LGBTQ Shorts

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1. Bedfellows (2010)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The film 'Bedfellows,' told in the style of an old children's fairy tale but set against the modern-day backdrop of New York City, follows the adventure of 20-something Bobby as he returns ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Stefanos | Stars: Paul Caiola, Bret Shuford, Tom Gualtieri, Kevin Duda

Votes: 211

2. It's Consuming Me (2012)

4 min | Short, Drama, Romance

I can't move on, I wish I could. But I'm caught in the thought of what could have been, losing my grip on reality.

Director: Kai Stänicke | Stars: Volkmar Leif Gilbert, Alberto Venceslau, Patrick Sonberger, Sena Friemuth

Votes: 139

3. Homophobia (II) (2012)

23 min | Short, Drama

An adolescent boy, who serves the military forces, experiences homosexual feelings towards one of his comrades. The suppressed conflict bubbles up during their last night at the border, socially isolated and armed with loaded weapons.

Director: Gregor Schmidinger | Stars: Michael Glantschnig, Josef Mohamed, Günther Sturmlechner, Harald Bodingbauer

Votes: 461

4. A Silent Truth (2012)

Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Drama, Family

A fourteen year old boy who is gay is struggling with self-acceptance, reconciling who he is with his belief in God, and grappling with the decision of whether or not he should come out to his family.

Director: Peter Anthony Fields | Stars: Daniel Sovich, Dylan Aaron White, Tonee Purnell, Kathy Vogel

Votes: 186

5. Regrets (2011)

12 min | Short, Thriller

Creepy, "Twilight Zone"-like short about a morning after an unremembered one night stand, where dread builds and builds into inevitable horror.

Director: Michelle Pollino | Stars: Matt Lundy, Peter Patrikios

Votes: 27

6. Do You Have a Cat? (2013)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy

It's hard searching for love in the modern world. Especially when you're a bisexual woman with a severe cat allergy.

Director: Jason Sax | Stars: Amber Benson, Leslie Connelly, Cameron Gordon, Michanne Quinney

Votes: 17

7. Polaroid Girl (2012)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A timid young photographer discovers her inner strength after connecting with a woman who runs an eclectic camera shop.

Director: April Maxey | Stars: Crystal Arnette, Robert Freedman, Mina Joo, Rob Lauta

Votes: 31

8. The First Date (2012)

7 min | Short, Comedy

Amanda carries her personal frustrations into the women's restroom of her Los Angeles office building. Knowing that she is an inch away from falling off the deep end, she asks her best ... See full summary »

Director: Janella Lacson | Stars: Natalie Dreyfuss, Kate Miller, Sonal Shah

Votes: 25

9. Slip Away (2011)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama

Selena and Jane are tangled in a web of desire. One struggles to find perfect love, while the other chases gratification through artificial bliss. How far does one go before they simply Slip Away?

Director: T.M. Scorzafava | Stars: Lauren Birriel, Michelle C. Bonilla, Wilson Cruz, Jett Garrison

Votes: 40

10. Empty Sky (2011)

PG-13 | 9 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Brought together by music, two high school girls, Samantha and Taylor, begin a secret romantic affair. But when Taylor?s mom corners the girls, Taylor seems unwilling to protect the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Michael Vargas | Stars: Maiara Walsh, Sarah Kathleen Rosen, Cindy Morgan, Adam Carboni

Votes: 424

11. Un Chant D'Amour (1950)

Not Rated | 26 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance

Two prisoners in complete isolation, separated by the thick brick walls, and desperately in need of human contact, devise a most unusual kind of communication.

Director: Jean Genet | Stars: Bravo, Jean Genet, Java, Coco Le Martiniquais

Votes: 2,796

12. Scorpio Rising (1963)

28 min | Short, Music

A gang of Nazi bikers prepares for a race as sexual, sadistic, and occult images are cut together.

