THURSDAY 07 september 

BODY POSITIVE

ANIMATION

FRIDAY 08 september

YOUTH IN REVOLT

CLAWSON AND WARD

FLEETING ENCOUNTERS 

SATURDAY 09 september

QUEER REVOLUTION!

DATING APPS

SUNDAY 10 september

SEX POSITIVE

GROWING UP QUEER

QUEER AS FUCK

THURSDAYOPENING NIGHT SHORTSPIFF SHORTS 1 (Animation)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 52 Mins

A beautiful and sensational selection of queer animations that span different animation techniques and stories - for those that want to be mesmerised.

 Acceptable Face
D: Holly Summerson
 Based on a series of interviews with LGBTQ+ people, this experimental charcoal animation explores the pressure to be a ‘good example’, and the joy of refusing to conform..

 Counter-Charge
D: Alex Hovet
 Counter-Charge explores the shifting psychologies and gender dynamics of playing the 1989 adult computer game Leisure Suit Larry 

 Eyes
D: Lily Sakula
 Eyes is a short mix-media animation about moving though the world when your gender doesn't conform to the binary. 

 Sweet Sweet Kink: A Collection of BDSM Stories
D: Maggie M. Bailey
 This fun and sexy short tells four naughty stories, highlighting each of the letters of BDSM: bondage, dominance, and sadomasochism.

 Entropia
D: Flóra Anna Buda
  Colours explode and sensually unleash new possibilities.

 Docking
D: Trevor Anderson
 Docking explore fears of dating through phalluses in space.

Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 8 (Revolution!)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 63 Mins

Politics is a nasty word these days, but this is more than enough reason to keep fighting. These films tell the stories of those that are fighting for our rights and humanity in our world.

 Mульltitask (multitask)
D: Ksti Hu
  MУЛЬTITASK invites its audience to witness the magic of breaking rules, dismantling tradition and creating disorder in language, typography and identity.

 Commander
D: Aitan Ebrahimoff
 Set in a timespace where historical past meets speculative future, Colonel Pike encounters hybrid beings (animal-human) in a shingle interzone.

 Invisible Women
D: Joe Ingham
 The story of regional working-class women, has largely been ignored, Invisible Women tells these stories..

 Queering di Teknolojik 
D: Timothy Smith
 

 Introducing Rachel
D: Mickey Few
 Rachel is a 74 year old feminist activist who has been an fighting for queer and feminist rights since her early 20's.

 Becoming Cherrie
D: Nicky Larkin
 

 No Man
D: Alexander Mcgarry
 Ken is a queer Kenyan who has lived in the UK legally for ten years, now the UK government want to send Him back to Kenya where his life will be in danger.

PIFF Shorts 2 (Community)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 61 Mins

What does it mean to be part of an intersectional community, this programme explores the different voices and identies in what it means to be queer today.

 Lolo
D: Markus Kaatsch
 Lolo is an openly gay 11-year-old boy trying to finally convince Max, his first love, to go public with their relationship at the school party.  

 Stinkhorn
D: Hilary Harp
 Set in a campy western mining town, Stinkhorn tells the tale of a lady blacksmith named Dusty and her naughty trickster paramour, Blaze

 Pxssy Palace
D: laura Kirwan Ashman
 Pxssy Palace is also the club night where, around two and a half years ago, filmmaker Laura Kirwan-Ashman found her tribe

 Ensemble
D: Jack Chapman
 A documentary exploring Clare Lowe. An events organiser who runs Wig in a Box Promotions, an important voice in the Bristol queer scene.

 Fish
D: Limão Capeta
  Marina is a young woman that works in Belo Horizonte doing deliveries on her bike.

SHORTS Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 6 (Body Positive)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 63 Mins

These body-positive shorts explore and demand respects for all bodies, shapes and ways of expressing our outer beauty.

 Body Like Oceans
D: Kat Cory
 A dreamy portrait of photographer Shoog McDaniel, a self-described queer fat freak, whose work with fat bodies in nature transgresses reality.

 The Uncertain Kingdom
D: Kate Vogel
 

 Mr Mare
D: Luca Toth
 Fifty-year-old Boris, balding and big-bellied, is madly in love with the young and beautiful Cezar. 

 Renovation
D:  Fábio Leal
 As he moves from one casual engagement to the next, Francisco struggles with his body image.

Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 3 (Youth in Revolt)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 64 Mins

These films are not for the light-hearted, a short programme that depicts the dangers in fleeting encounters with other queers.

