MIA & LUCY

For the inaugural year of the Ash Christian Shorts Filmmaking Program, the Provincetown Film Society is proud to welcome filmmaker Samantha Kann and her short film MIA & LUCY. The 2021 Ash Christian Shorts Filmmaking Program was made to support the next generation of young LGBTQ creatives, whose original voices and ideas may be best articulated through the medium of film. The program honors the “MIA & LUCY”

I’LL CRY TOMORROW

Personal footage from 1986 embodies a young gay man’s experience during the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco. QUEER SHORTS PROGRAM TWO Includes the short films: TRADE CENTER (8min), FIRST LOVE (10min), ON MY WAY (22min), A DAY WITHOUT YOU (4min),  HEAVEN REACHES DOWN TO EARTH (10min), MI ARMA (7min), COSMOPOLITAN (7min), NUDE TRIUMPHANT (8min), and. I’LL CRY TOMORROW (4min).

KIND OF

Two trans masculine folks in a newly open relationship prepare to host brunch but end up hashing out their insecurities about the relationship in the minutes before their friends arrive. SHORTS PROGRAM 3 Includes the short films: VICTORIA (8min), GIRLSBOYSMIX (7min), ALL THOSE SENSATIONS IN MY BELLY (13min), BEFORE THE ERUPTION (11min), BODIES OF DESIRE (3min), KIND OF (8min), and THROUGH OUR EYES: APART (30min).

THROUGH OUR EYES: APART

A portrait of three resilient children navigating the complex emotional challenges of their parents’ incarceration as their families works to provide stability and support. SHORTS PROGRAM 3 Includes the short films: VICTORIA (8min), GIRLSBOYSMIX (7min), ALL THOSE SENSATIONS IN MY BELLY (13min), BEFORE THE ERUPTION (11min), BODIES OF DESIRE (3min), KIND OF (8min), and THROUGH OUR EYES: APART (30min).

LET’S MEET AGAIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD

After a year apart, hopeless romantic, Adam, runs into his ex during a seaside vacation. Thoughtlessly entangling himself in a weeklong romance, Adam must decide whether to rekindle their flame or break free from the tumultuous relationship once and for all. NEW ENGLAND SHORTS 1 Includes the short films: LET’S MEET AGAIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD (12min), PAP’S MANIFESTO (25min), SENIOR PROM (14min), “LET’S MEET AGAIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD”

PAP’S MANIFESTO

A widowed Gold Star Father, hell-bent on avenging his son’s death by truck bombing a mosque, struggles to complete his mission after he discovers his granddaughter hidden in his explosives. NEW ENGLAND SHORTS 1 Includes the short films: LET’S MEET AGAIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD (12min), PAP’S MANIFESTO (25min), SENIOR PROM (14min), KING PHILIP’S BELT: A STORY OF WAMPUM, and PROVINCETOWN 2020 – “PAP’S MANIFESTO”

KING PHILIP’S BELT: A STORY OF WAMPUM

For the first time in nearly 300 years, the Native-American Wampanoag tribes are weaving a new ceremonial wampum belt. NEW ENGLAND SHORTS 1 Includes the short films: LET’S MEET AGAIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD (12min), PAP’S MANIFESTO (25min), SENIOR PROM (14min), KING PHILIP’S BELT: A STORY OF WAMPUM, and PROVINCETOWN 2020 – 36 SOLAR LIGHTS (8min).

SENIOR PROM

At an LGBTQ retirement home, the annual “senior” prom takes on a whole new meaning- a celebration of the lives and legacies of resistance of the eldest queer generation. NEW ENGLAND SHORTS 1 Includes the short films: LET’S MEET AGAIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD (12min), PAP’S MANIFESTO (25min), SENIOR PROM (14min), KING PHILIP’S BELT: A STORY OF WAMPUM, and PROVINCETOWN 2020 – 36 “SENIOR PROM”

FISH

A fisherman embarks on a journey into his past. NEW ENGLAND SHORTS PROGRAM TWO Includes the short films: FISH (11min), READY TO DIE (9min), WHITE SPACE (12min), A STORY OF FAITH AND RESOLVE: BOSTON’S BLACK NATIVITY (11min), OUTSIDE (14min), and SOMERVILLE FOR ALL (17min).