Director: Kenneth Anger | Stars: Ernie Allo, Bruce Byron, Frank Carifi, Steve Crandell

Votes: 4,059

13. In the Light (2011)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

Zack and John wake up disoriented after a passionate one-night stand. Now, having been intimate, they discover how to be honest with each other, and themselves.

Director: Glen Wood | Stars: David Light, Paulino Nunes

Votes: 73

14. Chloe Likes Olivia (2011)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Drama

'Chloe Likes Olivia' is a three-character lesbian chamber play set entirely inside a small apartment somewhere in Copenhagen, Denmark. After a night out, Olivia, a local barmaid, brings ... See full summary »

Director: Mette Kjærgaard | Stars: Mathilde Norholt, Rikke Lylloff, Zinnini Elkington

Votes: 81

15. Alone with Mr. Carter (2011)

TV-G | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

In 1997, the year Ellen DeGeneres comes out, John is a boy who dreams of becoming a cop. He wants to confide in his neighbor, Mr. Carter, that he is secretly in love with him. Time is of ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Pierre Bergeron | Stars: Robert Naylor, Paul James Saunders, Claudia Ferri, Judith Baribeau

Votes: 66

16. Coffee & Pie (2011)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy

In this self-proclaimed anti-romantic comedy, yet offbeat love story of sorts, couple June and October are breaking up. Manipulative June feels her moral superiority justifies the breakup. ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Horn | Stars: Sophia Takal, Amy Seimetz, Karen Chamberlain

Votes: 24

17. Lust Life (2011)

9 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Caught between what was and what could be, a woman who has lost her lust for life in the world's most passionate city, takes a chance. Written and directed by Lynda Tarryk, the film stars ... See full summary »

Director: Lynda Tarryk | Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Aurora Joly, Alison Lees-Taylor

Votes: 25

18. Slow Burn (I) (2011)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Western

A mysterious girl with a sketchy past wants a fresh start in life and decides to get a tattoo to symbolize this new beginning. She meets two tattoo artists who are immediately smitten with ... See full summary »

Director: Christine Chew | Stars: Renita Fillatre, Kat Letwin, Cat Oliver, Briana Templeton

Votes: 9

19. Half (I) (2011)

6 min | Short, Romance

Two women go about their lives, and as the parallels between them mount, the more obvious it is how well suited they would be for each other.

Director: Alex Bohs | Stars: Emily Deering, Chloe Howcroft, Melody Snyder

Votes: 24

20. Family Affair (2011)

12 min | Short, Drama

Rossi is spending his day at home when his older brother brings home a group of friends. Rossi tries to socialize with them, with surprising results.

Director: Caru Alves de Souza | Stars: Kauê Telloli, Cláudia Assunção, Thiago Pinheiro, Ney Piacentini

Votes: 104

21. The Maiden and the Princess (2011)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

During a game of catch-the-boy-and-kiss-him, Emmy, a precocious ten-year-old, kisses another little girl, Alice. Her parents sit her down and make her call the kiss 'an accident' and Emmy ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Scher | Stars: David Anders, Julian Sands, Tallulah Wayman-Harris, Peter O'Meara

Votes: 89

22. Fest Selects: Best Gay Shorts, Vol. 1 (2011)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Eight gay shorts culled from top film festivals - A cross-section of some of the best recent gay shorts culled from top film festivals including Slamdance, Outfest, Frameline and more. ... See full summary »

Directors: David Färdmar, Alain Hain, Jonathan Lisecki, Barry Morse, Mark Pariselli, Eldar Rapaport, Guy Shalem, Pierre Stefanos | Stars: Cole J. Alvis, Matthew Armet, Danny Bernardy, Paul Caiola

Votes: 47

23. The Game Kiss (2011)

9 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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Director: Paul Agusta | Stars: Ardy Rinaldy, Yohannes Simon Sanggor

Votes: 5

24. Starcrossed (2005)

Not Rated | 15 min | Drama, Short

Two brothers develop a sexual attraction to one another amid the unkind world around them.

