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Short Film: MY GOD, I’M QUEER, 13min., UK, Documentary

Can you be Muslim and gay? A bereaved fiancé goes on a deeply personal journey to prevent the tragedy from ever happening again. Proje ct Links  Website News & Reviews “A gay Muslim who took his own life has inspired a Coronation Street storyline” iNews https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/people/coronation-street-gay-muslim-511607 “My boyfriend killed himself because his family couldn’t accept… Continue reading Short Film: MY GOD, I’M QUEER, 13min., UK, Documentary

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Short Film: MAD ABOUT THE BOY, 8min., UK, Musical/LGBT

British born Pakistani singer and songwriter duo, Sidique and Kamaal are in love. They secretly elope and have a gay marriage in Leicester. When Kamaal marries Rukhsana in Pakistan to maintain his heterosexual facade, Sidique is angry and lost. His marriage to Kamaal is completely disregarded in a country where homosexuality is illegal. When Kamaal’s… Continue reading Short Film: MAD ABOUT THE BOY, 8min., UK, Musical/LGBT

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Short Film: THE BROTHER, 4min., UK, LGBT/Comedy

The Brother is a short surreal comedy. The morning after the night before, Frances finds herself a little bit more involved in a situation than she would want to be – the kind of situation where you don’t ask too many questions. The beauty of London’s East End is that you never quite know who… Continue reading Short Film: THE BROTHER, 4min., UK, LGBT/Comedy

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Short Film: RELIGION, 4min, UK, LGBT/Drama

Made in collaboration with the UK’s leading LGBTQ charity Stonewall, Religion is a short film that highlights the struggle some people of colour face when reconciling their sexuality with their religious background. Project Links  Website  Twitter Film Type: Short Runtime: 4 minutes 28 seconds Completion Date: August 31, 2018 Production Budget: 800 USD Country of… Continue reading Short Film: RELIGION, 4min, UK, LGBT/Drama

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Short Film: BO & MEI, 15min., UK, LGBT/Drama

A short film about a Chinese immigrant family who experiences racial prejudice as well as prejudice of a different kind within their own home. This is a story about a young person who with the support of their loving sibling is able to stand up for the things that make them different. Film Type: Short,… Continue reading Short Film: BO & MEI, 15min., UK, LGBT/Drama

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Short Film: WHO I AM, 17min, UK, LGBT/Drama

‘Who I Am’ is a drama short film based on true events, with an original script written by Monika Wilczynska. It is a coming of age tale about Elijah, a young transgender teenager from a very religious background, who has to try to reconcile their identity with their faith and their family’s expectations of them.… Continue reading Short Film: WHO I AM, 17min, UK, LGBT/Drama

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Short Film: YOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy

Multi award winning and BAFTA nominated director Chris Shepherd (Dad’s Dead, The Ringer) directs a short animation in tribute to Joe Orton (Entertaining Mr Sloane, Loot) to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Voiced by Alison Steadman (Gavin and Stacey, Abigail’s Party) and Robin Sebastian (Hancock’s Half Hour, Babs). Joe Orton would write letters… Continue reading Short Film: YOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy

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Get to know the short film: WE DID NOT FALL FROM THE SKY, 26min., UK, Experimental/Relationship

Short Film: Playing at the LGBT Short Film Festival – December 11, 2017 Purushi, Pratiksha and Shalu are three best friends and trans women struggling to find their place in contemporary Indian society, often via the only means of making a living available to them: sex work and begging. Our film is a highly stylised art… Continue reading Get to know the short film: WE DID NOT FALL FROM THE SKY, 26min., UK, Experimental/Relationship

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Get to know the short film: SHAPING SCARS, 7min, UK, LGBT, Dance

Playing at June 2016 LGBT Film Festival in Toronto ‘Shaping Scars’ takes the viewers on a journey with two girls who once loved each other, but while one is able to embrace herself openly (and therefore their relationship), the other is struggling to step into the light and shake off her demons. They love, they… Continue reading Get to know the short film: SHAPING SCARS, 7min, UK, LGBT, Dance