SWEET AND SAVOURY SHORTS

SATURDAY MAY 21

7PM

Float

Directed by Sam Berliner

Float is a four-minute experimental short film shot completely underwater featuring trans and genderqueer folks swimming naked set to music by trans musician Rae Spoon.

Cunt Month March

Directed by Rosa Von Paunheim

Rosa von Praunheim is an icon of the worldwide LGBT scene: a pioneer, a gay activist, a provocateur – and a unique storyteller. From the 70’s onwards, he has been touching taboos and society’s raw points with his titles. Now he has accomplished one of his most ambitious projects, ROSA’S WORLD. Cunt Month March is one of the vignettes in this series depicting a moment in time and the beginning of a revolution around language.

Performing Girl

Directed by Crescent Diamond

Performing Girl is a short documentary about D’Lo, a queer, transgender, Tamil Sri Lankan American actor, writer, director, and comic who got his start at age eleven by performing for his family and classmates in the desert town of Lancaster, California. Animations, home movies, and family snapshots paint the portrait of D’Lo’s personality. In interviews and clips from his performances, D’Lo and his parents explain how his identity and their relationship have changed over the last twenty years.

Easy Reappearance

Directed by Gullaime Levil

Anne, a fifty-year-old woman with a bourgeoise mentality, listens to a message secretly intended for her husband: a man makes an appointment with him in a gay club where you must give the password, “Easy Reappearance”.

Tremulo

Directed by Roberto Flesco

Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barbershop. The day before Independence Day, among the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet, and when the barbershop closes Julio comes back for Carlos. They spend the night together, eating, chatting, and even dancing, knowing full well that this encounter will be brief and short-lived.

The Plaza Theatre

1133 Kensington Rd NW
Calgary, AB T2N 3P4

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