It's Always Something Shorts Program | NCGLFF 2019
Shorts Program

It's Always Something

Idyll, After You Left, Other Loving, Summer, Candace, Dinner for Four, Swipe, The Half Wall
THEMES: Bisexual | Comedy | Drama | Jewish | Lesbian | Polyamory | Science Fiction
 
IDYLL
United States / 10 min / Director: Jayk Gallagher

Four years after a violent argument, Petunia, a young woman recovering from mental health and memory issues, struggles to find the best way to make amends to her ex-fiancé Vera.

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AFTER YOU LEFT
United States / 10 min / Director: April Maxey

Andrea must meet up with her ex-girlfriend to get her last few items from their prior life together. As they interact for the first time in months, they are suddenly surrounded by each other's familiarity, but also reminded that this is likely the last time they will see each other.

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OTHER LOVING
United States / 7 min / Director: Lise Angelica Johnson

A woman finds comfort in an unconventional place after a breakup.

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SUMMER
United States / 18 min / Director: Pearl Gluck

Here is a short film about two teenage girls in a Hasidic sleep-a-way camp who, despite their every effort to maintain their purity, explore a forbidden book which leads them to a sexual awakening neither of them are prepared to encounter.

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CANDACE
United States / 10 min / Director: Emma Weinstein

This short explores questions of race, queerness, and identity through the messy intimacy of young female friendship.

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DINNER FOR FOUR
United States / 15 min / Director: Jane Clark

An awkward dinner party conversation between a bisexual polyamory evangelist, a lesbian who romanticizes monogamy, a poly-curious straight girl, and her solidly hetero boyfriend takes an unexpected turn, revealing hidden secrets and surprising desires.

SWIPE
United States / 8 min / Director: Jeff Schick

A dark comedic foray into science fiction, this genre bender of a film follows Cheryl, a newly single bachelorette as she navigates digital dating and attempts to find love in the not-so-distant future.

THE HALF WALL
Norway / 7 min / Director: Ida H. Eldøen

A couples’ lunch break does not go as planned when they start a discussion about how they can renovate their cabin bathroom. They suddenly find themselves in a heated argument which leads to a series of misunderstandings.

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$10 Individual Tickets | $85 10-Passes
(US/Norway, 85 min)
Showtimes:

TBD

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