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To the Marriage of True Minds

World Mix

To the Marriage of True Minds

UK, 2010, 11 min

Language: Arabic & English with Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Andrew Steggall

Hayder and Falah, two young Iraqi men, seek asylum in London from Baghdad. Their entry into England is heralded by the growling of security dogs at the walls of their container, and the two lovers become separated. We follow Hayder through the scrutiny of immigration to his frantic search for Falah in the Arabic communities of West London.

Beastlines

Australia, 2011, 4 mins

DIRECTOR: Deborah Kelly

Beastliness witnesses horizonless, post-species-specific possibilities, as we tango into the far fetched future, propelled by unchecked hungers. Human physicality is entirely transformed by the technologies of everyday life. Miraculous conceptions are ordinary, death is deferred, biology is no longer destiny. Gender imperatives mate, proliferate and mutate.

Awards:2012 Albury Art Prize, New Zealand

Why Does God Hate Me?

USA, 2011,15  min

Language: English with Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Joel McCarthy

A coming-of-age comedy about Matthew, a 14-year-old boy living in a very religious town, whose best friend Ester tries to cure him of being gay. But a trip to San Francisco shows Matthew that he might not be the one who needs curing.

Charlotte

Australia, 2011, 4 min

Language: English with Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Daniel Monks

A beautiful young woman goes on her first blind date, but unfortunately her date and her don't see eye to eye.

The Leader Over the World

Italy, 2012, 11 min

Language: Italian with English & Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Peter Marcias

The film is set in Cagliari in a fantasy world where the political leader has absolute power. And in this fantasy world it can happen that a group of gays, lesbians and transgenders kidnaps the despotic leader and demands a ransom for his release. But can those who have lived in total hypocrisy, who have made lying the key to their success, ever really be sincere?

Deep End

Canada, 2011, 8 min

Language: English with  Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Bretten Hannam

When 13-year-old Danes older brother comes out as gay, he spends the day at the community pool trying to figure out what it means for both of them. As he witnesses the actions of his homophobic peers he must come to a decision--stand up for his brother and become a social outcast, or side with his peers and lose his brother forever.

Saras Shout

Spain, 2011, 7 min

Language: Spanish with English & Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Juanan Martinez

Sara is about to reveal a secret

Mathi(eu)

France, 2011, 19 min

Language: French with English & Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Coralie Prosper

Mathilde always knew she was a boy. Accepted as such by his parents, they renamed him "Mathieu". As a young kid, Mathieu wants to be accepted and like all the other kids of his age while hoping that one day, he'll be operated.     

Protect Me From What I Want

UK, 2009, 12 min

Language: English with Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Dominic Leclerc

A gay scally on the look out for some man-on-man action, only to find himself attracted to Saleem; a young Muslim hardly out to himself, let alone open to the thought of gay sex. Only as a council bed-sit sees Daz instruct Saleem in the art of man sex, could it be that Saleem has a lesson to teach Daz?

Ursulas Victory

Spain, 2011, 17 min

Language: Spanish with English & Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Julio Marti, Nacho Ruipérez

 In Ursulas Victory its a stormy night, Ursula stops at the gate of an old cemetery and breaks the chains that keep her from entering. In her right hand she is holding a shovel, and in her left, a heavy suitcasewhat does Ursula unearth?