Director: James Burkhammer | Stars: J.B. Ghuman Jr., John Wesley Shipp, Simon Ragaine, Derek Sean Lara

Votes: 2,192

25. True (2004)

10 min | Short, Romance

The phone rings, startling Tomas, who is seated in front of the computer. He feels for the telephone receiver. Tomas is blind. His girlfriend, Francine, tells him that it's all over and ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Natalie Portman, Melchior Derouet

Votes: 2,418

26. Gayniggers from Outer Space (1992)

26 min | Comedy, Short, Sci-Fi

Extraterrestrial beings travel the galaxy to free men "oppressed" by females to make way for an entirely-homosexual society.

Director: Morten Lindberg | Stars: Coco C.P. Dalbert, Sammy Salomon, Gbatokai Dakinah, Konrad Fields

Votes: 5,790

27. You, Me and Him (2007)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

When the plans for the future change, new bonds are created between Danilo, Lucas and Marcos. in between video-games and milk cups, pain and disappointment, they need to learn how to live together.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Daniel Tavares, Diego Torraca, Eduardo Melo, Eleio Calascibetta

Votes: 1,347

28. Thirteen or So Minutes (2008)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Lawrence Jefferies and Hugh Greerey have just met. They both have had girlfriends in the past...they're both straight. Thirteen or so minutes later, however, something's happened and things have changed.

Director: William Branden Blinn | Stars: Nick Soper, Carlos Salas

Votes: 1,092

29. Triple Standard (2010)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A homophobic ex basketball star is forced to face the reality that he himself is gay.

Director: William Branden Blinn | Stars: Lee Amir-Cohen, William Jennings, Ronnie Prouty, Steve Alderfer

Votes: 730

30. Trevor (1994)

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy, Short, Drama

Upon hitting puberty, a high-school boy realizes he is homosexual and faces prejudice from his parents and friends.

Director: Peggy Rajski | Stars: Brett Barsky, Judy Kain, John Lizzi, Jonah Rooney

Votes: 1,410

31. My Name Is Love (V) (2008)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Love and Sebastian meet by coincidence in the street in the Swedish summer night. They happen to share the same secret, but their encounter will have severe consequences for the both of ... See full summary »

Director: David Färdmar | Stars: Adam Lundgren, Jonas Rimeika, Alicia Vikander, Johan Carlberg

Votes: 501

32. Protect Me from What I Want (2009)

Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Romance

Saleem, an Indian student living in Leeds with his parents, meets Daz in a gay cruising spot, and they have a night of mutually enjoyable sex. Saleem is nonetheless ashamed of what he has done but, on leaving the next day, does turn round to smile at Daz.

Director: Dominic Leclerc | Stars: Naveed Choudhry, Elliott Tittensor

Votes: 1,270

33. Lucky Blue (2007)

28 min | Short, Romance

Olle, an introverted, well-mannered boy with an air of innocence and sincerity about him has been camping with his father at the same camping ground with several other people for years now.... See full summary »

Director: Håkon Liu | Stars: Tobias Bengtsson, Tom Lofterud, Britta Andersson, Johan Friberg

Votes: 1,295

34. Campfire (2000)

21 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Short about a camping trip for scouts where a boy falls in love with his best friend and causes tension in the scouting group.

Director: Bavo Defurne | Stars: Joram Schurmans, Koen Van Heule, Circé Lethem, Maarten Verbeuren

Votes: 652

35. Awakening (2008)

39 min | Short, Drama

16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likable parents, who kindly welcome their first son in law. On a weekend in their summerhouse it turns out... See full summary »

Director: Christian Tafdrup | Stars: Allan Hyde, Julie Grundtvig Wester, Lars Brygmann, Ellen Hillingsø

Votes: 693

36. Boys Grammar (2005)

8 min | Short, Drama

Bullying is taken to unimaginable extremes when a student is raped at an exclusive private boys school.

