Erotic Angst Shorts
Sun, Sep 9 at 4:30pm
EROTIC ANGST Shorts Program
Trying something new, whether its sharing a fantasy with a trusted partner or "going all the way" for the first time can be anxiety inducing experiences. This collection of short films explores this with drama, humor, and affection.
Films in this shorts program include:
A LITTLE JIG
Directed by Sara Cortijo
Mexico, 2016 (15 min)
Eva tries to reconcile her uber conservative upbringing with her liberal desires about sex. Her forays into sexual pleasure are wrought with agony when she convinces herself she’s pregnant as holy punishment for her actions.
WHAT WE WANT
Directed by Craig Downing
USA, 2017 (3 min)
The exploration of your partner’s desires can be a quirky road to intimacy.
Directed by Melanie Zoey Weinstein
USA, 2018 (12 min)
A misfit second grade teacher finally explores her taboo fetish.
Directed by Sergiy Pudich
Ukraine, 2017 (19 min)
Struggling with his identity as a virgin, a young man gives his girlfriend, who is also a virgin, an ultimatum. He soon finds out the incredible truth in her reluctance to consummate their relationship.
Directed by Shine Louise Houston
USA, 2018 (7 min)
A night out, an old friend, and a special treat coalesce in this poetic narrative about a queer relationship.
THE 36-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN
Directed by Skyler Braeden Fox
Canada, 2017 (30 min)
From celibate teenage bible thumper to post-teen lesbian, Skyler, now trans masculine and nearing middle age, feels he missed out on something during his youth. Sex. Not the queer kind he’s been having. But something a bit more… standard. A sweet coming-of-middle-age sex documentary about fulfilling a long-standing fantasy and losing your virginity.