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Passion comes alive on screen in these arresting short films, compiled as a celebration of LGBTQ culture. Witness the tame fantasies of youth, the transcendence of family values, the inception of a wistful attraction, and the separation of two anxious wills. From heartbreak and revenge to the erratic visuals of experimental cinema, discover what happens between the lines. Inverse Love Directed by Xiao Hu, China, 2013, 19 minutes, Narrative A young woman decides to shadow her husband when she suspects he is cheating. Her discovery, however, awakens old memories and affects her more than she ever thought possible.
Kissing Drew Directed by Phillip J. Connell, Canada, 2013, 8 minutes, Narrative Inside a drab middle school in 1992, a sexually confused eighth-grader attempts to regain his dignity after being bullied by a sex-obsessed 'cool kid' whom he privately fantasizes about. La Vie En Rose Directed by Santiago Echeverry, USA, 2013, 5 minutes, Experimental Through the beauty of three-dimensional pixelation, La Vie En Rose explores an interpretation of intimacy through the eyes of the scared outsider. Animating frame-by-frame using individual images produced by Processing 2.0 and the Kinect sensor, the filmmakers experiment with performative, visual and sexually implied topics. Natives Directed by Jeremy Hersh, USA, 2013, 20 minutes, Narrative Rachel and Anita, a young Manhattanite couple, are visiting Anita's parents on the Seneca Indian reservation she grew up on, for the first time as a couple.
Sabbatical Directed by Glenn Kiser, USA, 2013, 12 minutes, Narrative Phillip and Sam grapple with the concept of taking time apart from one another, and dealing with the consequences of coming back together after a mutually agreed-upon separation. Todo Se Puede Directed by Elias Belkeddar, Mexico, 2013, 27 minutes, Narrative Dario is a young Mexican who desperately seeks to make love. Life, however, as well as his own inhibitions, continues to get in the way. Content Warning: This film contains sexually explicit images that may be unsuitable for children.
12.00 MsFF: Between The Lines (Miami Beach Cinematheque) 12.00