Equality shorts

Different people perceive the word “equality” in different ways. For some, the equality is echoed with creepy, faceless and dumb “similarity”. The other understand equality primarily as a “difference”, an opportunity to be oneself here and now. So what is equality and where does it start?

DEVI: GODDESS 13′ Karishma Dube India 2016
Set in New Delhi, a closeted lesbian risks family and social boundaries as she pursues her attraction towards her household maid, Devi.

2ND CLASS 13′ Jimmy Olsson Sweden 2017
Сharlotte is the new 2nd class teacher and when she is out with her friends she gets attacked by a nazi. After the hospital when she gets back to her school she discovers that one of her students is the son of that nazі.

SIRENE 26′ Zara Dwinger Netherlands 2017

Deep down inside, a fifteen-year-old boy feels different from the other boys around him. When he becomes friends with an enchanting girl, he gets more and more tangled up in his confusion.

STATE OF EMERGENCY MOTHERFUCKER! 6′ Sébastien Petretti Belgium 2017
This is the story of two young guys without any trouble who just want to « screw » without being disturbed.« State of Emergency motherfucker» is a surrealistic comedy that depicts a society where police violence and invasion of privacy are daily routine, normal, tedious.

IRIS 9′ Gabrielle Demers Canada 2017

Emanuelle is training on her stationary bike but she can’t get her mind off the image of Laura. The more she pedals, the more her memories turn to desire.

THE WONDERFUL YEARS 9′ Svitlana Shymko Ukraine 2018
The research film “The Wonderful Years” explores the lives of queer women in Ukraine in the late Soviet Union. It is based on the archive video materials and interview excerpts from the research projects on LGBT history.

WHAT IS YOUR BROWN NUMBER? 4′ Vinnie Bose India 2016
In India everyone wants to be light skinned. In the film, every person is born with a respective brown number that corresponds to the shade of their skin: darker the shade, higher the brown number, lower the worth.

DOWNSIDE UP 15 ‘Peter Ghesquiere Belgium 2017
Imagine a world where everyone has trisomy 21. When Eric is born it’s quickly obvious that he’s different than everyone else: He’s missing a chromosome!

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