Fun in Boys Shorts

2014 | Animation / Bisexual / Black/African American / Bullying / Coming Out / Drag / Homophobia | 82m | Norway | Spain | USA
Directors: Multiple Directors

Every June, a packed house fills the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco for a raucous showcase of the finest in short gay men’s films. Frameline, host to the oldest and largest LGBTQ film festival, now brings the festival to you. The misadventures of the gay experience come to life in this variety of award-winning shorts—from awkward threesomes to dubious dating etiquette to the trials and tribulations of shopping excursions. Settle into your finest boxers and enjoy brief films with Frameline Presents: Fun in Boys Shorts.

USA | 14m
DIRECTOR: Bryan Horch
Buying a bed can lead to unexpected consequences. After convincing his husband to retire their old lumpy futon, Nelson is forced to come out in a spectacular way while shopping for their new bed at Drowzy’s Matress World.

USA | 15m
DIRECTOR: Wade Gasque
A hopeless romantic learns a thing or two about relationships when he gets too close to the perfect couple.

Bald Guy (Skallamann)
Norway | 12m
DIRECTOR: Maria Bock
Norway | 12m
Topsy-turvy musical BaldGuy takes place on the streets of a Norwegian town when a son comes home to tell his parents about the guy he’s just snogged

Alaska is a Drag
USA | 13m
DIRECTOR: Shaz Bennett
Leo’s dreams of being an international superstar are hard-fought working in a fish cannery in Alaska.

Unanimated (Desanimado)
Spain | 8m
DIRECTOR: Emilio Martí López
A cartoon character goes to therapy because he feels rejected in a “live-action” world that dislikes those who are different in Unanimated

USA | 12m
DIRECTOR: Glenn Kiser
Phillip and Sam grapple with the concept of taking time apart from one another, and dealing with the consequences of coming back together after a mutually agreed-upon separation.

USA | 8m
DIRECTOR: Patrick Hancock
An urban gay couple dispute their very different views on holding hands in public, which leads to a much bigger exploration of their relationship.