Director: Dean Francis | Stars: Matt Levett, Tom O'Sullivan, Anthony Phelan, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 422

37. Zero for Conduct (1933)

Not Rated | 44 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day.

Director: Jean Vigo | Stars: Jean Dasté, Robert le Flon, Louis Lefebvre, Du Verron

Votes: 6,978

38. VGL-Hung! (2007)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

An average gay guy discovers a magic website that can change him into the fantasy man he desires, but there is a price to pay.

Director: Max Barber | Stars: Marcus Proctor, Jeff Chandler, Kimmy Eyre-Varnier, Jake Ryder

Votes: 97

39. I Don't Want to Go Back Alone (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

The arrival of a new student in school changes Leonardo's life. This 15 year-old blind teenager has to deal with the jealousy of his friend Giovana while figuring out the new feelings he's having towards his new friend, Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Tess Amorim, Fabio Audi, Nora Toledo

Votes: 6,376

40. A Little Comfort (2004)

38 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Arnaud and Guillaume are in their last year of high school. Summer is approaching and like any teenager, they're thinking about cigarettes, alcohol and sex. But boys or girls? Future looks so blurry when you're a teenager!

Director: Armand Lameloise | Stars: Arthur Moncla, Rémi Bresson, Élodie Bollée, Anna Mihalcea

Votes: 572

41. Trophy Wife (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

Two worlds collide in NYC when an Upper East Sider meets her Brooklyn hipster soul-mate a few days before she gets engaged.

Director: Voula Wolf Duval | Stars: Barbara Grace Dior, Anastasia Ganias, Hash Hendrex, Christina Jeffs

Votes: 25

42. Summer (2006)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Mates emerge from latency into their sexual identities. Will and Leung are pals, searching the woods of Hampstead Heath for botanical material Leung needs for a school class. Along the way,... See full summary »

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Peter Peralta, Jay Brown

Votes: 609

43. Nunzio's Second Cousin (1994)

18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A masculine gay cop teaches a lesson to a group of young homophobes.

Director: Tom DeCerchio | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Miles Perlich, Eileen Brennan, David Fresco

Votes: 268

44. O Beautiful (2002)

29 min | Short, Drama

Being gay bashed and left in a corn field in rural America takes an unusual turn when one of the bashers returns with remorse and a secret.

Director: Alan Brown | Stars: Jay Gillespie, David Clayton Rogers

Votes: 590

45. Gigolo (2005)

15 min | Short, Drama

He is young, good-looking and of Arab descent and gets lost amongst the glamour of Paris international jet set.

Director: Bastian Schweitzer | Stars: Salim Kechiouche, Amanda Lear, Stéphane Rolland, Gilles Gleizes

Votes: 127

46. Truth or Dare (1994)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short

Innocence gives way to experience. Two girls and two boys, probably about 14 or 15 years old, play a game of truth or dare. The questions and the challenges deal with sex; it's innocent and... See full summary »

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Farida Rahmatoullah, Aylin Argun, Fabien Billet, Adrien Pastor

Votes: 602

47. Change (I) (2011)

24 min | Short, Drama

A gay African-American teenager grapples with his young identity on the night Obama was elected president, and Proposition 8 - the voter initiative to eliminate same-sex marriage -passed.

Directors: Jeff McCutcheon, Melissa Osborne | Stars: Sean McClam, Preston Mayes, Jesse James Rice, Nick Ryan

Votes: 28

48. Pool Days (1993)

27 min | Drama, Short

Justin, a 17-year old entering his final year of high school, gets a job as a life guard at a fitness center. Surrounded by hard bodies of both sexes and instructed by his boss to keep an ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Sloan | Stars: Josh Philip Weinstein, Nick Kokotakis, Kimberly Flynn, Richard Salamanca

Votes: 291

49. Doors Cut Down (2000)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Drama