Connections come in all forms, they can be life changing experiences or passing chapters in your day, they can be good or bad or non-binary. Regardless, the need for people to connect is vital to our very nature. In this short film programme, you’ll find personalities seeking to connect with family, friends, and strangers. But you will also discover individuals seeking out new perspectives from their experiences. The stories in this category are very diverse but they are united

Noora is raised in a strict religiuos sect on the west coast of Norway. When she falls in love with Siv, she upsets her family’s plans to marry her with the much older Johannes.

20 mins

Norway 2017

D: Tommy Næss

Pawel is absolutely positive that separation has completely dampened his feelings for the young man he was in love with. But when he finds an unexpected visitor at home one rainy afternoon, it turns out it might all have been a little different.

24 mins

Belgium 2017

D: Nicolas Graux 

P: Thomas MeysPawel

Dave and Andrew reach a new level of closeness in their relationship when they share their personal experiences with self-harm.

15 mins

Canada 2018

D: Kyle Reaume

P: Brendan Whelton

Emil and Adam are two guys in their 20’s. They are close friends, and after a night at the movies, Emil is going to sleep over at Adam’s. A film about friendship and the longing for something more.

8 mins

Sweden 2018

D: Jimi Vall Peterson

10-year old Cleo joins her lesbian sister Gabbi and her girlfriend to her summerhouse. In the center of attention is the biggest question: Who is Cleo in love with, is it a girl or is it a boy?

15 mins

Sweden 2017

D: Lia Hietala