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).

SIREN’S TAIL

Roque was disoriented. They told him he was a human being and couldn’t become a mermaid. He didn’t understand what one thing had to do with another. SHORTS PROGRAM 2 Includes the short films: DOLAPO IS FINE (15min), BEAUTY MARKS (10min), THE DISASTER DREAMS (12min), DAVID (11min), GOLDEN AGE KARATE (5min), JUNIOR (11min), THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE (12min), and SIREN’S TAIL (8min).

VICTORIA

This is the story of a first meeting and, at the same time, of a reunion. It’s the story of the moment when Ana sees Clara for the first time. 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).

ALL THOSE SENSATIONS IN MY BELLY

While transitioning from male to female gender, Matia struggles with finding a genuine intimate relationship with a heterosexual man. 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).

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).

BODIES OF DESIRE

Using Varsha Panikar’s poetry series by the same name Bodies of Desire captures four sets of lovers amid passion; to create a portrait of tender intimacy, of longing, of discovery, of desire, of embrace and care, and of profound companionship. 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 “BODIES OF DESIRE”

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).