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BENT – Sacramento LGBTQ Film Festival

BENT – Sacramento LGBTQ Film Festival

Sunday Night Shorts Program

SUNDAY SHORTS PROGRAM

Sunday, October 14; 6:30pm
Expected Guests:
Director, Gaby Scott, Angela Wilson, A Butcher’s Story

Director, Ana Quintanilla, Fig Tree
Director, Mahaliyah Ayla O, Masks
Director, Zoe Lubeck, Grace and Betty

Director, Nate Trinrud, Pop Rox
Director, Taylor Whitehouse, Don’t Judge Me, It’s Rude.
More TBA!

 

TICKETS

Angela Wilson, A Butcher’s Story
Director: Gaby Scott
2018 | USA | 7 min
TRAILER

Meet Angela Wilson, a female butcher and the owner of Avedano’s, an independent butcher shop in the rapidly shifting landscape that is San Francisco.

 

Fig Tree
Director: Ana Quintanilla
2018 | USA | 5 min

A woman confronted with the absence of her lover is haunted by memories of passion, tenderness, and pain that pierce the margins of her reality.

 

 


What Do You See
Director: Michael Bonner
2017 | Australia | 6 min

Born in Malaysia and now living in Australia, Sereena, a transfeminine dancer, performer, and photographer, poetically discusses her upbringing and trans (in)visibility—questioning the viewer, “What do you see?”

Masks
Director: Mahaliyah Ayla O
2018 | USA | 22 min
TRAILER
A closeted medical student risks being outed to her family on the same evening a masked gunman opens fire at a gay nightclub.

Marguerite
Director: Marianne Farley
2017 | Canada | 20 min
TRAILER

An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.

 

Happy Birthday, Marsha!
Directors: Tourmaline Gossett & Sasha Wortzel
2017 | USA | 14 min
TRAILER

This hybrid short doc imagines iconic transgender performer and activist Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson in the hours before the 1969 Stonewall riots; it stars Independent Spirit Award winner Mya Taylor (Tangerine).

Grace and Betty
Director: Zoe Lubeck
2016 | USA | 12 min

When 23-year-old Grace decides to come out of the closet to her grandmother Betty, she discovers something she wasn’t expecting.

 

 

Pop Rox
Director: Nate Trinrud
2017 | USA | 12 min
TRAILER

Jesse, an Iranian American teenage girl, decides to tell her best friend, Roxanne, that she’s in love with her.

 

Don’t Judge Me, It’s Rude.
Director: Taylor Whitehouse
2018 | USA | 5 min

Don’t Judge Me, It’s Rude is about an emotionally nuanced reconnection at a tree stump.

 

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TRAILERS FOR THIS SHORTS PROGRAM:
Angela Wilson, A Butcher’s Story