On for Young and Old Shorts (MQFF+)

On for Young and Old Shorts (MQFF+)

107 Mins
Celebrate the full spectrum of life with these shorts depicting the young and old.


Fairyocious (DIR: Fabien Ara, France)
Alma doesn’t know how to react: from now on, her 8-year-old son wants to dress up like a fairy to go to school. She asks for help from her neighbors. Soon the whole building is debating on Simon’s choice for gender orientation.

Breakup Text (DIR: Elizabeth Baudouin, USA)
Evie breaks up with Mila via text message. But how much is their relationship breakdown about how digital dominates our lives and how it leads to disconnection?

Stonewall Postal Action Network (DIR: Sarah Elizabeth Drummond, UK)
Informing, inspiring and connecting disparate, isolated and rural communities DIY champion Allan Austin made newsletters in the 90s for U.K queers.

Expecting (DIR: Alice Douard, France)
Wry moments of humour and the relationship between two  women as they await the impending birth of their first child, makes this a grade above so many films on the subject of expectant same-sex families.

How to Dress Like Me (DIR: Juanita Ebbs, Aaron Alvarez, Australia)
Rose Chong’s iconic costume shop is not just about “dress-up” according to Dan, one of the long-time “Chongettes” who works there. It’s also about the ideas of play and fun and drag, but from a queer lens, or mirror, it can be a place where exploring how one wants to be seen in the world and the beginnings of identity.

The Love of My Life (DIR: Francesca Rizzoli, Trevor John Graham, Australia)
"Transgender Lipstick Lesbian Power Couple" Gail and Lisette are in love and plan to marry, leaving behind the facades of many years of conformity and heteronormativity.

Forever Flowers (DIR: Joe Solomon, UK)
A young couple accepts a dinner invitation with their plans set on deceiving the elderly lesbian hosts, but who is really deceiving who in this genre twist?

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