PLEASE NOTE: The date of this event has changed from Monday, October 10
to Wednesday, October 12.
OUT / HERE SHORTS carries you on an intimate visual journey of dance, music, art and
identity in the local LGBTQ universe. Shorts include:
Two women run their fingers through each other's hair in an experimental performance that mimics gestures of desire and intimacy.
James H. Wakasa, a 63-year-old Japanese American bachelor, was shot to death by military police at Topaz incarceration camp during World War II. Was it justifiable homicide, an accidental fatality, or second-degree murder?
ABSENCE: NO FATS, NO FEMMES, NO ASIANS
Queer artist and writer Celeste Chan explores traits commonly suppressed by the mainstream. Subject Esther Kim shares her desires for a stronger queer, fat, Asian American and femme utopia where all four traits are embraced and celebrated.
Local filmmaker Viet Le’s ECLIPSE (RUBY) is multisensory poetry expressed through a trans lens. Le’s expression-filled film rides waves of movement and meaning, accompanied by music from controversial, legendary musicians Dai Lam Linh.
WE ARE MANGOS
Musicians, artists, rappers and cosmic sisters Jeepneys and Low Leaf dance and play in different dimensions in the music video for their collaboration. Neon shapes, pulsing beats, psychedelic unitards and, of course, vibrant mangoes fill your eyes and ears with a sensory celebration.
MY HOT MOM GANDHI
Driving around San Francisco, an Indian American couple try to plan a funny, relevant and provocative party costume. Funny, relevant, and provocative in and of itself, the film brings up the question, “Are drones funnier than white face?”