Program 37: Safe Space
These LGBTQ youth stories are for the young and the not so young alike.
Our 2018 Shorts Programs are made possible through the generosity of longtime ImageOut supporters David D. Emert and Jon P. Templin.
In This Program
Bola Ogun / USA / 2018 / 9 minsWhen Lauren and Bill’s 14-year-old daughter says she’s going to her first dance with her classmate Ryan, they question their preconceived notions of her sexuality and their openness as parents.
Manuel Kinzer & Jorge A. Trujillo Gil / Colombia, Germany / 2018 / 15 minsDarío, a 17-year-old boy in Barranquilla, Colombia, is a talented dancer whose mother’s disapproval stands in his way of performing at the upcoming carnival.
Jorge Muriel / Spain / 2018 / 20 minsIn 1980s Madrid, Ivan, a five-year-old boy, is confronted with the birth of a new brother. His sister is dad´s favorite, the newborn is mom’s. So where does he stand in this family dynamics?
Reinout Hellenthal / Netherlands / 2018 / 18 minsAlex, a troubled and isolated teenager, finds a true and supportive friend in Hendrik, his sister’s boyfriend. When Hendrik and Annelies announce their plans to leave the family home, Alex must face what is troubling him.
Adam Vincent Wright / USA / 2018 / 15 minsTimmy Andersen slays his community talent show in this modern telling of David vs. Goliath.
John Sheedy / Australia / 2017 / 17 minsA heartfelt coming-of-age story about Tom – a 10-year-old who prefers the name Mrs McCutcheon – as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery.