Directed by Victor Martin  |  7 minute

FROM HEAD TO TOES

An evening. A room. Here or everywhere. A young man, anonymous. awkwardly, He undresses. His thoughts are expressed, intimate and confused. By undressing, he exposes himself.

Directed by Omery Chrystophe  |  6 minutes

EXCHANGE

A gay man is forced to give up the last remaining vestige of yet another failed relationship: his ex's jacket. But during the post-breakup stuff exchange, belongings are not the only things that get swapped.

Directed by Dorian Carli-Jones  |  9 minutes

IN THE PAINT

Before entering the NBA Draft, Kollin must make a life-changing decision that could direct the future of his professional career.

Directed by Ashton Pina  |  7 minutes

IT'S A BOY

Set in the near future, a young newlywed couple must decide what to do with their unborn baby boy after an ultrasound reveals he’s gay.

Directed by Trent Nakamura |  5 minutes

MINE

The non-donor father in a gay relationship struggles to come to terms with being the father to a child which is not biologically his.

Directed by Matthew Morgan  |  6 minutes

RELICS

While preparing for his move, Johann finds objects that remind him of an old love story with Boris... and he decides to get in touch with him one last time.

Directed by Benoit Masocco  |  8 minutes

OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival

is produced in coordination with Unity Temple on the Plaza
and Open Circle Media & Marketing 

FESTIVAL OFFICES

4330 Holly St

Kansas City, M0 64111

816.200.2059

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