Stay Updated

We're excited to keep you in the loop on all things Frameline (with no spam - ever!)

When Doves Cry

Sometimes those closest to you are the last to understand you. In these diverse short dramas, family members take awkward, scary, sometimes funny steps to be fully seen by their loved ones: from an older widow stepping out with her new girlfriend to a gay teen trying to connect with his oblivious dad.

Short films showing in this program:


20 mins

In this dialogue-driven episode, an interracial lesbian couple attempts to ease the racial tension between them and their parents using the power of straight talk and a little bit of cannabis.

Boom and Bloom

24 mins

In the Austrian Alps, father and son set out on a hike to finally climb to the top of their emotional world.

Frozen Out

5 mins

An émigré retreats to frozen prairies and forests, hoping to find a meaningful story and escape the anxieties of dislocation. Delivered as a film-letter to the protagonist’s sister in rural China, the film considers his queer self-exile.

Monsieur Le Butch

12 mins

When Jude ends up unexpectedly living at home in their 30s, they must deal with a lovingly opinionated Jewish mother who doesn't quite get the whole “trans thing.”

My Mother’s Girlfriend

15 mins

Renuka and Sadiya, two working-class women in love with each other, enjoy their day out celebrating Renuka’s birthday. After a fun-filled day, they head home to spend the night together. But unknown to them, Renuka’s son, Mangesh, is around.


13 mins

Rosa goes to a local swimming pool, where her daughter is working as a lifeguard, in order to restore their relationship. The meeting will be very special because it’s her daughter’s 18th birthday and this will be the first time she has seen Rosa since she transitioned to a woman.

Expected Guests

Hisonni Mustafa
Director (Blunt)
Ferran Navarro-Beltrán
Director (Rosa)
Josep Amoros
Producer (Rosa)
Quick links
Running Time
89 mins
Streaming, Shorts Programs
Community Partners
Copyright 2022 Frameline. All rights reservedSite by ED.

Stay Updated

We're excited to keep you in the loop on all things Frameline (with no spam - ever!)