• Best of Fest: LGBT+ Films


Best of Fest pass reservations & ticket sales begin at 9:00 PM PT on Sunday, June 27

Monday, June 28 | 2:00pm PT | Aud 1

Short Films

Her Dance

Estranged from her family, Aya shows up uninvited to her sister's wedding Shabbat night. Her presence threatenes to reveal family secrets and lies.

In competition for Best Student International Short and Best LGBT+ Short.


Art, animation, archival footage and digital video are interwoven in this transnational meditation through time and space of an international art student carrying a heavy burden.

In competition for Best Student Documentary Short, Best LGBT+ Short, and Young Cineastes Award.


After her girlfriend chooses to spend Easter with family, Nevena dyes two red eggs and heads off to visit her own estranged father.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and Best LGBT+ Short.

On My Way

The unexpected arrival of a Nigerian migrant in the Belgian countryside shakes up the fragile daily life of two men living a secret relationship.

In competition for Bridging the Borders Award and Best LGBT+ Short.

Break In

What’s more embarrassing than writing erotic fiction about your crush? Writing erotic fiction about your crush and then accidentally texting it to her. When this very thing happens to Nousha she enlists the help of her best friend Oliver, and they set out on a mission to delete the text. By any means necessary.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes, Best Comedy Short, and Best LGBT+ Short.

2021 ShortFest Archive