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Wednesday, August 5 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Breaking Out: Opening Night of the LGBTQ Film Festival

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Pink Boy  | Directed by Eric Rockey | 3 min. | USA, 2015
“Pink Boy” is an intimate, 15-minute verité documentary about a gender non-conforming boy growing up in a conservative area of rural Florida. Six-year old Jeffrey likes nothing better than to put on a gown and dance for his butch lesbian moms - who are shocked that he was not the son they expected. One of the moms, BJ, even goes through a grieving process for the son she will never have.

Golden | Directed by Kai Stänicke | 22 min. | Germany, 2015. New England premiere. 
A tale of being different and growing up.

Stealth | Directed by Bennet Lasseter | 23 min. | 2014, USA. 
Sammy is a transgender child. She was born a boy but is living in stealth, as a girl, with the support of her mother and a doctor. At her new school, Sammy finds the friends she has always dreamed of having, and she tells them her secret in confidence. When the threat of a betrayal arises, Sammy must decide whether to run or to live as her whole self.

No Strings | Directed by Eoin Maher | 15min. | United Kingdom, 2015.
Recently moved to London, Bryn is finding it difficult to cope with his new surroundings. Seeking a distraction he invited Sean, an intrusive extrovert over for no strings sex. When the encounter ends Bryn wants to be alone again but Sean doesn’t want to leave. Sharing a bed for the night, real intimacy begins to surface between the two men. However, negotiating towards being genuinely open with each other proves a challenge when both have something to hide. Engaging and challenging, this story is about coping in the world when it’s not how you thought it would be - and about how sometimes you find comfort in someone when you least expect it.

Hole | Directed by Martin Edralin | 15 min. | Canada, 2014. 
A daring portrait of a disabled man yearning for intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.

Setting Them Straight | Directed by Kaleb McKenna | 15 min. | Australia, 2015. 
Having been nurtured and accepted by his parents as a gay man, Joshua finds the courage to confess, that he's actually not.




Wednesday August 5, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Bell St. Chapel 5 Bell Street, Providence, RI 02909

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