Short of the Week

Sexuality

Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Conor Byrne / 12 min / USA / 2014

A 10-year-old boy is thrust into the tumultuous world of puberty when he gets a new pair of eyeglasses.

Sci-Fi about Sexuality in Live-Action
Connor Hurley / 12 min / USA / 2014

A gay man living in a genetically modified society is given the chance to alter his sexuality.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Simonee Chichester / 8 min / Canada / 2014

A love triangle is complicated by penis captivus, an urban legend where an entangled couple cannot physically separate themselves.

Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Adam Baran / 9 min / USA / 2014

It’s 1994 and there’s no Internet. So 14-year-old Jack Hoffman sets off on a quest to find a stash of gay porn from across town before anyone finds out.

Thriller about Sexuality in Live-Action
Jon Bryant Crawford / 20 min / USA / 2014

NSFW! A troubled teenager seeks help from his neighbor who has a secret. A thrilling psychological scenario ensues.

Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
JJ Winlove / 16 min / Australia / 2013

When nice guy Zac finds his deepest fantasies inadvertently appearing on a computer screen, he has little hope of saving face, and even less of saving his relationship.

Documentary about Sexuality in Live-Action
Andre Andreev, Dan Covert / 6 min / USA / 2013

This is the story of a young girl from suburban Virginia who dreams of moving to New York City. Unexpectedly, her dream turns into the reality of high class escorting.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Hannah Fidell / 12 min / USA / 2013

On the precipice of adulthood, fourteen-year-old Lisellen Uhlmann is without a man in her life; her father is distant and boys in school ignore her. When Duncan Baits invites her to hang out with his friends, everything changes, and in an instant everything goes drastically wrong.

Dramedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Sean Ellis / 10 min / France / 2013

Jean-Paul Clément checks into a hotel and faces a personal dilemma in this short from Cashback director, Sean Ellis.

Dark Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Jamie Travis / 22 min / Canada / 2012

Aaron sings in choir, watches soap operas and sleeps with the nightlight on. Can hypnosis solve the mystery of his missing friend?

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Michael Kinirons / 21 min / Ireland / 2012

Lowland is a teenage girl temporarily living in the middle-of-nowhere Ireland while her father is on an archaeological dig. When she happens across two young brothers cutting peat in a bog, a surprise discovery brings the three of them together for a night of exploration

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Gregor Schmidinger / 23 min / Austria / 2012

An adolescent boy, who serves the Austrian Military Forces, experiences homosexual feelings towards one of his comrades. It’s their last night at the Austrian-Hungarian border, socially isolated and armed with loaded weapons.

Experimental about Sexuality in Live-Action
Melanie Abramov / 8 min / USA / 2012

A titillating satire that both exposes the commodification of women and hints at a reversal of power in one of the more tantalizing yet uncomfortable films you’re likely see this year—NSFW.

Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Joe Burke / 8 min / USA / 2011

There’s just one thing in Mark’s way of a great night with a dream girl—her creepy male roommate—in this awkward comedy with a stellar cast of B-list celebrities.

Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
William Mager / 14min min / UK / 2011

What if a Deaf man became an internationally famous adult film star, all because he’s very very good with his hands?

Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Jason Reitman / 8 min / USA / 2011

Before he became household name, Jason Reitman created this clever comedy about a couple looking to iron out a few details before they hook up.

Branded Film about Sexuality in Live-Action
Guy Ritchie / 5 min / France / 2010

Famed director, Guy Ritchie, helms this stylish noir film featuring some not so subtle product placement and Jude Law.

Film Noir about Sexuality in Live-Action
Greg Williams / 8 min / USA / 2010

Celebrity photographer Greg Williams together with an impressive cast lead by Carla Gugino, take on the concept of the Femme Fatale in this stylish erotic-noir.

Parody about Sexuality in Live-Action
Angela Robinson / 10 min / USA / 2009

A team of mini-skirt clad crime fighting women take on evil in this Sundance favorite.

Dark Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Andre Ford / 15 min / USA / 2009

A twisted story of two parents who yearn for the youth of their children.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Connor Clements / 17 min / Ireland / 2009

Focusing on a boy in Northern Ireland isolated by his sexuality and alienated from his family due to his parent’s marital troubles, the title character, “James”, reaches out in desperation to his teacher for support and guidance.—A Sundance 10/10 film

Dark Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Madeleine Olnek / 15 min / USA / 2009

Comedy about an unwell woman and her deranged therapist.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Justin Nowell / 14 min / USA / 2009

This darkly humorous, doc-like comedy explores the interior of an acting class, as an instructor pushes the limits to get the best performances he can.—A Sundance 10/10 film: now online

Comedy about Sexuality in Animation
Arthur De Pins / 9 min / France / 2008

One day, Gerald wakes up as a woman… The adventures of a man transformed into woman and who discovers a new life in a new body.

Experimental about Sexuality in Live-Action
Tom Stern / 9 min / USA / 2008

Quirky and often evasive story about fighting the inner self told using a slew of different storytelling techniques.