Fun In Our Shorts
When: Friday, October 11th @ 7:30 pm
Where: Row House Cinema (4115 Butler Street)
Showing: 8 Films (1 Hour 21 Minutes)
Talking salmon, disturbed maids, voyeuristic Yaoi illustrators, pregnant boys…what do all these things have in common? You’ll be rolling on the floor. There’s something for everyone is this mix of unconventional comedy shorts.
About the Films
The Office is Mine
When a new hire seemingly threatens his social standing at work, the usually amicable Zac begins to unravel. Fueled by paranoia that he’s being replaced, Zac finds himself propelled on a collision course with the newcomer. As the situation becomes increasingly unpredictable and violent, only one thing is for sure: The office isn’t big enough for the both of them.
Director: Michael Varrati
Call Me By Your Maid
A parody of Call Me By Your Name. The Perlman’s maid has strong reactions when an exchange student comes to stay with the family.
Director: Richard Rennie
Kiko, a Japanese illustrator on assignment in France, gets suddenly overwhelmed by a strange inspiration, while she realizes she’s been spying on a gay couple on the beach next to the chapel where she’s working. Obsessed by such a vision, she will spy on those men and draw them secretly. This will slowly push her towards an encounter that will change her life and breaks her social rules.
Director: Manuel Marmier
A man describes his process.
Director: John Angus Stewart
Sammy The Salmon
Unable to pluck up the courage to tell his girlfriend he’s gay, Spencer comes across Sammy – a talking salmon who offers to get his love-life back on track.
Director: Liam Maguire
A single, gay man schemes creative ways to have a hunky repairman continue to have to come back to his house to ﬁx things, but suddenly the fantasies become more than either of them expected.
Director: JC Calciano
Queerer Than Thou
Who is the queerest of them all? This queer off will reveal all! Warning: may include vogueing karate.
Director: Kate Jessop
“Mars, a pregnant boy, must confront the tabloid persona created by his fame-obsessed mother on the final day of his pregnancy.”
Director: Drew Praskovich