Leeds Queer Short Film Competition 1

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Leeds Queer Short Film Competition 1

3rd November 2020 - 30th November 2020

Leeds Queer Film Festival is proud to be partnering again with LIFF to select short films focusing on LGBT+ stories. This first programme takes viewers on a journey from Argentina, where a father tenderly accepts and supports his trans son, all the way to Sweden where young queers pull pranks on each other as they xuberantly celebrate life. In between, there’s poetry examining queerness and colonialism, an almost-romance between two men in prison, a woman mourning the death of her brother by connecting with his partner, and squatters in a French house with a past.

Showing online on Leeds Film Player from 3 November. Visit leedsfilm.com for more information.

Films in Programme:

The Name of The Son (El nombre del hijo) / Dir: Martina Matzkin / Argentina

One Milagro (Un Milagro) / Dir: Karla Jimenez-Magdaleno / Spain

In Your Hands (Nelle tue Mani) / Dir: Lorenzo Maria Chierici / Italy

Playback (Ensayo de una despedida) / Dir: Agustina Comedi / Argentina

Freed (Baltringue) / Dir: Josza Anjembe / France

Sylvie / Dir: Clem Hue / France

1-1 / Dir: Naures Sager / Sweden

Part of Leeds Short Film Awards, LIFF 2020’s selection dedicated to the wonders of the short film universe.

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