GAZE Shorts: Acts of Revelation

GAZE Shorts: Acts of Revelation

  • Release Date: Fri 01 Jan 2021
  • Club
  • 96
    Min

Synopsis

GAZE are excited to partner with aemi for a second year, presenting a programme of Irish and international experimental shorts. Films featuring poetry, dance and lip-syncing explore the magic of sexuality, queer spirituality and gender, and cast a tender eye upon heartbreak and loss. Programmed by: Alice Butler, Emer Lynch and Daniel Fitzpatrick.

Baby Lies Truthfully / dir. Joseph Ingham / UK / 2020. 6’

A cavalcade of talents combine drama and documentary to bring poet David Robilliard's words to life for the first time in over 30 years. Made by GAZE award-winner Joseph Ingham (Invisible Women), featuring Russell Tovey.

St Clair W / dir. Emily Ryder / Canada / 2021. 3’

A short experimental film about love, loss, and the relationship we have with our own memories.

Cat Vomit / dir. Francis O’Mahony / Ireland / 2021. 7’

A diaristic account of one person’s experience of their gender as a lingering and inescapable aspect.

I Fell Asleep Upside Down and Let the Blood Rush to My Head / dir. Ryan Luis Fuller / USA / 2020. 9’

An experimental documentary based on shifting sexuality through teenage years.

Masisi Wouj / dir. Zé Kielwagen, Marcos Serafim & Steevens Simeon / Haiti / 2021. 22’

Haitian artist and activist Sanba Yonel creates a queer tribute to the Lwa, Vodou gods and goddesses who once inspired a revolution, while reclaiming a word is used against queer and gender non-conforming people.

The Devotions / dir. Mia Georgis / UK / 2021. 14’

Part biography, part testimonial and part imagined queer heavenly utopia, The Devotions explores queerness and Catholicism. Expect club music and the Virgin Mary.

Florence / dir. Pauline Quinonero / France / 2021. 5’

Elisabeth loves Florence. But Florence is gone.

The Uninhabitable Ones / dir. Anderson Bardot / Brazil / 2020/ 25’

A choreographer builds a friendship with Pedro, a black boy who doesn't identify as a boy. A poetic wildness of transgressive queers, colors, and bodies that celebrate their black and latinx existences.