Bi Candy


TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 75m
GENRE: Bisexual | Relationships | Romance
SECTION: Short | Shorts Programs

The expectation- and binary-breaking shorts in this year’s batch of Bi Candy run the gamut from sultry and seductive to sweet and awkward.

In Our Second First Date, a woman is magically forced to repeat the same date over and over again until she can make it go perfectly. Open Recess takes a nostalgic animated look back at a childhood romance between two girls. A married woman in her forties navigates a fine line between love and infatuation with her friend’s daughter, in Bird of Prey. In Last Night Was a Mistake, best friends, Alexa and Maya wanted stress-free trip to Vegas away from their significant others. Mix in plenty of alcohol and a visit to a wedding chapel to see that what happens in Vegas can have lasting consequences. Created as part of the 2017 Outfest Fusion One Minute Movie Competition, More Love. Less Prepackaged Bullshit. is an invocation calling in Assata Shakur, Chuck D, and Angela Davis. In Climax, a young man convinced of his heterosexuality goes home with a girl, but he discovers that the she was not what he expected. Freddie gets a Spear-itual awakening when he joins an anonymous support group for closeted Britney Spears fans, in Britney-holics Anonymous: A Spear-itual Awakening.

— CURATED BY ALLEGRA AND APRIL HIRSCHMAN

FILMS IN THIS PROGRAM

Our Second First Date

DIRECTOR Emi Schaufeld | 2016 | USA | 12m
A woman is magically forced to repeat the same date over and over again until she can make it go perfectly.

Open Recess

DIRECTOR Amy Xu | 2016 | USA | 3m
This adorable nostalgic animated documentary is about a childhood romance between two girls.

Bird of Prey

DIRECTOR Marion Hill | 2016 | USA | 19m
A married woman in her forties navigates a fine line between love and infatuation with her friend’s daughter.

Last Night Was a Mistake

DIRECTOR Amanda Holland | 2017 | USA | 15m
Best friends Alexa and Maya wanted stress-free trip to Vegas away from their significant others. But when the two get too drunk and find themselves in a wedding chapel, they’ve got to face their feelings. In a short told completely backwards, the two prove that what happens in Vegas can have lasting consequences.

More Love. Less prepackaged bullshit.

DIRECTOR Neelu Bhuman | 2017 | USA | 1m
Created as part of the 2017 Outfest Fusion One Minute Movie Competition, this short is an invocation calling in Assata Shakur, Chuck D, and Angela Davis.

Climax

DIRECTOR Fulvio Balmer Rebullida | 2016 | Switzerland | 15m | In French with English subtitles
A young man convinced of his heterosexuality goes home with a girl, but he discovers that the she was not what he expected, leading him into a quick trip through his sexual identity and gender.

Britney-holics Anonymous: A Spear-itual Awakening

DIRECTOR Jerell Rosales | 2015 | USA | 10m
A delivery man stumbles upon an unusual support group where cheerful devotees addicted to a certain pop star meet in solidarity.

CO-PRESENTED BY
American Institute of Bisexuality / Bay Area Bisexual Network