GREEN BRIEFS is a collection of five gay-themed short films filled with family drama, distributed by Guest House Films. The collection includes:
PRIDE – Directed by Marc Saltarelli (22 minutes)
After being disowned by his homophobic father 20 years before, a young man is now forced to take him in as he suffers from Alzheimer’s. Can he forgive his father for his past actions when his father doesn’t even remember them?
THE COMMITMENT – Directed by Albert M. Chan (20 minutes)
While navigating the complicated process of adoption, a committed interracial gay couple discovers something very valuable about their relationship and their quest to start a family.
SHABBAT DINNER – Directed by Michael Morgenstern (14 minutes)
Friday night Shabbat dinner is boring as usual for William. His mother shows off for their guests, his father has too much to drink, and he gets stuck entertaining fellow teenager Virgo, with whom he has nothing in common – at least, until he discovers that they both share a very important secret.
KIMCHI FRIED DUMPLINGS – Directed by Jason Karman (14 minutes)
When Carl comes home with his new boyfriend for Christmas after years of being away from his family, he faces the resentment of his younger gay brother Adam, who has been left to care for their aging parents during Carl’s absence.
THE SYMPHONY OF SILENCE – Directed by Cedric Thomas Smith (40 minutes)
High school student Zach struggles to survive in the "dog eat dog" world of high school where he is tormented daily by bullies. Unfortunately, he can’t find comfort at home, since one of the bullies happens to be his older brother.
BLUE BRIEFS is a collection of six gay-themed short films about relationships and the pain of love, distributed by Guest House Films. The collection includes:
REQUITED – Directed by Sal Bardo (20 minutes)
“How do you get over something you never had?” That’s the question facing Nicolas as he tries to decide if he should go to the wedding of his best friend from high school, with whom he's always been quietly in love.
BOYS LIKE YOU – Directed by Daniel Armando (12 minutes)
A young man struggles with the boundaries of friendship when he finds himself in an intimate situation with his roommate.
WE ONCE WERE TIDE – Directed by Jason Bradbury (18 minutes)
On an island off the South Coast of England, Anthony and Kyle spend their last night together before Kyle moves away, leaving Anthony to look after his terminally ill mother.
REVOLUTION – Directed by Abdi Nazemian (16 minutes)
Jack, a 16-year-old Iranian boy growing up in 1989 Los Angeles, learns how to stage his own revolution within the confines of his traditional family.
THE IN-BETWEEN – Directed by Alain Hain (10 minutes)
Jared has found his first live-in boyfriend, but begins to suspect that the man he is in love with isn't as faithful as he would hope. Has his paranoia got the better of him, or are his instincts dead on?
FROZEN ROADS – Directed by Mark Pariselli (17 minutes)
As a trio of friends comes of age in a rural, conservative Canadian town, they must confront escalating desires for one another that threaten to destroy their delicate bond.
BLACK BRIEFS is a collection of six dark-themed gay short films distributed by Guest House Films. The collection includes:
SPRING – Directed by Hong Khaou (13 minutes)
A young man meets a stranger for S&M sex, an experience that will change his life forever.
REMISSION – Directed by Greg Ivan Smith (14 minutes)
As a man awaits the results of a biopsy at his secluded cabin, his dread amplifies when he suspects that he may not be alone.
WINNER TAKES ALL – Directed by Camille Carida (17 minutes)
The unapologetic manipulator Ryker engineers a fight between his two boyfriends … with Ryker himself as the ultimate prize. F
PROMISE – Directed by Lalo Vasquez (20 minutes)
Stu and Chris appear to be the perfect couple. But past indiscretions are revealed on the eve of their wedding, causing unforgivable actions that both will regret.
VIDEO NIGHT – Directed by Jim Hansen and Jack Plotnick (6 minutes)
What starts out as a fun night making videos goes terribly wrong when a group of friends discover something unexpected in the raw footage.
COMMUNICATION – Directed by Christopher Banks (19 minutes)
From the creators of the critically acclaimed Teddy comes the story of an Orthodox Jewish student who unexpectedly inherits the estate of his estranged mentor and discovers a painful truth about their relationship.
THE DOCTOR'S WIFE
Writer/Director: Jonathan Duffy
The inspiring documentary THE DOCTOR'S WIFE follows director Jonathan Duffy and his partner, Dr. Vincent Cornelisse, as the couple makes the angst-inducing decision to leave the Australian metropolis of Brisbane for Mundubbera, a small country town in Queensland. The film explores the couple s journey, as a rural doctor and his partner who had never lived in the country before, as they move into the small town and wonder how they will be received, as perhaps the first openly gay couple in the town. To their surprise, the town welcomes them with open arms, especially when Duffy becomes involved with a variety of local activities while Cornelisse focuses on his medical practice. The couple ultimately strikes a positive chord with the citizens, leaving everyone forever changed for the better.