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September 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Queer Italia Network has the pleasure of presenting an evening of contemporary LGBTQ Italian short films. This night is a way for audiences to discover and enjoy films that break the boundaries of Italian mainstream LGBTQIA+ representation. Made by individuals or groups working outside the major media industry, these films offer a small glimpse into the ways that Italian and Italian speaking LGBTQIA+ people represent themselves and their experiences.
Giganti (Fabio Mollo, 2008, 24 min.)
In his attempt to become a man, Pietro, a 15 years old boy who lives in Calabria, faces reality and the most violent expression of mafia: silence.
10 percento (BADhOLE, 2015)
A webseries created for Instagram: 1 elevator, 2 women, 10 seconds, 100 episodes.
Shroom Trip Opera (Joseph Keckler and Liam Lynch, 2013, 7 min.)
An animated piece about a man’s troublesome time tripping on mushrooms.
Tiger Susy (Riccardo Pittaluga, Tommaso Rossi, Albert Tola, 2015, 15 min.)
A short film about violence against trans women based on real events that occurred in Verona in 2013.
Bowtieboy (Simone Botte, 2015)
A webseries about the everyday ups and downs of newly-single Simone, and his group of quirky, cupcake-eating, kawaii-loving friends in Emilia Romagna.
In ENGLISH or with English subtitles.
WARNING: Some of the films may include sexually explicit material.
From Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.