QueerDocs Shorts spans the LGBTIQ experience, offering an insight into the myriad ways the community, from all corners of the globe, have advocated, challenged and flourished to stand represented.
Directed by Matt Wolf | 16 mins
Bayard & Me is a short doc about how the openly gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, best known for organizing the March on Washington and advising Martin Luther King Jr., and his partner Walter Naegle. In this story, Walter remembers Bayard and how they had to work around the system decades before gay marriage was legalized.
Directed by Jessica Devaney & Geeta Gandbhir | 17 mins
Love the Sinner is a personal documentary exploring the connection between Christianity and homophobia in the wake of the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
Directed by Jeff Dragomanovich | 4 mins
Drag icon Peaches Christ offers a rare, intimate glimpse into her process of transformation, and describes the path from stifled teen to brazen cult hero.
Directed by Michelle Fiordaliso | 17 mins
When Fawzia Mirza, an American actress meets Sabeen Mahmud, a world-renowned Pakistani activist and founder of a progressive cafe (T2F) in Karachi, Mirza’s life changes forever.
Directed by Ivan Olita | 10 mins
Muxes documents the far reaches of the southern state of Oaxaca where, in the indigenous communities around the town of Juchitán, the world is not divided simply into males and females. The local Zapotec people have made room for a third category, which they call "muxes" - men who consider themselves women and live in a socially sanctioned limbo between the two genders.
Directed by Nick Rowley | 9 mins
Voguing has come a long way since 1990’s seminal documentary Paris Is Burning. It is experiencing a renaissance in Europe, with the heart of the scene in Paris. Sky Ninja is a part of the new generation keeping the torch burning and helping pass it on to the next.
Directed by Wes Hurley | 14 mins
An autobiographical documentary short about a gay boy growing up in the Soviet Union, his mail-order-bride mom and their adventurous escape to America.