Our 2019 Shorts Programs are made possible through the generosity of longtime ImageOut supporters David D. Emert and Jon P. Templin.
Secrets and lies have become essential to our gay lives, partly to protect ourselves and partly to protect the people we love. These are just some of our stories.
WARNING: Strong sexual content.
In this program
Directed by Sarah Smith
A pious Hasidic man (Adam Silver) living a secret double life misplaces his hat one night, which will cause his two separate lives to collide in a way he never imagined.
Directed by Michael Elias Thomas
In this gorgeously photographed film, a young dancer moves to San Francisco in the early 1980s, only to have his dreams of success and a career thwarted by a sickness ravaging a community, taking away their ability to choose their future.
Directed by Saleem Haddad
When a banker invites a male sex worker to his apartment in London, he finds himself coming face to face with both his own past, and one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises in recent years.
Directed by Will Stewart
No names. No personal information. No drama. Just sex and fantasies. And a safe word. Those are the rules. Until someone falls in love.
Directed by Asher Jelinsky
Ryan is a mechanic who runs the family’s auto shop during the day and sneaks out to express her femininity at night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life.
Directed by Lovell Holder
A depressed young man retreats to his family’s beach house with a plan to end his life and chooses to spend his last night with a male escort.