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dir: Kevin Capelle and Thomas Devouge / 4 mins
UK/London Premiere Starring: Kevin Capelle
The film is based upon Guy de Maupassant’s short story “Solitude”: are we eternally alone, and are all our efforts, all our actions directed toward escaping the solitude?
Shadow Plant Short film (UK)
dir: Jonathan Reid-Edwards, writer: George Taylor /8 mins
UK/ London Premiere Starring: Rob Ostlere, George Taylor, Lizzie Stanton
A man’s unstoppable career in high finance is threatened by a secret he hoped would never be discovered.
Home for Golden Gays Short doc film (Denmark)
dir: Nola Grace Gaardmand / 13 mins
A GFEST 2011 film – 10th anniversary special
Manila, Philippines: On a quiet side street, tucked away from the noisy, polluted traffic there is a special place: Home for the Golden Gays has been a refuge for the elderly and vulnerable gays of Manila since 1969.
Segun Mateo Short film (Spain, English subtitles)
dir: Osama Chami and Enrique Gimeno / 19 mins
Mateo and his boyfriend, Marc, arrive home after a night out with Luke, a guy they’ve just met. After an argument, Mateo leaves the flat and bumps into Jon, a drug dealer they have called. Mateo convinces Jon to take him to his house where he discovers he can’t feel anything if it’s not through pain.
Lightrapping Short film (Spain, English subtitles)
dir: Marcio Miranda Perez / 22 mins
Starring: Pedro Leão, Julio Machado, Tomás Decina
Gustavo is a photographer who captures the bodies of naked men in public spaces of Sao Paulo. One night, young Pedro follows him, curious and undecided about participating in the project or not. The city will witness the journey. Trailer
The Marriage Short film (Spain, English subtitles)
dir: Víctor Quintero and Sergio Rey / 26 mins
After a long-term relationship, Suso and Ricard are getting married. Both families are delighted with the prospect but Suso’s grandmother, completely unaware of wedding day celebrations will attend the dinner. Trailer
92 min run + filmmakers Q&A
If you like this, please also check GFEST 2017 films on 20 Nov / 21 Nov / 22 Nov / 23 Nov / and GFEST 2017 performances on 25 Nov.