QSFF18 Short Films Available to Stream

QSFF18 Short Films Available to Stream

Ranging from laugh-out-loud hilarity through to thought-provoking intrigue, the shorts packages from Queer Screen Film Fest 2018 included some truly unmissable cinema.

With highlights including the darkly funny morgue antics of Sam Did It and the cross-generational connection underpinning the bittersweet Marguerite, these are some of the short films from QSFF18 that we’re all lucky enough to have available to us with just the click of a button.

Click here to see some of the equally must-see features from the same festival.

Transgender Shorts

Do I Have Boobs Now?

Dir. Milena Salazar & Joella Cabalu, 2017, 7min, Canada, English, Transgender Woman, Documentary Profile

A trans activist’s journey to challenge Facebook and Instagram’s censorship policies.

Available to stream on the National Film Board of Canada website

Lesbian Shorts

Dyke Bars Never Last

Dir. Stacy McKenzie, 2018, 6min, USA, English, Lesbian, Musical

In the wake of dyke bars and queer spaces closing, a lonely queer in San Francisco sits outside of the now closed Lexington Bar, and follows a trail of signs, motorcycle babes, and femme dommes/leather daddies to the Last Dyke Bar on Earth.

Available to stream on YouTube


Dir. Maria Alice Arida, 2017, 18min, USA, English, Lesbian, Horror/Thriller

A psychosexual thriller about Isabelle, a lonely gallery owner who meets a dangerously seductive performance artist and discovers they have more in common than expected. Will Isabelle allow herself to let Camila in without giving in to her true nature?

Available to stream on YouTube


Dir. Marianne Farley, 2017, 20min, Canada, French with English subtitles, Lesbian, Drama

An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.

Available to stream on Vimeo

The Morning After

Dir. Tricia Hagoriles, 2018, 18min, Canada, English and Spanish with English subtitles, Lesbian, Drama

Two women, in the middle of their own life-crises, try to find physical reprieve in each other, only to have an emotional one night stand.

Available to stream on Tello Films


Dir. Elisa Oh, 2018, 13min, USA, English, Lesbian, Dramedy

Ana fears that coming out to her Filipino Catholic mother would break her heart. But when her mother needs help cleaning a hoarder house, Ana enlists her secret girlfriend for the job.

Available to stream on Vimeo

Yo También

Dir. Sonia Sebastian, 2018, 16min, Spain, Spanish with English subtitles, Lesbian, Dramedy

Lina has been diagnosed with hepatitis. Following the instructions of her doctor, she must contact her past sexual partners so they can get tested for the infection.

Available to stream on YouTube

Gay Shorts

Matt & Dan: Sex Notes

Dir. Will Gordh, 2018, 4min, USA, English, Gay Man, Comedy

Matt and Dan just had seemingly satisfying sex, but soon Matt tells Dan he “just has a few notes”…

Available to stream on YouTube

Sailor’s Delight

Dir. Louise Aubertin, Eloïse Girard, Marine Meneyrol, Jonas Ritter, Loucas Rongeart & Amandine Thomoux, 2018, 6min, France, Gay Man, Animation/Comedy

A mermaid is going to try to seduce two sailors but everything is not going to happen as expected…

Available to stream on Vimeo and YouTube

Sam Did It

Dir. Dominic Burgess, 2018, 11min, USA, English, Gay Man, Comedy

Sam is about to meet his celebrity idol; the only problem is, Sam works in a morgue. And his idol is dead.

Available to stream on Vimeo and YouTube

The Things You Think I’m Thinking

Dir. Sherren Lee, 2017, 15min, Canada, English, Gay Man, Drama

A burn-survivor and amputee brings a guy back to his place after a date, where he faces his demons as he attempts to experience intimacy for the first time since his accident ten years before.

Available to stream on Vimeo

Turn It Around

Dir. Niels Bourgonje, 2017, 10min, Netherlands, Dutch with English subtitles, Gay Man, Dramedy

Bram decides to twist the fate of the evening at a game of spin the bottle.

Available to stream on Kanopy and Vimeo

Wren Boys

Dir. Harry Lighton, 2017, 11min, UK, English, Gay Man, Drama

On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Available to stream on Kanopy or to rent or buy from Vimeo OnDemand


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