 Mankind
D: Layke Anderson
 An established couple discover their ideas for the future may not match.

 Roommate
D: Nguyen Le Hoang Viet
 Having booked a female companion for the night, a reserved businessman is surprised when a young man turns up instead.

 Adorable
D: Cheng-Hsu Chung
 Adorable is an animated film that presents a journey of a queer person where he explores his sexuality and the queer community

Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 9 (Queer as Fuck)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 70  Mins

Politics is a nasty word these days, but this is more than enough reason to keep fighting. These films tell the stories of those that are fighting for our rights and humanity in our world.

 Blackn3ss (NEGRUM3)
D: Diego Paulino
  Between melanin and far away planets, BLACKN3SS proposes a dive into the journey of the black youth of São Paulo city.

 ?G? A Gender Study
D: Lison Mombellet
 A conversation on gender identity and punk music with Noel Oganyan leader of the British band Forrest Flowers.

 Empty Mirror
D: Luka Fisher
 Artist Peter Kalisch explores narcissism through noise music and bath houses. 

 Dungarees
D: Abel Rubinstein
 What even is a male? Why can't I wear a dress? Fuck it. Let's have sex and worry about it later.

 Stonewall 2069
D: Samuel Douek
 

 Sweetheart Dancers
D: Ben-Alex Dupris
 



Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 77 Mins
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 77 Mins

Being queer is rebelling, these stories are all about taking on 'the man' through our own unique queer ways

 Sissy Fatigue
D: Oscar Oldershaw
 Sissy Fatigue' follows the insidious transformation of seductive blonde woman into a rage fuelled bald creature. 

 Vogue Beirut
D: Helene Dancer
 We meet dancer Hoedy Saad in Beirut to discover how, in the face of adversity, he's building a vogue scene in the Middle East to fight for freedom.

 Sparrow
D: Ali Kurr
 It’s not all love’s young dream during a getaway at a British seaside resort.

 Not Your Fetish
D: Rachel Edwards
 'Not Your Fetish' explores the fetishisation of identity and the role that social media, porn and the fashion industry play in perpetuating it.

 Isha
D: Christopher Manning
  Rahmi, a Romanian immigrant living in England, creates a new life for himself while trying to keep up appearances with his Muslim family. 

 Hyped
D: Calkis Papastathopoulos
  Vera is anxious about her first night out with Lola.

 Ayaneh
D: Nicolas Greinacher
  Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan living in Switzerland meets Anna at the local swimming pool.

Clawson and Ward Shorts
The Cube Microplex
Time:

Guest Programmer: Elisa Bozzarelli
Artists: Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert & Ulrika Bandeira
Juck

Guest Programmer: Rachael Clerke
Artists: Bet Van Beeran
 62nd Birthday footage

Guest Programmer: Jen Conway
Artist: Barbara Hammer
Dyketactics 

FailureGuest Programme: Clawson and Ward
Artists:  Jo Kimber
Jo tries to tell the story of Lesbians on TV whilst coming to terms with the fact that she is a hospice for cars, a place where shit cars come to die

Guest Programmer: Tom Marshman
Artists: Paul Samuel White & Chris Owen
Juck: Title TBC 

Guest Programmer: Phil Owen
Artists: Michael Daye
Diener 

Guest Programmer: Vicky Smith
Artists: Tanya Syed
 Delilah

Guest Programmer: Vicky Smith
Artists: Tanya Syed
 Delilah

Guest Programmer: Michael Tew
Artists: Paul Hurley & Paul Samuel White
 We Are Not A Single Species

Guest Programmer: D-M Withers
Artists: Emma Thatcher
 Things Which Are Natural

Guest Programmer: Savinder Bual
Artists: Sandeep TK
You Told Me There Are Many Fish In The Sea

Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 10 (Dating Apps)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 64  Mins

As dating apps becoming increasingly engrained in queer culture, these gay fleeting and sexually heartfelt encounters lead to stories of tender moments.

 Hey You
D: Jared Watmuff
  When two men arrange a hook-up, is who’s top or bottom all they should be worried about? 

 Thrive
D: Jamie Di Spirito
 A sex date on an app leads to deep conversation the morning after.

 Dimitri
D:
  Alessandro is a young handsome man who takes advantage of a trip to Rome to catch fleeting meetings mediated by technology.

 My Loneliness Is Killing Me
D: Siobhan Fahey
 Moodily shot in the nighttime world of Scottish clubs and bedrooms brings together two very different queer folks.

 Fun Only
D: Lukas Revzin
 Growing tired with emotionless digital encounters, Matt yearns for something more substantial.

Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 5 (Growing Up Queer)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 63 Mins

Coming Out' seems a little 20th century, but it's still a pinacle moment in a queer persons identity when we self-proclaim ourselves.

 Shed Your Eyes
D: Alexandre De Villeneuve
 Oa's encounter with a transvestite allows him to assert himself and to question the social sphere in which he lives.

 I am Mackenzie
D: Markus Kaatsch
 A coming of age drama about adolescence and the feeling of not belonging; the feeling of being an alien to your home, your peers, your body, your gender.

 Turn it Around
D: Ingeborg Putter
 At a house party fifteen year old Bram is surrounded by friends and draws the attention of many pretty girls. But he has no interest in them. 

 Wai(s)t
D: Titouan Le Gouis
 Theo's father is convinced he raised a future diving champion, while his new teammate, Arthur, thinks he's just another potential one night stand. 

Strand Title: Imaging Hues
Programmer: Qila Gill
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 71 Mins
Imaging Hues is a compilation of historical dues of the present future where politics intersect with the plurality of being. Binary colours have blinded you. Read me, in shades of white, pink, black and blue. Let me sing you my darkest tune. 

The Eternal Return
D: Michelle Williams Gamaker,

Video Home System
D: Sharlene BamboatThis video showcases the connections between pop culture and nationalism, and how bootleg economies kept the cinema industry alive during periods of censorship.

Journey to the CharBagh 
D: Abdullah Qureshi

O’ Pierrot 
D: Tanoa Sasraku-Ansah

Strand Title: PIFF Shorts 7 (Sex Positive)
Time:
Venue: The Cube Microplex
Duration: 64 Mins

From the dungeons of Berlin to porn studios, frolick in these sex positive films that celebrate sensuality and sexuality.

 Aphrodite
D: Gríma Irmudóttir
 A short documentary film on starting the conversation on female pleasure. 

 The Last Romantics
D: João Cândido Zacharias
 Two young men share different points of view of the same sexual encounter in a public space. 

 Kiko's Saints
D: Manuel Marmier
 Kiko, a Japanese illustrator on assignment in France spies on her neighboours and draws them secretly pushing her closer to her boundaries.

 Walking A Fine Line
D: abcde flash
 `Walking A Fine Line` is the celebration of one person's sexploratory journey. 

 Private Life: Kyle Ross
D: Heidi Moore
 Welcome to the Private Life of Kyle Ross. In this intimate documentary, you’ll get to know the boy behind the porn star.

BODY POSITIVE

The Cube Microplex

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These body-positive shorts explore and demand respects for all bodies, shapes and ways of expressing our outer beauty.

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13:00

ANIMATION

The Cube Microplex

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IMAGING HUES

The Cube Microplex

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Imaging Hues is a compilation of historical dues of the present future where politics intersect with the plurality of being. Binary colours have blinded you. Read me, in shades of white, pink, black and blue. Let me sing you my darkest tune. 

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YOUTH IN REVOLT

The Cube Microplex

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13:00

CLAWSON AND WARD

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FLEETING ENCOUNTERS

The Cube Microplex

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These films are not for the light-hearted, a short programme that depicts the dangers in fleeting encounters with other queers.

Time:

$499

OUR SPECTRUM

QUEER REVOLUTION!

The Cube Microplex

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Politics is a nasty word these days, but this is more than enough reason to keep fighting. These films tell the stories of those that are fighting for our rights and humanity in our world.

Time:

13:00

DATING APPS

The Cube Microplex

Duration:

As dating apps becoming increasingly engrained in queer culture, these gay fleeting and sexually heartfelt encounters lead to stories of tender moments.

Time:

$399

OUR SPECTRUM

The Cube Microplex

Duration:

What does it mean to be part of an intersectional community, this programme explores the different voices and identities in what it means to be queer today.

Time:

$499

SEX POSITIVE

The Cube Microplex

Duration:

From the dungeons of Berlin to porn studios, frolick in these sex positive films that celebrate sensuality and sexuality.

Time:

13:00

GROWING UP QUEER

The Cube Microplex

Duration:

Coming Out' seems a little 20th century, but it's still a pinacle moment in a queer persons identity when we self-proclaim ourselves.

Time:

$399

QUEER AS FUCK

The Cube Microplex

Duration:

Politics is a nasty word these days, but this is more than enough reason to keep fighting. These films tell the stories of those that are fighting for our rights and humanity in our world.

Time:

$499

IMAGING HUES