Bi Candy


89m
GENRE: Bisexual | Comedy | Coming Out | Drama | Latinx | Musical | Parenting/Family | Queer | Romance | Sci-Fi/Horror/Fantasy | Sexuality
SECTION: Shorts Programs

Everyone’s favorite bisexual shorts program has returned! Follow these daring non-monosexuals as they look for love in the most unlikely times and places—from funerals to musicals to state-mandated lockdowns. These shorts are a celebration of how bisexual attraction, distraction, and shenanigans can defy all odds. Curated by Allegra and April Hirschman.

FILMS IN THIS PROGRAM

Hey Stranger

DIRECTOR Andrew Fuchs | 2019 | USA | 9m

Grace is a “normal” woman, or at least that’s what her partner Jack would like her to be. After he confides his fear that she might be attracted to women, Grace is unable to reassure him because, frankly, she doesn’t know. A rendezvous with a beautiful stranger shows Grace that a part of herself she’s long kept hidden might not be as scary as it seemed.

Swipe Up, Vivian!

DIRECTOR Hannah Welever | 2020 | USA | 14m

In this inventive sci-fi romcom, two agoraphobic women find love via a virtual dating app.

Bing! Bang! Bi!

DIRECTOR Jessica Huras | 2020 | Canada | 10m

Bing! Bang! Bi! is a comedy about a struggling actor who takes a stance on her bisexuality at an inopportune moment.

So Long, Paris!

DIRECTOR Charles Dudoignon-Valade | 2019 | France | 18m | In English and French with English subtitles

A bittersweet comedy about a fanciful and rebellious pre-teen who ends up accepting her parents’ divorce after an unexpected encounter with her dad’s male lover. Co-starring Arthur Igual ( 4 Days in France, Frameline41).

The Mistress (La amante)

DIRECTOR Pati Cruz | 2019 | Puerto Rico | 11m | In Spanish with English subtitles

During her husband’s funeral, Maritere receives an unexpected visit from Angela, whose presence reawakens feelings from the past.

Tender

DIRECTOR Felicia Pride | 2020 | USA | 15m

After an unexpected one night stand, two women at very different stages of their lives, share an even more intimate morning after.

A Single Evening

DIRECTOR Ashlei Hardenburg-Cartagena | 2020 | USA | 13m

A Single Evening is a queer musical short film about dating and loneliness. Minnie, an annoyed and single bisexual woman, navigates her way through yet another lonely night while personified dating apps serenade her with songs about her inability to find love.

Buying Note:  This digital screening is available to view between 12:01am Thursday, September 17 and 11:59pm Sunday, September 27. We suggest watching it at  6:30pm Monday, September 21. There is no Q&A.

SPONSORED BY
Showtime Networks Inc.

CO-SPONSORED BY
The Sacramento LGBTQ Community Center