Close Encounters of the Gay Kind

Close Encounters of the Gay Kind

2019 | 96 minutes

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Whether they’re meeting a stranger, confronting themselves, or facing truths, the boys in these shorts invite you to get close and join in on their experiences.

  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 96 minutes

Packaged Films

Blue Boy

Argentina | 2019 | 19 minutes | Manuel Abramovich

Seven sex workers in Berlin face their identities as they listen to recordings of themselves.

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Haus

Canada | 2018 | 15 minutes | Joseph Amenta

As Makai and his friend prepare for a Kiki Ball, he must confront his disapproving brother and stand up for his newfound family.

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Homecoming

USA | 2018 | 7 minutes | Jennifer Blair

When a college student returns home to share some big news with his parents, the outcome isn't what anyone expected.

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Infinite While It Lasts

Brazil | 2019 | 19 minutes | Akira Kamiki

Two men must decide if they can truly be together when they discover their significant sexual differences.

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Pepper

South Korea | 2018 | 15 minutes | Jayil Pak

As the Korean Goddess of Birth ushers one boy’s soul to grant a couple their son, an unforeseen ghost alters her plan.

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Stepdaddy

USA | 2019 | 8 minutes | Lisa Steen

Old friends Wyatt and Patricia are struggling to reconnect over dinner. Then Patricia's dad shows up...

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Sweater

USA | 2018 | 5 minutes | Nick Borenstein

Corey is having a terrible day, but his new sweater and a trip to the coffee shop just might turn it all around.

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Tadpole

USA | 2018 | 8 minutes | Jovan James

The boundaries of friendship are tested when 14-year-old Chris decides to host a sleepover.

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