DROWNING (USA) – Directed by Alexandra Schmeizer
A girl struggling with her sexuality falls in love with her best friend, which in turn tears apart her relationship with her boyfriend.
EITAN IN WONDERLAND (Israel) – Directed by Yair Zhurat
‘Eitan’ is a young man who Secretly desires Trans-gender women. Eitan tries every possible way to suppress his attraction. The main way in which he represses his desire is use of steroids and bodybuilding. Eitan begins a journey of mistakes towards meeting with Trans-gender woman that will bring him far from where he planned to Reach.
I DON’T LIKE HER (Iran) – Directed by Javad daraei
Eli has been involved in a personality dualism and regardless of her constant disagreements with her father, she stil seeks her true nature.
IT GETS BETTER (USA) – Directed by Stephen Riscica
An older gay man is inspired to record a testimonial after watching a bisexual teenager’s video, assuring him that ‘It Gets Better.’
IT’S A BOY (USA)- Directed by Trent Nakamura
Set in the near future, a young newlywed couple must decide what to do with their unborn baby boy after an ultrasound reveals he’s gay.
SHALA (Brazil) – Directed by Joao Inacio – *Special Featured Screening with co-producer Matthew Berge
Shala is the story about Pedro, a young boy living in an orphanage in Amazon who has a hard time being adopted because of several prejudices, which includes the cruel indifference of adoptive parents towards children in his age group. The boy creates situations to draw the attention of adoptive parents, while at the same time creating an imaginary friendship with his only toy, a doll named ‘Shala.’
THE DAY MY MOTHER SCREAMED (USA) – Directed by David Jaffe
On the day Maria commands her six-year-old son not to scream, John begins to perceive his mother’s suppressed pain, as well as her intolerance for weakness. Ten years later, a shameful secret of John’s will cause Maria to break her own rule.
THE PRETENDER (USA) – Directed by Nathan Morse
Desperate to live life in a wheelchair, an unlikely friendship mobilizes this solitary man to cut off what’s been holding him back.
TIME IS THE LONGEST DISTANCE (USA) – Directed by Bryan Powers
A bittersweet tale of an estranged son’s journey to reconnect with his Alzheimer’s-stricken father, and an unexpected meeting with a teenaged boy along the way.