Friendships, Family, & Young Love Shorts Program | NCGLFF 2019
Shorts Program

Friendship, Family, & Young Love

In A Moment, Darío, Him and Her, Guarding Santos, Maybe, Victory Boulevard, Welcome to the Ball, Like Mother Like Daughter, The One You Never Forget
THEMES: Black | Drama | Gay | Lesbian | Parenting/Family | Romance | Transgender | Youth (13+)

FREE SCREENING: SUGGESTED AGE IS 13+ (LANGUAGE)

IN A MOMENT
Germany / 17 min / Director: Sharlin Lucia

Max isn't sure about his sexual orientation until he meets Leon at his new school. When Max is singing a song at a school concert something beautiful happens.

DARIO
Germany / 15 min / Director: Manuel Kinzer

Dario is a 17-year-old boy from Colombia who has a passion for dance. He tries to keep it a secret from his mother, who is afraid that he won´t grow up to be a real man. Instead, she forces him to spend the day working in his uncle´s shop. Will he be able to dance in the Carnival parade?

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HIM AND HER
United Kingdom / 12 min / Director: Abigail Scollay

Alex and Sam's relationship hits a crossroads, when Alex reveals a big secret. As the high-school sweethearts spend their first night alone together, they have to confront their fears head-on.

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GUARDING SANTOS
United States / 10 min / Director: Adelina Anthony

A Mexican American girl-child rebels against the gender norms of her traditional family forcing her parents to make a choice about how to raise her.

MAYBE
United States / 10 min / Director: Kat Cole

After an unexpected encounter in Waikiki, a young girl explores her sexuality in secret, causing new rifts between her and her religious Filipino family.

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VICTORY BOULEVARD
United States / 12 min / Director: Johnny Alvarez

In the heat and haze of a Van Nuys summer, two teenage boys discover an unexpected connection.

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WELCOME TO THE BALL
United States / 5 min / Director: Adam Vincent Wright

A child learns sign language in hopes of making a new friend.

LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER
United States / 9 min / Director: Kady Le

On Lunars New Year, a Vietnamese American trans woman goes behind her mother's back to wear her first “ao dai” in hopes of convincing her immigrant mother that she is capable of being her daughter.

THE ONE YOU NEVER FORGET
United States / 8 min / Director: Morgan Jon Fox

Carey, a 14 year old boy nervously prepares for his first dance as his parents reminisce about their own. When Carey's mother (Tasha Smith) tasks Carey's father (Malik Whitfield) with getting the perfect picture of Carey and his date, a moment of tension arrises as Carey becomes elusive and tries to thwart his father's objective.

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FREE SCREENING
(Various Countries, 98 min)
Showtimes:

Saturday, August 17

10:40am   Cinema One

Tuesday, August 20

5:00pm   Cinema One

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