Luscious pastries from Bridge Street Bakehouse, delicious drinks from 2 Queens Coffee, and a program of sexy short films to start your Sunday off right! We’ll cap it off with a discussion: “Pleasure and the Counter-current: Empowering Desire as Activism.”
Approximate runtime: 90 minutes
Follows a darkly comedic tale about the unexpected consequences of unasked-for intimacy.
SHORT | 16 min | US | 2022
Mike Donahue is a New York City based theatre director. Troy is his first short. His upcoming productions include the world premieres of Ana Nogueira’s Which Way To The Stage (MCC) + Matt Schatz’s A Wicked Soul In Cherry Hill (The Geffen), and the Los Angeles premiere of Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance (The Geffen).
Ryan De Franco
A newly heartbroken woman, on the advice of a pizza guy, learns to separate love from sex, and over a series of wild random hookups, she learns to put them back together.
Caroline won a grant in 2019 from women in film to write/direct a short, your monster, now being developed into a feature by merman productions. She was a recent finalist in the tribeca/chanel women’s filmmaker program, and she is a commercial director in la. She recently signed with hound content. Her new film, aspirational slut, is a hyper-sexual romantic comedy. It won the audience award at sxsw 2022 and received a vimeo staff pick.
SHORT | 14 min | US | 2022
DIRECTOR & WRITER
Caroline Lindy, Adam Lisagor, Emily Wolfe
Kayla Foster, Kate Hamilton, Madeleine Nimoy
Michael Dean Greenwood
Owen never learned about sex or relationships from his parents, since they turned into cats. But today, with the help of a human girl, Owen is going to learn a lot.
Harrison Atkins is a director and producer, known for Lace Crater (2015), Easy (2016) and Madeline’s Madeline (2018).
SHORT | 7 min | US | 2014
Harrison Atkins, Adam Kritzer, Andrea Roa, Alicia Van Couvering, Wesley Wingo
Gideon de Villiers
Harrison Atkins, Daniel Johnson
It’s a short about a struggling voice actor finds out his new job as a phone operator is not what he expected.
Jorge Fuentes is an actor and director, known for Food Porn (2020), If I Was There (2017) and The Studio King (2018).
SHORT | 7 | US | 2020
Penny Pauletich, Jorge Fuentes, Kyle “Wizard” Thompson
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is an activist organization of queer, self-proclaimed male nuns who use drag, religious iconography and street performance to protest homophobia, hatred and promote joy.
Gillian Zinser is a filmmaker, actress, and photographer based in New York. With a focus on unique and fringe communities, her work marries a raw, intimate style with intention to promote connection and empathy, explore and confront stereotypes, and broaden our understanding of beauty.
SHORT | 7 | US | 2020